Thai economy still seen growing 3% this year – Finance Minister

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Thai finance minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith poses before an interview with Reuters in Bangkok

BANGKOK – Thailand’s economy is still expected to grow 3% this year, driven by exports, despite global uncertainty, the finance minister said on Monday.

However, shipments may see more impacts from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine late in the year, Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said at an agreement signing to support exporters.

(Reporting by Orathai Sriring, Kitiphong Thaichareon and Satawasin Staporncharnchai; Editing by Martin Petty)

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