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Thai SME companies scout opportunities in India

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Increase in air connectivity between and energised small and medium enterprises of the South East Asian country scouting for greater trade opportunities in

"A host of 30 Thai brands are participating in a five-day trade show in Kolkata in association with The Bengal Chamber. Such shows had also been held in West, North and South Indian cities," (commercial), Thai Embassy to India, Tharadol Thongrunang, said Tuesday.

Thongrunang said a delegation of 15-20 companies will visit the state after the Lok Sabha elections.

Thai low-cost airlines, and Thai Smile, are two new air carriers that connect the two countries following a bilateral agreement.

has launched its four-times-a-week operations between and while will fly scheduled BangkokKolkata route from March 31.

Indo-Thai bilateral trade is about USD 12 billion. While the trade balance is tilted toward the South East Asian country with USD 7 billion exports to

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First Published: Tue, March 12 2019. 21:00 IST