Auto Council: Auto Industry Update
Date and Time
Wednesday May 31, 2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ICT
Members: Free of charge
Non-members: 1,000 Baht
Bonus 02-119-3350 ext.3357
The AMCHAM Auto Council is pleased to invite members to hear from guest speaker Jessada Thongpak, Research and Analysis Manager ASEAN Light Vehicle Production Forecast, S&P Global.
For 2022, the production capacity of automobiles in Thailand reached 1.88 million units, accounting for the second-highest growth in Southeast Asia. In particular, the automotive market has been stimulated by the Thai Government?s policy to promote the electric vehicles (EV) industry as Thailand's third 'product champion' for 2017 - 2036 (20-Year National Strategy). In order to attract investors, the government has launched a variety investment and promotion schemes. But with high global competition, how canThailand leverage its comparative advantages to become a leading EV producer?
In his presentation, Jessada will cover the following topics before opening the floor to questions from members on the call:
- Auto industry update on Thailand and ASEAN countries
- Demand and manufacturing outlook
- The Thai government's EV ambitions towards 2030
Jessada Thongpak is Research and Analysis Manager, ASEAN Light Vehicle Production Forecast, covering light vehicle production forecasting across Southeast Asia at S&P Global Mobility, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. He has more than 10 years of experience in the automotive industry in the ASEAN region and over 5 years in vehicle production forecasting in the company. His expertise also includes ASEAN Automotive industry research and OEMs strategic analysis.
Jessada holds an MBA from Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand.