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Thai Panel Retains GDP Growth Forecast – Bangkok Post

The rapid spread of the Omicron Covid variant has caused concern but the panel believes the government will not reimpose harsh lockdown measures


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People wearing face masks shop for street food in Bangkok's Chinatown amid the spread of coronavirus. Photo: Reuters.

 

Thailand’s Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) has decided to maintain its gross domestic product growth forecast at 3-4.5%, the Bangkok Post reported.

The rapid spread of the Omicron Covid-19 variant recently caused concern over a possible new economic blow, but the JSCCIB believes the government will not reimpose harsh lockdown measures.

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George Russell is a freelance writer and editor based in Hong Kong who has lived in Asia since 1996. His work has been published in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, New York Post, Variety, Forbes and the South China Morning Post.

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