Kittiratt: Budget delay hurts economy
- Published: 26 Sep 2013 at 15.35
- Online news:
Any delay in passing and implementing the 2014 fiscal budget bill will affect economic growth in the fourth quarter of the year, Finance Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong said on Thursday.
The Constitution Court on Wednesday accepted for consideration a petition filed by a group of MPs and senators asking that it rule on the constitutionality of the 2014 Budget Bill.
“If the 2014 fiscal budget cannot be used to stimulate the economy from Oct 1 onward, as planned, it will affect economic growth. It will be unfortunate for the country,” he said.
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