ASEAN+3 Bond Market Guide 2016: Thailand

Publication | October 2016

The Thai bond market has experienced rapid growth in the years since the 1997/98 Asian financial crisis. To help support cash-strapped financial institutions, the Government of Thailand issued bonds with the total amount of THB500 billion.

ASEAN+3 Bond Market Guide is a comprehensive explanation of the region’s bond markets. It provides various information such as the history, legal and regulatory framework, specific characteristics of the market, trading and transaction including settlement systems, and other relevant information. Bond Market Guide 2016 for Thailand is an outcome of the strong support and kind contributions of ASEAN+3 Bond Market Forum members and experts, particularly from Thailand. The report should be recognized as a collective good to support bond market development among ASEAN+3 members.


  • Overview
  • Legal and Regulatory Framework
  • Characteristics of the Thai Bond Market
  • Bond and Note Transactions, and Trading Market Infrastructure
  • Description of the Securities Settlement System
  • Bond Market Costs and Taxation
  • Market Size and Statistics
  • Presence of an Islamic Bond Market
  • Thai Bond Market Challenges and Opportunities
  • Recent Developments and Future Direction
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

  • Economics
  • Finance sector development
  • Financial markets and institutions
  • Regional cooperation and integration
  • Thailand
  • 104
  • 8.5 x 11
  • RPT168185-2
  • 978-92-9257-503-8 (print)
  • 978-92-9257-504-5 (electronic)

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