BANGKOK – Chairman of ASEAN-Japan Cultural and Economic Exchange Committee Norio Yamaguchi has met with Industry Minister Atchaka Sriboonrueng to discuss investment opportunities in Thailand.
Mrs. Atchaka promoted 10 target industries during the meeting, which was also attended by the Japanese Ambassador to Thailand, His Excellency Shiro Sadoshima. They discussed the kinds of investment support that are need by industries in both Japan and Thailand.
Mr. Yamaguchi said that ASEAN has become more attractive to investors following its regional integration, as other nations continue to suffer from the economic slowdown.
He further stated that Japan is interested in expanding its investments in this region. Japan expects the ASEAN economy to show significant growth, provided there is more development in its transportation network. As Thailand faces an aging population, Mr. Yamaguchi said Thailand could adopt the island nation’s policy for elder care.