HONG KONG, June 20, 2018 - (ACN Newswire) - Thailand has rich history as one of the world's most prominent centers for gems and jewelry. The country has abundant kinds of minerals and gemstones especially ruby and sapphire. Its skilled craftsmanship, unique designs had merged with modern technology to produce jewelry competitive in international markets.
Today, Thailand has developed into a large-scale and export-oriented commerce center. In year 2017, Thai gems and jewelry exports had grew by 2.25% for the first time in 3 years, making positive progress despite recent sluggish economy worldwide, generating around USD 13 billion of income, which is 5.4% of the kingdom's total export.
In the first four month in year 2018, Hong Kong had imported a total value of USD145.7 Millions precious jewelry from Thailand, including jewelry of precious metal (22.87%), Ruby, Sapphire & Emeralds (18.83%), Diamonds (15.52%), Silver jewelry (12.59%) and Semi-precious Stone (8.04%), etc.
THE RECORD BREAKING SUCCESS OF 61 EDITION BGJF IN FEBRUARY 2018
Organized by the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce of the Royal Thai Government, the 61 edition BGJF had attracted visitors from 113 countries over five days period with top five visiting nations from India, Myanmar, China, USA and Russia respectively.
There were a total of 853 exhibitors participate occupying 2,003 booths. Major exhibiting countries are around the globe besides local exhibitors, diverse as Hong Kong, Poland, Turkey, Japan, Singapore, India, Korea, Israel, Indonesia and Canada, etc.
The 61st edition had generated a trade value at USD 63 million comprising of USD 19 million immediate sales and another USD 44 million's worth of orders in one year. This remarkable value had shown a 2.5% increase in compare to previous edition.
THE ROYAL THAI GOVERNMENT CONTINUING THE GOAL OF MAKING THAILAND "THE WORLD'S GEMS AND JEWELRY PRODUCTION AND TRADING HUB" AT THE 62 EDITION BGJF IN SEPTEMBER 2018
To continue the legend of success at past editions, the Organizer (DITP) will carry on the existing show elements along with innovative ideas to collaborate with "Thailand 4.0" and "Creative Economy" initiatives at The 62nd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair 2018, which will be held during 7-11 September 2018, at Challenger Hall 1-3, IMPACT Convention Center, Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok, Thailand.
Some key highlight of Special Zones and activities include: New Faces (showcasing products from over 120 SMEs worldwide), Innovation and Design Zone (displaying innovative techniques and products to inspire jewelry segment), Niche Showcase (featuring the latest trends for niche markets, in particular on five main areas, such as: Heritage & Craftsmanship, Beyond Jewelry, The Moment, Spiritual Power and Metro Men. On top of that, our Fashion Show each year will present the exquisite collections crafted with authentic Thai touches. For further details, please visit www.bkkgems.com
THAI TRADE CENTER HK WELCOMES HK & MACAU BUYERS AS TRADE MISSION
TTCHK, also known as the Office of Thai Trade Commissioner (Royal Thai Consulate General - Commercial Section) in Hong Kong is here to serve entrepreneurs in Hong Kong and Macau regions, aiming to enhance business opportunities and create win-win situation for all parties. We are one of the 62 branches worldwide, under the Department of International Promotion (DITP, The Organizer of BGJF), Ministry of Commerce of the Royal Thai Government.
In order to value each chance to meet with potential traders, TTCHK will be faciliting our TRADE MISSION (TM) via two platforms for the 62 edition BGJF in September 2018, offering exclusive benefits to registered Trade Mission members with complimentary lunch coupons, express registration TM counter and buyer's directory, etc.
(1) Come join us at Booth 3B134 (Hall 3B), during Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair during 21 - 24 June 2018 at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
(2) Contact TTCHK via (Tel) + 852 2525 9716, (E) [email protected] or follow our latest updates at our FACEBOOK PAGE: Thai Trade Center Hong Kong
Deadline of TM registration will be on 27th August 2018
We as the Organizer, shall evaluate from our previous experiences and carry BGJF onto the next level that can further fulfill international standards, allowing jewelry industry from worldwide to shine through this international stage.
The 62nd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair (The 62nd BGJF)
IMPACT Convention Center, Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok, Thailand (www.impact.go.th)
Fair Dates & Opening Hours
Trade Days: 7-9 Sep 18 10:00am - 6:00pm
10 Sep 18 10:00am - 6:30pm
11 Sep 18 10:00am-17:00pm
For visiting and media enquiries, please contact:
Thai Trade Center Hong Kong
Address: 8 Cotton Tree Drive, 8th Floor Fairmont House, Central , HK
Tel: +852 2525 9716
Fax: +852 2868 4927
Email: [email protected]
For more information, visit www.thaitrade.com / www.bkkgems.com
Follow our updates at FACEBOOK: Thai Trade Center Hong Kong or
Download our mobile apps via Google Play Store: ThaiTrade.COM
June 20, 2018 09:02 HKT/SGT
Topic: Press release summary
Sectors: Trade Shows, Daily News, Design/Art
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