A country’s manufacturing and industrial sector is an important industry to nurture and develop, as it supports many of the other industries. Mr. Supant Mongkolsuthree, Honorary Chairman of The Federation of Thai industries, talk about Thailand’s manufacturing and industrial sector, it’s impact, an the importance of education.
Thailand is transitioning from a resource-intensive to innovation-based economy, mainly through innovation within the science and technology industry. Dr.Pichet Durongkaveroj, Minister of Science and Technology, discusses the innovation climate in Thailand, the formation of the AEC, and intellectual property.
The introduction of 4G in Thailand is changing the telecom market quite rapidly. E-commerce is believed to become a main driver of internet development. Dr. Uttama Savanayana, Minister of ICT, discusses the investment climate in the ICT sector, the formation of the AEC, and public/private partnerships.
The internet and technology has gone past connecting us and has become a positive tool for individuals, as well as countries. Mrs. Apiradi Tantraporn, Minister of Commerce, speaks about building one market between the ASEAN, rebuilding Thailand’s export sector and assisting to build and grow new enterprises.
With the world’s eyes on Thailand, watching their growth, decisions, victories and mistakes closely, all sectors are under scrutiny. Mike Plaxton, CEO of FWD Life, discusses ASEAN, corporate social responsibility, and education.
Thailand is seen by many as the “Blueprint and Gateway for ASEAN”. Mr. Chaiwat Kovavisarach, President of Bangchak Petroleum Public Company Limited, discusses Bangchak’s history, the energy climate in Thailand, and the relationship between education and the private sector.
Thailand’s energy sector is one of the biggest contributors to the growth of their economy. Sukrit Surabotsopon, President of IRPC Public Company Limited, discusses energy sustainability, energy security, and Thailand’s integration into ASEAN.
Thailand can grow even more with cross-border supply chain linkages among ASEAN nations. Mr. Surapong Laoha-Unya, Chairman and Executive Officer of BTS Group, discusses joint venture plans, Thailand’s entry into the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and future expansion plans.
Thailand’s energy sector continues to grow and meet the demands of the country, fueling Thailand’s economic growth. H.E. General Anantaporn Kanjanarat, Minister of Energy, talk about Thailand’s energy security, innovation, and new developments.
70% of of all Thai economy comes from the export industry, with a very high percentage of this being obtained from local products. Apisak Tantivorawong, Minister of Finance, discusses 2016 as the year for investment, Thai economic zones and future plans for the country’s financial industry.
As one of the largest economy in Southeast Asia, Thailand plays a key role in the (ASEAN Economic Community) AEC. Mr Chainid Adhyanasakul, CEO of Property Perfect, comments on opportunities for development in the AEC and why investors should look to the Thai people for confidence.
The purposes of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN )are to accelerate the economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region through joint endeavors equality and partnership. Mr Prachai Leophairatana, CEO of TPI Polene Public Company Limited, shares his views on the launch of the ASEAN Economic Community and Thailand’s target of 25% of supply from renewable sources.
Thailand is at the forefront of innovation and action when it comes to climate change. Lieutenant Dr. Wichai Thavornwattanayong, CEO of Inter Far East Energy, discusses future expansions, innovation and the AEC.
Thailand has committed to becoming the leader in many areas, one of which is environmental friendliness. Dr. Watson Ariyaphuttarat, Founder and CEO of Keeen Limited, shares his views on inspiration, innovation and ‘greenovation’.