23 May 2018, Waratthapoom Buarapha, EMIS Editor
Thailand’s exports up for 14th straight month as a result of stronger shipments
On the other hand, data showed the value of imports has expanded to $20.22 billion in April, a 20.4% increase compared to the same period last year. As a result, Thailand has posted a trade deficit of $1.28 billion last month, the Bangkok Post noted.
Despite the trade deficit, the ministry has kept its export growth forecast at 8% for this year due to the recovery of the world economy and the rise in global oil prices.
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