Foreign Trade Partners Admire “Thailand’s Magic Hands”
The 63rd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair held under the theme of “Thailand’s Magic Hands: the Spirit of Jewelry Making” on February 20 to 24, 2019 at Challenger Halls 1-3, IMPACT, Muang Thong Thani experienced great success, with sales generated at the event totaling more than 2 billion baht(63 million USD).
Buyers and visitors from overseas appreciated the intricate craftsmanship of Thai jewelry as well as the high quality of jewelry production which has led Thailand to be recognized worldwide as one of the world’s gems and jewelry hubs. Exhibitors at the fair met Thai and foreign buyers which offered them more opportunities to establish new networks and seek trade partners.
The 63rd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair welcomed over 14,000 visitors from 118 countries from around the world, with the number of foreign visitors up 5.4 percent from the same period of last year. Trade generated at the event was nearly 2.1 billion baht (66 million USD), with immediate sales worth 700 million baht (22 million USD), up 85.2 percent compared to the Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair held in February 2018, while public days saw sales of approximately 360 million baht (11.4 million USD). Products with the highest value of trade at the fair were gemstones, fine jewelry, silver jewelry, machinery, and gold jewelry, respectively.
The 64thBangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair will be held from September 10 to 14, 2019 at Challenger Halls 1-3, IMPACT Muang Thong Thani.
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by Alessandro Scalvini