Bank of Thailand affirms no unusual cash flow being moved out of the country


BANGKOK, 2 December 2013 Governor of the Bank of Thailand (BOT) Prasarn Trairatvorakul affirmed that there has been no unusual cash outflow from the country. 

With fears circulating in all sectors, Mr. Prasarn has reassured that, although the country is indeed experiencing an outflow of cash, it is not considered to be insurmountable or worrisome; but rather a steadily outflow.

In regard to financial services to be provided by the BOT and the Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), Mr. Prasarn assured that all branches are in normal operation, with sufficient funds at all their ATM booths.

Mr. Prasarn added that the BOT has a contingency plan in case of an emergency in which it has already communicated with the SCB.