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10m register for purchase co-payment

The scheme aims to increase consumer spending in this quarter and can be available at participating stores nationwide. (Photo by Assawin Pakkawan)

The half-half co-payment scheme has registered 10 million people, with total accumulative spending tallied at 1.3 billion baht.

The half-half co-payment scheme will subsidise registered individuals who make purchases at small shops, with the government subsidising 50% of receipts.

The government will pay for half of food, drink and general goods purchases totalling up to 150 baht per person per day, capped at 3,000 baht per person for the duration of the scheme.

The scheme has been rolled out for 10 million participants only.

Registration was launched on Oct 16. The scheme is part of the government’s plan to offer 30 billion baht in cash handouts to 10 million…

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