The Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1996 with the aim of facilitating increased trade and investment between Thailand and Norway. It provides members with a forum to improve business conditions and opportunities as well as creating venues and channels for exchange and sharing of information. Current membership stands at around 70 premium and corporate members in addition to some 10 individuals. The chamber office is co-located with Norway Connect’s office in Bangkok’s central business district and also works closely with the Royal Norwegian Embassy as part of Team Norway.
JOINT FOREIGN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE IN THAILAND
Through Thai-Norwegian Chambers of Commerce’s membership of the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand and Thailand’s Board of Trade, the chamber identifies challenges and opportunities in doing business in Thailand, seeking support in Thai Government policies to address such issues. This includes interaction with key stakeholders in Thailand relevant to the business community such as the Board of Trade, the Thai Customs Department, The Immigration Department, The Revenue Department and the Board of Investment as well as providing access to top officials in the Thai administration.