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Thai economic growth slows to 2.8% in Q2, outlook dims on yuan fall

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Customers at a shopping centre in Bangkok. The main support for growth will likely come from government spending and the tourism sector, said research house Capital Economics.

Bangkok

THAILAND'S economy slowed in the second quarter, hit by weak domestic demand and exports, official data showed on Monday, with growth expected to be hampered by China's devaluation of the yuan.

Gross domestic product grew 2.8 per cent, compared to a year earlier, between