August 14, 2022

The global inflation in Thailand increased at a faster rate than expected in May, due to a 14-year-old sleep due to the flambée de prix de l’énergie and the end of certain mesures de soutien du gouvernement.

The consumer price index (CPI) increased by 7.1% due to the previous year’s report, as declared by the minister on Monday (June 6), surpassing the forecasts of a house of 5.78% in a probe Reuters, et contre la hausse de 4.65% d’avril.

The ministère s’attend to the fact that the global inflation moyenne is less than 6% this year, which is higher than the 1% to 3% rate of the central bank.

The prix devraient continue to increase in three quarters ahead of slowing down in the last quarter, in part because of the elevated base of the dernière, declared Ronnarong Phoolpipat, fonctionnaire du ministère, lors d’une conférence de presse.

In 2008, inflation was 5.5%.

Selon the Premier Minister, Prayuth Chan-ocha, the Thai to pour objectif de maintenir l’inflation dessous de 5% cette année.

Le contrôle des prix des biens par le gouvernement et les subventions ont contributed to slow down its progression.

Cependant, the central bank devrait maintenir are taux directeur à un level historiquement bas de 0.5% lors de sa prochaine réunion mercredi et probablement pour le reste de l’année 2022, bien que des voix s’élèvent en favor d’une hausse plus precoce, according to a Reuters probe.

The Minister of Finance, Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, declared Monday that his directeur did not devrait pas être elevé so long as the economy of the country is in the reprise phase.

The base index of the CPI, which excludes the volatile prices of energy and fresh food, increased by 2.28% in May compared to the previous year, compared to forecasts of 2.2 %.

At the time of the January-May period, the global inflation rate is 5.19%, the base rate is 1.72%.

Source : Reuters

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