Ukraine became the largest supplier of grain to the Kingdom of Thailand and exported products worth more than $140 million in 2019, the press service of the Ukrainian Embassy in Thailand said.
The embassy said on its Facebook page that Ambassador of Ukraine to Thailand Andrii Beshta met with Director General of the Department of Trade Negotiations of the Ministry of Commerce of the Kingdom of Thailand Auramon Supthaweethum, during which the cooperation between the countries on trade and investment was discussed.
“Therefore, during the meeting, the parties discussed the implementation of the Trade Agreement signed in 2017 between the governments of Ukraine and Thailand, in particular, the importance of holding an inaugural meeting of the Joint Trade Commission and the Ukraine-Thailand Business Forum by the end of 2020,” the embassy said in the statement.
It is noted that Ukraine became the largest supplier of grain to Thailand and exported this type of product in the amount of more than $140 million over 2019. The total trade in goods and services between Ukraine and Thailand amounted to $570 million with a surplus of more than $116 million for Ukraine in 2019.