Thailand is Facing Multiple Growth Headwinds

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Ongoing political uncertainty, exports slump, rising household debt and a lack of reform momentum are now increasingly seen as likely to undermine Thailand's economic growth.  More...

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By Bahar Karaman On Friday, June 26th, 2015
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Thai Exports down 5% in May, for Five Consecutive month

Thai exports continued to contract in May, dropping 5% year-on-year and bringing the contraction in the 5-month period to 4.2%.  More...

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By Zhang Fang On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Thailand Central Bank Revises Growth Projection Down to 3%

Thailand's central bank has revised its projections for several key indicators, including GDP growth for 2015, indicating it has become more pessimistic about the country's economic outlook.  More...

By Bahar Karaman On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
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Thailand Holds Interest Rate After Two Consecutive Cuts

The Bank of Thailand held its one-day bond repurchase rate at 1.5 percent, with monetary policy committee members voting unanimously in favor.  More...

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By Daniel Lorenzzo On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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World Bank sets Thailand’s growth forecast to 3.5%

Thailand’s economic growth rate (GDP) for the whole year in 2015 will be 3.5 percent compared to last year’s 0.9 percent, according to the latest forecast of the World Bank.  More...

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By Boris Sullivan On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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Bank of Thailand lowers economic growth at 3.8%

The Bank of Thailand has readjusted its projection for economic growth to below 3.8% as a result of faltering exports, slow and fragile recovery of Thai economy.  More...

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By Aishwarya Gupta On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Thai Exports shrink for the fourth consecutive month

Thai exports for the month of April shrank 1.7 % for the fourth consecutive month bringing the year to date export slide for four months  to 4 %, according to the latest figures from the Commerce Ministry.  More...

By Boris Sullivan On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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Thailand’s GDP Growth Forecast cut to 3-4%

The Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board stated that the downward revision was mainly from the drop in export values following the falling global oil and farm prices.  More...