Further Rate Cut Expected

October 2007
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Oct2007, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p1
Country Report
Country Report
The article focuses on the evaluation of Thailand's economy which shows the weakening of domestic demands due to low inflation rate. According to the article, the economy accelerated by 4.4% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2007 due to a strong growth in the export sector. As a result of the crisis, a 25 basis point reduction in interest rate is expected. Details on various investments in the export sector are discussed.


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