San Francisco, Prime Minister holds bilateral discussion with Canadian leaders. Thailand is ready to welcome investors, while "Justin" hopes the FTA agreement between ASEAN-Canada will be a channel to strengthen cooperation in both countries and at the regional level.
Yesterday (16 Nov.) at 10:30 a.m. (local time in San Francisco) which is 15 hours later than the time in Thailand) Mr. Settha Thavisin, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Met bilaterally with Mr. Justin Trudeau (The Right Honorable Justin Trudeau), Prime Minister of Canada, during the 30th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting, with both leaders hoping to enhance bilateral cooperation in a more comprehensive manner. We believe that Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is an important cooperation framework that will bring many opportunities. And this meeting is a good opportunity for economic leaders from around the world to meet each other. However, there is concern about the international situation.
The Prime Minister said that attending this meeting was to announce that Thailand is now open. and ready to receive investment The emergence of the international situation has caused more production bases to be moved to the ASEAN region, such as Thailand and Vietnam, with leading foreign private sectors increasingly coming to produce electric cars in Thailand. This time, we had the opportunity to meet and discuss with many leading private sectors. that are considering and considering using Thailand as a production base Thailand has many benefits and investment promotion measures for the private sector. which is in line with what the private sector wants
The Canadian Prime Minister said that Canada is ready to work with the Thai government both bilaterally and regionally. To continue the relationship dynamics and cooperation in various fields. Canada has an Indo-Pacific strategy. that hopes to cooperate with Thailand Due to the international situation, the private sector must increase its flexibility in the production sector. as well as deepening international cooperation. Thailand is an important trading partner of Canada. However, Thailand and Canada do not yet have an FTA between them. Both sides agree that if it can be implemented, it will be very beneficial to Thailand and Canada. It is seen that the FTA between ASEAN-Canada which is currently being negotiated should be a good opportunity for both sides to take advantage of the said FTA.
Source: Thai News Agency