Economic And Political Crisis Converging

May 2009
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;May2009, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p1
Country Report
The article presents the economic and political outlook in Thailand through 2009. According to the view of Business Monitor International (BMI), the country's forecasted dim in the export sector and the lingering political tensions are the key hindrances to a faster economic recovery. BMI expects a 2.5% real gross domestic product (GDP) contraction in 2009 while the political conflict will unlikely to disappear in the country.


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