Prime Minister thanks economic team for working hard to stimulate Thai economy


BANGKOK, 11 September 2015 – Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has expressed his gratitude to his economic team and all related parties for their efforts in stimulating the economy. 

The Prime Minister today chaired a meeting of the SMEs Promotion Committee at the Government House, during which he thanked the government’s economic team for their hard work and urged all to implement economic policies in unity and with swift action.

Gen Prayut said the  has started to show preliminary signs of recovery. He added that SMEs are vital to the country’s economy and therefore the government must make sure that they are well supported, particularly with extended cash flow.

There are currently 2.7 million SMEs in the country, but only 700,000 of that number are listed in the government’s assistance database.