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Bank Industry Country Risk Assessment: Thailand May 10 Product Image

Bank Industry Country Risk Assessment: Thailand May 10

  • ID: 2092331
  • May 2010
  • Region: Thailand
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • KASIKORNBANK PCL
  • Thailand (Kingdom of)
  • TMB Bank Public Co. Ltd.
  • MORE

Abstract
Strong net external creditor position supported by growing foreign exchange reserves Good franchise of the banking system Heightened political uncertainties weigh on investor confidence Weak economic structure exposes Thailand to the volatile global economy High nonperforming assets due to the slow rate of loan workouts Standard & Poor's Ratings Services considers the banking system in Thailand (foreign currency BBB+/Negative/A-2; local currency A-/Negative/A-2; ASEAN scale axAA-/--/axA-1) to be of average risk and has categorized it in Group 6 of its Banking Industry Country Risk Assessment (BICRA). Our BICRA rankings reflect our assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of a country's banking system, compared with those of other countries, on a scale ranging from Group 1 (the strongest) to Group 10 (the...

Companies mentioned in this report are:
- Thailand (Kingdom of)
- Bangkok Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- KASIKORNBANK PCL
- Siam Commercial Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- TMB Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- Krung Thai Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- Bank of Ayudhya Public Co. Ltd.
- United Overseas Bank (Thai) Public Co. Ltd.

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- Thailand (Kingdom of)
- Bangkok Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- KASIKORNBANK PCL
- Siam Commercial Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- TMB Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- Krung Thai Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- Bank of Ayudhya Public Co. Ltd.
- United Overseas Bank (Thai) Public Co. Ltd.

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