TITLE

Country Risk Summary: THAILAND

PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jun2004, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has appealed for calm in Thailand's three Muslim-dominated southern provinces. The appeal follows the death of over 100 Muslim militants at the end of April in a clash with Thai security forces, after militants launched a series of attacks against Thai security positions. Inflation is expected to climb throughout this year, fuelled by rising oil prices, strong private consumption, and higher corporate investment due to increasing industrial capacity. Short-term economic risk rating has increased from 80.0% to 81.0% to take account of the improving economic outlook for the country.
ACCESSION #
13236006

 

Related Articles

  • Thailand: Violence In The South.  // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jun2004, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p1 

    Violence in Thailand's Muslim south escalated at the end of April when over 100 people were killed as militants staged a series of co-ordinated attacks on police stations and security posts. Attacks are a major setback for Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra whose reputation has been badly damaged...

  • Thailand Country Forecast.  // Political Risk Yearbook: Thailand Country Report;2007, p3 

    The article offers political and economic forecasts for Thailand. The forecasted real gross domestic product for years 2007 to 2011 is 4.5 percent while 3.2 percent for inflation for the same time line. According to the author, a political crisis was temporarily resolved with the removal of...

  • THAILAND. Thaksin Fever. Funston, John // Southeast Asian Affairs;2002, p305 

    Discusses the economic and political conditions of Thailand as of January 2002. Controversies facing Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra; Electoral fraud; Role of traditional politicians; Financial regulations imposed by the International Monetary Fund; Foreign policy.

  • Thailand's Financing for Development. Shinawatra, Thaksin // Presidents & Prime Ministers;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p20 

    Presents an excerpt from the remarks of Thailand's Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra at the International Conference on Financing for Development in Mexico on March 21, 2002, which deals with the efforts of Thailand to reform and strengthen the global economic system to enable the achievement of...

  • Thailand: Autonomy Not The Best Solution To The Southern Thailand Insurgency. Raj, Andrin // Journal of Counterterrorism & Homeland Security International;Summer2010, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p54 

    The article focuses on the disputes in Southern Thailand which were due to cultural and economic imperialism of the Thais. It mentions that the Pattani United Liberation Organization (PULO) and the Gerakan Mujahidin Islam Pattani (GMIP) decided to join their forces and incorporate the Pattani...

  • Country Risk Summary: THAILAND.  // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;May2003, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p2 

    This article overviews political, economic and business environment of Thailand as of May 2003. Veteran politician Banyat Bantadtan has replaced former Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai as head of Thailand's opposition Democratic Party.The party can now concentrate on winning support away from Prime...

  • THAILAND: RISK SUMMARY.  // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Nov2005, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p2 

    Presents news related to economic, business and political developments in Thailand. Information about the visit of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to the conflict-torn south amid escalating violence; Prediction by Thailand's central bank chief about the hike in interest rates; Establishment of...

  • Crackdown Not Addressing Underlying Issues.  // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jul2010, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p3 

    The article provides an overview on the political conditions in Thailand from 2010 and beyond. It cites the implications of the imposition of military powers by Prime Minister (PM) Abhisit Vejjajiva to repress the Red Shirt protestors, who are supporters of former PM Thaksin Shinawatra, such as...

  • Thailand: Shrugging Off Political Noise.  // Emerging Markets Monitor;3/6/2006, Vol. 11 Issue 45, p11 

    Assesses the economic and political conditions in Thailand as of March 3, 2006. Reaction of financial markets to the call of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to conduct a snap election for April 2; Market performance of the Thai baht; Economic growth of the country.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics