The Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce (‘Austcham’) hosted the “Australia-Thailand Business Forum: Perspectives on Investment and Trade” to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA) at the Shangri La Hotel Bangkok on 25 June.
CLC Asia Managing Director Christopher Larkin, in his capacity as Director responsible for Government Affairs at AustCham, assisted with organising the attendance of the Thai Minister of Finance, His Excellency, Sommai Phasee, to give the keynote speech at the event.
“After TAFTA was signed, our countries enjoyed an even stronger relationship” said HE Mr Sommai Phasee, in his keynote address. The bilateral trade relationship still has much potential, particularly with Thailand as a gateway for Australian trade and investment into ASEAN.
Over 100 guests from the private and public sectors discussed leveraging the commercial relationship in ways to contribute to both countries’ economic prosperity.
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