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Embassy of Thailand

Land of the Free Thailand, translated as “The Land of the Free,” has been a close friend and trading partner with the United States of America and Washington, DC for more than 175 years; the past 61 years of which have been under His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s reign.

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hailand’s status as one of Asia’s premier destinations for both business and recreation is no secret. Thailand, translated as “The Land of the Free,” has been a close friend and trading partner with the United States of America and Washington, DC for more than 175 years, the past 61 years of which have been under His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s reign. Beyond the continuing cooperation in regional political and security issues, The United States continues to maintain close business ties with the Kingdom as Thailand’s second largest foreign investor only after Japan, with a cumulative investment of $16 billion. We remain one of the most free, open and attractive places in the world for the modern business person to operate, ranking 15th out of 178 economies for overall business friendliness in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2008 report. This ranking represents a rise from 18th place, which Thailand occupied in 2007.

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