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Thai Jewelry Sparkles Brighter – DITP Roadshow for 62nd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair in JCK Las Vegas

The DITP organized a roadshow to JCK Las Vegas to introduce the 62nd Bangkok Gems Jewelry Fair.

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From left, Ms. Sritala Sutapak, Deputy Director, Thai Trade Center Los Angeles; Mr.Boonkij Jitngamplang, President of Thai Gem and Jewelry Traders Association (TGJTA); Dr. Gaetano Cavalieri, President of CIBJO; Ms. Kwannapa Phivnil, Executive Director, Thai Trade Center Los Angeles; Mr. Rung Julius Zheng, Vice President, Shenzhen Rough Diamond Exchange

(PRESS RELEASE) The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, one of the main government organizations promoting gems and jewelry export from Thailand, organized a roadshow in JCK Las Vegas to introduce the 62nd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair with 50 Thai companies and brands inviting buyers to continue business negotiations in Thailand at the 62nd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair that will take place from September 7-11, 2018 at Challenger Hall 1-3, IMPACT Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok, Thailand.

The DITP organized a roadshow to JCK Las Vegas on June 1 to 4, 2018 to introduce the 62nd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair, the largest trade show of its kind in Thailand, with 50 Thai companies taking part to demonstrate the strength of Thai gems and jewelry products. Leading gems and jewelry brands from Thailand that had been invited to join the exhibition at the roadshow were Thai Silp, V&P Jewellery, Vatana Gems, Craft Art, Pranda Jewelry, ARIHA and Nida Factory. With numerous overseas companies showing an interest at the booth, DITP anticipates that further business negotiations will be held at the in the 62nd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair.

Kwanapa Phivnil, Executive Director of Thai Trade Center, Los Angeles revealed that USA is a market to watch, as the country is a high-potential market with the highest total market value in the world. Moreover, the overall economy in USA has been exhibiting signs of improvement since 2017 with continued growth. The Thai Trade Center in Los Angeles is promoting three highlight product groups from Thailand that has a strong demand in theUSA: Food, Fashion including clothing and jewelry; and Entertainment and Film.

“The overseas office is focusing on gems and jewelry products which is one of the fashion product categories that play a huge part in exports from Thailand. The US market imports 59 billion USD’s worth in jewelry annually, with Thailand accounting for 1,288 million USD, or only 2.2% of the total figure. On the other hand, Thailand is the country with the 13th highest imports of gems and jewelry products from the USA,” Phivnil added.

Over the years, the DITP has been promoting the export of Thai jewelry as Thailand has a reputation for its outstanding gemstone heat treatment, cutting, polishing, and jewelry setting techniques that has been carried out artisans for many generations.

“Thailand is well known for the industry’s quality and design that is recognized worldwide. Thai companies will benefit from launching products in large international trade shows such as JCK Las Vegas, one of the largest gems and jewelry shows in the USA, to seek trading partners and business alliances,” remarked Phivnil.

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Kwanapa Phivnil, Executive Director of Thai Trade Center, Los Angeles revealed that USA is a market to watch, as the country is a high-potential market with the highest total market value in the world. Moreover, the overall economy in USA has been exhibiting signs of improvement since 2017 with continued growth. The Thai Trade Center in Los Angeles is promoting three highlight product groups from Thailand that has a strong demand in the USA: Food, Fashion including clothing and jewelry; and Entertainment and Film.

“The overseas office is focusing on gems and jewelry products which is one of the fashion product categories that play a huge part in exports from Thailand. The US market imports 59 billion USD’s worth in jewelry annually, with Thailand accounting for 1,288 million USD, or only 2.2% of the total figure. On the other hand, Thailand is the country with the 13th highest imports of gems and jewelry products from the USA,” Phivnil added.

Over the years, the DITP has been promoting the export of Thai jewelry as Thailand has a reputation for its outstanding gemstone heat treatment, cutting, polishing, and jewelry setting techniques that has been carried out artisans for many generations.

“Thailand is well known for the industry’s quality and design that is recognized worldwide. Thai companies will benefit from launching products in large international trade shows such as JCK Las Vegas, one of the largest gems and jewelry shows in the USA, to seek trading partners and business alliances,” remarked Phivnil.

 

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