Understanding the Business Landscape in Phuket

If you are looking to set up business or relocate to Phuket, then it is worth checking in with The Phuket Chamber of Commerce who supports all local commerce within Phuket province.

The Phuket Chamber of Commerce is located across from the Seng Ho bookstore in downtown Phuket. The Phuket Chamber of Commerce reports to the governor of Phuket and offers help to improve local business and to review product prices.

Phuket chamber of commerce has purpose of supporting any businesses for the benefit of trading industries, finance, and economics in Phuket for example:

  • Announcements of trading information
  • Collecting statistic researching about commerce and economics
  • Consulting and suggesting to members about commerce, industries, agriculture, finance, or economics and helping
  • Judging the trading argument
  • Product origin certification
  • Products exhibitions
  • Quality of products standardization
  • Supporting tourism industry

Cooperation with Government Sector

The Thai Chamber of Commerce acts a central organization to collect opinions and recommendations in solving and developing economy to the government and related authorities.

Provincial Economic Development

The Thai Chamber of Commerce had disseminated ideas and philosophy of the operation of the chamber of commerce institution to businessmen in the provincial area until there were provincial chamber of commerce established in all of the provinces in the country to be core private sectors that facilitate the coordination with the governmental sector to develop the locality. In addition, The Thai Chamber of Commerce of Commerce had established a Border Trading Committee, to promote a development of border trading and collaboration with neighboring countries around the border, to overcome any problems or obstacles as they may occur.

Cooperation and Promotion of Trade with Foreign Countries

The Thai Chamber of Commerce is a representative of the Thai private sector in facilitating and cooperating with governmental and private institutions in foreign countries. In addition, the Thai Chamber of Commerce has also formed the trade representatives to go out for contact and negotiation to expand commerce and investment channels aboard as well as to organize the meeting between the member and foreign trade representatives who visiting Thailand for business negotiation.


The Thai Chamber of Commerce has realized the importance of education. Therefore, it had established the College of Commerce in 1940 prior to world war II, and continuously developed until being recognised as a leading private educational institute of the country and being approved to change its status to University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce in 1984.

Coordination with other Boards

The Thai Chamber of Commerce has participated and coordinated with other Boards, both governmental and private sectors relating to the economic development of the country.

For more information, contact

Phuket Chamber of Commerce
Address: 1/1 Montree Road
Taladyai, Muang
Phuket 83000 Thailand
Tel: (66) 076.217.567
Fax: (66) 076.232.038
Cell: (66) 081.326.2506
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Khun Thamonpat Pinyo