Fish sauce excluded from Thailand's proposed tax on salty foods

24.11.2019 - 00:04

Thailand's Excise Department and Public Health Ministry is considering a levy on salty foods in an attempt to tackle the sodium-rich diets of Thai citizens, and the health consequences. The director general of the Excise Department, Patchara Anuntasilpa says the tax would be calculated based on the amount of salt in a product, with the proposal being sent to Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana by the end of 2019.

(Politics, Bangkok)

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