Part of the AIPH 69th Annual Congress
Taichung, Chinese Taipei
26 September 2017

The economies of countries in South East Asia have grown very fast. The OECD predicts that average economic growth will continue at 6.2% between 2017-2021 for countries in the region. While this region outperforms the rest of the world AIPH is taking the opportunity to assess how the market for ornamental horticulture in the region is developing.

Representatives from countries in the region will present the changes in their country for the sector and will cover issues including: state of industry, size of industry, growth areas, decline areas, trends, consumer interest in ornamentals, current export/import market and potential for future.

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Part of the AIPH 69th Annual Congress
Taichung, Chinese Taipei
26 September 2017


This conference is essential for anyone with an interest in ornamental horticulture in the region and how this will affect the rest of the world.

13:30 Introduction and progress with AIPH International Vision project

AIPH Project Manager, Joep Hendricks from the Netherlands will summarise the work underway in the AIPH ‘International Vision Project’ that aims to identify the future trends for the global ornamentals industry, both in relation to market and production opportunities

13:50 National presentations on the ornamental horticulture industry will be received from:

Thailand – Ms. Umpika Poonnachit, Department of Agriculture Philippines – Mr. Ray Ong

Philippines Horticulture Society India – Dr. A. K. Singh, Deputy Director General

Indian Council of Agricultural Research Indonesia – Prof. Dr. Budi Marwoto Professor Research on Indonesian Ornamental Crops

Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD), Ministry of Agriculture In addition, other countries, including Malaysia, Viet Nam and Singapore will be represented.

17.00 Close

18.00 Dinner