The Office of the Board of Investment (BOI) is a government agency under the Office of the Prime Minister. The BOI was established in 1966 in accordance with the provisions of the Industrial Promotion Act. Its core roles and responsibilities are to promote valuable investment, both investment into Thailand and Thai overseas investment by providing information, services, and incentives. The BOI has 16 overseas offices around the world. In the United States of America, it has New York and Los Angeles offices.