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Economic ministers to meet next Monday for economic and tourism ‘Council of War’

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The council of economic ministers will meet next Monday, on October 7 in Bangkok, to discuss the current economic and tourism situation. Kobsak Pootrakool, the deputy secretary-general to the PM for political affairs, says the meeting will confront obstacles facing the country’s tourism industry.

“The ministers will also discuss the country’s export situation”.

The Nation reports that the Commerce Ministry will present the latest export report to the meeting as well as the measures to boost exports for the rest of 2019.

He added that the council wants to tackle all problems in the tourism sector, which is entering the high season. He said that all issues are up for discussion.

“The meeting will also focus on Thailand’s gross domestic product this year and meeting the target of 3%”.

The next council meetings, scheduled for October 16 and November 1, will discuss ways to help small and medium-sized enterprises survive the economic difficulties and “creative economy” issues.

SOURCE: The Nation

 

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