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Information of Professionals on Trade and Development

Information of Professionals on Trade and Development

This part works on the study and collecting information of the professionals on trade and development. An objective of this part is to gather basic information and classify the professionals according to their expertise. Therefore people can practically contact and correctly reach the professionals of specific expertise. Details of professional on trade and development comprise of:

  1. Professional Classification - classifying professionals by their expertise, which include 5 different fields:
    • International Trade
    • Investment
    • Development
    • Finance
    • Public Finance

    Apart from the classification by fields of expertise above, the professionals are also grouped by characteristic of organization, such as from governmental sector, private sector, educational sector, and civil society sector.

  2. Basic Information – anyone can use this information to contact with the professionals. It will also describe the experiences of each professional, which include
    • Name-Surname
    • Photo
    • Current position
    • Address
    • Phone number
    • Fax
    • Email
    • Educational history
    • Work experience
  3. The Information of Professionals must contain the professionals from 10 ASEAN countries which are Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei Darussalam, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia. Moreover, the number of professionals from each country must be appropriate and approved by the ITD.

Information of Works on Trade and Development

Information of Works on Trade and Development

This part operates on the study and collecting information of works on trade and development. An objective of this part is to gather information of exceptional works according to the professionals and their expertise from 10 countries. Therefore people can practically reach the information.

Details of work on trade and development comprise of:

  1. Works Classification - classifying works by professional’s expertise, which include 5 different fields:
    • International Trade
    • Investment
    • Development
    • Finance
    • Public Finance
  2. Works Information – displaying information of each work that supports the ‘convenient searching’ concept, which include
    • Name-surname of owner
    • Name of work
    • Year of publication
    • Source of works - a channel to reach the final work, by providing a link to the website of each specific work.
      ​However, displaying the information of work must not violate the copyright of its owner or its original source.

The processes of study, collecting, and analyzing Information of professionals and works on trade and development comprise of 3 steps as follows:

Step 1 Gathering Document This step will collect document from different sources, which are:

  1. Special Events: for example, technical training, operational workshop, seminars, and discussion forum related to trade and development in the ASEAN countries that are expected to have professionals in the field of International Trade, Monetary, Finance, Investment, and Development as the main lecturer or main speaker.
  2. Publications / Electronic Media: such as newspapers, magazines, electronic medias that broadcast news, articles, columns, and documentaries in relation to Trade and Development in the ASEAN countries and are expected to have professionals in the field of International Trade, Monetary, Finance, Investment, and Development as an author or an interviewee.
  3. Academic Papers: such as textbooks, academic papers, academic journals related to Trade and Development in the ASEAN countries and are expected to have professionals in the field of International Trade, Monetary, Finance, Investment, and Development as a writer.
  4. Agencies: for example institutions or relevant agencies that are expected to have professionals in the field of International Trade, Monetary, Finance, Investment, and Development working in the agencies. Appendix A presents the resources of information on Professionals and Works on Trade and Development.

Step 2 Certified Information and Professionals Classification

This step will collect information of professionals from the sources on step 1, and ask questions directly to the professionals of each field. For example in the field of Investment and International Trade, it will ask Thai investors who invest in the ASEAN countries and operational workers who work in relevant units/agencies, then verify the list of name collecting from different sources. Some professionals’ name may appear on many different sources, which means these professionals are a genuine specialist and acceptable on their field of expertise. Hence, the list of professionals will be chosen and classified by field of expertise, and by unit/agency. The quantities of professionals collecting from each country are:

  1. The Quantity of Professional in Thailand Total 58 people
  2. The Quantity of Professional in Indonesia Total 38 people
  3. The Quantity of Professional in Singapore Total 27 people
  4. The Quantity of Professional in Malaysia Total 47 people
  5. The Quantity of Professional in Philippines Total 33 people
  6. The Quantity of Professional in Brunei Darussalam Total 21 people
  7. The Quantity of Professional in Cambodia Total 28 people
  8. The Quantity of Professional in Lao Total 28 people
  9. The Quantity of Professional in Myanmar Total 17 people
  10. The Quantity of Professional in Vietnam Total 48 people

Grand total of professionals from 10 countries are 345 people.

The details on field of expertise of professionals from each country are displayed on table 1 – 10.

Table 1 The Quantity of Professional in Thailand
Field of Expertise Total (person)
International Trade 25
Investment 10
Development 12
Finance 6
Public Finance 5
Total 58
Table 2 The Quantity of Professional in Indonesia
Field of Expertise Total (person)
International Trade 4
Investment 9
Development 9
Finance 10
Public Finance 6
Total 38
Table 3 The Quantity of Professional in Singapore
Field of Expertise Total (person)
International Trade 6
Investment 5
Development 8
Finance 6
Public Finance 2
Total 27
Table 4 The Quantity of Professional in Malaysia
Field of Expertise Total (person)
International Trade 10
Investment 10
Development 11
Finance 12
Public Finance 4
Total 47
Table 5 The Quantity of Professional in Philippines
Field of Expertise Total (person)
International Trade 6
Investment 8
Development 9
Finance 6
Public Finance 4
Total 33
Table 6 The Quantity of Professional in Brunei Darussalam
Field of Expertise Total (person)
International Trade 5
Investment 4
Development 3
Finance 7
Public Finance 2
Total 21
Table 7 The Quantity of Professional in Cambodia
Field of Expertise Total (person)
International Trade 5
Investment 7
Development 7
Finance 4
Public Finance 5
Total 28
Table 8 The Quantity of Professional in Laos
Field of Expertise Total (person)
International Trade 5
Investment 8
Development 6
Finance 5
Public Finance 4
Total 28
Table 9 The Quantity of Professional in Myanmar
Field of Expertise Total (person)
International Trade 3
Investment 3
Development 4
Finance 4
Public Finance 3
Total 17
Table 10 The Quantity of Professional in Vietnam
Field of Expertise Total (person)
International Trade 12
Investment 11
Development 11
Finance 9
Public Finance 5
Total 48

Step 3 Collecting Works of Professionals

This step will collect the information of works of professionals in the name list of each country. These works must be exceptional and published widely on public media which will be classified by field of expertise, then by unit/agency. The details of works include name-surname of the owner, name of work, year of publication/year of work, and a resource to find the work