Technical Assistance by SITS Lead Expert

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A 2-day SITS training course was delivered at the Ministry of Commerce offices for staff of MOC, Bank of Thailand and of the National Economic and Social Development Board in Thailand on 14 Р22 February 2017. The course focused on the conceptual framework and how best to implement the SITS requirements in Thailand. The mission also reviewed the sources and methods used to compile travel estimates. The Ministry of Tourism and Sports commission a private consultancy to undertake data collection and compilation of non-resident visitors to Thailand. Also  in addition, a 3-day mission to the Department of Statistics (DOS) in Malaysia between 20-22 February, was arranged and the objective was to complete a review of the DOS plans to compile a breakdown of exports and imports of services according to mode of supply.