A pedestiran walks through Bangkok during peak hour. Photo: AFP

Thailand has Asia’s gloomiest economic forecast as tourism and exports hit hard by coronavirus

  • Gross domestic product is forecast to contract 8.1 per cent this year, according to the Bank of Thailand. That would be Thailand’s biggest ever decline
  • Efforts to promote domestic tourism won’t offset the tremendous losses to this critical industry, which last year made up about one-fifth of Thailand’s economy
Topic |   Thailand
A pedestiran walks through Bangkok during peak hour. Photo: AFP
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