Thailand seen holding onto crown of ‘Detroit of Asia’

Thailand seen holding onto crown of ‘Detroit of Asia’ – Reuters, March 1, 2011
…Welcome to the ”Detroit of Asia,” a vast area 120 km (75 miles) east of Bangkok, where durian orchards have given way to car plants over the past decade and vehicles are made for export to more than 200 countries.
While facing increasing competition as an auto manufacturing hub from countries including India, China and Indonesia, Thailand looks likely to retain its dominant position and win more investment thanks to its low wage costs and strong infrastructure…

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