Economy to grow more than 1% this year

The economy is expected to grow by more than 1% this year, helped by improved exports and government measures as well as a gradual recovery in tourism, Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said on Wednesday.

The economy suffered a 6.1% economic slump last year, with the vital tourism sector still struggling. Thailand will reopen to vaccinated visitors from 45 countries from Nov 1. 

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