BANGKOK, 06 July 2019 (NNT) - Thailand’s e-Commerce sector has continued to grow rapidly, with the overall e-commerce figure in 2018 reaching 3 trillion baht. The Department of Business Development has now brought in global e-Commerce experts to help coach Thai businesses on digital marketing.
The Department of Business Development’s (DBD) Director General revealed that the online e-commerce sector has been growing at a rapid rate, with 2018’s figure placing the value of Thailand’s total e-commerce businesses at about 3 trillion baht, while the government has been pushing for continuous development of the sector, especially SMEs, to fully adapt to digital marketing and provide products and services which meet customers’ needs, shortening and simplifying delivery and transactions, and offer more options to customers.
The DBD has held a mobile e-Commerce fair at IMPACT Exhibition Center, Nonthaburi, to help community enterprises and SMEs gain more knowledge of online marketing, with global e-commerce experts from companies such as Alibaba, eBay, Lazada, and Shopee, providing knowledge for Thai businesses, such as online shop formats, product photography, product description writing, and providing consultations on logistics cost cutting, while minimizing delivery time.
The Mobile e-Commerce Fair will be held four more times across Thailand throughout July-September 2019, specifically in Chiang Mai, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Khon Kaen, and Songkhla. For more information, please visit www.dbd.go.th, or the kongdeetourthai page on Facebook.