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Working hours will continue to skid as exports wane

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Average working hours for factories are unlikely to rise in the second quarter, with export prospects still bearish despite easing pressure on the baht. 

The National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) said signs point to continued cuts in private-sector working hours after they fell by 1.3 hours to 46.2 hours a week in the first quarter.

Manufacturing hours fell by 2.9, while construction and service hours fell by 0.6 each, according to an NESDB report.

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