BOI Secretary General Satit Sirirangkamanont delivered opening
remarks at the United Nations Industry Development Organization
(UNIDO) Expert Group Meeting, held in Bangkok on March 21-23.
The meeting’s presentations
and discussions focused on ‘Foreign Direct Investment
Experience in Southeast Asia and Future Policy Implications
of Developing Countries.’ Presentations were made by
UNIDO’s FDI experts and other FDI-related organizations
including universities and research institutes. BOI Senior
Executive Advisor Dr. Atchaka Brimble discussed Thailand’s
Delegates participated from
several, mainly Southeast Asian, investment promotion agencies.
Dainippon Celebrates 45th Anniversary
On March 18, BOI Senior Executive Advisor Mr. Suchart Phisitvanich
congratulates Dainippon Ink and Chemicals (Thailand) Co.,
Ltd. on its 45th anniversary in Thailand. The firm receives
BOI promotional privileges to manufacture various types of
printing inks. Dainippon is a global leader in printing inks
and pigments with approximately 300 subsidiaries and affiliates
in more than 60 countries.
EU-Thailand Partenariat Road Show
On March 9 at a seminar at the Department of Industrial Promotion,
BOI Senior Executive Advisor Dr. Atchaka Brimble encourages
SMEs to participate in the upcoming EU-Thailand Partenariat.
The event was part of a nationwide road show to promote the
Partenariat which will match 300 Thai and 200 EU SMEs in the
agro-industry, machinery, automotive, electronics and ICT,
fashion and value-added services sectors. It will be held
on November 17-18 at Impact Arena in Muang Thong Thani.
Japanese Delegation Visits BOI
The BOI hosts a Japanese automotive delegation on April 18.
BOI Senior Executive Advisor Suchart Phisitvanich welcomed
the investors to BOI headquarters, where they learned about
various BOI investment services and met the Japan Desk officers.
Thai- Japan Investment Advisor Yukio Ogasahara made a presentation
on BOI investment promotion policy, and Mr. Kachamas Kosinthrakul,
investment promotion officer, discussed the BOI Unit for Industrial
Linkage Development (BUILD) program.