Ambassador received a courtesy call by the Vice Governor of Tokushima


On 8 September 2023, Mr. ITO Daisuke, Vice Governor of Tokushima Prefecture, paid a courtesy call on H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, to seek support for the export of Sudachi to Thailand. Sudachi is a kind of citrus fruit similar to lime and is a famous fruit of Tokushima. The main targeted customers are Japanese restaurants in Thailand, which are over 5,000 in number.

The Ambassador is pleased to support the export of Tokushima’s Sudachi to Thailand. He also mentioned the challenges of importing and exporting citrus fruits, and the fact that Thailand imports a large amount of fruits from Japan. Both sides also exchanged views on the food culture of Thailand and Japan.

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