SME export aid measures en route

The Industry Ministry has planned further measures to raise the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises in the export market, says Industry Minister Uttama Savanayana. He said the ministry is working with related government agencies to draft stimulus packages that will help cut costs and increase SME exports, yielding more revenue from overseas markets. The government also wants to encourage Thai SMEs to rely more on e-commerce to help increase their export channels. “This year, we want to see concrete success for Thai SMEs in terms of competitiveness. The prime minister also assigned us to figure out more measures to improve SMEs businesses, encouraging them to export more, especially to ASEAN members and the CLMV countries,” said Mr Uttama, referring to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.

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