Time For Tightening

August 2008
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Aug2008, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p3
Country Report
The article provides an overview of the economic condition of Thailand. The inflation data for June 2008 provides cause for comfort with consumer price inflation, which forced to a decade high of 8.9% year-on-year. Moreover, it notes that core inflation staked above the Bank of Thailand's (BoT) targeted 3.5% capital, which attributed to the government's decision to allow producers to mark up prices of non-food daily products.


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