03 Sep. 2022 at 5:15 a.m.
"Jurin" Pleasantly Shows 10 Success of Saudi Trips, Pitchfork Sales of 2,200 Million Baht, Makes FTAs in the Gulf of Arab Market and prepare to enter the Mongolian market as the next country
Mr. Jurin Laksanawisit, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce Democratic Party Leader has revealed the conclusion of a 138 private-sector expedition to Saudi Arabia that More than expected success because in addition to having the opportunity to meet with 5 ministers at the same time can also make product sales immediately up to 2,200 million baht, with concrete achievements consisting of 1. Selling Thai products to Saudi importers, even if “Riyadh and Jeddah” get instant sales of 2,200 million baht and 2. Manuel supermarkets will import more Thai food from 750 to 1,000 million baht in this year 2022
In addition, there was also a signing to establish the "Thai-Saudi Business Council" for the first time. Together, the goal is to increase the number of Thai exports to Saudi products to increase by 10 billion baht in 1 year, and then Mr. Jurin Laksanawisit has discussed with Minister of Commerce Shau Al Khasabi jointly. and the other four Saudi ministers are the tourism minister. Minister of Industry and Mining, Minister of Investment, Minister of Labor, Minister of Commerce, Saudi Arabia agreed as proposed by Thailand. It will support the establishment of an FTA between Thailand and the six Gulf countries (GCC), comprising Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and the UAE. Saudi Arabia will further coordinate with the other five countries.
However, the Minister of Commerce Saudi Arabia agrees with Thai proposal to establish a joint trade committee (JTC) up ASAP It aims to be able to set up before the end of this year to negotiate trade. further investment between will adjust the conditions for issuing visas for new Thai businessmen without having to invite documents from the Saudi side again to facilitate the Thai side
As for other matters, Mr. Jurin said that the Saudi FDA (SFDA) is willing to expedite a trip to inspect the 28 additional Thai chicken factories as the Thai side has sent a list of names if the Department of Livestock Development has filled out the documents for Sa. complete and welcomed Thailand to export slaughtered chicken into parts In addition to the whole chicken, go to Saudi as well. Saudi Arabia is willing to consider importing other types of meat such as beef and goat from Thailand and is willing to jointly invest in building a meat factory with Thai businessmen.
In the future, the Saudi FDA (SFDA) wishes to cooperate with the "Science Center". Halal, Chulalongkorn University To jointly study, research and develop quality Halal products. the next international standard The Ministry of Commerce will be the coordinating unit. results of negotiations with A major Saudi fertilizer company named SABIC and a Thai fertilizer importer. Able to import an additional 100,000 tons of fertilizer in August to prevent fertilizer shortages.
However, during 5-7 Sept. will travel to open a new market in Mongolia. to lay the groundwork for bringing income into the country in the future and will inform the details later