Thailand Balance of Trade  1991-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Thailand's trade surplus fell to USD 1.58 billion in June of 2018 from USD 1.92 billion in in the same month a year earlier but above market consensus of a surplus of USD 1.28 billion. Year-on-year, exports rose by 8.19 percent to USD 21.78 billion, below expectations of a 9.5 percent rise and after a 11.4 percent gain in May. Imports grew by 10.83 percent to USD 20.2 billion, less than estimates of a 14.27 percent growth and following a 11.72 percent rise in the prior month. Considering the first half of the year, the trade surplus narrowed sharply to USD 3.46 billion from USD 7.01 billion in the same period the previous year. Balance of Trade in Thailand averaged 29.89 USD Million from 1991 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 4974.14 USD Million in February of 2016 and a record low of -5916.16 USD Million in January of 2013.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-05-22 03:30 AM Balance of Trade $-1.28B $1.27B $-0.12B $ 0.1B
2018-06-21 04:00 AM Balance of Trade $1.2B $-1.28B $0.04B $ 1.7B
2018-07-20 04:00 AM Balance of Trade $1.58B $1.2B $1.28B $ 3.4B
2018-08-23 03:45 AM Balance of Trade $1.58B $ 1.3B
2018-09-21 04:00 AM Balance of Trade $ 0.73B
2018-10-19 05:00 AM Balance of Trade $ 1.6B


Thailand Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 1580.00 1200.00 4974.14 -5916.16 USD Million [+]
Exports 21780.00 22217.89 22362.83 1997.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 20201.04 21227.07 24937.81 2760.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account 960.00 1360.00 7594.30 -3745.26 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 10.60 11.70 12.70 -8.30 percent [+]
External Debt 152733.25 148995.34 152733.25 58984.85 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 107.95 108.43 115.39 96.39 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2755050.00 3092720.00 3566890.00 399600.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 154.00 154.00 154.00 72.59 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 6.61 6.71 7.28 4.10 [+]
Remittances 12120.00 11342.00 13376.00 2316.00 THB Billion [+]
Crude Oil Production 244.00 244.00 273.00 46.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 20587.32 32593.37 125800.99 -95430.07 THB Million [+]

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Thailand Balance of Trade

As an export oriented country, Thailand is highly exposed to external economic shocks, which lower demand for Thai products, thus affecting the trade balance. Thailand major exports are electronics, vehicles, machinery and equipment. The country mainly imports fuel, electronic and machinery appliances. Main trading partner are Japan (10 percent of total exports and 20 percent of total imports) and China (12 percent of total exports and 15 percent of total imports). Others include: the European Union, the United States and Malaysia. This page provides the latest reported value for - Thailand Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Thailand Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1580.00 1200.00 4974.14 -5916.16 1991 - 2018 USD Million Monthly
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balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 827.00 May/18
Brazil 5881.58 Jun/18
Canada -2771.20 May/18
China 416.13 Jun/18
Euro Area 16514.10 May/18
France -6005.00 May/18
Germany 19669.00 May/18
India -16600.00 Jun/18
Indonesia 1742.60 Jun/18
Italy 3377.54 May/18
Japan 721.41 Jun/18
Mexico -1587.00 May/18
Netherlands 5030.00 May/18
Russia 15151.00 May/18
South Korea 6331.21 Jun/18
Spain -3050045.00 Apr/18
Switzerland 1309.00 Jun/18
Turkey -7759.34 May/18
United Kingdom -2790.00 May/18
United States -43053.00 May/18


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