Yingluck woos US investment

business April 10, 2013 00:00

By The Nation

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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is encouraging US investors to invest more in Thailand, convinced that the geographical location and infrastructure projects will enhance the country's economic fundamentals.


To Alexander C. Feldman, chairman of US-Asean Business Council (USABC) who paid her a courtesy visit on Wednesday, Yingluck said that the Thai government is committed to infrastructure investment and research and development to achieve the knowledged-based and green economy. She also hoped for the transfers of US expertise and technology in energy. 
Joining USABC were over 30 American companies operating in financial, insurance, food, energy, IT, automotive, logistics and pharmaceutical industries. Aside from Yingluck, the delegation was welcomed by a number of Thai ministers.