03 December 2008 04:40 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--The anti-government protests in Thailand ended Wednesday morning with a generally calm atmosphere setting in, easing earlier fears over the worsening business climate in the country, local business operators said.
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But the political crisis has hurt the country’s risk and credit standing and it will be some time before full business confidence can be regained, a source at a local petrochemical producer said.
Months of clashes between anti- and pro-government forces caused several fatalities, and took a toll on
Two main airports – the
Cargo services at the
Things should remain calm for the moment, and that services should resume back to normal, said another source.
“I think the (economical) pressure is too much should they decide to close the airport again, no matter (if it’s) red or yellow,” said a petrochemicals trader in
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