Thailand continues to be a prominent destination for foreign direct investment and continues to welcome investment from all countries and seeks to avoid dependence on any one country as a source of investment. Please refer to the website of Thailand Board of Investment (BOI): https://www.boi.go.th/en/intro/
Thailand has historically played a leading role in CLMV countries of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam. Thailand have geographical advantages as it located centrally in Indo-china between CLMV. In 2017, Thailand proposed a masterplan to boost trade and investment collaboration with CLMV countries. This includes improving infrastructure development to link the region’s logistics network.
Major sectors Industries sector are tourism, textiles and garments, agricultural processing, cement, jewellery and electric appliances, computers and parts, automobiles and parts, petrochemicals, petroleum refining, and mining. The major agricultural products are rice, cassava, rubber, corn, sugarcane, coconuts, palm oil, pineapple and livestock.
Thailand is the second largest economy in ASEAN after Indonesia. The Bank of Thailand regularly intervenes in the market to prevent excessive volatility and achieve targeted economic policy and stability of the baht.
As member states of ASEAN, Singapore and Thailand are part of the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement. Singapore and Thailand have eliminated their intra-ASEAN import duties on 99.65% of their tariff lines.
Suvarnabhumi International Airport is the busiest air cargo hub in Thailand. The airport is currently the main hub for Thai Airways International, Thai Smile Airways, and Bangkok Airways. It also serves as regional gateway and connecting point for various foreign carriers.
Thailand is one of my all time favourite holiday destination and for those who like beach, The Phi Phi Islands located, between the large island of Phuket and the Straits of Malacca coast of Thailand. Phi Phi islands is a popular tourism spot.
Road is the preferred mode of transport between Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand as it is faster than sea and cheaper than air for shipment like FMCG, Food products, and Automobile parts.
Our Experience to Thailand as below:
- LCL, FCL to Thailand (Sea)
- LTL Cross Border Trucking to & from Malaysia/Thailand
- Air Freight
- Door To Door Services
- Dangerous Goods
- Certificate Of Origin (Ordinary and Form D)
- Distribution Service (Commercial)
- Please check on case to case for DG acceptance & DG surcharges
- Cargo cannot exceed 3 tons per packages, please check acceptance on case to case basis
Fumigation (Normal), -Nil- mark not acceptable on HBL, Non-compliance will result in fine not exceeding Thai Baht 50,000 on shipper’s account.
SUBJECT TO APPROVAL:
Per package above 3 ton, hazardous (DG) cargoes (inclusive batteries), Personal Effect cargoes & household goods.
With Singapore – Thailand shipping experience, we are able to handle logistics activities via Air, Sea, road or inter-modal transport. You can rest assure to ship cargo from Singapore to Thailand. We do not believe in “one size fits all”, talk to us for a consultation tailored to your needs.