Key roles and responsibilities of the Bank of Thailand (BOT) are to facilitate economic and financial system through monetary policy implementation in order to accommodate sustainable economic growth at rates that match the country’s potential. The BOT also aims to help creating favorable economic environment that will promote quality of livings of all Thais in the long run.
The BOT’s key task is to maintain financial stability by keeping inflation and exchange rates at appropriate levels in accordance with economic conditions at any given time. Other tasks include banknote circulation management, supervision of financial institutions and payment system, as well as financial consumer protection.
In addition, the BOT also acts as economic and financial data center that provides comprehensive, well-rounded, and credible information to the public. It releases key domestic and international economic indicators as well as provides explanations for any changes and constantly shares views on economic prospect.