MEETING THE CHALLENGES
Indonesia has become a magnet for investment and we are seeing many foreign firms, including Thai companies, rush to establish a beach-head there.
There are many good reasons for this such as the country's large labour force, the huge potential of its domestic market and an abundance of natural resources. Given these advantages, it is hardly surprising that Indonesia has attracted a large flow of foreign direct investment and its gross domestic product has increased by 50% in the past seven years.
Naturally Bangkok Bank's customers, both in Thailand and from our overseas branches, are very interested in Indonesia. We agree that there is huge potential, and in response to the demand of our customers we are opening a second branch there, in Surabaya.
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