BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand’s customs-cleared annual exports in March may have fallen 3 percent, a Reuters poll showed, after increasing 5.91 percent in the previous month.
Imports in March likely dropped 2.95 percent from a year earlier, after contracting 10.03 percent in February, according to the median forecast of 10 analysts in the poll.
According to the poll, Thailand likely recorded a trade surplus of $1.28 billion in March, compared with a surplus of $4.03 billion in February.
The commerce ministry predicts export growth of 8 percent this year.
Reporting by Satawasin Staporncharnchai; Editing by Shreejay Sinha