BOI-Foreign Chambers of Commerce Consultative Meeting – 10th November 2021

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The annual Consultative meeting with the foreign Chambers of Commerce and the Thailand Board of Investment was held online on Wednesday the 10th November 2021, 9.30 - 12.00 hrs.
Ms. Duangjai Asawachintachit, BOI Secretary General, and M.I Chayotid Kridakon, Advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister (Mr Supattanapong Punmeechaow), welcomed all participants. In response, Mr Stanley Kang, JFCCT Chair, thanked Ms. Duangjai and colleagues for their continualous efforts to enhance the investment climate in Thailand.

Ms Duangjai provided an update on BOI policies, with specific topics of interest to the business community. Please see the meeting (Agenda, and JFCCT’s Background topic thumbnails and comprehensive Slide pack)).

JFCCT is grateful to M.L. Chayotid Kridakon, to Ms. Duangjai and her team and to the government officials for their constructive participation. Many of the issues are of a kind which are not resolved in one meeting or interaction and m ay take years to see change. JFCCT continues to support economic enhancement, and in these times in particular, (greener and upskilled) economic recovery.

JFCCT Recommendations 8 November about Long Term Residents Proposal

Programme
Time Session
9.30-9.45 hrs.

Welcoming Remarks by Ms. Duangjai Asawachintachit, BOI Secretary General
 
M.L. Chayotid Kridakon, Advisor to Deputy Prime Minister (Mr. Supattanapong Punmeechaow)

9.45-9.50 hrs.

Responding Remarks by Mr. Stanley Kang, Chairman of Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand

9.50-12.00 hrs. Discussion

I. Government Policies Update
–   BOI Investment Policies
–   Thailand Investment Project Management Office team (PMO) on EV, Smart electronics and LTR.

III. Suggested Topics from JFCCT

JFCCT Background thumbnails
JFCCT Comprehensive slide pack fits this agenda

–   1. Services Liberalisation
 
–   2. Doing Business Easily / One Stop Service (including Visas and Work Permits) / LTR

Immigration Bureau about changing visa/WP without leaving Thailanda
JFCCT LTR Recommendations 8 Nov

–   3. Digital Transformation / Digital Government/ Digitalisation / Thailand 4.0

DGA presentation

–   4. Human Resource Development

MHESI information

–   5. Sustainability and BCG/ESG green Models

Bio/Circular/Green
Environmental/Society/Governance

NSTDA information on EECi

12:00 hrs. Adjournment