Sana’a hosts Thai exhibition [Archives:2005/826/Culture]

March 21 2005

The Capital City of Sana'a is hosting the Second Thai Exhibition during March 20-22, involving some 50 Thai companies looking for prospects of finding a market for Thai products in Yemen, said Omar al-Nihmi, Marketing Manager of Apollo International Exhibitions.

“The Thai exhibition is a true translation of the good Yemeni-Thai relationships and a sign of the improving economic ties as Thai products are readily purchased by Yemenis,” he added.

“The exhibition which is held in both Aden and Sana'a comes after the success of 2004 Exhibition and the lucrative deals between businessmen from both countries.”

The exhibition will feature products from the following industries: automobile spare parts – computer sets and accessories – electric devices – furniture – accessories – decorations – hospital appliances – leather products – stationary – construction materials – jewellery – foods and drinks – clothes and fabrics – gifts – health and beauty – household tools – pharmaceutical and laboratory equipment – chemicals

Al-Nihmi added that the exhibition is held in a response to the desire of Yemeni businessmen. Bilateral meetings are going to be held between Yemeni and Thai businessmen who will discuss the possibility of commercial exchange.

The exhibition is held for the second year under the supervision of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the General Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry, and the Aden and Capital Secretariat Commerce and Industry Chambers.

The City of Aden, the country's economic hub, hosted the Thai exhibition during March 15-17, 2005.