Division director-general Auramon Supthaweethum made the remarks after attending the twenty second ASEAN Commerce Facilitation Joint Consultative Committee (ATF-JCC) by way of teleconference, native media reported.
She mentioned Thailand has requested further particulars from ASEAN members on utilizing commerce measures to make sure that the operation might be consistent with the settlement and facilitate Thai exporters.
“In 2021, ASEAN improved commerce facilitation and the typical rating elevated by 13 % in comparison with 2017,” Auramon was quoted as saying by the English-language newspaper The Nation.
“Thailand was ranked No. 2 in ASEAN commerce facilitation, behind Singapore.”
Based on Auramon, Thailand has cooperated with ASEAN on working beneath Non-Tariff Measures tips to take away commerce limitations within the area as properly.
In 2021, commerce between Thailand and ASEAN was price 110.79 billion USD, up 17.09 % 12 months on 12 months. Of the whole, Thailand’s exports accounted for 65.02 billion USD and 45.78 billion USD have been imports, up 17.24 % and 16.89 %, respectively.
Main exports included oil, gold, electrical circuits, vehicles, drinks, air-conditioners and vehicles, whereas main imports included oil, electrical energy, pure gasoline, voice recorders, digital parts, electrical circuits and coal.