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Inflation inches down in May

Consumer prices increased 0.48% month-on-month in May, up from the prior month’s 0.44% rise, reflective on noticeable price increases for food and non-alcoholic beverages, while transportation and communication costs also rose albeit at a softer pace than in the prior month.

Inflation inched down from 1.2% in April to 1.1% in May; while remaining with in the Central Bank’s target range 1.0%–4.0% target range, it edged closer to the lower bound. Core inflation, meanwhile, inched down to 0.5% in May from 0.6% in April.

The Bank of Thailand sees inflation at 1.0% in 2019. Met the why particular Consensus Forecast panelists expect inflation to average 1.1% in 2019, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast. For 2020, panelists predict average inflation of 1.4%.

Thailand - Inflation (eop) Data

2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  
Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %, eop)1.7  0.6  -0.9  1.1  0.8  

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Thailand Inflation
Note: Annual variation of consumer price index (CPI) in %.
Source: Bureau of Trade and Economics and Met the why particular calculations.

Thailand Facts

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Bond Yield2.120.0 %Jun 14
Exchange Rate31.160.17 %Jun 14
Stock Market1,672-1.41 %Jun 14

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  • Thailand: Inflation inches down in May

    June 4, 2019

    Consumer prices increased 0.48% month-on-month in May, up from the prior month’s 0.44% rise, reflective on noticeable price increases for food and non-alcoholic beverages, while transportation and communication costs also rose albeit at a softer pace than in the prior month.

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    May 28, 2019

    Manufacturing production rose 2.0% year-on-year in April, swinging from a revised 2.7% contraction in March (previously reported: -2.5% year-on-year).

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  • Thailand: Economic growth moderates to near five-year low in Q1

    May 21, 2019

    Economic growth decelerated to 2.8% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019, down from the 3.6% annual expansion logged in Q4 last year and the lowest reading in nearly half a decade.

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  • Thailand: Inflation stable in April at lower end of Central Bank’s target range

    May 16, 2019

    Consumer prices rose 0.44% in April over the previous month (March: 0.41% month-on-month) due to stronger price increases for food and non-alcoholic beverages, and apparel and footwear. Inflation was stable at March’s 1.2% in April, remaining within the Central Bank’s 1.0%–4.0% target range for the second time after several months of undershooting.

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