Consumer mood at 9-month low in May on living costs, Ukraine war

Consumer mood at 9-month low in May on living costs, Ukraine war

Vegetables with clear price tags are available at Bang Kapi market in Bang Kapi district, Bangkok. (Photo: Varuth Hirunyatheb)
Vegetables with clear price tags are available at Bang Kapi market in Bang Kapi district, Bangkok. (Photo: Varuth Hirunyatheb)

Thai consumer confidence dropped for a fifth straight month in May, hitting a ninth-month low, due to worries over higher living costs and the impacts of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, a survey showed on Thursday.

The consumer index of the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce fell to 40.2 in May from 40.7 the previous month. 

 

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