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Global crisis, not political tussle harming Thai firms

Global crisis, not political tussle harming Thai firms

Updated 18 January 2012, 19:35 AEDT

We all know that businesses hate uncertainty, and Thailand has had its share of uncertain times lately.

From the bloodless coup in 2006, the political tussle has continued between former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and the alliance fronted now by current Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva - the battle between the so-called red shirts and yellow-shirts. Then there's been the global financial crisis and swine flu. But how are foreign businesses in Thailand coping?

Presenter: Liam Cochrane

Speaker: Andrew Durieux, President of the Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok, Robert Taylor, head of Australian-Thai Business Council

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