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Four industries face hit from eurozone crisis

High reserves expected to ease export pinch

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Thailand is expected to be able to weather the eurozone crisis thanks to the treasury's 500 billion baht reserves, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong says. 

But the government will still need to take measures to curb an imminent rise in unemployment in the textile, electronic, jewellery and rubber industries, he said yesterday.

The assurance came after Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra chaired an economic ministers' meeting yesterday to discuss the eurozone crisis and its possible impact on Thailand.

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