Economic momentum sustained regardless of February holidays, says central bank | Bangkok Post: business

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Holidays slowed February economy

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Fewer working days resulted in a slowdown in imports, exports and manufacturing in February, the Bank of Thailand reported on Friday. 

Even so, the economic growth momentum in February was sustained if the holidays factor was excluded, building on January's momentum, Mathee Supapongse, the central bank's senior director for monetary policy, said.

Exports and imports shrank 4.6% and 8.9 % respectively in February, compared to the same period last year.

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