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Kittiratt wants central bank chief replaced

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Finance Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong said on Friday that Bank of Thailand (BoT) governor Prasarn Trairatvorakul should be replaced because he had ignored his calls to cut the key policy rate to curb the Thai currency's appreciation against the dollar. 

Prasarn Trairatvorakul, left, and Kittiratt Na-Ranong (Bloomberg Photos)

"I think of changing the BoT chief everyday," Mr Kittiratt said.

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