The manufacturing sector in Thailand turned to contraction in July, the latest survey from Nikkei showed on Tuesday with a manufacturing PMI score of 49.6.
That's down from 50.1 in June, and it slides beneath the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from contraction.
Individually, there was a renewed fall in output and employment, while new orders were stagnant.
Firms raised charges despite slower cost increases.
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