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Chinese direct investment in Thailand jumped nearly five times to 262 billion baht in 2019 from the previous year, making China the kingdom's biggest foreign investor for the first time. (Nikkei montage)

BANGKOK -- The Washington-Beijing trade war has spurred Chinese investors to relocate their production bases to Southeast Asia, a trend that has particularly benefited Thailand.

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