Industry Ministry to organize new event to help consumers


BANGKOK, 24 May 2012  – The Industry Ministry is set to organize another special event to help shoulder consumers’ burden as the cost of living is still on a rise. 

Industry Minister M.R. Phongsawat Svastiwat said on Wednesday that the ministry is preparing to organize the “Outlet” project,

aimed at helping ease the impact of rising cost of living during June 2nd and 4th.

M.R. Phongsawat stated that the event, held at the Industry Ministry, will feature a broad range of products, which will be shipped directly from the factories and sold at lower-than-market prices.

He added that Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will also visit the event on June 4th.

The Industry Minister also said that a similar initiative will be organized in other provinces on a later day.