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An excellent opportunity to find out more about trading within a geographical area which is rapidly increasing its presence in the international marketplace. Hear directly from UKTI experts based in embassies and high commissions across this dynamic region on the prospects for UK business.
About the event
Malaysia is the UK’s second largest export market in South East Asia and a UKTI High Growth Market. UK Exports to Malaysia in 2011 were valued at 2.25bn, 14% up on 2010, reflecting the wide range of opportunities for UK businesses.
Thailand has a population of 67m and is the second largest economy in South East Asia GDP growth in 2012 was 6.4% and bilateral trade in goods and services is valued at £5bn.
Vietnam has one of the fastest-growing, most vibrant economies in Asia. Over the past decade, economic growth has been second only to China and GDP has been doubling every 10 years since 1986.
Find out how your business can benefit from the prospects these Asia Pacific markets offer by joining us for a breakfast briefing on Wednesday 4 December. Funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), this briefing will provide you with:
The latest market developments and key considerations for doing business in Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam
An overview of the opportunities available in a wealth of business sectors, including education and training, financial services, power, ICT, advanced engineering, construction and life sciences;
Practical advice and support on how East Midlands companies can access the markets and capitalise on these prospects;
The chance to network with UKTI specialists from Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore and Taiwan.
08h00 Registration and Networking with UKTI Experts from:
Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore and Taiwan
08h30 Welcome and Introduction
08h40 Malaysia Market Overview
Angie Yen, Trade & Investment Senior Manager, British High Commission Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
09h00 Thailand Market Overview
Nipapat Hamilton, Trade & Investment Manager, British Embassy Bangkok, Thailand
09h20 Vietnam Market Overview
Vuong Thi Khanh An, Commercial Officer, British Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam
09h40 Q&A Session
Asia Pacific Lifescience Clinics 2013
If your company is involved in Biotechnology, Healthcare, Medical Devices, Pharma or support services and you want to explore your opportunities with Business Advisor's from the Asia-Pacific British embassies, then UKTI together with Medilink East Midlands invite you to meet with international life science experts. The 1-2-1 clinics will take place after the emita event at the Nottingham Belfry Hotel. For more information, please visit the Medilink website.