INDIA, Jan 20 (TNA) – Thai and Indian business operators
have reached trade agreements worth over THB2.78 billion during a high-level
visit led by Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce Jurin
Laksanawisit to Bengaluru and Hyderabad.
Jurin revealed on Sunday, the last day of his five-day visit
to India, that Thai private companies and their Indian counterparts
successfully agreed on trade deals in business-matching events in the two
Private sector representatives from over 80 Thai companies
took part in the tour to Bengaluru and Hyderabad to expand trade opportunities
and boost export.
It is one of the India visits organized by the International
Trade Promotion Department after sending a trade delegation to Mumbai and
Chennai in September last year.
The Ministry of Commerce under Jurin has consistently looked
for new markets to replace current export markets during a global economic
Jurin said he held talks with Indian officials on a proposal
to establish a goods distribution center in Chennai.
His proactive policy set up ambitious plan to penetrate
markets of Indian states – Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu,
Talangana, New Delhi, West Bengal and the northeast states.(TNA)