BANGKOK, 16 August 2012 – The Commerce Ministry is now holding ‘Made in Thailand 2012’ to showcase traditional Thai arts and crafts at IMPACT Muang Thong Thani.
Deputy Commerce Minister Poom Sarapol presided over the opening ceremony of the trade fair under the theme “Made in Thailand 2012″: In Honor of Her Majesty the Queen’s Glorious Splendor”, to promote Thai SME businesses in the ASEAN region.
On the occasion of Her Majesty the Queen’s 80th birthday anniversary this year, the Commerce Ministry is dedicating the “Made in Thailand Fair 2012” to celebrate Her Majesty’s contribution to the development of traditional Thai arts and crafts, which have since gained recognition worldwide.
Products offered at the fair include food and drink, furniture, clothing, health products, and electrical appliances. It is set to be the venue for business matchups among producers, exporters, importers, and retailers in order to push for Thailand to be the One Stop Shopping in Asia.
The Commerce Ministry expected at least 100,000 Thai and foreign visitors and up to 1.2-billion baht in circulation. The fair is held at the IMPACT Convention and Exhibition Center from August 15-19.