No quick fix in sight for anaemic Thai economy

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If the ongoing anti-government protests in Thailand do eventually result in the dissolution of parliament and fresh elections, analysts expect further delays to public investment and further uncertainty.
OCTOBER 19, 2020 - 5:50 AM

Bangkok

THAILAND'S economy is heading for a contraction of between 8 and 10 per cent this year, and with mounting political unrest, dim export prospects and a reluctance to reopen borders out of fear of a Covid-19 resurgence, the prospects for a speedy recovery in 2021 look dim.

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