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Manufacturing Industry in Thailand: A Sectoral Analysis

ASEDP

No.30

Edited by Somchai Rat Anakomut, Samart Chiasakul, Shigeru Itoga
Published in 1995

CONTENTS

Contents pdf (221KB)
Preface / Somchai Rat Anakomut, Samart Chiasakul, Shigeru Itoga
CHAPTER 1.
Overview pdf (512KB) / Shigeru Itoga
1. Export Growth
2. Strengthening of Competitiveness
3. The Start of Basic Industries
4. The Challenge to the Global Competition
5. The Needs for Grade-up of Human Power and Technology

CHAPTER 2.
Automobile Industry / Sutin Leepiyachart
1. Production of One Million Cars in the Year 2000
2. The Relocation of Global Automobile Industry
3. Potential to Accommodate Industrial Relocation
4. Huge Domestic Market
5. Available Foreign Markets
6. Benefits to be Derived from GATT and AFTA
7. Government Promotion Policies
8. Conclusion and Policy Suggestions

Appendix


CHAPTER 3.
Steel Industry / Wikrom Vajragupta
1. Structure of Thailand's Steel Industry
2. Thailand's Steel Industry Status
3. Conclusion

CHAPTER 4.
Food Industries / Samart Chiasakul
1. Introduction
2. Structure and Performance of Food-industries
3. Government's Policies Toward Promoting Food-industries
4. Summary and Conclusion

CHAPTER 5.
Electrical Appliances and Electronics Industry / Narong Jieaudomrt
1. Introduction
2. Growth and Shares in Manufacturing Sector
3. Performances of the Industries
4. Prospects of the Industries
5. Trade with Asean


CHAPTER 6.
Textile Industry / Somchai Ratanakomut
1. Introduction
2. Share of Textile Industry in GDP and Export Performance
3. Factor Affection Growth and Share Distribution of the Textile Industry in Thailand
4. Move to Promote Efficiency in Textile Industry
5. Conclusion

CHAPTER 7.
Petrochemical Industry / Surat Pongpipatpanich
1. Introduction
2. Historical Background
3. Structure and Conduct: Impact of Thai Government Policy
4. Trade, Competitiveness and Prospect of the Industry
5. Conclusion

Appendix


Chapter 8.
Manufacturing Expansion in Malaysia pdf (668KB) / Shigeru Itoga
1. Introduction
2. Robust Economic Growth
3. State-led Industrialization
4. Export Growth
5. Foreign Investment
6. Regional Cooperation