Consumer confidence index continues to drop
The consumer confidence index continued to drop for the
sixth consecutive month in June upon concern over the fuel price rise and a
spate of violence in the southern provinces, according to a top economic
forecaster. Thanawat Polvichai, director of the University of Chamber of
Commerce’s Economic and Business Forecasting Center, disclosed that the
confidence indices on the overall economy, employment opportunities, and
future incomes declined to 98, 93.5, and 110 respectively from the previous
month. It resulted in the consumer confidence index falling to 100.6 in June
from 102.5 in May.
participants receive training
Homeowners in Thailand who open up their homes for
tourist accommodation have been given help to set up, improve and
standardize their businesses.
The Faculty of Social Science and Humanities at Mahidol
University and the Ministry of Tourism and Sport’s Office of Tourism
Development held a training course on Thai home-stays at the Park Hotel,
Chiang Mai on July 14-15.
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