3rd investor of the European Union:
More than 350 French companies (employing 70 000 persons), about sixty subsidiaries of big groups, 200 small and medium-sized firms, and hundred of individual entrepreneurs.
Industrial setting-up also serving as base of export (Michelin, Saint-Gobain, Essilor, Valéo, Schneider, Legrand) Infrastructures and Energy: Bouygues, Suez, Colas, Lafarge, Total, Areva, Alstom, Technip…
There is a strong presence in services (Casino, Crossroads, Accor, Axa, Calyon, Société Générale, and BNPP) in the high potential, and in the consumer goods (LVMH, Oréal, and Chanel.)
Bangkok is also the regional seat of numerous companies Asia, ASEAN or under Grand Mekong region)