After meeting with Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyaphirom yesterday, the vice chairman of the international committee of the Kansai Economic Federation
(Kankeiren), Masayuki Matsushita
, said Japanese businesspeople were poised to tighten cooperation with Thailand to expedite their investment in Myanmar.
With a border near the Dawei project, in which Thailand is closely involved, the Kingdom could serve as the best springboard for Japanese investment in Myanmar in the near future.
So far, investment plans are unclear because Myanmar needs to develop its infrastructure quickly.
But the country is one of the most interesting destinations for Japanese investment in the future, Matsushita
In addition, Matsushita
said Japanese investors had seen that the Thai government had made a big effort to promote the industrial recovery after the heavy flooding last year.
pointed out that Japanese investors still had confidence to do businesses in the Kingdom.