Thai central bank worried at larger economic impact after virus surge - The Nation Thailand

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The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has listed three concerns for economic recovery now that Thailand and other countries have been hit by a new surge of Covid-19 cases.

The fresh outbreak may disrupt the recovery more than calculated in the central bank’s December 20 assessment, Chayawadee Chai-Anant, senior director of the BOT’s economic and policy department, warned on Wednesday.

The central bank is watching closely to see whether the government can contain the outbreak, she said.

The second concern is that Thai exports may be hit hard by fresh lockdown restrictions imposed abroad, she warned.

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