Thailand Imports  1991-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to Thailand surged 20.36 percent year-on-year to USD 20.22 billion in April of 2018, way faster than a 9.47 percent increase in the preceding month and beating market consensus of 13.35 percent. Considering the first four months of 2018, inbound shipments jumped 17.18 percent to USD 81.1 billion. In 2017, imports grew by 14.7 percent to USD 222.8 billion. Many of the materials Thailand imports are assembled into completed goods and shipped out again. Imports in Thailand averaged 10285.54 USD Million from 1991 until 2018, 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-21 04:00 AM Imports YoY 16% 24.3% 15.35%
2018-04-23 04:00 AM Imports YoY 9.47% 16% 11.6%
2018-05-22 03:30 AM Imports YoY 20.36% 9.47% 13.35%
2018-06-22 07:50 AM Imports YoY 20.36%
2018-07-20 08:00 AM Imports YoY
2018-08-23 03:45 AM Imports YoY


Thailand Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1283.32 1268.15 4974.14 -5916.16 USD Million [+]
Exports 18945.63 22362.83 22362.83 1997.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 20229.46 21095.59 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 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. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
20229.46 21095.59 24937.81 2760.00 1991 - 2018 USD Million Monthly
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