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

Thailand's trade surplus narrowed 21.5 percent to USD 1.27 billion in March of 2018 from USD 1.62 billion in the same month a year earlier but beating market consensus of a surplus USD 0.7 billion. Year-on-year, imports increased by 9.47 percent to USD 21.1 billion, while. exports grew by 7.1 percent to USD 22.36 billion. Considering the first three months of 2018, the trade surplus was at USD 1.96 billion, much lower than a surplus of USD 4.06 billion in the same period the previous year. Balance of Trade in Thailand averaged 25.59 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
2018-02-21 04:30 AM Balance of Trade $-0.12B $-0.28B $0.33B $ 0.54B
2018-03-21 04:00 AM Balance of Trade $0.81B $-0.12B $0.8B $ 0.58B
2018-04-23 04:00 AM Balance of Trade $1.27B $0.81B $0.7B $0.6B
2018-05-21 03:30 AM Balance of Trade $1.27B $-0.12B $ 0.1B
2018-06-22 07:50 AM Balance of Trade $ 1.7B
2018-07-20 08:00 AM Balance of Trade $ 3.4B


Thailand Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 1270.00 810.00 4974.14 -5916.16 USD Million [+]
Exports 22362.25 20371.94 22362.25 1997.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 21095.59 19557.17 24937.81 2760.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account 5751.14 6157.17 7594.30 -3745.26 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 10.60 11.70 12.70 -8.30 percent [+]
External Debt 148995.34 148338.37 148995.34 58984.85 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 108.46 108.49 115.39 96.39 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3497260.00 3566890.00 3566890.00 399600.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 154.00 152.41 154.00 72.59 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 6.61 6.71 7.28 4.10 [+]
Remittances 12053.00 13376.00 13376.00 2316.00 THB Billion [+]
Crude Oil Production 243.00 236.00 273.00 46.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 18427.03 26847.41 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 May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1270.00 810.00 4974.14 -5916.16 1991 - 2018 USD Million Monthly
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balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 1527.00 Mar/18
Brazil 6140.00 Apr/18
Canada -4139.60 Mar/18
China 287.80 Apr/18
Euro Area 26932.60 Mar/18
France -5258.00 Mar/18
Germany 25187.00 Mar/18
India -13720.00 Apr/18
Indonesia -1629.30 Apr/18
Italy 4531.06 Mar/18
Japan 797.35 Mar/18
Mexico 1917.55 Mar/18
Netherlands 5280.00 Mar/18
Russia 15001.00 Mar/18
South Korea 6611.00 Apr/18
Spain -2167000.00 Feb/18
Switzerland 2315.30 Mar/18
Turkey -5855.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom -3091.00 Mar/18
United States -48956.00 Mar/18


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