Southern Trade and Organic Fair 2012 is being held at Saphan Hin, Phuket during May 11th -17th.
On May 11th, Deputy Minister of Commerce Mrs Piramon Jarernpao presided over the opening of the Southern Trade and Organic Fair 2012. Surat Thani Director of Commercel, Mrs Yukuntorn Pongsupaponkit, commercial officials from 14 Southern provinces, and residents were also in attendance.
Mrs Yukuntorn said, “Southern Trade and Organic Fair 2012 is held to support those projects related to organic agriculture for tourism. The Government’s aim for holding this fair is to expand markets and to boost the economy. There are 250 booths, for example, Southern OTOP and SMEs booths, OPOP booths from Nakhon Pathom, Saraburi, and Mae Hong Son, and organic food booths.”
“Moreover, there are also traditional performances from each part of Thailand. The fair is open from 10AM-10PM while performances start at 6PM-9PM,” said Mrs Yukuntorn.