Cotton Day 2017

On Friday, September 8, CottonUSA showcased new cotton technologies through a display of one of America’s most iconic fashion symbols—denim jeans—at Renaissance Rajaprasong Hotel. As part of the 9th consecutive “Cotton Day” celebration, DCM Peter Haymond joined Cotton Council International (CCI) and the Thai textile and garment industry for an exhibition of innovative cotton fabrics ...
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Blue Diamond Launches “Almond Breeze”, Dairy-Free Milk Made from California Almonds

On June 28, 2017, Mr. Paul Welcher, Agricultural Attaché of U.S. Department of Agriculture joined Blue Diamond Growers, a U.S. almond-growing agricultural cooperative based in Sacramento, California, at their launch event for Blue Diamond Almond Breeze in Thailand. Blue Diamond Almond Breeze, is a healthy dairy-free alternative to milk which is now available in 7-11s ...
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U.S. ASEAN Business Council (USABC) Meets with Prime Minister

Ambassador Glyn Davies led a delegation of nearly three dozen corporate members of the U.S. ASEAN Business Council (USABC) to a meeting with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. Also present were Deputy Prime Minister of Economic Affairs Somkid Jatusripitak; Minister Suvit Maesinsee; the Ministers of Finance, Foreign Affairs, Transportation, Digital Economy and Society, Energy, Commerce, Public ...
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World Intellectual Property Day Panel Discussions – Innovation: Improving Lives

The U.S. Embassy celebrated “World Intellectual Property Day” on April 26 with an engaging panel discussion  in Bangkok featuring Thai inventors, and representatives from the government, private sector, and the United Nations centered around this year’s theme – “Innovation: Improving Lives.” In his opening remarks, Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Haymond emphasized the importance of ...
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Assistant U.S. Trade Representative (AUSTR) Barbara Weisel in Bangkok

Assistant U.S. Trade Representative (AUSTR) Barbara Weisel led a delegation of USTR and U.S. Department of Commerce officials to Bangkok March 29-April 3 for a series of meetings focused on expanding U.S. trade in Thailand and the ASEAN region. During the U.S.-ASEAN meeting on March 30, AUSTR Weisel outlined the Trump Administration’s trade agenda and ...
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Ambassador Davies visited Seagate Technology

On May 11, Ambassador Davies and an embassy team visited Seagate Technology, located in Samutprakran, to support the U.S.-Thai business relationship. As a leader of hard-disk drives and storage solutions, Seagate Technology – Thailand employs over 16,000 Thais. During his tour of the facility, the Ambassador had a chance to learn more about Seagate’s operations ...
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Ambassador Davies visits U.S. Law Firm Tilleke & Gibbins

On May 9, Ambassador Glyn Davies visited U.S. law firm Tilleke & Gibbins where they toured the firm’s Museum of Counterfeit Goods. Located in Bangkok, the museum houses a collection pirated goods, including clothing, cosmetics, food products, drugs, copyrighted works, electrical devices, and miscellaneous products. The tour concluded with a viewing of Tilleke & Gibbins’ ...
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