Electronic Commerce in Thailand
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Electronic commerce in Thailand has been an agenda of the National Information Technology Committee since its formation in 1992. At that time, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) for international trade was started and is now in operation.

The Internet is the main diving force which make electronic information became available to the mass through colorful multimedia interactive browsers running on low-cost personal computers.

The world's infrastructure for e-commerce is being developed at a fast pace. All top economies have put down their policy frameworks to make sure that electronic commerce will be a viable means of business in the twenty-first century.

The purpose of this website is to provide the most up to date information about the progress of E-Commerce development and activities in Thailand.

National-level bodies such as the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), the National Information Technology Committee (NITC), the Ministry of Commerce (MOC), the Bank of Thailand (BOT), other ministries and the Federation of Thai Industry, The Chamber of Commerce, the Association of Computer Industry of Thailand, etc. are now joining force to develop Electronic commerce.

A national level committee for E-Commerce Policy was appointed by the cabinet to oversee this development process. This committee is chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister Suwit Khunkitti.

Since 1998, the Thai government has shown its further commitment to develop electronic commerce in Thailand in its decision to draft IT laws as well as to establish the Electronic commerce Resource Center.

In 1999, Thailand co-chairs APEC's Electronic Commerce Steering Group.

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Other E-Commerce Sites in Thailand
Thailand E-Commerce Resource Center at NECTEC
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