Suvarnabhumi is holding its 4th OTOP Fair to promote local economy

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BANGKOK, 25 July 2012 -Suvarnabhumi Airport is hosting its 4th product fair with over 140 vendors selling top OTOP products ranging from food to everyday items. 

The Airports of Thailand President, Mr. Somchai Sawasdipol, said the 4th Suvarnabhumi Fair is aimed at stimulating the local economy in the vicinity of the airport. The fair, which is much similar to any weekend markets, has brought together local producers of top quality household items and delicious food.

The AoT has received cooperation from Samut Prakan province and Lat Krabang district of Bangkok to support the event. They have helped select quality OTOP products such as organic vegetables, the famous sun-dried fish and hand-made bags and shoes to be displayed and sold at the fair.

Visitors will also get a chance to purchase some of the items at special prices. For the past 3 years of its existence, Suvarnabhumi Airport Fair has generated more than 10 million baht for local people with 2.2 million baht circulated last year. The event is now taking place until Friday from 07.00 hrs – 17.00 hrs.