Top Thai Brands 2020 reboots business connection between VN, Thailand after pandemic

Thursday, Jul 09, 2020 15:51

Participants cut the inauguration band at the opening ceremony of Top Thai Brands 2020, which began in the capital on Thursday. — VNS Photo Linh Anh

Leading firms from Thailand are showcasing their products and services to local customers at the Top Thai Brands 2020, which began in the capital on Thursday.

The four-day event is hosted by the Department of International Trade Promotion under the Ministry of Commerce of Thailand, Office of Commercial Affairs under the Royal Thai Embassy in Ha Noi, in co-operation with Viet Nam National Trade Fair and Advertising and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Viet Nam.

At the Ha Noi International Exhibition Centre (I.C.E), some 75 booths are displaying and selling a number of categories of quality products from Thailand, including food and beverages, fresh fruits, household products, textiles and garments, jewellery, health and beauty products, decorative Items and souvenirs.

There will also be special activities of Thai food tasting prepared by Thai Select restaurants in Viet Nam and Thai dancing performance.

Top Thai Brands 2020 is expected to reboot the business connection between Vietnamese importers, agents and Thai exporters, contributing partly to trade relations between Viet Nam and Thailand and strengthening the trade co-operation within ASEAN countries in the post-COVID-19 pandemic, Thai Trade Counsellor to Viet Nam Pannakarn Jiamsuchon told Viet Nam News.

In his speech at the event’s opening ceremony, Thai Ambassador to Viet Nam Tanee Sangrat spoke highly of bilateral relations in many fields between the two countries.

Tanee Sangrat described the Top Thai Brands 2020 as a good opportunity for Vietnamese customers to get access to many of Thailand’s quality goods, creating a platform for both Vietnamese and Thai enterprises to enlarge their networks and further develop strategic partnerships.

Trade turnover between Thailand and Viet Nam reached more than US$17 billion in 2019. Thailand was Viet Nam's largest trading partner in ASEAN and Viet Nam was also Thailand's most important investor with a total investment of $2.3 billion, said Tanee Sangrat. — VNS

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