The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) is under the Ministry of Commerce, Royal Thai Government.
DITP’s 4 main missions:
1) expand the markets for Thai products and services;
2) develop an added value for exported products and services;
3) provide related regulations and information on trade opportunities in Thailand;
4) enhance the potential of Thai manufacturers and exporters in the global market.
DITP supports the development of Thai exports abroad, including but not limited to vehicles, electronics, plastic, rubber, medical devices, mineral fuels, fruits, rice, seafood, and precious gemstones.
Thai Trade Center Budapest
The Office of Commercial Affairs, or Overseas Thai Trade Centers, under the supervision of the DITP, are located in 58 major cities worldwide to conduct bilateral trade and investment promotion activities.
Thai Trade Center Budapest, as part of Team Thailand at the Royal Thai Embassy, Budapest, was established in 1992 to be a one-stop business service center for Thailand and a regional representative office of DITP in South-Central Europe and Southeastern Europe. Its accredited countries include Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Montenegro, Romania, and Serbia.
Priorities of Thai Trade Center Budapest:
- Promoting exports from Thailand to the countries of accreditation
- Promoting investment in Thailand of foreign investors
- Supporting investments from Thailand in the countries of accreditation
Thai Trade Center Budapest as a One-Stop Business Center offers the following services for its esteemed business partners:
• Providing information about promising Thai industries, Thai products, and reliable Thai companies registered with the Thai Ministry of Commerce
• Respond to trade inquiries from Thai companies, with market analysis and business guidance in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Montenegro, Romania, and Serbia
• Assisting local companies in visiting international trade fairs in Thailand and joining business matching events
• Performing market research and networking (B2B meetings, online business matchings, and business conferences)
• Coordinating and facilitating business contacts
• Monitoring relevant trade policies abroad regarding bilateral trade and investment opportunities
• Participating in international trade promotion events and exhibitions