Trade between Turkey and Thailand is much below its potential, Thai envoy to Ankara said Wednesday as she highlighted progress on finalizing a free trade agreement between the two nations. 

Speaking to Anadolu Agency ahead of the Thai National Day event to be held in Ankara on Thursday, Ambassador Phantipha Iamsudha Ekarohit said her “key mission” is to find the way of boosting trade relations and investment.

“We have had long relations with Turkey, but the economic cooperation has not been very intense,” she said, adding that $1.4 billion current trade volume is “still very small” compared to the

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