June 2005
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jun2005, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p2
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The article presents political and economic profile of Thailand as of June 2005. A conference organized by the World Health Organization on last year's Indian Ocean tsunami has been held in Thailand. The conference, held over three days, discussed how well the region responded to the disaster, and how lives could be saved in the event of another tsunami. Economic conditions in Thailand improved in March, according to the latest press release on economic and monetary conditions from the Bank of Thailand. According to the report there was an expansion in the Private Investment Index, while imports and exports both have accelerated. The U.S. International Trade Commission has voted to review a decision that allows penalty tariffs to be imposed on shrimp imports.


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