Thai Q2 GDP growth seen cooling, weak private demand tempers export boost

  • Economy
  • Friday, 18 Aug 2017

BANGKOK: Thailand’s economic growth is expected to have cooled slightly in the second quarter, as public and private investment slowed, offsetting some of the boost from stronger exports and tourism.

Growth in South-East Asia’s second-largest economy has lagged its regional peers since the army seized power in 2014 to end months of political unrest.