June 2008
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jun2008, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p2
Country Report
The article summarizes the political and economic risks of Thailand in 2008. Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej has visited the insurgency-ridden far South, along with the top military officials and police. Finance Minister Surapong Suebwonglee has showed interest about stagflation, but equally highlighted that the government sees economic growth as a top priority. The Finance Ministry may cut corporate and income taxes under a proposed five-year tax restructuring programme.


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