This time, CWTS cooperate with The Graduate Program in International Relations UGM for conducting public discussion series. The discussion series will be held every Friday, and ended at June, 22 with various case studies. The first series were presenting automotive industries in three countries; Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. Considering that the final progress of the papers is still on the process, we will only publish the abstract of each paper.
1. The Chain of Thailand Automotive Production
Thailand is one of the biggest automotive producers in South East Asia. The national automotive industry supported by government policy known as LCR (Local Content Requirement). With LCR, Thailand automotive industry could provide local products for the investors, therefore, production process will directly affects others sector in Thailand industry. In order to support the export activity and strengthening capability of national industry from foreign intervention, Thailand government has three main strategies, in which “Direction and Creating Opportunity” Strategy, Enhancing standard, Research and Development” Strategy; “Human Resources and Manufactures’ Capability Upgrading” Strategy.