The Government Housing Bank (GH Bank) has generated 1.49 billion THB in net profit for the first quarter of 2010 out of the year-round target of 5.27 billion THB.
According to GH Bank President Khan Prachuabmoh, the bank enjoyed total credit extension of 25.59 billion THB in the first quarter of this year as the net profit amounted to 1.49 billion THB. The bank saw 550 billion THB in deposits while its non-performing loan (NPL) stood at 8.92%, a decrease from 10.51%.
The GH Bank’s high profit and healthy credit extension resulted from the government's tax reduction policy to assist the property sector.
Thailand’s economic growth expected to return to 2019 levels in mid-2023
Although the economy would recover next year, the recovery is still substantially below potential level resulting in a large output loss and could affect Thailand’s potential economic growth in the future with the economy expected to return to 2019 levels in mid-2023.
The Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), one of Thailand’s largest commercial banks, said in its latest economic outlook report that the country’s economy may wait until the second semester of 2023 to return to 2019 growth levels.(more…)
S&P maintains Thailand’s credit rating at BBB+ with stable outlook
Standard and Poor’s (S&P) maintained Thailand’s credit rating at BBB+ . The global rating firm expects the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) to grow at 1.1% this year, with a more optimistic growth at 3.6% per year from 2022 to 2024.
Standard and Poor’s (S&P) maintained Thailand’s credit rating at BBB+ . The global rating firm expects the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) to grow at 1.1% this year, with a more optimistic growth at 3.6% per year from 2022 to 2024.(more…)
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