U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Enhances Economic Partnerships During Bangkok Visit

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Enhances Economic Partnerships During Bangkok Visit

March 13, Bangkok - During a series of business engagements, Gina Raimondo, the 40th U.S. Secretary of Commerce, engaged with distinguished members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (AMCHAM) to foster economic ties between the United States (US) and Thailand.

Secretary Raimondo spoke with AMCHAM President Ornkanya (Mook) Pibuldham of Bank of America in a fireside armchair chat. Secretary Raimondo emphasized Thailand's pivotal role as a trade partner and underscored the US' commitment to amplifying collaboration in the region.

AMCHAM President Ornkanya remarked, "Our dialogue centered around forging synergies that not only boost trade but also stimulate technological advancements and sustainable growth." AMCHAM represents over 650 member companies; the attendees included business executives from diverse sectors such as automotive, energy, digital technology, manufacturing, banking and finance, and more. The event was also attended by U.S. Ambassador to Thailand Robert Godec, members of President Biden's Export Council, and senior U.S. Department of Commerce officials.

Secretary Raimondo is in Thailand with the President Biden’s Export Council. The meetings aim to provide a platform to explore avenues for expanding US-Thai commercial relations, with Secretary Raimondo expressing her appreciation for the partnership between the two countries.


The American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (AMCHAM) is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization. With 3,000 members representing over 650 American, Thai, and other international companies, AMCHAM is the leading international business association in Thailand. Member companies have cumulatively invested over 78 billion US dollars in Thailand and provide more than 500,000 local jobs.

If you would like to learn more about AMCHAM, please visit: www.amchamthailand.com or contact Varsha Wadhwani, AMCHAM Communications Specialist, at e-mail varsha@amchamthailand.com.

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