Factors Affecting Inland Cross-Border Trade between Thailand and Malaysia
The research was conducted to explore the factors that affect inland cross-border trade between Thailand and Malaysia. Various factors focusing on politics, economic, social, technology & logistics were investigated. Purposive sampling was employed and 55 participants were selected from 4 major Thailand-Malaysia entry points to answer the questionnaire. 5-point Likert scale rating was utilized to evaluate the factors. Data was analyzed using quantitative methods. 4 main factors were assessed which were politics & regulations, technology & logistics, economics, and social trend. It was found that politics & regulations, and technology & logistics have high impact on affect inland cross-border trade between Thailand and Malaysia.