Thai Growth Quickens on Local Demand, Reducing Rate-Cut Pressure

Thai Growth Quickens on Local Demand, Reducing Rate-Cut Pressure

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A woman carrying a parasol walks outside the Siam Center shopping mall in Bangkok. “Consumption and investment should continue to grow this year,” Benjarong Suwankiri, an economist at TMB Bank Pcl in Bangkok, said before the data release.