China News Service, Bangkok, February 21 (Reporter Li Yingmin) On the evening of the 20th local time, Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce Putan said in his speech at the establishment ceremony of the third council of the Shanghai Chamber of Commerce in Thailand and the 2024 New Year Party that Thailand Through exchanges, cooperation and mutual respect, China and Thailand have made Thailand-China relations closer.

Putan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce of Thailand, delivered a speech at the meeting. Photo by Ding Yi

  In his speech, Putan introduced the relevant situation of the team he led to participate in the 6th China International Import Expo held in Shanghai in November last year. He said that the CIIE provides Thai companies with a platform to cooperate with Chinese companies; China will further expand high-level opening up, which is an excellent opportunity for Thai products to enter the Chinese market.

  Putan said that Shanghai, as the most economically developed city in China, is important to Thailand in many aspects; Shanghai plays an important role in Thailand-China economic and trade cooperation, and he believes that cooperation between Thailand and Shanghai will expand in the future.

Liu Jingshi (right), counselor of the Chinese Embassy in Thailand, presented a heart-warming package to the Shanghai Chamber of Commerce in Thailand. Photo by Ding Yi

  Putan said that Thailand and China have continued to deepen cooperation in social, economic and cultural aspects, and have made the two countries more closely connected through exchanges, cooperation and mutual respect.

The third council of the Shanghai Chamber of Commerce in Thailand made a collective appearance. Photo by Ding Yi

  It is reported that the Thai Shanghai Chamber of Commerce was initiated and established by the Jiangzhe Association of Thailand with a century-old history. With Shanghainese residents in Thailand as the main body, the Chamber of Commerce has established an extensive business network to promote Sino-Thailand economic and trade cooperation and friendly relations. (over)