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Thailand's Q2 growth rides on strong exports to beat forecast

Fastest growth in more than four years prompts government to raise forecasts

Thailand's GDP grew a seasonally adjusted 1.3 per cent in the June quarter from the first - faster than the one per cent forecast in a Reuters poll and matched the March quarter's pace.


THAILAND'S economy capped a solid performance for South-east Asia in the second quarter, growing at its fastest clip in over four years thanks to strong exports - a common denominator for many countries still struggling to boost private consumption despite ultra-low interest rates...

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