Thai-Russian Chamber of Commerce organized a seminar on "Thailand-Russia-BRICS: Enhancing Trade & Investment" on Thursday, 21st November 2019 at The Sukhothai Bangkok Hotel. It started at 16.00 hrs. The participants (TRCC advisors, former presidents, members & potential members) were given a warm welcome by H. E. Mr. Evgeny Tomikhin, the Ambassador of the Embassy of the Russian Federation to the Kingdom of Thailand and an opening speech by Dr. Sombat Thiratrakoolchai, President of Thai-Russian Chamber of Commerce.
This seminar is aimed to promote the co-operation between private and government sectors and to encourage more mutual trade, investment and tourism as well as strengthening mutual relations between Thailand, Russia & BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China & South Africa) in a form of short talks and presentations from the distinguished guest speakers : Mr. Phasit Chudabuddhi, Director of Eastern Europe Division, Department of European Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand on the topic of" Future of Russia & Thailand", Mr. Bob Fox, JFCCT Policy Coordinator & ICT Committee Chair, Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand, on the topic of "Roles of JFCCT with Foreign Chambers in Thailand", Mr. Marcelo Souza, President of Brazil-Thailand Chamber of Commerce, on the topic of "How the Confederation of BRICS in Thailand Gives the Positive Value for BRICS' Economy" and the last one: Dr. Sombat Thiratrakoolchai, on the topic of "CPF's Investment in Russia".
After the seminar at 18.00 hrs., there were some business contacts/discussions among the participants in the lively and warm networking reception for celebrating the 14th year anniversary of TRCC. Thai and Russian cultural shows were performed, along with various food, vodka, wine and other drinks.
The highlight of the evening was the lucky draw prizes donated by Alpha Trade International Co., Ltd., Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited, Siam Porosus Co., Ltd. and Zeotech International Co., Ltd.
Grateful thanks to the events sponsors: Boonrawd Trading International Co., Ltd., Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited, Export-Import Bank of Thailand, Legal Advisory Council Limited, Loxley Public Company Limited, Oranvanich Co., Ltd., Siam Porosus Co., Ltd. & TPI Polene Public Company Limited and everyone who participated these two events.