• Richard Yarrow


March 7, 2024, Opinion: "Sluggish economic growth figures and continued consumer price deflation have brought Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin into confrontation with the Bank of Thailand over the need to cut interest rates and stimulate the economy. The prime minister and his allies argue that the economy is in crisis and urgent action is needed. The leadership of the central bank, though, insists that the economy is in "gradual recovery" and needs structural, rather than monetary, support."