Euro 2024 football pushes direct and indirect spending to 87 billion baht

Bangkok, Center for Economic and Business Forecasting University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce Revealing the results of the Euro 2024 football survey, throughout one month there will be spending in the economy of 20,575 million baht, including spending outside the economy. Or from football betting, 67,044 million baht has a positive effect on the Thai economy because there are activities that affect the tourism industry. Food and entertainment Including spending outside the system While the retirement lottery project will help the general public to have access to savings, you must study the conditions. and the benefits of the people carefully Mr. Thanawat Phonwichai, President and Advisor to the Center for Economic and Business Forecasting University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce said that from a survey of the Economic and Business Forecasting Center of the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce. It is expected that during Euro 2024 there will be spending in the economy of 20,575 million baht, inclu ding spending outside the economy. Or from football betting, 67,044 million baht, when combined both inside and outside the system during Euro 2024, will create 87,620 million baht circulating in the Thai economy, an increase of 14%. As for spending behavior during the Euro football period. from sample groups throughout the country It was found that most would spend more than the previous euro. The activity with the highest spending was purchasing food and drinks, averaging approximately 3,700 baht per person, eating food and drinks at restaurants at approximately 4,497 baht per person, and purchasing football team souvenirs at 2,475 baht per person. This also found that football gambling behavior has increased. 35.6% of the sample said they would gamble on football. Most of the gambling is in cash. On average, they spend about 2,000 baht per match, or an average of 23,574 baht per person throughout the season. The top 3 teams that most Thai people cheer for are England, Germany and France. ??????? As for t he retirement lottery project, Mr. Thanawat Phonwichai sees it as another project that will really help Thai people save money. But you must study the conditions. and the benefits of the people carefully Including amendments to related laws Savings lottery It is about saving money to ensure that people have money when they retire. which is a good principle Incentivize people to save and have a chance to win prizes in each draw The savings still remain. The interest rate is not high. But we have to look at the detailed conditions from now on to see how it will come out. Currently, Thailand already has a savings lottery. Both the Government Savings Bank lottery Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives lottery or BAAC lottery, Government Housing Bank lottery or GH Bank, which does not corrupt the public in any way. Because it promotes saving as well. But in the details, we must carefully consider every aspect and every angle, both positive and negative. As for the concerns of government lottery distrib utors who are expected to take over the government lottery market, they view the retirement lottery project as a project that aims to get people to pay more attention to savings. This is a different purpose than buying government lottery tickets. Therefore, we are confident that it will not affect the sales of lottery tickets in each draw. Source: Thai News Agency