The Nation Daily: 24 November 2023 | The Nation
- Thailand aims for a 1.65 trillion food export growth by 2024 - Shortage of labour in the service and construction sectors - Nursing Home emerged as a notable trend in real estate - Popular light and digital art festival returns to old town
In the first 9 months of 2023, Thailand's food exports yielded 1.16 trillion baht, poised to achieve the full-year target of 1.55 trillion baht. Currently ranked 12th globally, Thailand aims for 1.65 trillion next year.
Labour shortages have been a major problem this year, and Thailand is warned of a significant shortage of labour in the service and construction sectors, with demand for workers as high as 13 million people.
The nursing home real estate business is experiencing a growth rate of 15-30% per year and is projected to reach a value of 20 billion in the next 5 years.
Bangkok’s annual light and digital art festival “Awakening Bangkok 2023” returns for its 6th edition to the Pak Khlong Talat neighbourhood in Phra Nakhon district today and will run until Sunday, December 3.