Baht Market Convergence Will Be Gradual
- Thailand: Baht Strength -- Assessing The Potential For Intervention. // Emerging Markets Monitor;9/20/2010, Vol. 16 Issue 24, p11
This article predicts the economic impact of the appreciation of the Thai baht against the U.S. dollar in 2010. Business Monitor International Ltd. (BMI) expresses concerns over the effect of the appreciation on the capital markets and the country's competitiveness. BMI notes the possible move...
- Executive Summary. Allsopp, Stuart; Anderson, Kathryn // Thailand Business Forecast Report;Q2 2012, Issue 2, p5
The article offers information on the economic condition of Thailand in which political uncertainties have led in depressed foreign direct investment in the economy.
- Economic Policy: Monetary Policy - Recent Developments. // Thailand Country Monitor;Feb2012, p12
The article discusses the monetary policy in Thailand in 2011. The Bank of Thailand (BoT) cuts the policy interest rates to 3.25 percent due to the flood damage on November. Due to accelerated inflation, monetary tightening increases at the beginning of 2011. An overview of the impact of global...
- Economic Structure and Context: Monetary System. // Thailand Country Monitor;Jan2012, p17
The article presents the economic structure for the monetary system of Thailand which discusses the role of the Bank of Thailand (BOT), the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) bailout program and relationship between money supply and output growth.
- Bank Of Thailand Acts On Inflation. // Emerging Markets Monitor;6/13/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p7
Reports on the measures taken by the Bank of Thailand to counteract inflation. Overview of the economic condition in Thailand as of June 2005; Factors that contributed to the country's reduced tourism inflows; Alternative ways considered by the government to address the issue.
- chapter 4: Business Environment. // Thailand Business Forecast Report;2006 3rd Quarter, p29
The article examines the business conditions in Thailand. The country is in the process of forging free-trade agreement with the U.S. government in an effort to attract foreign investors and to improve its foreign trade. Sectors that are enjoying growth include petrochemicals, the automobile...
- BOOMING ALONG THE BACKWATER. Barnes, William // Accountancy;May96, Vol. 117 Issue 1233, p30
The article focuses on the remarkable economic growth of Thailand. According to the data provided by World Bank, the country is forecasted to become the world's eighth biggest economy by 2020. The author expects that the economic growth will attract foreign investors to the country. It boasts a...
- Rates Steady; Too Soon To Cut. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;May2008, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p3
The article presents an economic outlook for Thailand. It relates that despite the probability that the Bank of Thailand will keep its benchmark one-day repo rate at 3.25%, the weaker global economy will trigger a 75 basis points rate cuts by the end of 2008. Moreover, it adds that the higher...
- Inflationary Pressures Wane, But Risks Remain. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Sep2011, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p3
The article reports that the Bank of Thailand (BoT) increased its benchmark policy rate by 25 basis points to 3.25% in July 2011 from 3.00% in June and is expected to remain at 3.25% throughout the year. It states that producer price inflation kept on cooling in June, which it believes should...