LAS VEGAS, June 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Department of International Trade and Promotion (DITP) participated in JCK Las Vegas, the leading jewelry event in North America, June 1-4, at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Las Vegas.
This year the Thai Pavilion and DITP showcased sapphire and ruby collections alongside a variety of precious gems, stones, and jewelry from numerous Thai artisans that capture Thailand’s creativity, craftsmanship, culture, and extraordinary beauty.
Gems & Jewelry Exhibition – From Left to Right: Ms. Sritala Sutapak (Deputy Director of Thai Trade Center Los Angeles), Mr. Boonkij Jitngamplang (President of Thai Gems and Jewelry Association), Dr. Gaetano Cavalieri (President of CIBJO, The World Jewellery Confederation), Ms. Kwanapa Phivnil (Executive Director of Thai Trade Center Los Angeles), Mr. Rong Julius Zheng (Vice President of Shenzen Rough Diamond Exchange), Ms. Oh Limthanachai (Managing Director of Asialife Media (Thailand) Co.,…
62nd Edition of the Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair (BGJF), September 7-11, 2018
DITP held an invitation only VIP Thailand Gem and Jewelry Cocktail reception Saturday, June 2nd, offering industry retailers, wholesalers, and media exclusive networking access and information regarding Thailand’s position as the world’s gems and jewelry trading hub. The reception provided guests a unique personalized business experience and showcased what’s new and what’s next in the Thailand jewelry market.
In her opening speech, K. Kwanapa Phivnil, Director of Thai Trade Center (DITP) emphatically stated, “The gem and jewelry industry is a major revenue generator for the country [of Thailand], is a source of national pride, maintains a distinctive indigenous nature, and encompasses the entire value chain, from raw materials, production, finishing to trading.”
Following opening remarks, Thai Gems and Jewelry Association President, Mr. Boonkij Jitngamplung, spoke to guests about what’s new in the Thailand Jewelry Industry. In his speech, Mr. Boonkij confidently stated, “The significance of the gems and jewelry industry in Thailand is undeniable, serving as the kingdom’s number 3 total export and generating $13 billion USD annually. The Thai government is dedicated to creating an environment conducive to business activities such as permanently lifting the import duty for gems and jewelry; and eliminating import duties for certain tools and equipment.”
DITP invites all to discover the 62nd Edition of the Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair (BGJF), September 7-11, 2018. BGJF is one of the world’s most renowned industry trade fairs in the industry. Organized by DITP, the Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair is regarded as a significant trading arena where all key players in the global gems and jewelry business can achieve their purposes of sourcing, trading, and networking.
The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) was established under the Ministry of Commerce, Royal Thai Government, to assist in building competitiveness of Thai manufacturers and exporters to fulfill their potentials. The organization’s mission is to expand markets for Thai products and services, to promote value creation of Thai products and services, and to increase the competitiveness of Thai entrepreneurs.
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