Thailand's economy enters recession
Thailand has fallen into recession after the economy contracted slightly during the April-to-June quarter.
Gross domestic product unexpectedly shrank 0.3% during the period, from the previous quarter. That followed a 1.7% contraction in the previous quarter.
After chalking up strong economic growth, surpassing 6%, last year, the South East Asian economy has turned in a dismal performance so far in 2013.
The BBC's Rico Hizon spoke to Sanjay Mathur, head of economics research at RBS, and asked him about the country's infrastructure spending worries.
19 Aug 2013
- From the section Business