Bangkok: Ministry of Commerce’s Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), announces its readiness to host the 62nd edition of the Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair (BGJF) under the theme of “Heritage & Craftsmanship” which highlights Thailand’s cultural heritage and the exquisite craftsmanship of Thai artisans that are internationally renowned. The 62nd BGJF is expected to welcome over 20,000 buyers and visitors from more than 130 countries across the globe.
DITP Director-General, Mrs. Chantira Jimreivat Vivatrat reveals that DITP is ready to host the 62nd Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair from September 7 to 11, 2018 as a prominent stage to promote the industry’s capabilities and support Thai manufacturers including SMEs to expand their businesses abroad while networking and trading with partners from Thailand and other countries. Moreover, the fair will showcase Thailand as a trendsetter in the world’s gems and jewelry industry.
“In 2017, the gems and jewelry industry was ranked third exporting industry in Thailand after automotive and computers and parts. During the first six months of 2018 (January to June 2018), exports of gems and jewelry (excluding unwrought gold) increased by 7.49% compared to the same period in 2017. DITP is confident that the gems and jewelry industry will see robust growth in the continuing period,” says the DITP Director-General.