A bank employee sorts Thai baht notes in Bangkok. Photo: Reuters

Thailand’s tourism industry gets jitters after currency surges, visitor numbers from China fall

  • Chinese tourists account for more than a quarter of all foreign visitors, but their numbers were down by 5 per cent in the first six months of the year
  • At the same time, over the past year the Thai baht has appreciated 12 per cent against China’s yuan – dissuading those who are price-sensitive
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A bank employee sorts Thai baht notes in Bangkok. Photo: Reuters
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