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Govt extols B2 trillion plan merit

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The government's 2-trillion-baht infrastructure investment plan could drag Thailand out of the "middle-income trap" within a decade, a Finance Ministry think-tank says. 

Kanit: ‘Per capita income will rise’

Speaking at a forum during the government-sponsored Thailand 2020 Exhibition, Kanit Sangsupan, director of the Fiscal Policy Research Institute, said the investment plan would raise annual per capita income from US$5,600 (166,000 baht) to $10,000 within 10 years.

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