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TDRI keen on Vietnam, Myanmar

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Thai manufacturers should be more proactive in tapping opportunities in Myanmar and Vietnam, says the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI). 

President Somkiat Tangkitvanich said Myanmar offers low labour costs and high workforce productivity plus inexpensive raw materials and a good location for exporting commodities.

But the once-isolated nation must overcome weaknesses such as meagre infrastructure, power shortages, political instability and dubious law enforcement.

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