Thailand's Commerce Ministry holds “BIFF&BIL 2012” fair
- National News Bureau of Thailand, Public Relations Department
- June 27, 2012
The Commerce Ministry is holding “BIFF&BIL 2012” fair to promote Thai fashion and leather products, as well as trade negotiations between Thai entrepreneurs and partners in ASEAN countries.
Deputy Minister of Commerce Poom Sarapol presided over the opening of “BIFF&BIL 2012” fair, which is a joint effort between the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) and 15 fashion and Thai leather industries, in hopes of promoting Thai entrepreneurs and the country to become a centre of leather production of the ASEAN region and the world in the future.
The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) has been supporting a full-cycle development of the Thai fashion and leather industries. Currently, the products have become major income earners of Thailand, with rising export value year by year. In the first 4 months of 2012, the exports of fashion and leather products earned 6.8 billion US dollars.
“BIFF&BIL 2012” fair has been organized under the concept of “ASEAN INTEGRATION : SUCCESS & BEYOND” and is a very important stage for trade negotiations among ASEAN members. The fair will be held until the first of July 2012 at Challenger Hall 2, Impact Arena Muang Thong Thani with more than 500 Thai and foreign companies participating.