Bank of Thailand expects 3% economic growth in 2021

Bank of Thailand expects 3% economic growth in 2021 The Bank of Thailand has released its latest overview of the Thai economy, which it expects will grow more than 3 percent in 2021. Meanwhile, the latest report by the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) reported 2.4 percent growth in 2019, but has downgraded…

Thailand’s economy improved slightly in December 2019

Thailand’s economy improved slightly in December 2019 The Thai economy improved slightly in December 2019, but overall economic activity in the fourth quarter of 2019 continued to be on the decelerating trend. According to the latest Press Release on the Economic and Monetary Conditions for December and the fourth quarter of 2019 Bank of Thailand,…

Kasikorn Bank lowers 2019 GDP growth forecast to 3.1%

Kasikorn Bank lowers 2019 GDP growth forecast to 3.1%

Kasikorn Bank lowers 2019 GDP growth forecast to 3.1% Kasikorn Research Center (KResearch) has adjusted its expected GDP growth figure this year, lowering it from 3.7 to 3.1 percent, following Bank of Thailand lowering estimates from 3.8% to 3.3% Kasikorn Research Center (KResearch) has adjusted its expected GDP growth figure this year, lowering it from…

BOT eases jitters over currency

BOT eases jitters over currency

BOT eases jitters over currency THE chief of the central bank has sought to play down any concerns over the country’s potential inclusion on a US watch list for currency manipulation. Bank of Thailand (BOT) governor Veerathai Santiprabhob said there would be no concrete consequences if the US, as speculation suggests, is poised to add…

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Property firms turn to debentures to pay for new land

Property firms turn to debentures to pay for new land Debentures will be issued by listed property firms to help raise funds for land purchases totalling more than Bt100 billion this year. A recent survey by The Nation found most of the developers would turn to debentures to help support their business expansion in 2019. The move…