TRADE AND INVESTMENT MISSION SONGKHLA, THAILAND 30-31 OCTOBER 2012

 

The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) together with Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) and East Coast Economic Region Development Corridor (ECERDC) is organizing a Trade and Investment Mission to Songkla from 30-31 October 2012 in Songkhla, Thailand.


The Mission led by Hon. Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of International Trade and Industry include 90 Malaysian companies mainly SMEs. The companies are involved producing Halal ingredients, food and beverages as well as Halal related logistics and services sectors. 

The main purpose of the Mission is to enhance and strengthen collaboration between Malaysia-Thailand in the promotion and development of Halal products and services. It is also intended to attract Thai companies to invest in the manufacture of Halal products in   Malaysia, especially in the ECERDC region. 

In this context, a seminar entitled "Malaysia-Thailand Bilateral Cooperation and Business Opportunities in Halal" will be held on Wednesday, 31 October 2012 at Hansa JB Hotel in Hat Yai. The main objective of the Seminar is to further promote trade and investment opportunities in the Halal sector between the two countries. More than 350 Thai participants will be attending the Seminar which will be officiated by Hon. Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed.  Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom will represent the Thai Government and is expected to address the Seminar.  In addition, both leaders will also be discussing bilateral trade issues on the same day of the event.

Individual business meetings have been scheduled for the Malaysian companies to meet their Thai counterparts.  The Seminar will also provide a platform for Malaysia to promote investment and business opportunity available in the 108 acre Pasir Mas Halal Park.  
Thailand is an important trading partner of Malaysia. Trade between the two countries has continued to increase as companies take advantage of duty free market access under AFTA. Malaysian investments into Thailand have increased significantly as well in the last five years. 

Participation in the Seminar is free of charge. Thai corporate leaders are invited to participate.  For more information, please contact MITI Bangkok at Tel: 02-2629 6836 / 6814 or via email mitibkk@samart.co.th


HALAL TRADE AND INVESTMENT MISSION

"MALAYSIA-THAILAND BILATERAL
COOPERATION AND 

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN HALAL"

31 OCTOBER 2012 (WEDNESDAY)

Venue:
Takuapa Hall, Hansa JB Hotel, Hat Yai, Thailand

 

0800 – 0930 hrs

:

Registration of
Participants

0930 – 0945 hrs

:

Arrival of Guests

0945 – 0950 hrs

:

Opening Remarks by H.E. Dato’ Nazirah Hussain

Ambassador
of Malaysia to the Kingdom of Thailand

0950 – 1000 hrs

:

Welcome Remarks by H.E. Boonsong Teriyapirom, Minister of
Commerce, Thailand

1000 – 1015 hrs

 

:

Keynote Address by Hon.
Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of International Trade and Industry,
Malaysia

1015 – 1030 hrs

:

Q & A Session

1030 – 1045 hrs

 

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Press Conference

Coffee Break

1045 – 1115 hrs

:

Briefing on Potential of
Malaysia’s Halal Hub and Opportunity for Collaboration Malaysia-Thailand

Speaker :

Dato’ Seri Jamil Bidin,
CEO of Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC)

1115 – 1145 hrs

:

Briefing on Pasir Mas
Halal Park

Speaker :

Mr. Zamri Ahmad, General
Manager, East Coast Economic Region Development Council (ECERDC)

1145 – 1245 hrs

:

Roundtable Meeting
between HDC, ECERDC and Malaysian and Thai companies

1245
– 1400 hrs    :

 

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Lunch

Venue
: Jootee Room, Hansa JB Hotel, Hat Yai

1400 – 1700 hrs

 

 


0900 – 12 00 hrs

 

AM/PM

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Individual Business Matching between
Malaysian and Thai companies

 

1 NOVEMBER 2012 (THURSDAY)

Site Visit to Selected Companies for
Delegates

(Optional- to be arranged
individually)

Departure of Delegates

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