On December 27, 2018 within the framework of the visit to Bangkok to take part in the 7th Session of the Joint Russia-Thai Commission on Bilateral Cooperation H.E. Mr. Denis Manturov, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation had meetings with H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand and H.E. Mr. Uttama Savanayana, Minister of Industry of the Kingdom of Thailand.
During the meetings both sides discussed further expansion of trade and economic cooperation and industrial interaction. They commended practical outcomes of cooperation in aircraft industry, energy and transportation. Agriculture, as well as using Russian integrated IT-solutions in cyber security and smart cities in Thailand were named as promising spheres.
The head of the Russian delegation stressed an importance of extending direct interbank relations and use local currencies for mutual trade settlement more active.