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The Federation of Thai Industries
“JTEPA, RCEP and Projects Cooperation”
By
Mr. Boonpeng Santiwattanatam
Vice Chairman of The Federation of Thai Industries
2 February 2015
At Centara Grand Hotel and Bangkok Convention Center
@ Central World Bangkok, Thailand
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Outline of Content
Trade and Investment between Thailand and Japan
 Existing cooperation
 Future trend of cooperation
 Cooperation Projects for enhancing business
opportunities (JTEPA, RCEP)
 Existing projects
 Possibility of future cooperation
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Existing Cooperation of Trade and Investment Between
Thailand and Japan
1. Japan-Thailand Economic Partnership Agreement (JTEPA)
 Effective on 1 November 2007
 JTEPA coverage 9 sectors
2. ASEAN-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
(AJCEP)
 Effective on 1 June 2009
 AJCEP Coverage
(trade in goods, trade in services, investment, Rule of origins (ROOs),
Trade facilitation, economic cooperation)
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Factors Conducive for Enhancing
Trade and Investment Opportunities
Thailand as the production base
 Public Utilities & Facilities
 Potential of Thai SMEs
 standardized and quality product
 ASEAN as a big market and resource base
 Thailand as a hub of ASEAN
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Future Trend of Trade and Investment Cooperation Between
Thailand and Japan
1. Accelerating the utilization of JTEPA
 ROOs chapter
 Reducing import tariff
 Increasing product quota
 Implementation of economic cooperation program
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Future Trend of Trade and Investment Cooperation Between
Thailand and Japan (cont.)
2. Exploring the business opportunities through FTA
Agreement
RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership)
 TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership)
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Positive views
Challenges ahead
Adaptation of private sector
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Adaptation of Private Sector
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International mindset
Products and services value added with technology
and R&D
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Environmental concerns
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Marketing competitiveness
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Existing Cooperation Between
Thailand and Japan
1. Trade and Investment Promotion for “Kitchen of the World”
2. Japan-Thailand Steel Industry Cooperation Project
3. Automotive Human Resource Development Institute Project
4. Initiatives for Enhancing Energy Conservation Project
5. Textile and Apparel Cooperation Project
6. Value Creation Economy Project
7. Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Project
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Cooperation Projects Between FTI and Japan
1. Cooperation with Kitakyushu Eco Town Center
2. Cooperation with METI-Kansai (Team E-Kansai)
3. Cooperation with the Japan Research Institute (JRI)
4. Cooperation with the National Institute of Advanced
Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
5. Joint Working Group on Food Quality
Improvement (JWG)
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Possibility of Future Cooperation
Energy and
Environment
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Industrial
Design
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Transfer Know-how and
Knowledge (Training/
Workshop)
Visit Factory
Joint R&D Projects
Thai
Industry
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