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UPDATE 1-Thai domestic car sales suffer first fall in 2-1/2 years in June

Jul 18 2019

BANGKOK, July 18 Thailand's domestic car sales declined for the first time in 30 months in June, as finance firms used stricter lending criteria after the central bank moved to talk down a surge in auto loans amid concern about high household debt.

UPDATE 1-Thai c.bank takes aim at capital inflows as baht climbs

Jul 12 2019

* Reduces outstanding balance limit in non-resident baht accounts

New Thai cabinet eases uncertainty, but doubts persist over economy

Jul 11 2019

BANGKOK The appointment of Thailand's new cabinet dispels some political uncertainty, but doubts remain over its ability to spur long-term growth in an economy that lags regional peers, analysts said on Thursday.

New Thai cabinet eases uncertainty, but doubts persist over economy

Jul 11 2019

BANGKOK, July 11 The appointment of Thailand's new cabinet dispels some political uncertainty, but doubts remain over its ability to spur long-term growth in an economy that lags regional peers, analysts said on Thursday.

Thailand's cooling car sales may shift economy into lower gear

Jul 10 2019

BANGKOK Efforts by Thailand's central bank to talk down a spike in auto loans amid wider concerns about household debt have sent a chill across the country's car dealers, which are struggling to source finance for new customers.

Thai central bank seen holding key rate despite flagging growth: Reuters poll

Jun 24 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's central bank is expected to keep its benchmark policy rate steady on Wednesday for a fourth straight meeting, a Reuters poll showed, despite slowing growth and the way many Asian central banks have shifted toward easing policy.

Economic woes face Thailand's junta chief turned civilian PM

Jun 06 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's junta chief-turned-civilian prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha faces a tough task in reviving a faltering economy and sinking investor confidence - the same problems as when he seized power in a military coup five years ago.

Economic woes face Thailand's junta chief turned civilian PM

Jun 06 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's junta chief-turned-civilian prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha faces a tough task in reviving a faltering economy and sinking investor confidence - the same problems as when he seized power in a military coup five years ago.

Thailand first-quarter GDP growth slows to weakest in over four years, outlook murky

May 21 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's economy grew at its slowest pace in more than four years in the first quarter, and by less than expected, hurt by a drop in exports and public investment.

Thai first-quarter GDP growth year-on-year seen at lowest in nearly four years as exports sag: Reuters poll

May 17 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's economic growth likely picked up in January-March from the previous three months but the annual pace likely was the weakest for any quarter in almost four years, a Reuters poll showed.

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