Consumer confidence down in August
- Published: 13 Sep 2013 at 16.30
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The Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) dropped in August to 79.3, from 80.3 in July, amid worries about the domestic and global economic slowdown.
The monthly index is based on interviews with 2,246 people in Bangkok and other provinces by the Economic and Business Forecasting Centre of the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce.
The centre reported on Friday that confidence in the overall economy went down in August to 69.5 points, from 70.6. Confidence in job opportunities dropped to 71.6 points from 72.4, and confidence in future income dropped to 96.7 points from 97.9.
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