Money Expo at Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport attracted 70,000 people from
around the North interested in investment opportunities, loans and credit
The 11th Chiang Mai Money
Expo was held at Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport on November 18 - 20, 2016
and according to the Chairman of the event, Santi Wiriyarungsarit, more than
13 billion baht exchanged hands in various financial transactions including
home loans, and other investment services.
Applications for home loans reached 8.8
billion baht in value this year while people also bought mutual funds, life
insurance, and other investment and savings products. More than 70,000
people attended the event and attended booths from banks, insurance
agencies, loan and investment firms. Lenders were offering great deals on
home loans and refinancing as well as loans for SMEs which reached 2.3
Investment in savings products such as
life insurance and bank insurance came in third with 740 million baht in
investment, while mutual funds hit 460 million baht.
Other financial services were offered such as
credit card applications with 7,000 applications of 600 million baht credit
This was one
of the best performing Money Expos held according to the Chair who said the
applications for home loans were at a record high.