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.
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 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 October 30th, 2019, Thai-European Business Association (TEBA) had the opportunity to meet with Deputy Director-General, Mr. Aditad Vasinonta of the Office of Industrial Economics (OIE), Ministry of Industry with main discussions focus on the ASEAN Automotive Products MRA Acceleration, Automotive Trade Opportunities in ASEAN, EU-Thailand FTA Negotiations, Emission Standard and Road safety. The meeting was attended by companies such as BMW, Michelin, Robert Bosch, Triumph Motorcycles, TUV Rheinland, and Schaeffler Manufacturing.
On October 22nd, 2019, Thai-European Business Association (TEBA) attended a press conference organized by Project Planning Service Public Co.,LTD (PPS) on the INNOCON Bangkok 2019, a part of the International Air Rail Transport summit at Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport.
On October 8th 2019, Thai – European Business Association (TEBA) held the Exclusive Dinner Talk with Department of Trade Negotiations (DTN), Ministry of Commerce at Grande Centre Point Hotel Terminal 21. Members of TEBA had an open discussion and information sharing meeting with Deputy Director-General, Ms.Kejpiroon Kohsuwan of the DTN with main discussion focus on the future Thailand-EU Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in the coming years. The meeting was attended by companies such as Bosch, BMW, Czech Trade, DHL Express, Embassy of Belgium-Flanders investment and Trade, Embassy of Switzerland, PCS Machine Group Holding PCL, Man Truck & Bus Asia Pacific,Michelin Siam, TUV Rhineland, Umicore Precious Metals and ZF Lemforder
On September 9th, 2019 TEBA was invited to attend the 7th ASEAN-EU Business Summit at the Okura Prestige Bangkok Hotel, with many excellent key note address by H.E. Dr. Uttama Savanayana, Minister of Finance for the Kingdom of Thailand, in which he focused on the need to help ASEAN with the finance of infrastructure and also planning for aging societies to avoid the middle income trap. Panels were held on the development of the Digital Economy in ASEAN and “Financing ASEAN’s Future”.