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Do you feel better?

Re: "Ministry targets 5% export growth this year", Business, February 1.

The Commerce Ministry expects Thai overseas shipments this year to grow by 5 per cent, despite the potential for the political unrest to hit some industries, after last year saw the first export contraction since 2009.

This sounds like good news. It makes me feel better. Wait a minute, I remember Kittirat telling us "white lies" to make us feel better and this is an announcement just before an election. A coincidence surely. If it was complained that it affected voting it might tarnish any victory ceremony.

Richard Bowler

Bangkok


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