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Thailand Growth Weakest Since 2014 as Trade War, Baht Bite

  • Pace expected to pick up ahead, but may need more stimulus
  • Export forecast cut to contraction as global picture darkens
Bangkok, Thailand.

Bangkok, Thailand.

Photographer: Nicolas Axelrod/Bloomberg
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Thailand’s economy grew at the slowest pace in almost five years in the second quarter as exports and tourism were buffeted by U.S.-China trade tensions and a strong local currency.