Thailand's exports grew for the third consecutive month in January, in line with three major positive factors: the global economic recovery, increased prices for farm goods, and the elimination of tariffs under the Asean Free Trade Agreement, which is an import engine driving further economic growth.
As 2009 draws to a close, ensuring sustained recovery in the new global economic panorama has brought greater prominence to the role of regional cooperation in Asia and the Pacific, and of the need for the region to drive its own development in order to act as an anchor for global recovery in the future, according to a year-end update of the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2009, which will be launched on Monday, 30 November, at 11 a.m., at FCCT in Bangkok.
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For the past several years the euro has been appreciating steadily against the US dollar. Given the Chinese yuan and other East Asian currencies are pegged to the dollar, that means the euro has been appreciating steadily against all.