SCG Chemicals hosts “SCG Chemicals Digest”: Cultural insights and Opportunities to Penetrate the CLMV Market

Date: 8 Nov 2016

Mr. Sakchai Patiparnpreechavud, Managing Director of SCG Plastics and SCG Performance Chemicals Co., Ltd., presided over the opening ceremony at the 2nd SCG Chemicals Digest 2016 under the title “Cultural Insights & Opportunities to Penetrate CLMV Market” to show its business partners the opportunities and perspectives regarding getting into the Cambodia/Laos/Myanmar/Vietnam or ‘CLMV’ market and to provide information about the cultural differences and way of life of the people in each country. The information can then be used to plan the production and marketing to respond to the needs and demands of the CLMV market accordingly. 

Also present at the event were Associate Professor Sunait Chutintaranond, Dean of Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University, and Associate Professor Montira Rato, lecturer in the Eastern Languages Department, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, who shared their knowledge, with Dr. Wit Sittivaekin, CEO of D.C. Consultants and Marketing Communications Co. Ltd., serving as moderator. 

The event also featured talks on economic, marketing and petrochemical outlook which aimed to boost business partners’ managerial potential so that they can compete and grow sustainably. Distinguished speakers included Mr. Prinn Panichapakdi, Managing Director of CLSA (Thailand) Co. Ltd., Mr. Montree Sornpaisarn, CEO of Maybank Kim Eng Securities (Thailand) Plc., Dr. Supawut Saichua, Managing Director for Research of Phatra Securities Plc, and Assistant Professor Dr. Thanawat Polwichai, Director of the Center for Economic and Business Forecasting, The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce.