Thailand Week Trade Fair, a business opportunity with Thailand is happening once again in Colombo on 9-11 March at the BMICH.
It is organised by Thai Trade Centre Chennai, an overseas office of Thailand’s Department of International Trade Promotion, together with the Royal Thai Embassy, Colombo, to showcase the best quality products from Thailand for Sri Lankans to shop and trade directly with Thai entrepreneurs, as well as to taste and experience Thai cuisine and cultural shows under one roof.
The 1st Thailand Week in 2017 was a grand opening of Thailand’s trade fair in Sri Lanka. It has introduced quality Thai products to Sri Lanka market, while at the same time creating new business opportunities for both countries. The 2nd Thailand Week Trade Fair in 2018 has much more to offer in urbanising Sri Lanka.
The Thailand Week Trade Fair and Business Matching Forum will feature more than 100 quality products directly from Thailand, including food and beverages, health and wellness, garment and fashion, lifestyle and home decor, and household products. The Business Matching Forum is the 2nd of its kind. Sri Lankan businessmen can expect Thai exporters to showcase their best quality products made in Thailand. Highlights include items such as Thai instant food mixing powders, instant noodles, Thai biscuits and snacks, footwear, fashion bags, newborn clothes and toys, cosmetics, healthcare and skincare, herbal massaging oil, gas and cooking appliances, water filters, bathroom accessories, bedding and many more to add.
Thai Trade Centre Chennai Director Jittima Nakamano highlighted that: “Thailand gives importance to quality and sustainability in terms of trade and investment, therefore, the Thailand Week Business Matching Forum will provide Thai and Sri Lankan entrepreneurs with opportunities to create business networks, open new markets and set up dealership for sustainable and long-term trade.”
Along with the Business Matching Forum, the special event is organised in partnership with Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade. In a Special Seminar titled “Sri Lanka and Thailand’s Strategic Partnership in the Making: Perspectives on trade, investment and development opportunities between Thailand and Sri Lanka,” experts from the government and private sectors of Sri Lanka and Thailand will discuss new opportunities in areas of trade and investment, and the experience of Thailand in agriculture developments for food processing and packaging sector.
Trade day (B2B) and Special Seminar is on 9 March, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Trade Fair and Exhibition on 9 March, 1 pm to 7 pm, and 10-11 March, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.