Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has reiterated her concerns about the surging baht saying that the government will work quickly to ease the impacts of the currency's rise on the private sector.
The premier was responding to Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) chairman Payungsak Chartsuthipol, who met her at Government House yesterday. He asked Ms Yingluck to act urgently to deal with the baht's appreciation.
She said the government will assign agencies to consider the FTI's requests, while the government has implemented various policies to stabilise the currency including speeding up investment, promoting baht borrowing, and setting a requirement for state enterprises to pay foreign debts ahead of schedule.
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