Thailand: June exports hit record

23-07-2010 | |

Encouraged by the record-high $18.04 billion worth of exports in June, the Commerce Ministry has increased its export growth target this year to 19% from 14% earlier, according to minister Porntiva Nakasai.

Thailand exported $2.897 billion worth of farm products in June, up 33.3%, as the country continued to benefit from tariff reductions under the Asean Free Trade Area (Afta) pact.
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Thailand’s export growth in June was the highest in the region, followed by China at 43.9%, Taiwan 34.1%, South Korea 30.1%, Singapore 28.3%and Vietnam 26.7%.
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(Joyce Rainat)
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