As Thailand will take a role of Chairmanship of APEC and APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) in 2022 and Digital Trade Transformation and Connectivity will be one of the priorities in both APEC and ABAC, we would like to provide more information and promote such priority and inform of what will be done both for public and private sectors and what will be the deliverables in 2022.

Therefore, on behalf of the APEC Business Advisory Council Thailand (“ABAC Thailand”), we are delighted to inform you that ABAC Thailand is organizing an APEC Digital Trade Symposium with a topic of “Advancing Digital Trade Transformation and Connectivity in APEC” on November 18, 2021, at 08:30 – 11.30 a.m. (Bangkok Time) in conjunction with the transfer of APEC Chairmanship to Thailand in 2022 in November 2021. The Symposium will be co-hosted by International Chamber of Commerce, Asia Pacific Financial Forum (APFF) under ABAC, the Ministry of Foreign Affair and the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society of Kingdom of Thailand.

  • 1st session of the Symposium will be a discussion on “Building the Ecosystem for Digital Trade” and
  • 2nd session will focus on “Digital Trade Connectivity and Platform Inter-Operability”

                In order to ensure the impeccable quality of the virtual symposium, we will appreciate it if you could please limit the number of participants from your organization to a maximum of 5 persons. We hereby enclosed a draft Concept Paper and tentative program of the mentioned symposium.

                Please register to attend at the link https://www.eventsonlinecenter.com/APECregister/ or scan the QR Code before November 15, 2021. If you have any questions or require further assistance, please feel free to contact: Ms. Nattanan Chetchotiros, External Affair and International Relation Staffer, the Thai Bankers Association at Tel. +66 94-954-9556 Email: nattanan@tba.or.th

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