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BANGKOK(NNT) – The COVID-19 outbreak still affects the income of many in the community. The Department of Internal Trade (DIT), Ministry of Commerce, has therefore provided a platform for the display and sale of products from the Thamma Khakhai Village Project to help community enterprises and stimulate the local economy.

The DIT has selected products that show the identity of each community enterprise such as Karen woven fabric, mud cloth, water hyacinth basketry, silverware, Thai porcelain with designs in five colors, frozen food, organic rice, tea and coffee. There are also demonstrations of how to create various types of handicraft including woven cloth, silverware and Thai porcelain with five colored patterns.

Mr Wichai Phochanakit, DIT Director-General, said that there are currently community enterprises in 25 villages in four regions participating in the project, with five villages new this year. “Villages made for trading” amounted to 25 villages from four regions, increasing from the last year by five villages. People are invited to buy quality selected products of the Thamma Khakhai Village Project to support community enterprises and take part in strengthening the local economy. The event continues until September 14 at Central Plaza Pinklao.

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