EventsElevating Thai-Filipino trade relations to new heights

Elevating Thai-Filipino trade relations to new heights

Thailand Week 2024 presented over 80 Filipino and Thai exhibitors showcasing a diverse range of products

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A touch of everything Thai at the Glorietta Activity Center

Thai Trade Center in Manila under the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce, is thrilled to announce the unparalleled success of Thailand Week 2024, held from February 29 to March 3, 2024, at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati City. This year’s event was a notable achievement, as Thailand Week was held at a novel venue, with attendees enjoying a dynamic experience. Additionally, this edition coincided with the 75th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Thailand and the Philippines.

With the participation of over 80 Thai and Philippine exhibitors, Thailand Week 2024 presented a diverse and exquisite range of products, from food and beverage, health and beauty, and household items, to fashion and lifestyle, gems and jewelry, and a lot more. This impressive showcase underscored the event’s pivotal role in promoting bilateral trade and economic collaboration between Thailand and the Philippines.

The grand opening ceremony, held on February 29, 2024, was attended by dignitaries and key stakeholders, heralding a new chapter of cooperation and synergy between the two nations.

Opening Thailand Week (from left): Makati City Mayor Hon. Mar-len Abigail Binay, Thai Trade Center Manila director Janthana Chotimunee, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the Republic of the Philippines H.E. Tull Traisorat, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Trade, Commerce, and Entrepreneurship Hon. Mark Aguilar Villar, Tourism Undersecretary Hon. Shereen Gail Yu-Pamintuan, and Philippine–Thailand Business Council chairman Eusebio H. Tanco

The enthusiastic response from Filipino consumers and businesses was evident, with Thailand Week 2024 attracting a substantial turnout of approximately 16,000 visitors and generating remarkable sales. Visitors were treated to a sensory feast as they explored top-quality products at competitive prices while immersing themselves in Thai culture through cultural performances and food demonstrations by acclaimed Thai restaurants with certified Thai Select awards.

For businessmen, Thailand Week 2024 provided an unparalleled opportunity to explore lucrative prospects, forge strategic partnerships, and expand market reach. The event served as a dynamic platform for Thai exporters and Filipino importers and distributors to engage in fruitful discussions and cultivate business relationships.

Above all, Thailand Week 2024 served as a catalyst for strengthening the economic and cultural ties between Thailand and the Philippines, fostering mutual understanding and cooperation.

For further inquiries and information about upcoming events, please contact the Thai Trade Center in Manila at telephone nos. 8894-0406 and 8894-0403, via email at thaicommnl@ymail.com, or by fax at 8816-0698. Admission to Thailand Week 2024 was free.

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