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$1bn trade deficit in August

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The Commerce Ministry has reported that in August exports fell by 6.95% and imports dropped by 8.78%. 

Commerce Minister Poom Sarapol said exports in August totalled $19.7 billion, a 6.95% decrease from the same period last year. Thailand imported goods and sevices worth $20.7 billion.

As a result, the country had a trade deficit of $1.02 billion for the month of August. 

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