By enhancing its energy efficiency, investing in renewables, and upgrading its electricity grid, Thailand managed to keep up with demanding environmental and commercial international objectives, making the country a leader in ASEAN in terms of « Green Transition ». But to deepen its economic ties with Brussels, Bangkok will need to shift towards even greener production means to comply with the additional legislation the EU Green Deal. If successfully implemented, the “Green Transition” could allow the EU and Thailand to resume the signing of the 2013 EU-Thailand Partnership Cooperation Agreement and negotiations around a Free-Trade Agreement. You can read the Policy Brief here.
Author: Sarah Herman, EIAS Junior Researcher
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