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Stephen Olson at Chinese Development Institute Conference


 Clyde Prestowitz giving presentation to CDI...


Steve Olson teaching trade negotiations at the Mekong Institute...


Stephen Olson to speak at upcoming workshop organized by the International Institute for Trade and Development on 

"Economics of GMS Agricultural trade in goods and services towards the world market"

Chiangmai, Thailand Sep 8-12.

(9/26/12) Stephen Olson on the Thai Economy in the Bangkok Post

Steeper challenges lie ahead for Thailand

September 26, 2012 Against all odds, the Thai economy has rebounded remarkably well from the twin hammer blows of the Japanese earthquake, and the flooding which inundated large segments of the country last year. Through a combination of accommodative government policies and the strong determination and hard work of the Thai people, the country has repaired the damage, and returned to steady growth. In fact, the IMF is projecting a growth rate of 5.5% for 2012 and an even more robust rate of 7.5% for 2013. It is however far too soon to draw a sigh of relief. This impressive return to solid growth belies the increasingly challenging global economic terrain that Thailand and all emerging markets will be forced to navigate in the months and years ahead. In recent decades, emerging markets have benefited from what can only be described as an extremely unusual confluence of highly favourable factors. Click here to read the entire article at the Bangkok Post

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