On March 27th, Thai-European Business Association attended the Thai Economy in 2020 – Given Many External and Domestic Challenges organised by British Chamber of Commerce Thailand. The speaker at the webinar was Ms. Birgit Hansl, Country Manager for Thailand, East Asia and Pacific of The World Bank.
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On January 29th, Thai-European Business Association has successfully organized New Challenges New Year 2020 at Rembrandt Hotel & Suites, Bangkok It was a full house, over 30 participants, with an interesting presentation touching upon the investment attraction in EEC projects and infrastructure, economic forecast, EU-Thailand Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Negotiations including the graduate jobs market in Thailand; and an invigorating Q&A session. This event provided useful information, thanks to our brilliant speaker, Mr. Prinn Panitchpakdi, Deputy Leader and Head of Economic Team, Democrat Party.
On Wednesday 29th, Thai-European Business Association (TEBA) and EABC – European Association for Business and Commerce held joint Automotive Working Group meeting 1/2020 at Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok. The meeting was attended by companies such as BMW, Bosch, Continental, Exyne, Mercedes Benz, P.C.S. Machine Group, Rotarex, TUV Rheinland, Umicore Autocat, Vriens & Partner and ZF Lemforder.
On January 21st, Thai-European Business Association was invited in attended the 4th ARISE plus roundtable discussion on trade facilitation organised by ASEAN Regional Integration support by the EU ARISE Plus. Main speakers were: – Mr. Chris Humphrey, Executive Director of EU-ASEAN Business Council – Ms. Isabelle De Stobbeieir, Counsellor, Economic and Trade Section of EU Delegation – Ms. Kejpiroon Kohsuwan, Deputy Director General of Department of Trade Negotiations – Mr. Palo R. Vergano, ARISE plus key expert-trade facilitation and transparency who spoke about progressive operationalization of the ASEAN trade repository and the ASEAN solutions for investment, services and trade.
On December 26th, 2019, the Thai-European Business Association had the pleasure of attending the Road Safety Booth Fair, organized by the Department of Land Transport (DLT). His Excellency Mr. Saksiam Chitchob, Minister of Transport has launched the Road Safety Campaign during the 2020 New Year Festival in an effort to lower the number of injuries, deaths and accidents on roads by trying to control factors causing road accidents.
On December 2nd, 2019 Thai-European Business Associaton was invited to attend the Road Safety Campaign Press event, organised by the Department of Land Transport. His Excellency Mr. Saksayam Chidchob, Minister of Transport, the Transport Company Limited, the Office of the Vocational Education Commission, the Thai Automotive Industry Association and the Thai Motorcycle Enterprise Association who spoke about Road Safety Campaign, directed at a specific target group of road users and reduced road traffic accident during the 2020 New Year Festival.
On November 29th, 2019 Thai-European Business Association (TEBA) attended the official launch event of the 2019-2020 European Business Position Paper: Trade and Investment Issues and Recommendations in Support of a Competitive Economy in Thailand. The event was presided by H.E. Mr. Prinkka Tapiola, Ambassador Delegation of the European Union to Thailand, and H.E. Mr. Sansern Samalapa, Vice Minister of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce. The European Business Position Paper is the unified work of EABC’s twelve working groups contributing to the improvement of European-Thai economic relations, trade and investment and covering a board range of industries.
On 20th November 2019, Thai-European Business Association attended in the opening event of the 1st INTERNATIONAL AIR RAIL TRANSPORT SUMMIT 2019. The event was also joined by Thailand’s Ministry of Transport (MOT) and the Italian Embassy to Thailand, as well as supported by organisations such as the Railways of Thailand (SRT), Mass Rapid Transit Authority Thailand (MRTA), Thailand’s Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and planning (OTP), Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA), the Italian-Thai Chamber of Commerce (TICC), the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce (FTCC) etc.