KResearch : Thai economy near recession

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Thailand’s leading private “think tank” Kasikorn Research Center or KResearch says the country’s economy is on the verge of recession, blaming the prolonged political turmoil as main reason.  More...

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By Olivier Languepin On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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ADB sees Asia growth at 6.2%, but Thailand below 3%

Developing Asia will extend its steady economic growth in 2014 as higher demand from recovering advanced economies will be dampened somewhat by moderating growth in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), says a More...

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By Boris Sullivan On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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The Bank of Thailand cuts GDP growth to 2.7%

 The Bank of Thailand has slashed GDP growth figures to only 2.7 for the country and it is expected that a further reduction will happen unless a new government comes into power.  More...

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By Olivier Languepin On Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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Political mayhem could pull down GDP growth close to nil

Thailand’s gross domestic product (GDP) will possibly contract this year if the formation of a new government is delayed, according to CIMB Thai Bank.  More...

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By Olivier Languepin On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
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World Bank projects Thailand’s GDP growth at 4% for 2014

As the global economic recovery gain strength, real GDP is projected to expand by around 4% in 2014. Exports of goods are likely to grow by around 6% after contracting last year, and private investment by around More...

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By Boris Sullivan On Friday, February 7th, 2014
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Political deadlock still shadows economy

Ongoing anti-government protest which started since November last year, has cast shadow over the country’s economy with forecast this year at just 2.4%  More...

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By Oxford Business Group On Saturday, January 25th, 2014
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Thailand Year in Review : Coping with Unrest and Adversity

Over the past 12 months Thailand’s economy has come under growing pressure, with political unrest combining with falling industrial output and weakening exports to slow development and cool investor confidence. More...

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By Boris Sullivan On Friday, January 17th, 2014
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Political woes could dampen Thailand’s growth

The overall cost of the ongoing political crisis in Bangkok remains hard to quantify, but several agencies have warned against possible negative impact on the country’s growth for next year.  More...