BANGKOK, 16 August 2012 – Traditional Lanna products from the North have been promoted in the Made in Thailand 2012, where a seminar and a business matching were held to give local entrepreneurs the chance to promote their products.
Under the project Smart Trader by the Commerce Ministry, 80 traders of traditional Lanna products in the North participated in a seminar aimed at improving their business visions and tactics in order to promote the traditional products to the world community. Attending businessmen were the producers of herbal cosmetics, textiles, clothing, bags, and processed food, from Chiang Mai, Lamphun, Lampang, and Mae Hong Son.
In addition, a business matching event was held for 15 entrepreneurs to discuss business opportunities with foreign buyers from China, Myanmar, and Japan.
A representative from the Commerce Office of Lamphun said the business matching has given a great opportunity for the Smart Trader members to gain experience in business discussions and dealings with foreign counterparts. He added it also helps promote Lanna products to the world.
The Made in Thailand 2012 is being held at the Impact Convention and Exhibition Center from August 15-19.