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Statement on election cheered by industry

People walk past campaign posters along Tanao Road in Bangkok ahead of the general election expected on May 7. (Photo: Apichart Jinakul)

Business leaders and stock market analysts welcomed the premier’s statement vowing to dissolve parliament next month ahead of an election likely to take place on May 7.

The announcement provides more clarity on a potential general election date that was widely anticipated. Party campaigning should benefit the Thai economy, said the pundits.

“It is good to hear a clear declaration by the government on the general election,” said Sanan Angubolkul, chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce.

This will enable both politicians and the business sector to prepare for election processes, while the…

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