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The coming great depression

Extreme and unprecedented lockdown measures continue in many countries as the coronavirus spreads across the world. Widespread closures and stay-home orders have paralysed activity and caused economic conditions to change dramatically. Source: Business

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Steel group files for outbreak support

Seven groups under the Thai Steel Industry Association filed a petition this week with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, calling on measures to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on the domestic steel industry. Source: Business

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B400bn necessary for rehabilitation

With exports and tourism likely to slow until early next year because of the coronavirus crisis, Thailand desperately needs to inject 400 billion baht worth of spending slated for economic and social rehabilitation by June, says Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak. Source: Business

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