La « philosophie économique de suffisance » de la Thaïlande met l’accent sur la soutenabilité à long terme plutôt que les gains à court terme.
L’essor de la Thaïlande au cours des décennies récentes, d’un pays à bas revenu à un pays à revenu moyen supérieur, est généralement salué comme un succès en matière de développement.
Thailand has made remarkable socio-economic progress over the past several decades. Poverty has plummeted and access to education and health services has become near universal.
Reforming the public sector, long a priority for Thailand, involves several challenges. Among these, insufficient public participation in policy-making is undermining the efficient allocation of resources toward public needs and development goals.
Thailand has made commendable socio-economic progress since the 1970s and has set itself the goal of joining the group of high-income countries by 2036. To make that happen, the government has spelled out a Thailand 4.0 vision that involves a transformation to a more productivity- and technology-driven economy.
From a feudal trading hub connecting South with East Asia in the 18th and 19th centuries, Thailand has developed into a rapidly modernising and more urban economy. The second half of the 20th century saw the rapid expansion in manufacturing and services, which underpinned its transformation into an upper-middle-income country.
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Preliminary version of the reports "How immigrants contribute to Thailand's Economy".