MPI rises 6.6% in January to reach 10-month high

Thailand’s Manufacturing Production Index (MPI) increased by 6.6% from December last year to reach 99.8 points in January, the highest level in 10 months, thanks to more business activity, driven by an uptick in tourism.

However, the January MPI decreased by 4.35% year-on-year due to the global economic slowdown and the impact of the Russia-Ukraine war, said the Office of Industrial Economics (OIE).

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Bangkok Post Reporter