TITLE

Cautious Optimism, But External Uncertainty

PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Dec2006, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article presents information related to the economy of Thailand. The Bank of Thailand (BoT) increased its 2007 outlook to 4.5-5.5% and also expects domestic consumption to rise to 4.0- 5.0% in 2007, from a projected 3.3-4.3% in 2006. Exports surged by 14.5% year-on-year in September 2006, which has helped in widening the trade surplus to US$1.402bn. One of the BoT indicators, the private investment index, rose by 1.6% year-on-year.
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23274887

 

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