GiFA AND METEC FORGING AHEAD IN SOUTHEAST ASIA As world economies look to an optimistic forecast with recorvery and bounce back on the horizon. GIFA Southeast Asia and METEC Southeast ASia will make their debut in Bangkok,Thailand to showcase comprehensive solutions for the supply chain for the metalworking and casting industry.
Against the backdrop of a revitalised steel industry and encouraging demand for foundry solutions and metallurgical technologies in Southeast Asia, the tow synergistitc exhibitions will be held concurrently with teh well-established - wire Southeast Asia and Tube Southeast Asia.
Powered by the globally recognised trade fairs under the "Bright World of Metals" series by Messe Düsseldorf, GIFA and METEC Southeast Asia is organized by Messe Düsseldorf Asia.
The international trade fair duo GIFA and METEC Southeast Asia is a trade fair for specialised foundry technologies in the region and the ideal platform for meetings and business for international buyers, application experts and decision-makers.
Exhibitors come from the neighboring states of Thailand such as Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Malaysia as well as from China, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Austria and the USA.
Against the background of a stable economic policy in Southeast Asia, Thailand has developed into the economic center of the ASEAN states. By 2020, more than 60 percent of investments in Southeast Asia will be made in the growing energy and transport sectors.
A proven concept offers both international and local companies an attractive platform: around 400 exhibitors from over 30 countries will benefit from the synergies with the parallel Tube Southeast Asia.
Economic Prospects of Thailand
In global comparison, Thailand is regarded as an up-and-coming emerging country with significant development potential in the long term. Inflation and unemployment are low; the national currency Baht is stable. In the ASEAN Confederation, the Kingdom benefits from its central location and the growing hub function of major export industries. New growth impulses are promised by 10 selected clusters with a regional focus on the Eastern Economic Corridor.
(Source: gtai, Germany Trade and Invest)
Inhabitants: 70,1 (2022 in Mio.) Business languages: Thai, English Currency: Thai Baht (THB)
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