TITLE

THAILAND: RISH SUMMARY

PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Aug2006, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the economic conditions in Thailand. The 2006/2007 budget bill would be delayed due to domestic political problems. The Bank of Thailand announces Thailand's slowing Consumer Price Index growth to fall into monetary tightening. Thai and U.S. have agreed to resume their talks on free trade agreement.
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21557416

 

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