Exports seen up 3-4% this year, but strong baht weighs -shippers

Thailand’s exports are expected to grow by 3% to 4% this year as the global economy recovers, but a stubbornly strong baht currency remains a worry, the shippers’ council said on Tuesday.

Exports, a key driver of growth, could perform better than expected on vaccine developments and if the government provides more support, Ghanyapad Tantipipatpong, chairwoman of the Thai National Shippers’ Council, told a briefing.

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