July 2009
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jul2009, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p2
Country Report
The article discusses the political and economic risk and the business environment in Thailand. Price pressure remained subdued in May 2009 with the consumer price index recording a fifth consecutive year-on-year decline at -3.3%. The government proposed a controversial decrease in employers and employees' social security contributions from 5% to 3%. The government coalition partner Bhumjaithai Party endorsed a U.S. $2.0 billion bus leasing project.


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