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August 2017: Thailand Economic Monitor-
Digital Transformation

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Sections in this edition:

- Recent Economic Developments (.p6)
- Outlook for 2017 (.p20)
- Policy Watch (.p22)
- Reaching the Digital Frontier (.p29)

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December 2016: Thailand Economic Monitor-
Services as a New Driver of Growth

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Sections in this edition:

-Recent Economic developments (.p4)
-Services as a new driver of growth (.p9)

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June 2016: Thailand Economic Monitor-
Aging Society and Economy

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Sections in this edition:

-Macroeconomic developments and outlook (.p9)
-Thailand: Pushing Mega Projects Through Fiscal Bottlenecks (.p23)
- How Could Thailand’s State-Owned Enterprises be Governed?(.p43)
- Promoting Healthy and Productive Aging in Thailand (.p48)

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June 2015: Thailand Economic Monitor- Quality Education for All

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Sections in this edition:

- Raising the quality of education for all will help increase the skills and productivity of the labor force
- Almost 1/3 of Thai 15-year-old students are “functionally illiterate.” 

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February 2014: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p. 3)
Selected issue notes

-  Recovery in the Global Environment and Implications for Thailand (p.11)
-  Economic Impact of the Current and Recent Political Unrests in Thailand (p.13)
-  Bt2 Trillion Public Transport and Logistics Infrastructure Investment Program (p.15)
-  Improving Implementation Effectiveness in Public Investment Projects in Thailand (p.17)

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December 2012: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p. 6)
Selected issue notes
- Policy Watch (p.19)
- Paddy Pledging Program (p.19)
- Minimum Wage in Thailand: An Evaluation of the Impacts on Wage Workers (p.23)
- Skills for Growth and Equity in Thailand (p.26)
- Improving Lives of Poor and Vulnerable through Targeting and Universal Approaches (p.31)

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April 2011: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p. 5)
Selected issue notes 
- Impact of the Tohoku Earthquake in Japan on the Thai Economy (p.10)
- Thailand‘s Economic Performance in Regional Context (p.12)
- A More Detailed Look at Export Price Changes (p.21)
- The Port of Dawei (p.28)
- Regional Inflation Developments (p.37)

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June 2010: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p. 5)
Selected issue notes - Potential Impact of the Escalation of Political Crisis on the Thai Economy (p.6)
- Supply Chains in the Electrical and Electronics (E&E) Sectors (p.12)
- Chinese Import Demand from Thailand Looking Forward (p.23)
- Will a More Competitive Vietnamese Dong Hurt Thai Exports? (p.30)

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November 2009: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p. 5)
Selected issue notes 
- Implementation of Structural Reforms (p.54)

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June 2009: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p. 4)
Selected issue notes 
- Implementation of Reforms (p.47)

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December 2008: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p. 5)

Selected issue notes  
- Implementation of Reforms (p.46)

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April 2008: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p. 5)
Selected issue notes
- Relaxing Capital Outflows Restrictions in Thailand (p.10)
- The National Industrial Productivity Master Plan and Its Implementation (p.40)
- Major Progress on Thailand’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) (p.46)
- Changes under the new Civil Servants Act (p.48)

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November 2007: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p. 5)
Selected issue notes 
- The Potential Impacts of the JTEPA on Thailand’s Exports to Japan (p.19)
- What is a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) (p.33)
- Major progress on Thailand’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) (p.42)
- The amendments of the State Enterprise Corporatization Act, the Public Debt Management Act, the Private Participation in Public Works Act, the Public Procurement Royal Decree, and the Civil Servant Act – (p.44)

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April 2007: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p. 9)
Selected issue notes
-  The Baht’s Appreciation and Implications (p.12)
-  Investment Plans and Policies for the Energy and Transport Sectors (p.31)
-  Details of the Financial Acts approved in the past six months (p.42)
- Progress on Thailand’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) (p.45)
- Improving Thailand’s Public Procurement System (p.47)

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November 2006: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p. 8)
Selected issue notes
-  Thailand’s High Oil Intensity (p.12)
- Price Control in Thailand and Its Impact on Firm’s Productivity (p.13)
- International Experience of Biofuel Adoption (p.18)
- Identifying Thailand’s Poor Using Poverty Maps (p.23)
-Thailand’s Long-Delayed Secured Transactions Act (p.56)
-Progress on Thailand’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) (p.59)

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April 2006: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p. 7)
Selected issue notes 
- Thailand’s Recovery from Crisis(p.2)
- Inflation Trend (p.8)
- Development of Renewable Energy and Biofuels in Thailand (p.11)
- Thailand’s Public Debt (p.12)
- Thailand’s External Debt (p.14)

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November 2005: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.5)
Selected issue notes 
- Impact of Oil Price on Inflation and Growth (p.9)
- Thailand Northeast Economic Development Report (p.11)
- Thailand’s Current Account and Impacts (p.28)
- Government’s Policy Measures for Private Sector Provision and Use of More Skills Development and Educational Services (p.42)
- Key Findings from the Thailand Corporate Governance Report on Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) (p.47)
- Progress on Thailand’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) (p.49)

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April 2005: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.5)
- Impact of World Oil Price Rise and Increase in Retail Diesel Price Ceiling (p.6)
- Impact of Oil Price Rise on Thai Oil Imports (p.7)
- Thailand’s Poverty Line (p.10)
- Thai Household Access to Credit (p.22)
- Challenges in Implementing Mega-projects in Thailand (p.30)
- Progress on Thailand’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) (p.42)

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November 2004: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.5)

- Impact of the Oil Price Rise (p.6)
- Household Debt in Thailand (p.19)
- Is a Property Bubble on Its Way? (p.22)
- Critical Elements of Infrastructure Development (p.30)
- Efforts to Improve Thailand Competitiveness (p.36)
- Progress on Thailand’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) (p.42)

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April 2004: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.5 )
- Impact of the Avian Flu (p.6)
- The Poverty Registration Program (p.9)
- Working with Publicly Disseminated Financial Institution Loan Statistics (p.21)
- Key Features of Bank Loan Growth after the Crisis (p.24)
- Gaps in Enterprise Statistics in Thailand (p.31)

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October 2003: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.5 )

- Implementation of Structural Reforms (p.21)
- Financial and Corporate Reform and Restructuring (p.23)
- Reforms to Improve the Business Climate (p.34)
- Recent Trade Reforms (p.36)
-  Fiscal Policy and Public Sector Reforms (p.37)

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May 2003: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.3)

- Implementation of Structural Reforms (p.17)
- Financial and Corporate Reform and Restructuring (p.17)
- Reforms to Improve the Business Climate (p.25)

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May 2002: Positioning for a Susitainable Recovery

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.13)

- Thai economy seems to have turned around (p.14)
- What is the Village Fund? (p.24)
- Categories of contingent liabilities in Thailand (p.26)
- Thai Asset Management Corporation (TAMC) (p.36)
- Medium term strategy for the financial sector (p.41)

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July 2001: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.3)

- Measures to Stimulate the Capital Market (p.21)
- Why corporate restructuring continues to be slow? (p.25)
- Premium for Good Corporate Governance (p.27)
- Corporate Governance Reform in Thailand-Challenges ahead (p.28)
- Lessons of Experience on National Holding Company (p.30)

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December 2000: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.4)

-  Poverty and inequity in Thailand, before and after crisis (p.5)
-  Working to bring women "out of silence" (p.10)
-  Corporate restructuring outlook: A selected analysis (p.35)
-  Progress on the accounting and auditing reform in Thailand (p.37)

 

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June 2000: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.5)

- Net foreign direct investment in Thailand (p.15)
- Landmark insolvency decision: TPI case (p.35)

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February 2000: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.5)

- Insolvency Law Reform: A Review (p.19)
- Thailand: Implementation of the Business Competition Act (p.27)
- The National Decentralization Act and Committee (p.30)

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October 1999: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.2)

- Key Constraints to Business (p.17)
- The New Constitution and Its Implication for Public Sector Management Reform (p.27)
- Progress on Some of the Organic Laws Mandated by The 1997 Constitution (p.28)

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June 1999: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.2)

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May 1999: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.2)

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April 1999: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.2)

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March 1999: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.2)

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February 1999: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.2)

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January 1999: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.2)

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December 1998: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.2)

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November 1998: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.2)

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October 1998: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.2)

 

February 1999: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.2)

February 1999: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.2)

December 1998: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.2)

December 1998: Thailand Economic Monitor

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Sections in this edition:

Recent economic development and outlook (p.2)

December 2012: Thailand Economic Monitor

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December 2012: Thailand Economic Monitor

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