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BoT: Thailand not at risk from taper

Low inflation, jobless rate cushion impacts

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Thailand's economy can withstand a downdraft from the tapering of quantitative easing (QE) in the US, finds a new report from the Bank of Thailand. 

The report entitled International Spillovers of the Implementation and Termination of Quantitative Easing examines the likely impact on Thailand when the Federal Reserve starts to scale back its US$85-billion monthly asset purchase programme.

But the bank's researchers conclude that Thailand's strong fundamentals will shield it from adverse effects.

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