Dec factory output rises 6.83% y/y, beats forecast

Dec factory output rises 6.83% y/y, beats forecast

Thailand's manufacturing production index (MPI) in December rose more than expected by 6.83% from a year earlier, the Industry Ministry said on Monday.

The reading compared with a forecast for a 5.25% rise in output in a Reuters poll, and November's revised 4.91% increase. The MPI rose 5.93% in the whole of 2021.

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