TITLE

Another Blow To The Thai Economy

PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Feb2010, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a forecast on the economic condition of Thailand for 2010. It predicts the continued suspension in the Map Ta Phut industrial estate's projects to undermine investor confidence in the country. It indicates that delays in resolving the suspension of projects will have a significant impact on investment and exports. Moreover, it estimates that the Bank of Thailand (BoT) will keep the benchmark repo rate at 1.25% throughout the first half of 2010.
ACCESSION #
47781895

 

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