Agricultural Cooperation Conference Held Between Thailand and China

 | Tue 8 May 2018 04:18 ICT

CityNews – Agricultural cooperation between Thailand and China maybe on the cards after a successful conference was held to discuss potential trade deals between the two countries.

On May 6, the Thai Agriculture Technology Promotion Association and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), Shandong Sub-council held a conference at Kantary Hills Chiang Mai to discuss options regarding a new cooperation agreement in agriculture between Thailand and Shandong, China.

Topics included export agreements for Thai agricultural products such as rice, fruits and rubber, and an investment from China in the form of advanced machinery from Shandong, for Thai farmers to use. There would also be a fully functioning service center in Thailand.

The population of Shandong is around 105 million people with GDP rate in 2017 of roughly 36 trillion baht.