The six-month-long political turmoil has taken its toll on the economy, with the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) reporting a contraction in growth for the first quarter of this year.
Vichai: Protests hurting growth
Gross domestic product shrank to 0.6% in the three months to March compared to the same period last year. Growth in the final quarter of last year was the same, a dramatic decrease in the 5.4% growth reported in the first quarter of 2013.
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