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Thailand - In-depth PESTLE insights

Thailand - In-depth PESTLE insights

Summary

This PESTLE country analysis report on Thailand provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.

Synopsis

  • Understand the political system in Thailand through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
  • Understand the economic situation in Thailand through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
  • Understand customer demographics in Thailand through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
  • Understand the technological landscape in Thailand through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.
Scope
  • The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Thailand, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
  • The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Thailand's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.
  • The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.
Reasons to buy
  • What is the outlook in Thailand in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?
  • How does Thailand perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?
  • How does Thailand perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
  • How does Thailand perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?


Overview
Catalyst
Summary
Key findings
PESTLE highlights
Key fundamentals
Key Facts and Geographic Location
Key facts
Geographical location
PESTLE Analysis
Summary
Political analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Economic analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Social analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Technological analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Legal analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Environmental analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Political Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Key political figures
Structure of government
Composition of government
Key policies
Performance
Governance indicators
Outlook
Economic Landscape
Summary
Evolution
1923–99
1999 onwards
Structure and policies
Financial authorities and regulators
Key policies
Performance
GDP and growth rate
Fiscal situation
International investment position
Credit rating
Monetary situation
Employment
Outlook
Social Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Demographic composition
Education
Healthcare
Social welfare
Performance
Healthcare
Income distribution
Education
Outlook
Technological Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Intellectual property
Research and development
Performance
Telecommunications, broadband, and the Internet
Research and development
Outlook
Legal Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Judicial system
Tax regulations
Performance
Effectiveness of the legal system
Outlook
Environmental Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Environmental regulations
Performance
Environmental impact
Outlook
Appendix
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List of Tables
Table 1: Thailand – key fundamentals 6
Table 2: Thailand – key facts 13
Table 3: Analysis of Thailand’s political landscape 16
Table 4: Analysis of Thailand’s economy 19
Table 5: Analysis of Thailand’s social system 23
Table 6: Analysis of Thailand’s technology landscape 25
Table 7: Analysis of Thailand’s legal landscape 27
Table 8: Analysis of Thailand’s environmental landscape 29
Table 9: Mid-year population by age (as percentage), 2016 52
Table 10: Patents granted by the USPTO, 2010–15 58
List of Figures
Figure 1: Map of the Thailand 14
Figure 2: Growth in Thailand’s tourism 20
Figure 3: External debt of Thailand 21
Figure 4: PM 2.5 air pollution (means annual exposure) in Thailand 30
Figure 5: Threatened species in Thailand - 2016 32
Figure 6: Thailand – key political events timeline 35
Figure 7: Thailand – key political figures 36
Figure 8: Thailand – historical GDP growth, 2005–2016 41
Figure 9: GDP and GDP growth rate in Thailand, 2010–20 43
Figure 10: GDP composition by sectors, 2016 44
Figure 11: Agricultural output of Thailand, 2010–16f 45
Figure 12: Industrial output of Thailand, 2010–16f 46
Figure 13: Services output of Thailand, 2010–16f 47
Figure 14: External trade of Thailand, 2011–16 48
Figure 15: Consumer price index and consumer price index-based inflation in Thailand, 2010–20f 49
Figure 16: Unemployment in Thailand, 2010–20 50
Figure 17: Thailand – composition by religion 53
Figure 18: Total expenditure on healthcare in Thailand, 2008–15 54
Figure 19: Government expenditure on education in Thailand, 2010–15 56
Figure 20: Internet users in Thailand, 2010–15 59
Figure 21: Carbon dioxide emissions in Thailand, 2006–13 65

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