Thaitrade.com attracts many foreign importers

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BANGKOK, 4 June 2012 – A large number of foreign importers have expressed enthusiasm to purchase Thai products via the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP)’s online platform, thaitrade.com, which has recently gained over 3,000 members.

DITP Director-General Nantawan Sakuntanak disclosed that the establishment of thaitrade.com as Thailand’s official Business-to-Business (B2B) E-Marketplace and a channel to distribute Thai products to the global market has been met with great success. To date, the website has received over 450,000 views from its 3,218 subscribers. The most popular product categories include food and beverage, gifts and handicrafts, garment and fashion items, and furniture. The largest groups of the website’s visitors are from China, India, South Korea and the US.

Thaitrade.com also facilitates trade negotiations between Thai exporters and overseas buyers. More information about the website can be acquired from the DITP’s hotline number 1169 or official website www.ditp.go.th.