A stall sells Thai products (Source: VNA)
 
Bangkok (NNT/VNA) - Thailand's Ministry of Commerce has registered more than 100 products for Geographical Indication (GI), representingg over four billion baht in commercial value, following the Prime Minister’s policy to create value-added local products. 

Permanent Secretary for Commerce Chutima Boonyaprapat said that the Department of Intellectual Property is organizing an event to celebrate Thailand’s success in having 103 products from 67 provinces registered for GI, creating more than four billion baht in commercial value. The event will discuss the history of Geographical Indication and give out awards to outstanding GI products. 

GI Market 2019 will be held on April 1 - 7 at Central Bangna. More than 60 stores of selected GI products from various communities across the nation will be included in the market. The public would be able to support local products, which can help drive the growth of the grassroots economy.–NNT/VNA