Background of China ASEAN Studies (CAS)
China ASEAN Studies (CAS) was established in 2010 under the leadership of the top management of CP All in Thailand. Within the first and largest corporate university in Thailand, it is the most active think tank in the country on China and ASEAN.
CAS provides consulting and training service for governments as well as private sectors. Its major clients and partners in Thailand include: Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Transportation, Bank of Thailand, Institute of Trade & Development (ITD), Chinese Embassy in Thailand, Bank of China, ICBC, Haier, Association of Chinese Enterprises in Thailand etc.
In the past 6 years, CAS has accumulated expertise relevant to the topics of “One Belt One Road” through various commissioned research. They include: 1) Railway Cooperation between Thailand & China; 2) Industrial Capacity Cooperation between Thailand and China; 3) Marketing Strategy of Thai Jasmine Rice in China; 4) Cooperation in Science & Technology between Thailand & China; 5) RMB Internationalization in Thailand; 6) Dynamics of Trade and Investment of Thailand and China in GMS; 7) Thailand and TPP; 8) Sea Ports in Thailand and investment Opportunities; 9) Market Prospect of Processed Food in Yunnan Province; 10) Business Environment for Banking Industry in Thailand & ASEAN; 11) Tourism &Ecotourism in Thailand.
CAS is also the only partner of the Chinese Embassy in Thailand for the “China ASEAN Scholar” program which provides financial and academic support for joint research with Chinese scholars in Thailand and neighboring countries.