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THAIFEX – Virtual Trade Show (VTS), organised by the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) via, has received an outstanding order value of 2,682 million baht, with immediate orders of 191 million baht and projected orders of 2,491 million baht within 1 year. The 3rd edition of VTS in 2022 brought together 311 buyers in total, with 238 successfully business matchings with their target exhibitors.

"We have developed various features on the platform to be able to support the real-time virtual business matching for buyers all over the world, including China. The business matching sessions can be made in the form of Chat, Voice Calls, or Video Calls. With the Two Way Business Matching Request system, both the buyer and the seller can request business matching with their counterpart, resulting in a more fulfilled dimension of business matching. In addition, users can post their Buy/Sell need on the web board feature of the platform," says Mr Phusit Rattanakul Sereeruengsit, Director-General of the Department of International Trade Promotion.

THAIFEX – Virtual Trade Show (VTS) was launched by the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) for Thai business operators to showcase their products to global buyers. Exhibitors enjoyed a 24-hour virtual exhibition tour via with 360-degree product views, mimicking the physical exhibition booth experience. Participants were able to join virtual online business matching with top Thai suppliers through scheduled video meetings during the event days, and the search and chat functions will be available for 365-days for all participants. 

Here's a recap of 2022 THAIFEX – Virtual Trade Show (VTS):

Virtual - Online Business Matching (V-OBM):

*   311 Total Business Matchings
*   238 Successful Buyers and Exhibitors Business Matchings
*   Successful Business Matching by Region
    -   Asia: 224

    -   Europe, the Middle East and Africa: 44
    -   America: 43
Top 5 Countries with Highest Number of Business Matchings
    -   China, Hong Kong, Brunei, Vietnam and Argentina
*   Top 5 Attention-Grabbing Food Segments
    -   Fine Food, Dri