A proposed waiver on import duties on luxury products could encourage Thais to buy the expensive items at home instead of flying abroad for them, says the Fiscal Policy Office (FPO).
As well, it would promote the country as a shopping paradise.
"Thais are among the world's biggest shoppers, ranking fifth. The Chinese are the top shoppers," said deputy director-general Lavaron Sangsnit, referring to tax-refund statistics from Switzerland's Global Blue.
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