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The 63rd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair opens with aplomb

21 february 2019

Her Royal Highness Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana presided over the opening of the 63rd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair, held by the Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce at Royal Jubilee Ballroom, IMPACT, Muang Thong Thani. With over 20,000 visitors expected to visit the 63rd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair, the event is held on February 20 to 24, 2019 at Challenger Halls 1-3, IMPACT, Muang Thong Thani. 

Image credit: Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair

HRH Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana chaired the opening ceremony of the 63rd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair, with Ms Chutima Boonyaprapatsorn, Deputy Commerce Minister, Mr Boonyarit Kalayanamit, Permanent Secretary of Commerce, Ms Banjongjitt Angsusingh, Director-General of the Department of International Trade Promotion and other government officials in attendance. 
Ms Chutima Boonyaprapatsorn, Deputy Commerce Minister revealed that, “The gems and jewelry industry in Thailand is key to the country’s economy.To reinforce Thailand’s position as a world hub of gems and jewelry manufacturing and trading (Jewelry Hub), the Ministry of Commerce focuses on developing the competitiveness and marketing for this industry by carrying out communications campaigns to promote the image of the industry to be recognized among buyers, importers, as well as increase the awareness of consumers with projects such as the Buy with Confidence campaign by the Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) or GIT, along with the promotion of the industry image in overseas markets through the “Thailand’s Magic Hands: The Spirit of Jewelry Making” by the Department of International Trade Promotion."
Ms. Banjongjitt Angsusingh, Director-General of the Department of International Trade Promotion said that, “The 63rd Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair, held under the theme of “Thailand’s Magic Hands: The Spirit of Jewelry Making”, aims to honor Thai craftsmanship in creating exquisite jewelry pieces to meet the needs of international consumers. At the event, over 900 exhibitors from manufacturers, distributors, to exporters from Thailand, Hong Kong, Japan, China, India, Israel, Italy, and ASEAN countries are displaying their products and services in an area of over 2,000 booths.”

Aruna Gaitonde, Editor in Chief of the Asian Bureau, Rough & Polished