Not only do Arizona and Thailand share similar warm weather, but the two also shares a similar economy. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, Arizona's gross domestic product falls in the neighborhood of $197 billion, right on par with Thailand's. "Thailand is a growing economy, as well as Arizona," said Dan Flack, a financial planner in the Phoenix office of Pacwest Financial Management. The company included a U.S. map with its GDP counterparts around the world in its latest quarterly newsletter.
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