Asian Development Bank and Thailand: Fact Sheet

Publication | April 2014

Updated yearly, this ADB Fact Sheet provides social and economic indicators on Thailand as well as concise information on ADB's operations in the country and contact information.

With its position and size as the second largest economy in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the Greater Mekong Subregion, Thailand can play a significant role in promoting regional cooperation and integration.

Since joining ADB as a founding member in 1966, Thailand has received $6.4 billion for 94 loans and grants, with the greatest share historically going into the energy sector (36%), followed by transport and communications (20%), finance (16%), and water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services (9%). ADB has also provided a total of 181 technical assistance projects worth $70.3 million.