Thailand eyes Chinese investment for $51b spending plan Bangkok road view. Photo: Pixabay Suttinee Yuvejwattana July 12, 2018 PremiumThailand is seeking Chinese investment to help galvanize a five-year, 1.7 trillion baht ($51 billion) development plan for its eastern seaboard to bolster the economy. Continue reading this story with a subscription to DealStreetAsia. Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in Should your colleagues be reading this article too? Contact us for corporate subscriptions at email@example.com.