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Few Map Ta Phut layoffs expected

Unemployment is not expected to rise as a result of continuing delays at industrial projects in Rayong’s Map Ta Phut area, despite the situation’s heavy impact on investor confidence. Sethaput Suthiwart-Narueput, an executive vice-president and chief economist of Siam Commercial Bank, said the suspension of 65 industrial projects in the area would not affect the country’s employment as only a few workers were employed at the affected projects. the Map Ta Phut case would harm investor confidence.

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