FTI seeks Chinese investment boost in Thai EV, food, and healthcare sectors

FTI meets with the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Thailand, Han Zhiqiang, left on June 7, 2023, Image courtesy of สภาอุตสาหกรรมแห่งประเทศไทย, Facebook

The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) is seeking to boost Chinese investment in Thailand, focusing on the electric vehicle (EV), food, and healthcare sectors, through increased business collaboration with Beijing.

Kriengkrai Thiennukul, chairman of the FTI, recently met with the Chinese ambassador to Thailand, Han Zhiqiang, to discuss potential investment opportunities. Kriengkrai envisions Thailand as a production base for Chinese companies, acting as a gateway to the ASEAN region.

To facilitate this, the FTI established a Thai-Chinese economic institute to promote trade and investment between the two nations. The institute collaborates with other organisations,…

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