Panel 1: “Trade Expansion in AEC”
Panel discussion focusing on trade of goods and services (enhancement of free flow of goods and services under AEC, impact of non-tariff measures/non-tariff barriers on SMEs, trading and logistics company linkages).
Panel 2: “Investment Opportunity in AEC”
Panel discussion focusing on flow of investment (impact of AEC on ASEAN investment and SMEs, opportunities and threats of free flow of investments for – SMEs, Role of Thai (BOI) and AMS investment promotion agency on SMEs investment promotion and Impact of ASEAN national investment laws on investment in AEC).
Panel 3: “AEC-Oriented SME Development”
Panel discussion focusing on AEC-oriented SME development (rationale of the Strategic Action Plan for SME development, progress of action plan implementation, SME benefits from action plan, SME Development policies and strategies of Thai (SME Pro-active program) and AMS SME promotion agency towards AEC)
Panel 4: “Successful SMEs in ASEAN”
Panel discussion focusing on SME success stories in ASEAN (best practices as an inspiration for moving forward and preparing for expanding ASEAN market, success factors to overcome constraints and challenges emerging from AEC).