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Thailand :, Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Thailand is recovering from a challenging year marked by natural disasters of historic magnitude. This 2012 Article IV Consultation highlights that positive signs of a recovery are already under way with sharp improvements seen in high frequency indicators since December 2011. Executive Directors have commended the Thai authorities for their policy response to last year’s floods, which propelled the strong recovery under way. Directors have also supported the authorities’ ambitious reform agenda aimed at promoting more inclusive growth
Table Of Contents
Cover; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; ECONOMIC CONTEXT; A. Macroeconomic Developments: Recovering from Negative Shocks; FIGURES; 1. Economy Hit by Shocks; B. Outlook: A V-shaped Recovery, Amidst Global Uncertainty; BOXES; 1. From Earthquake to Floods - A Challenging Year; POLICY CHALLENGES; A. Optimizing Fiscal Policy for Growth; 2. Public Finances; 2. The Cost of Subsidizing Diesel and Guaranteeing the Rice Price; 3. Economic and Fiscal Implications of Demographic Change; B. Supporting Stable Noninflationary Growth; 3. Balancing Inflationary Pressures; C. Managing Capital Flows
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non fiction
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1 online resource (75 p.)
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