Thailand is Switzerland’s 2nd largest trading partner

Thai Prime Minister at a formal gathering of Swiss and Thai business leaders. Yingluck Shinawatra said Switzerland is a major market for Thailand’s exports gems and jewelry, clothes and home decoration items, becoming Thailand’s second largest trading partner in Europe and the ninth in the world.

Yingluck’s European tour starts with Switzerland

Switzerland and Thailand have enjoyed close relations for more than 80 years. Thailand is home to Asia’s largest Swiss expatriate community and is a favorite destination for Swiss tourists. Recommended read: CNN iReport Switzerland is the first stop on Thai Prime Minister Yingluck’s trip through Europe, from where she will continue to Italy.  

Connecting Europe and Asia: Yingluck in Turkey

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has met with Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss trade and investment opportunities. Yingluck has assured Erdogan that Thailand would give its full support to the Turkey’s “New Silk Road” project aiming at connecting Europe and Asia. Both prime ministers spoke after having discussed with each other. PM Yingluck […]

Poland, Thailand Diversifing Trade and Investment

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk have pledged to step up cooperation between the two countries in all dimensions. Yingluck and Donald met in Warsaw, Poland, to discuss cooperation guidelines particularly in the establishment of bilateral mechanisms to promote economy, military affairs and private sectors’ cooperation. The two parties also […]

Thai PM’s Poland and Turkey Plans

BANGKOK, 1 July 2013 (NNT) – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is scheduled to visit Poland and Turkey from July 3-5 in a bid to open new markets for Thai exports. The Thai premier’s three-day official visit follows invitations from the Polish and Turkish governments. Yingluck will hold bilateral talks with her Polish counterpart Donald Tusk […]