Ministry of Industry (Thailand)
The Ministry of Industry (Abrv: M-Industry; Thai: กระทรวงอุตสาหกรรม, RTGS: Krasuang Utsahakam) is a cabinet ministry in the Government of Thailand. The ministry is responsible for the promotion and regulation of industries.
|Formed||5 May 1942|
|Jurisdiction||Government of Thailand|
|Headquarters||Ratchathewi District, Bangkok|
|Annual budget||5,231.2 million baht (FY2019)|
The Ministry of Industry began in 1933 as a division or the Industrial Division (Thai: กองอุตสาหกรรม) in the Department of Commerce (Thai: กรมพาณิชย์) (now Ministry of Commerce) of the Ministry of Economics (Thai: กระทรวงเศรษฐกิจ) (now defunct). In 1941 the division was upgraded to the Department of Industry (still in the Economic Ministry). On 5 May 1942 the Ministry of Industry was created in its own right.
- Office of the Minister
- Office of the Permanent Secretary
- Department of Primary Industries and Mines
- The Office of Industrial Economics
- Department of Industrial Promotion
- Department of Industrial Works
- Thai Industrial Standards Institute
- Office of Cane and Sugar Board
- Office of the Board of Investment
- ASEAN Supporting Industry Database
- Investor Club Association
- The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion (OSMEP)
- General Environmental Conservation Public Company Limited
- Narai Phand Company Limited
- "Management structure". Ministry of Industry. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
- "History of the Ministry of Industry". Ministry of Industry. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
- "Thailand's Budget in Brief Fiscal Year 2019". Bureau of the Budget. 20 December 2018. p. 93. Retrieved 28 November 2019.
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