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TCC backs economic zone on Thai-Myanmar border

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Businesses have hailed the government's plan to develop a special economic zone on the Thai-Myanmar border, but they urged the government to promote investments in neighbouring countries more seriously. 

"The private sector hopes the Mae Sot special economic zone, which was initiated eight years ago, will materialise and be completed before the formation of the Asean Economic Community in 2016," said Prasert Juengkijrungroj, secretary-general of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC) for Tak province.

The mobile cabinet, which met in Uttaradit province on Monday, approved the proposal.

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