Google

ASEANAFFAIRS
Sign up | Log in

    ASEAN PROFILES

  ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS

Home  >>   Daily News  >>   Thailand  >>Investment  >> Thailand vows to support Japanese investment
NEW UPDATES Asean Affairs   11 February  2015  




Thailand vows to support Japanese investment

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha invited Japan's private sector to support joint projects in Thailand and promised to facilitate their investment.
 
During his visit to Japan which began Sunday and ends today, Gen Prayut today met a delegation led by Teisuke Kitayama, president of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, at Tokyo's Imperial Hotel. Mr Kitayama said that despite flooding and political problems in past years, Japanese investors, especially those running small- and medium-sized enterprises and energy operators, remained in Thailand.
 
The prime minister said that Japan should consider Thailand as the center of ASEAN and that Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation should consider into informal loan problems.
 
As chairman of the Japan-Thailand Business Forum (JTBF) and the Japan-Thailand Association (JTA), Mr Kitayama said JTA had been established more than 80 years ago, while JTBF had been the primary grouping of Japanese businessmen in Thailand since 2002. Both organizations were closely connected.
 
He said members of the organizations would visit Thailand in the near future to meet representatives of the Board of Investment, the Tourism Authority of Thailand and Japanese banks in Thailand.
 
Gen Prayut said that his government had projects to develop economic and transport infrastructure as well as connectivity with neighboring countries. Besides, Thailand plans to develop the Dawei special economic zone in Myanmar with Japan.
 
So, Gen Prayut asked Japanese operators to support those projects. He promised that his government would do its best to support their investment in Thailand.



Reach Southeast Asia!
10- Nations, 560- Million Consumers
And $1 -Trillion Market
We are the Voice of Southeast Asia Media Kit
The only Media Dedicated to Southeast Asia Advertising Rates for Magazine
Online Ad Rates
Contact: marketing@aseanaffairs.com

Comment on this Article. Send them to  your.views@aseanaffairs.com

Letters that do not contain full contact information cannot be published.
Letters become the property of AseanAffairs and may be republished in any format.
They typically run 150 words or less and may be edited
 
or
submit your comment in the box below



 
Today's  Stories                           February  11, , 2015 Subsribe Now !
• Singapore to report detailed Q4, full-year GDP on Feb 17 Subcribe: Asean Affairs Global Magazine
• Shell and partner to dig deep in three offshore oil and gas fields
• Thailand vows to support Japanese investment
Research Reports
on Thailand 2007-2008

• Textiles and Garments Industry
• Coffee industry
• Leather and footwear industry
• Shrimp industry

• Solar power projects up in the air
• Proton, Adiperkasa firm on 'national car' 
Asean Analysis                    February 6, 2015
• Asean Analysis February 6, 2015
Myanmar’s Military Still a Wild Card as Elections Loom
Advertise Your Brand

Asean Stock Watch   February 10,  2015
• Asean Stock Watch-February 10 , 2015
The Biweekly Update
• The Biweekly Update February 6, 2015

ASEAN NEWS UPDATES      Updated: 04 January 2011

 • Women Shariah scholars see gender gap closing
• Bank Indonesia may hold key rate as inflation hits 7 percent
• Bursa Malaysia to revamp business rules
• Private property prices hit new high in Singapore • Bangkok moves on mass transport
• Thai retailers are upbeat
• Rice exports likely to decline • Vietnamese PM projects 10-year socioeconomic plan

ASEAN  ANALYSIS

This year in Thailand-what next?


AseanAffairs   04 January 2011
By David Swartzentruber      

It is commonplace in journalism to write two types of articles at the transition point between the year that has passed and the New Year. As this writer qualifies as an “old hand” in observing Thailand with a track record dating back 14 years, it is time take a shot at what may unfold in Thailand in 2011.

The first issue that can’t be answered is the health of Thailand’s beloved King Bhumibol, who is now 83 years old. He is the world's longest reigning monarch, but elaborate birthday celebrations in December failed to mask concern over his health. More

 


Name

Name


Email

Email



1.  Verifier

1. Verifier

For security purposes, we ask that you enter the security code that is shown in the graphic. Please enter the code exactly as it is shown in the graphic.
Your Code
Enter Code

Home | About Us | Contact Us | Special Feature | Features | News | Magazine | Events | TV | Press Release | Advertise With us

Our Products | Work with us | Terms of Use | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Refund Policy | Shipping/Delivery Policy | DISCLAIMER |

Version 5.0
Copyright © 2007-2015 TIME INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT ENTERPRISES CO., LTD. All rights reserved.
Bangkok, Thailand
asean@aseanaffairs.com