© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man stands outside his apartment as people who have tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) wait for paperwork to be processed by authorities before they are sent to a hospital, in Bangkok, Thailand May 17, 2021. REUTERS/Soe Z
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s economy is expected to grow 3.0% to 3.5% this year, a slight improvement from a previous forecast of 2.75% to 3.5%, helped by a pickup in the vital tourism sector, a leading joint business group said on Wednesday.
The number of foreign tourists is expected at 9 to 10 million this year, according to the group, which has representatives drawn from industry, banking and commerce