Trade Promotion Organization in Asia (Member Organizations)


Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP)

The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) is a government organization that performs its role as the main promoter of Thai exports.

There are four missions, namely to:
1) expand the markets for Thai products and services;
2) develop and create added value for exported products and services;
3) provide trade information; and
4) enhance the potential of Thai exporters in the world market.

The next task now on the drawing board is the all-out commitment to make the DITP Asia's leading trade promotion agency, in order to help foster Thailand's international trade and prepare the Thai industries for the rapidly-changing global environment.
Main Activities
  • Increase the competitiveness of Thai entrepreneurs, particularly small-and , medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the global market place
  • Promote the development of products and services on the basis of value-added production, brand creation, innovation, and environmental-friendly creativity in line with global trade trends in the new economic age
  • Promote and develop trade channels in new markets and establish friendly trade alliance
  • Support logistics development of reduce costs for Thai exporters
  • Maintain share of matured markets and expand trade in emerging markets, by utilizing benefits gained from free-trade agreements (FTAs), and ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)
  • Support human resource development and improvement in the field of international trade information systems

Information of Organization

Name Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP)
Status Government Organization
Date of Foundation 1952
HQ Address 44/100 Nonthaburi 1 Rd., Bangkrasor, Muang, Nonthaburi, 11000, Thailand
Tel: +66-2-507-7999   Fax: +66-2-547-5657 to 8
Upper Organization Ministry of Commerce – Royal Thai Government
Office Domestic : 6 (including HQ)
Abroad : 61
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Basic Information

Country/Region Thailand
Area
(sq km)
513,120
Population (millions) 67.09 (July 2012 est.)
Capital Bangkok
Language Thai
Religion Buddhism (94.6%), Muslim (4.6%), Christian (0.7%), Others (0.1%)

Useful Link

logo linkDITP Official English Site 
linkThai Trade Fair 
International Trade Fairs organized by DITP : In line with its mission to penetrate new markets and expand trade channels for qualified entrepreneurs, DITP has proactively been organizing marketing promotional activities both at home and around the world. Organizing trade fairs is one of our core activities. The DITP has long been organizing international trade fairs in Thailand, providing manufacturers and exporters with a chance to promote Thai products and services that are on the radar of foreign buyers.
linkOverseas Trade Fair 
Participation in International Trade Fairs overseas (organized by trade fair organizers from other countries): The DITP also participates in over one hundred international trade fairs a year, in order to open up opportunities for Thai exporters to meet and negotiate directly with foreign buyers and secure new clients.
linkThailand Trade Exhibitions/Shows 
Thailand trade exhibitions/shows, organized overseas, consist entirely of Thai products and services. They are designed to introduce Thai products and services to countries that are considered new, emerging or dynamic.
linkThailand Official B2B E-Marketplace 
Thailand B2B E-Marketplace : In order to enable entrepreneurs, especially SMEs, to promote their products and services to potential buyers around the world at a lower cost, the DITP officially launched Thailand's B2B E-Marketplace through "thaitrade.com" on September 1, 2011. Under this project, members have been receiving training on online trading, techniques and E-Commerce marketing tools.