DEP: TBF 2011 to push exports up

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BANGKOK, 23 June 2011 – The Department of Export Promotion (DEP) of the Commerce Ministry is confident that the currenly arranged Thailand’s Best Friend (TBF) 2011 will help Thai exports to expand by 15% this year. 

Speaking about the TBF 2011 arrangement, DEP Deputy Director-General Anchalee Promnart stated that the event is aimed at strengthening relationship with foreign trade partners in a hope that they would place more orders for Thai exports.

Almost 100 entrepreneurs importing Thai products have been invited to the event, being held from 22 to 24 June 2011.

The Ministry of Commerce has expected that the TBF 2011 will help push the country’s exports by 15% from last year. Thai exports in the first five months of this year (from January to May 2011), grew 25.2% worth 2.8 trillion baht.