Thai Trade Centre Dubai, under The Section of Worldwide Trade Marketing (DITP), Thailand Ministry of Commerce in associate with The New Jewellery Intercontinental Team hosted a webinar not long ago titled, Thailand and Middle East Jewelry Trade: Strengthening the Bond.
Moderated by Chandu Siroya, Vice Chairman of Dubai Gold and Jewelry Group and Handling Director of Siroya Jewels, the webinar featured keynote speakers from Thailand and the Middle East. Dubai Gold and Jewellery Team (DGJG) has lengthy and cordial romantic relationship with Thai jewellery business and also continually supports DITP in many functions about these decades.
Panot Punyahotra, DITP Director of the Thai Trade Centre in Dubai, opened the webinar by commenting on the exclusive romance in between Thailand and the UAE. The two international locations are celebrating 45 several years of diplomatic relations.
Punyahotra stated, “The UAE is the range just one trading husband or wife with Thailand in MENA international locations. Some 43 for every cent of all jewelry exports to the MENA area is to the UAE.”
He also praised the initiatives of the UAE during the COVID-19 time period. UAE has sent medical machines to Thailand, and also permitted special flights to repatriate Thai nationals.
Despite the fact that the 66th version of the Bangkok Gems and Jewellery Reasonable (BGJF) experienced been postponed right up until February 2021, Mr Punyahotra confirmed that the DITP would be arranging a Unique Online Exhibition for the duration of 2-4 November 2020.
He invited gems and jewelry providers from the UAE and the wider MENA area to go to the 66th edition of the BGJF, which will have an emphasis on silver projects.
In the meantime he confirmed the DITP’s ongoing determination to assistance reveal Thai solutions in trade shows throughout the Center East and North Africa (MENA) region.
“The DITP will carry on to aid Thai businesses to showcase their items in virtually all the exhibitions and exhibits in the Middle Japanese area,” he said.
Anuraag Sinha, Director of Liali Jewelry, praised the BGJF for actively playing a vital job in “showcasing patterns and goods that are not accessible in the Center Eastern market.”
He pressured that Thailand held an benefit even though the abilities of their cutters and also in the open attitude of Thai suppliers that made it straightforward for buyers to carry out enterprise with them.
“In Thailand, there is an excellent combination of both rough and exquisitely produced jewelry,” he stated.
Mehran Mahallati, Director of Mahallati Jewelry, said that Bangkok and Chantaburi ended up the world’s foremost marketplaces for paying for treasured and semi-cherished colour gemstones.
He praised the Thai government for setting up distinct departments to help and enable traders and corporations from overseas to established up in Thailand.
“Both the DITP and the BOI do a great task to simplicity the processes of setting up a enterprise in Thailand,” he said. “Though many marketplaces, this sort of as Vietnam and China are emerging, when it will come to cost allied to craftsmanship and excellent, no just one can conquer Thailand.”
“The intricacy and good quality are imbibed in all Thais,” he added.
Maha Al Sibai, Designer and Founder of Maha Al Sibai Jewelry, opined that Thailand has grown to become an important producer of jewellery owing to its layouts, craftsmanship and good quality. She praised the way the Thai Federal government experienced supported its suppliers and designers.
“As a jewellery designer I am pleased to established up a producing unit in Thailand in the near long term,” she claimed, incorporating that she considered there need to be a system where jewellery designers from equally Thailand and the UAE can satisfy and exchange concepts.
Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair (BGJF) is a single of the most acclaimed trade displays in the environment, featuring 360° treasured jewellery enterprise options. The 66th Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair is rescheduled to 23-27 February, 2021 even though its distinctive on the internet exhibition will be introduced on 2-4 November, 2020.