Thailand Imports  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to Thailand rose 13.5 percent year-on-year to USD 19.87 billion in October of 2017, faster than a 9.7 percent increase in the preceding month and way above market forecasts of a 6.7 percent growth. From January to October 2017, purchases increased by 14.6 percent from the same period the prior year. Many of the materials Thailand imports are assembled into completed goods and shipped out again. Imports in Thailand averaged 10102.04 USD Million from 1991 until 2017, 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
2017-09-21 04:00 AM Imports YoY 14.9% 18.5% 14.8%
2017-10-19 05:00 AM Imports YoY 9.73% 14.9% 11.44%
2017-11-22 03:00 AM Imports YoY 13.50% 9.73% 6.70%
2017-12-25 04:00 AM Imports YoY 13.5%
2018-01-24 06:00 AM Imports YoY
2018-02-27 04:30 AM Imports YoY


Thailand Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 214.39 3358.25 4974.14 -5916.16 USD Million [+]
Exports 20080.00 21810.00 21810.00 1997.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 19870.00 18450.00 24937.81 2760.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account 3535.32 6286.57 7912.96 -3745.26 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 11.50 8.00 12.70 -8.30 percent [+]
External Debt 140509.55 134767.11 144918.79 58984.85 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 110.13 110.75 115.39 96.39 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2723970.00 2555680.00 3197050.00 399600.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 152.41 152.41 152.41 72.59 Tonnes [+]
Remittances 10523.00 10287.00 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 28221.77 16470.53 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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
19870.00 18450.00 24937.81 2760.00 1991 - 2017 USD Million Monthly
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