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The Netherlands: Your business hub for European success 

Event  Description:

The Netherlands has a strong, internationally focused economy and a strategic location in Europe. This seminar will guide you through the different features and opportunities of the Netherlands as a European business hub ranging from exporting via the Netherlands to sales & marketing, from logistics & distributing to holding & finance and from research & development to European headquarters.

Organized by the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency and KPMG Phoomchai Tax Ltd. Together with The Board of Investment of Thailand, The Federation of Thai Industries, Thai Listed Companies Association, and Thai National Shippers' Council. 




Wednesday, November 7, 2012


08:30-09:00 AM


09:00-09:05 AM

Welcoming remarks by H.E. Joan Boer, Ambassador of the Embassy of
the Kingdom of the Netherlands

09:05-09:10 AM

Welcoming remarks by Khun Kaisri Nuengsigkapian, CEO of KPMG in Thailand

09:10-09:15 AM

Opening remarks by Khun Visit Limprana, Vice-Chairman of the Federation of Thai industries

09:15-09.45 AM

The Government's role in assisting Thai companies to invest abroad.

Speaker : Khun Vasana Mututanont, Deputy Secretary General of the Board of Investment.

09.45-10.15 AM

Strengthen your business in Europe through the Netherlands.   

Speaker : Ms. Karin Rancuret, Area Director for South East Asia of the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency


10.15-10.30 AM

Custom duties - EU preferential system &  EU Free Trade Agreements    

Speaker: Mr. Vinod Kalloe, KPMG Meijburg & Co Netherlands.

10:30-10:45 AM

Coffee break

10:45-11:45 AM

Business case study

Analyze the merits of different choices for businesses expanding into Europe through the Netherlands as the business migrates from an exporter to distributor to European regional headquarter in the Netherlands. Understand the benefits of effective tax and customs planning in achieving optimal tax and business outcomes; consider the merits of the R&D and innovation incentives in the Netherlands.

Speaker: Mr. Vinod Kalloe, KPMG Meijburg & Co Netherlands.

11:45-12:15 AM


Speaker : Khun Pilasphan Udomjarumaneee, Vice President, Portfolio & Subsidiary Management.
PTT Global Chemical Public Co., Ltd.

12.15-12.30 AM


12:30-13:30 PM

Lunch (Provided)


13:30-15:30 PM

One on One: Strategic Investment, Tax and Customs Clinic by KPMG's Tax and Customs team and Netherlands Foreign Investment Advisors. 

Note : Advance booking is required and highly recommended.


Please register online by clicking the below button.
Registration deadline is Friday, 2 November 2012.


The seminar seats are limited. Priority is given on a first come, first served basis.


If you have any questions, please contact:

Khun Kengkaruna Kumrak at 02-677-2595

Khun  Doungporn Charoenchim at 02-677-2500

Who should attend?

C-level and Management Executives 

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KPMG office, 48th Floor Empire Tower, 195 South Sathorn Road, Bangkok 10120 


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If you travel by your own transportation, a KPMG parking stamp is available. Also note that parking spaces are often limited.    
If you take the BTS sky train, you can get off at Chongnonsee Station (Exit no.1). Empire Tower is a 5-minute walk.

Seminar Fee

This event is free of charge, though early registration is recommended.

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