Imports in Thailand increased to 23511.65 USD Million in March from 20211.76 USD Million in February of 2021. source: Ministry of Commerce, Thailand

Imports in Thailand averaged 11174.64 USD Million from 1991 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 24937.81 USD Million in March of 2012 and a record low of 2760 USD Million in February of 1992. This page provides the latest reported value for - Thailand Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Thailand Imports - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.

Imports in Thailand is expected to be 20500.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Thailand to stand at 22000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Thailand Imports is projected to trend around 22700.00 USD Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Thailand Imports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
23511.65 20211.76 24937.81 2760.00 1991 - 2021 USD Million Monthly
Current Prices, NSA

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-01-22 03:30 AM Dec 3.62% -0.99% -2.1%
2021-02-23 03:30 AM Jan -5.24% 3.62% -8.3%
2021-03-25 03:30 AM Feb 21.99% -5.24% 11.15%
2021-04-23 03:30 AM Mar 14.12% 21.99% 5.95%

News Stream
Thailand Imports Beat Forecasts
Imports to Thailand increased by 14.12 percent year-on-year to USD 23.51 billion n March 2021, exceeding market expectations of a 5.95 percent gain and after a 21.99 percent jump in the prior month, as a recovery in domestic demand accelerated in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Many of the materials Thailand imports are assembled into completed goods and shipped out again.
Thailand Imports Rebound More than Estimated
Imports to Thailand soared 22 percent year-on-year to USD 20,212 million in February 2021, compared with market expectations of an 11.15 percent gain, amid strengthening domestic demand in the aftermath of the COVID-19 disruption. Many of the materials Thailand imports are assembled into completed goods and shipped out again.
Thailand Imports Drop Less than Forecasts
Imports to Thailand declined by 5.24 percent year-on-year to USD 19.91 billion in January 2021, compared with market expectations of an 8.3 percent drop and after a 3.62 percent increase in December, amid weakening domestic demand following a resurgence of local COVID-19 infections. Many of the materials Thailand imports are assembled into completed goods and shipped out again.
Thailand Imports Unexpectedly Rise
Imports to Thailand unexpectedly expanded by 3.62 percent year-on-year to USD 19.12 billion in December of 2020, against market expectations of a 2.1 percent decline and following a 0.99 percent fall a month earlier, as domestic demand recovered from the worst of the COVID-19 crisis. Many of the materials Thailand imports are assembled into completed goods and shipped out again.

Thailand Imports
Thailand imports mainly raw materials and intermediate goods (around 56 percent of total imports). Fuel accounts for 19 percent, parts of electronic appliances for 11 percent, materials of base metal for 9 percent, and chemicals for 5.5 percent. Machinery, equipment and supplies such as computers and mechanical represent 25 percent of total imports, and consumer goods account for 8 percent. Main import partners are Japan (20 percent of total imports), China (15 percent) and the European Union (8 percent). Others include the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and the United States.

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