BANGKOK, 18 May 2012 – The Money Expo 2012 kicked off on Thursday at IMPACT Muang Thong Thani, with 120 billion baht expected to be in circulation. Finance Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong presided over the opening ceremony amidst a lively atmosphere. Over 200 leading banks, financial institutions, securities firms, gold companies, and gold futures traders are offering their best promotions during the Money Expo 2012. The organizer said it has expanded the area for the event from the previous year’s in order to accommodate more visitors.
Mr Kittiratt explained that the Money Expo directly benefits the private sector, lenders, borrowers and depositors as well as investors; the event will eventually benefit the nation’s economy.
The financial institutions are offering low interest rates, beginning from zero %, for auto, housing, personal, SMEs, and students loans. Investment options in stocks, funds, bonds, gold, futures exchanges, insurances, and savings are also available.
The Money Expo 2012 is held from now until May 20th at IMPACT Muang Thong Thani. The organizer expects 900,000 people to visit the four-day event, with 120 billion baht in circulation.