Thai current account turns to surplus in Nov, exports rise

BANGKOK : Thailand recorded a current account surplus of US$0.3 billion in November after a deficit of US$1.1 billion the previous month, the central bank said on Thursday.

Exports, a key driver of growth, rose 23.7per cent in November from a year earlier, with imports up 13.5per cent year-on-year and a trade surplus of US$4.2 billion.

(Reporting by Kitphong Thaichareon, Satawasin Staporncharnchai; Editing by James Pearson)

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