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Risks abound for 2014, so let's keep focused

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  • Writer: Sutapa Amornvivat
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The new year is right around the corner, yet most people feel they are not quite ready for 2014 as plans have been put on hold or completely revised amid all the uncertainties surrounding the economy, not to mention the political impasse. 

Indeed, risks abound for our economy next year but we should not be too focused on short-term risks. To achieve sustainable growth, it is important for both government and businesses to address the country's structural challenges and to stay proactive investment-wise.

The restlessness of the past few weeks encapsulates what has been a year full of surprises.

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