Commerce Ministry to discuss FTA with Pakistan in September

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BANGKOK, 2 June 2015, The Ministry of Commerce has disclosed that a discussion on Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Thailand and Pakistan will be held in September.

Commerce Minister General Chatchai Sarikalya stated that the decision came after a recent talk with his Pakistani counterpart about the Agreement.

According to him, the FTA discussion, scheduled for September, will focus on trades and investments, saying that the two nations are aiming at achieving 2.08 billion US dollars in trade value by 2018.

Thailand will join the 3rd Joint Trade Committee (JTC) Meeting held in Pakistan’s Islamabad in July, and will later host the first round of FTA meeting in September.