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The Stock Exchange of Thailand to double market size

The Stock Exchange of Thailand hopes to more than double the size of the capital market within the next five years, aided by a new strategic development plan expected to be approvedby cabinet ministers next month. The plan calls for the capital market to expand to150% of gross domestic product within five years, up from 70%now. Growth for the equities market is projected at 15% to 20% per year over the next several years.

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I have been living in Thailand for over 20 years and witnessed the many changes the country has undergone since the Asian Financial Crisis. I have spent time in Phuket, Samui, Hua Hin, and Chiang Mai, but I gravitate back to Bangkok when all is said and done. It is here that I spent years running a software development company and teaching at universities. These days I live on the Internet with Bangkok as my base. I never stopped believing in the enormous potential of Thailand's kingdom, which is why I joined the ThaiVest Team.

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