Cargo ships are loaded with containers as they are docked at the port near Chao Phraya river in Bangkok
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Thailand lowers 2013 growth forecast to 3%

Thailand's National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) has cut its full-year forecast for growth to 3% from an earlier estimate in the range of 3.8-4.3%.

The agency cited falling exports, as well as weaker domestic consumption for the revision.

Richard Jerram, chief economist for the Bank of Singapore, spoke about some of the challenges facing the Thai economy.

  • 18 Nov 2013
Go to next video: Thailand eyes rail infrastructure boost