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Delayed Government nomination to weigh on economy in 2nd half

the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) forecasts that delaying in the government establishment will affect the expenditure budget for the year 2020.

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JSCCIB: lengthy time taken to form new govt affects economy in 2nd half of 2019

Bangkok, 6 June 2019 (NNT) – As for the economic situation, the meeting of the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) forecasts that the delay in the government establishment will affect the expenditure budget for the year 2020.

The contracted exports will also affect the economy in the second half of the year. Therefore the JSCCIB will review the overview of the Thai economy this year the next month.

The meeting of the JSCCIB, therefore, prepares to revise the Thai economic forecast this year next month after the end of the second quarter when the political situation should be clearer.

The likely prolonged trade war problem because the United States may raise tariffs on Chinese products which could affect the export this year, and there is still a political factor from the delayed establishment of a government which will affect the preparation of the annual expenditure budget 2020.

Mr. Predee Daochai, Chairman of the Thai Bankers’ Association (TBA)

Mr. Suphan Mongkholsuthee, Chairman of the Federation of Thai Industries, added that the JSCCIB has prepared a private sector’ economic development proposal for a new government in economic development and also requires the Joint Public-Private Sector Consultative Committee to meet every six months in order to promptly solve problems.

He has urged the new government to roll out tax-oriented stimulus measures to boost the country’s economy. He said the new government should also continue pushing megaprojects which have already been started.

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