Thai economy is like “patient in intensive care” – governor

Bank of Thailand
The Bank of Thailand
George Johnson

Thailand’s central bank extended debt moratorium measures for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), while the country faces major political unrest and the continuing effects of the pandemic.

Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput, the Bank of Thailand governor, recently compared the country’s economy to “a patient in intensive care unit”, in a speech on October 20. But Suthiwartnarueput did not mention its political crisis. He did say the central bank would have to preserve macroeconomic stability “to

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