Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Thailand to revamp image of Thai silk to raise export value
Thailand to revamp image of Thai silk to raise export value
Feb '11
The Commerce Ministry of Thailand has initiated a project to revamp the image of the Thai silk in the global market so as to improve the value propositions of the Thai silk and also to raise its export value.

The Department of Intellectual Property and the Queen Sirikit Department of Sericulture have jointly undertaken the project for upgrading and establishing the exclusivity of the Thai silk and thereby to raise its demand in the local as well as global markets.

The organizations would pick up one hundred specimens of Thailand's best Mud Mee silk and compile the same in the form of a book giving detailed description for each of the variety.

The country last year exported silk and silk products worth Bt683 million that is about US $22 million.

The US, with Bt207 million that is $6.7 million worth of imports stood the largest importer of silk products from Thailand, last year, while Japan too accounted for Bt90 million that is $2.9 million worth of imports followed by UK with Bt56.49 million that is $1.8 million.

Further, other countries like Hong Kong, France, Italy, Singapore, Belgium and Canada are also included in the list of countries importing Thai silk and thus there are wider scopes for development by expanding the market for Thai silk and silk products.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Ghana makes tax stamp compulsory on imported textiles

Textiles | On 27th May 2018

Ghana makes tax stamp compulsory on imported textiles

To curb illegal imports, Ghanaian authorities will put a tax stamp on ...

Courtesy: Vishal Mega Mart

Apparel/Garments | On 27th May 2018

Partners Group, Kedaara Capital taking over VMM

Partners Group, a private markets investment manager, and Kedaara...

Courtesy: Deckers

Apparel/Garments | On 27th May 2018

Deckers Brands sales soar 8.4% in Q4FY18

Deckers Brands, a global leader in designing, marketing and...

Interviews View All

Victor Chao

‘In future, clothing boundary lines will become increasingly blurred.’

Kamlesh Vaghela
RK Textiles

Very few machinery manufacturers have R&D units

Saket Garg
Garg Corporation

The biggest challenge is lack of skilled workforce and competition from...

Hardik Sanghvi

Idealin Fogging Systems has been engaged in designing and manufacturing...

Apurva Kothari

No Nasties was the first fashion brand in India to make 100 per cent...

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries adapts latest systems for manufacturing from designing...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Priya Somaiya
Usha Social Services

The Usha Silai label from Usha International is all set for a retail...

Adriano Goldschmied
AG Jeans

The hype around 'designer jeans' was created by him. And the new wave of...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies


Leave your Comments

May 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category

Related Categories:

Advanced Search