Thailand recorded a current account surplus of $0.6 billion in September after a deficit of $3.5 billion the previous month, the central bank said on Monday.

Exports, a key driver of growth, rose 8.4% in September from a year ago, with imports up 20.5% year-on-year, and a trade surplus of $1.9 billion, it said in a statement. (Reporting by Kitiphong Thaichareon and Satawasin Staporncharnchai; Editing by Martin Petty)