In February 2019, TFCC held a survey among its members in order to understand its current status and to see the achievements and challenges of the member-companies. Following are the results that we would like to share with you.

TFCC business barometer 1.pptx

Dear members and friends of TFCC,

Our corporate member Peter Weckström makes the best coffee in Bangkok.

Peter can deliver the freshly roasted coffee to your workplace directly whether you want coffee beans or grinded coffee. Not too much at the time so It is always fresh. You can pick the ingredients from countries like Colombia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Indonesia, Costa Rica or Thailand. Peter can discuss with you the quality and price best suitable for you company needs. Coffee is like bread, best when it is fresh!! None of the large coffee shops in Thailand can match this freshness!!

Peter has been roasting coffee since 1996 and in Bangkok since 2007. Peter knows where to find the best coffee beans and keep the quality high.

Please send us the following information of your company’s coffee needs:

How many people you have in your workplace?

Do you use coffee beans or grinded coffee?

Who is the contact person in your company for coffee matters? (name and contact info)

Please send the answers to these questions directly to Peter Weckström, , or call 089-0020880

According to your feedback Peter will be in touch with you soonest and suggest a meeting in your company and discuss the coffee needs further.


The Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce is looking for a motivated, entrepreneurial and results- oriented person as its new Executive Director. Our present ED Mr. Karri Kivela, having worked 5 years for our Chamber, will return to Finland by May this year. 

Job description 

The Executive Director runs a small office and reports to the President and the Board of Directors of the Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce. The Executive Director oversees all Chamber activities including: 

* Leadership, planning, organization and control 

* Being the Chamber’s main contact with members, both potential new members and maintaining contact with existing members. 

* Overall performance and economic result. The economic result shall be coordinated with the outsourced accounting function and the Treasurer 

* Responsibility for Budget and Business Plan as well as AGM presentations, both visual and financial versions 

* Event management of the Chamber’s own events as well as events run in co-operation with other organizations 

* Represent the TFCC in various meetings and seminars that are of importance to the Chamber 

* Overall responsibility for communication on the Chamber’s website as well other media 

* Generate income for the Chamber by soliciting sponsors and partners 

* Agenda and minutes from Board Meetings and follow-up 


We are looking for a person with the following skills: 

* Preferably Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or Business Administration or equivalent 

* Minimum two years of experience in office administration and management 

* Ability to work effectively and in collaboration with individuals of various backgrounds, nationalities and cultures 

* Being professionally representative and able to interact with senior business leaders and high-level government officials 

* Energetic, enthusiastic, pleasant personality, self-motivated and service minded, good communicator 

* Excellent command of spoken and written English. Finnish and/or Thai language skills are advantageous, but not a requirement 

* Experience with development, maintenance and posting of webpage content, social media management, online and offline marketing and/or event management will be a strong asset 

About us 

The Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce (TFCC) is a member-driven, non-profit, non-governmental organization, which was initially founded as the Thai-Finnish Trade Association in 1988 with the aim of facilitating trade and investment between Thailand and Finland. The organization expanded into a Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce in 1992. TFCC is dedicated to the promotion, advancement and protection of its members’ business interest as well as commercial relations between Thailand and Finland. TFCC shares this mission with other Finnish Chambers and Business Councils in the region and is an active partner in the Team Finland work and with the Embassy of Finland in particular. 

TFCC office is located in Forum Tower, near by the Huai Kwang MTR station with easy access to different parts of Bangkok. 

The Chamber can offer an exciting job with a variety of work tasks. The successful candidate will get invaluable international work experience and will be able to build a professional and social network. 

Other Conditions 

Visa and Work Permit will be provided by the Chamber, if required. Send your application including a recent résumé by e-mail to by 11.3.2019. Please send your application as soon as possible – applications will be reviewed continuously, and the position might be filled before the application deadline.

For questions on the position please contact , or by phone +6661 7086006.

Dear Members of TFCC,

Now that Christmas is getting closer, our member Peter’s Coffee is offering fresh, high quality Christmas coffee to be purchased for your personal enjoyment or as a Christmas present.

Peter’s Coffee is also offering wide variety of freshly grinded coffee blends to be served at your office.

“We know you value your employees and we know everyone enjoys great-tasting coffee. So why not give your employees a well-deserved treat by stocking your office coffee station with the freshest, finest coffee?
Our wide variety of blends and roasts are available to your business, office, store or factory—roasted to order, in small batches to keep it fresh for your employees to enjoy every day. And having delicious Peter’s Coffee on hand will help you wow your guests and business partners as well—especially if you’re entertaining international visitors!”

To see the full Christmas brochure, please follow the link below:

If you would like to know more about Peter’s Coffee please check out their website and Facebook pages from the links below.

Tel: (66)2.207.2314

  OPPORTUNITIES FOR FINNISH COMPANIES IN ENERGY AND DIGITALIZATION Join the Team Finland business delegation and travel to Thailand with Mr. Mika Lintilä, Minister of Economic Affairs and discover new business opportunities. WHY THAILAND? Thailand made a leap upwards in World Bank’s ‘ease of doing business’ survey, covering 190 economies, from 48th to 26th place, in November 2017. […]

Embassy of Finland is pleased to invite you to the presentation of the Team Finland priorities and activities 2018 and to the launching of TFCC’s new strategy and services.

The 2nd “ Thailand International Conference & Expo 2017” will give answers to five major questions in the digital tourism economy. “ Thailand International Conference & Expo” is part of the “ World Events”, is the top annual meeting-point for experts from the eTourism, mTourism, travel technology, digital travel marketing and distribution channels with decision makers, entrepreneurs, professionals from the travel & hospitality industry of Thailand, the ASEAN Countries as well as the rest of the world, where they can exchange knowledge and experiences, to learn and do business.

Travel Media Applications in cooperation with PATA Thailand Chapter organize this well esteemed event for the second year in Bangkok, on June 28th 2017. This year also incorporates “TripAdvisor Insights Masterclass” in partnership with TripAdvisor.

In the evening of the first day we will celebrate the 4th Digital Innovation Asia Awards where the most innovative digital work in Asia Pacific travel and tourism is featured.


Event type: Webinar
Date: Thursday 11, May 2017
Time: 10:00–11:00am (Brussels) / 15:00-16:00 (Bangkok)
Location: Your own computer
Admission: No charge
Language: English

Event Description:

In light of the EU Gateway | Business Avenuess business mission to Singapore and Thailand on the Information and Communication Technology Sector of May 22 to 27, join the South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk for a Webinar Session on ICT in Thailand: IPR Protection on 11 May 2017. Thailand’s ICT Sector is growing rapidly, and the Thai government is placing heavy emphasis on its development. This provides the perfect circumstances for EU SMEs providing ICT technology and interested in expanding in South-East Asia to further explore the many possibilities Thailand might offer. However, true to our motto “Know before you Go!”, we would like to emphasise the IPR risks and essentials which come along with any new foreign market.

So join the South-East Asia IPR SME helpdesk on Thursday, 11 May 2017, 10:00 – 11:00am (Brussels time), 15:00 – 16:00pm (Bangkok time), you are welcome to join Helpdesk experts Mr. Nic Garnett for a webinar session ” ICT in Thailand: IPR Protection“. Mr. Garnett will give European SMEs a comprehensive overview of the IPR landscape in Thailand, opportunities that this sector may offer and how to best tackle these, as well as relevant best practices in the shape of case-studies.

The free of charge web-based expert presentations provide cost-effective, applicable business advice, including practical IP steps to be taken before and during business activities in or related to the ICT Sector in Thailand. The webinar includes interactive poll questions and case study examples.

Get valuable insights from our expert, ask questions live throughout the webinar and receive expert response during the Q&A session!

Agenda (Bangkok time):

15:00 – 15:05 | Welcome and introduction by the IPR SME Helpdesk team

15:05 – 15:45 | Presentation by the South-East Asia IP expert Mr.Nic Garnett

15:45 – 16:00 | Live Q&A session

Registration: HERE

Expert bio:

Mr. Nic Garnett

Nic Garnett, a consultant with Inter Right (Asia) Co. Ltd , is an internationally recognised expert on the management and protection of copyrights, and a leading lawyer in e-commerce. Nic has represented major online content service providers and rights holders in the licensing of exploitation rights in Asia, the United States and across the European Union. He has advised a wide range of international clients on diverse aspects of e-commerce and internet law, including areas such as security, data privacy, distance selling, e-money, and website contracting. His knowledge of digital media technologies, especially those deployed in the protection of copyrights, has led to extensive advisory work with clients such as the UK Government and the World Intellectual Property Organization, for whom he has written a number of major studies on the relationship between copyright and technology.

A UK-qualified lawyer, Nic holds a postgraduate degree (D.E.A.) in French private law from the Université de Bordeaux, and he received his Masters of Arts in Law from the University of Cambridge. He spent 10 years in Silicon Valley working as both in-house counsel and as a business consultant in the digital media field. His previous assignments include leading the international music recording industry’s anti-piracy efforts in Asia and in Eastern Europe, as well as the organisation’s standardisation efforts in new technology. Nic joined the Helpdesk network in February 2014.


About webinars:

A webinar is a virtual web-based seminar which you can join from the comfort and convenience of your own office or home. Attending webinars can save you time and money, while still delivering key information and allowing for speaker-attendee interaction.


About the South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk:

The South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk is a European Union co-funded project that provides free, practical, business advice relating to ASEAN IPR to European SMEs. To learn about any aspect of intellectual property rights in South-East-Asia, visit our online portal at For free expert advice on South-East Asia IPR for your business, e-mail your questions to: . You will receive a reply from one of the Helpdesk experts within three working days. The South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk is jointly implemented by DEVELOPMENT Solutions, European Union Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam, Thai European Business Association & European Business Network.

Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce expresses its most sincere condolences to the people of Thailand due to the passing of His Majesty The King