The Board of Investment will attract Foreign Direct Investments in a number of thrust sectors such as manufacturing, export oriented services, knowledge-based services tourism and leisure, higher education, agriculture and infrastructure.
The BOI achieved 1.1 billion dollars last year, the highest ever inflow of foreign direct investment.
In the first quarter of 2012 there were inflows of 238 million dollars.
The BOI is confident that this trend would continue notwithstanding the global economic situation.
Manufacturing recorded 322 million dollars in 2011, a 101 percent increase compared to 2010.