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Consultative meeting with the EU Delegation – Food and Beverages Working Group

On 29 March 2017, EABC delegation, led by President Rolf-Dieter Daniel, held a discussion meeting with EU Delegation to Thailand to discuss issues related to Food and Beverages industry.

The EU Delegation consisted of Mr. Philipp Dupuis, Head of The Economic and Trade Section, and other senior economic officers. EABC participants were Mr. Kaan Baral, EABC Board and Chair of Food and Beverages / EABC Gold Partner / Diageo; Mr. Chaladbhum Temkasem, EABC Policy Manager; EABC Food and Beverages representatives / EABC Gold Partner, Ms. Louise Lebret, Pernod Ricard, Mr. Thanakorn Kuptajit, Diageo, Ms. Khemika Ratanakul, Diageo; and other EABC Food and Beverages representatives, Mr. Phongset  Anekwirote, AB World Foods Asia, Mr. Soracom Chardwiriyapreecha, AB World Foods Asia.  Discussions were on the new Excise Tax Act, Customs Act, intellectual property, preventive program for underage drinking issue, and export and import difficulties between Thailand and EU.