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

Thailand trade surplus increased to USD 1.76 billion in November of 2017 from USD 1.61 billion in the same month a year earlier. The figure was way above market estimates of a USD 0.72 billion surplus, supported by strong exports. Year-on-year, exports rose 13.4 percent to USD 21.44 billion, compared to a 13.1 percent gain in October and beating consensus of a 6.4 percent growth. It was the ninth straight month of increase in outbound shipments, supported by robust global demand. Imports increased by 13.7 percent to USD 19.67 billion, following a 13.5 percent growth in a month earlier while markets expected a 12.8 percent rise. Balance of Trade in Thailand averaged 20.70 USD Million from 1991 until 2017, 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
2017-10-19 05:00 AM Balance of Trade $3.35B $2.09B $2.55B $2.8B
2017-11-22 03:00 AM Balance of Trade $0.210B $3.35B $1.300B $1.3B
2017-12-21 03:30 AM Balance of Trade $1.76B $0.210B $0.72B $0.6B
2018-01-24 03:00 AM Balance of Trade $1.76B $ 1.9B
2018-02-27 04:30 AM Balance of Trade $ 1.1B
2018-03-22 04:00 AM Balance of Trade $ 1.2B


Thailand Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 1763.04 214.39 4974.14 -5916.16 USD Million [+]
Exports 21434.70 20083.21 21812.34 1997.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 19671.65 19868.82 24937.81 2760.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account 5285.33 3535.32 7912.96 -3745.26 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 11.50 8.00 12.70 -8.30 percent [+]
External Debt 148338.37 140509.55 148338.37 58984.85 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 109.59 110.13 115.39 96.39 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3020860.00 2723970.00 3197050.00 399600.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 152.41 152.41 152.41 72.59 Tonnes [+]
Remittances 10538.00 10523.00 11221.00 2316.00 THB Billion [+]
Terrorism Index 6.61 6.71 7.28 4.10 [+]
Crude Oil Production 237.00 226.00 273.00 46.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 18510.51 28221.77 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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1763.04 214.39 4974.14 -5916.16 1991 - 2017 USD Million Monthly
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balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia -628.00 Nov/17
Brazil 4997.77 Dec/17
Canada -2540.40 Nov/17
China 546.85 Dec/17
Euro Area 26272.60 Nov/17
France -5692.00 Nov/17
Germany 23700.00 Nov/17
India -14880.19 Dec/17
Indonesia -270.00 Dec/17
Italy 4829.68 Nov/17
Japan 113.36 Nov/17
Mexico 399.21 Nov/17
Netherlands 6041.00 Nov/17
Russia 11515.00 Nov/17
South Korea 5783.00 Dec/17
Spain -2511365.00 Oct/17
Switzerland 2633.00 Nov/17
Turkey -6320.40 Nov/17
United Kingdom -2804.00 Nov/17
United States -50497.00 Nov/17


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