Thailand saw export growth of 8% in the first half to Asean markets with a total value of US$28.625 billion (900 billion baht), with Malaysia the leader followed by Indonesia and Singapore.
Poom Sarapol, deputy commerce minister, said exports to Malaysia in the first half totalled $6.218 billion, up 2.7% year-on-year, while the largest expansion was to Cambodia at 46% or $1.95 billion.
The country exported $5.69 billion to Indonesia, up 11% y-o-y, while shipments to Singapore registered at $5.576 billion, up 1.8%. Shipments to the Philippines hit $2.437 billion, up 11%, while Myanmar reached $1.546 billion, up 15%.
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