BANGKOK, 7 April 2014 (NNT) – The World Bank has cut Thailand’s GDP growth forecast this year from 4.5 percent to 3 percent.
The World Bank’s new economic outlook report slashed its GDP growth forecast for the East Asian and Pacific regions to 7.1 percent, including a sharp downgrade for the Thai economy following months of political turmoil.
Nonetheless, Thailand is projected to grow 3 percent this year compared with 2.9 percent in 2013. However, it will face slowing domestic demand due to a protracted political crisis.
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