Harmony Development Blog

Thailand still tops the world rankings

In 2020 and 2021, Thailand received a number of awards in various areas such as favorable credit, investment worthiness and the strength of its public health sector. This was said by the government spokesman Anucha Burapachaisri, Bangkok Post reported.

  1. Bloomberg — the first place in Top Emerging Markets list 2021 (in 2020, by the way, Thailand was the least unhappy country in the survey of this media).
  2. US News — the top of the list of Best Countries to Start a Business 2020. There also was the second place in Best Countries to Invest In 2020.
  3. The world’s leading credit rating agencies, Moody’s, Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s, maintained Thailand’s rating at BBB+ with a stable outlook.
  4. Thailand climbed in last year’s World Bank Ease of Doing Business report reaching 21st place among 190 countries, up six places from 2019.
  5. Japan Credit Rating Agency Ltd (JCR) also maintained Thailand’s Sovereign Credit Rating at A with a stable outlook.
  6. Japan’s Rating and Investment Information Inc (R&I) gave Thailand an A- Sovereign Credit Rating with a stable outlook.
  7. The first place was emerged in public health for the Covid-19 recovery effort last year in the Global Covid-19 Index by Malaysia’s Performance Management and Delivery Unit (Pemandu).
  8. The fourth place in the Best-Performing Countries in Suppression Coronavirus 2020 rated by the Lowry Institute, the Australian-based independent think tank.
  9. Thailand ranked sixth in Global Health Security Index 2019 by Johns Hopkins University Research in the US.
  10. Eighth place Health Care Index by Numbeo, a collective crowdsourced global database.