Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha delivered his opening speech on the strategic economic partnership, saying that the forum would help drive forward deeper economic cooperation and relations between Thailand and China. China is considered Thailand’s major trade partner.

Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha (centre) and other delegates at the Thailand-China Investment Forum in Bangkok on November 3. (Source:

The PM said the economic relations between the two would help create an environment that suits growth, stability, and unity, all of which lead to mutual and sustainable development.

He said the Thai government had been working to push forward the country’s economic recovery through the border reopening policy, which enables the recovery of foreign investments, the tourism sector, and the service sector.

The governments of Thailand and China this year celebrate a decade of their comprehensive strategic partnership. The Thai government expressed its willingness to work with Beijing to further enhance both countries’ relations into the next decade.

Source: VNA