November 2014 in Dusit Thani Hotel Thai-Russian Chamber of Commerce has organized the seminar "Investing in Russia" The Seminar collected about 60 participants, who are:
1. TRCC members, Top executives from all industries, governments and non-profit organizations from Thailand.
2. Potential investors
3. SMEs with potential to export
4. Entrepreneurs with potential to expand businesses to Russia
5. The general public and press and also target foreign invitees,
such as the Board of Trade of Thailand, Members of the Foreign Chambers of Commerce from 7countries ( India, Turkey, Portugal, Malaysia, Pakistan, Mongolia, Myanmar) and other international partners from ASEAN countries.
The Seminar is organized by the Thai-Russian Chamber of Commerce with a support of the Russian Embassy in Thailand and the Russian Trade representation in Thailand.
The objective of the Seminar is to encourage more mutual investments between Thailand and Russia. The Seminar focused on the trade relations and business prospects between the two countries.
The event was conducted in Thai and English. President of Thai-Russian Chamber of Commerce Dr. Sombat Thiratrakoolchai opened the Seminar and invited to the state H.E. Kirill Barsky, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Kingdom of Thailand, who delivered his speech on the Trade cooperation between Russia and Thailand and also the important aspects on investing in Russia. The Russian Ambassador and the Trade Representative of Russia in Thailand answered a numerous question of the participants. And the next speaker Mr. Chusak Chuenprayoth, Vice Chairman Board of Trade of Thailand & CEO of KC FRESH Co., Ltd., took the floor reporting the "Case Study : Vegetables & Fruits Trade between Thailand and Russia and Ways of Money Transferring". That was not just a usual speech but a true experience of trading with the Russian partners. His relay was passed to Mr. Kriangkrai Vuttivirakulchai, the Hero of Labor of Russia, who shared his secrets of success of 10 years development of agricultural business in Russia. Finally, Prof. Sourat Rakhimbabaev, Executive Director of Thai-Russian Chamber of Commerce. He took the audience' attention with exclusive information on investing in Russia and perspective areas for Asian investors.
During the panel discussion the Russian Ambassador and the Russian Trade Representative as well as the semnar's speakers answered a lot of questions of auditorium.
All participants have received the promotional materials including the CD "Investing in the Russian Federations" ( CD variant of the book "Investing if the Russian Federation" printed by the Thai-Russian Chamber of Commerce, 202 pages, edition 2014)
Being inspired with a high interest of the Seminar's audience, the Thai-Russian Chamber of Commerce promised to organize the next event in the beginning of 2015.