Inflationary Pressures Wane, But Risks Remain
- Bank Of Thailand Acts On Inflation. // Emerging Markets Monitor;6/13/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p7
Reports on the measures taken by the Bank of Thailand to counteract inflation. Overview of the economic condition in Thailand as of June 2005; Factors that contributed to the country's reduced tourism inflows; Alternative ways considered by the government to address the issue.
- Interest Rate Normalisation Back On Agenda. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Feb2011, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p3
The article reports on the economic condition and forecast for Thailand for 2011. It states that the decision of the Bank of Thailand (BoT) to hike its policy rate by 25 basis points from 1.75 percent to two percent in December 2010 is due to concerns over the current increase in money supply...
- Loose Monetary Policy To Persist. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Dec2009, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p3
The article reports that the Bank of Thailand (BoT) is expected to maintain a loose monetary policy to bolster the economic recovery of Thailand through H110. It states that the low interest rates lead to greater investment and private spending, while providing lower financing costs. Moreover,...
- Economic Structure and Context: Monetary System. // Thailand Country Monitor;Jan2012, p17
The article presents the economic structure for the monetary system of Thailand which discusses the role of the Bank of Thailand (BOT), the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) bailout program and relationship between money supply and output growth.
- Inflation: Outlook. // Thailand Country Monitor;Feb2012, p8
The article provides information on the inflation outlook in Thailand for 2016 based on the increase in consumer prices by 3.8 percent in 2012.
- Baht Market Convergence Will Be Gradual. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Feb2008, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p3
The article reports on the plan of the Bank of Thailand (BoT) to gradually remove capital controls because it reduced the limit on foreign currency holdings in December 2007. However, BoT assistant governor Suchada Kirakul stated that domestic demand would still be fragile to lift all the...
- Rates Steady; Too Soon To Cut. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;May2008, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p3
The article presents an economic outlook for Thailand. It relates that despite the probability that the Bank of Thailand will keep its benchmark one-day repo rate at 3.25%, the weaker global economy will trigger a 75 basis points rate cuts by the end of 2008. Moreover, it adds that the higher...
- Outlook and Assumptions: Outlook. // Thailand Country Monitor;Jan2012, p3
The article presents an economic outlook for Thailand in 2012. It forecasts that the December 2011 gross domestic product (GDP) has further downgraded to 1.3% and expects to bounceback in 2012 due to economic expansion driven by tremendous reconstruction needs. It notes that the recovery in...
- Economic Policy: Monetary Policy - Recent Developments. // Thailand Country Monitor;Jan2012, p13
The article presents developments related to economic and monetary policy for Thailand in 2009-2011. One development refers to the move of the Bank of Thailand (BoT) which cut its policy interest rate by 25 basis point due to the impact of severe flood. Another notes to the monetary tightening...