Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) and Thai Trade Center in Dubai will organise a business-to-business (B2B) meeting for Omani importers with their Thai counterparts at the OCCI premises tomorrow, a press release said.
The B2B meeting will offer major importers from the sultanate a unique and excellent opportunity to meet up with manufacturers and exporters of food products and cosmetics from Thailand.
“Last year the sultanate’s imports from Thailand reached RO216mn, an increase of 8.76 per cent from 2017. Food items were the third largest imported products after automotive and plastics pellet. Import of some items such as canned seafood and rice increased more than 170 per cent while fresh fruits increased 55 per cent,” said Panot Punyahotra, director of Thai Trade Center in Dubai.
During the business matching meeting, Omani importers can meet manufacturers and exporters of various high-quality products such as canned sardine, canned mackerel, canned tuna, potato chips, dry fruits, beverages, ready-to-eat canned products, preserved food products, soya bean oil and cosmetic items such as soap and herbal skincare products.