Trade and Investment Facilitation

Mekong Institute (MI), together with the Ministry of Commerce of the Royal Government of Thailand, is set to host the 1st Lancang-Mekong Business Forum this November 15-16, 2018 at Radisson Blu Plaza, Bangkok, Thailand.  

With the theme “Facilitating Agri-business and Investment through Innovations in the Processed Food Sector in the Lancang-Mekong Region”, the two-day event offers a range of activities to establish business linkages, exchange information on state-of-the-art technology and innovations in the processed food sector, and boost investment through collaborations among businesses in the Lancang-Mekong region. Industry leaders and experts will be sharing insights in a one-day seminar, while small and medium enterprises and investors can participate in the business matching and product exhibition to be held in parallel with the seminar. A visit to some model enterprises in Bangkok will also be arranged for some selected participants.

MI is offering full scholarship to 30 private sector participants (companies from Cambodia, P.R. China, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam) to cover flight tickets, food, accommodation and other program-related expenses during the event days. A partial scholarship is also offered to Thai companies to support their program-related expenses.

Agro food processing companies, processed food products exporters, machinery & equipment manufacturers and suppliers, R&D centers working in the food sector, agri-business associations, and related organizations are invited to apply.

Application is until November 10, 2018 for Thai participants ONLY. Visit this link to register: goo.gl/opwGB1

Download Concept Note here.

For more information on the event, you may also contact:

Mr. Madhurjya Kumar Dutta
Director of Trade and investment Facilitation Department
Tel: +66(0)43-202411 to 4061
E-mail: [email protected]

Mr. Ronnarit Chaiyo-saeng
Program Officer
Trade and Investment Facilitation Program Department
Tel: +66 43 202411-2 ext. 4094
Email: [email protected]

*MI reserves the right to select the participants to receive the scholarship. Only shortlisted participants will be contacted for detail information.

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