Thailand Imports  1991-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to Thailand dropped faster than expected by 9.23 percent to 15,610 USD million in December of 2015, after declining 9.53 percent in the preceding month. From January to December imports fell by 11.02 percent. Imports in Thailand averaged 9589.22 USD Million from 1991 until 2015, 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. Imports in Thailand is reported by the Ministry of Commerce, Thailand.

Thailand Imports
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
15610.00 16870.00 24937.81 2760.00 1991 - 2015 USD Million Monthly
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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 February of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-11-24 05:30 AM Oct -18.21% -26.20% -16.03% -20.5%
2015-12-28 04:00 AM Nov -9.53% -18.21% -14.5% -19.8%
2016-01-26 03:30 AM Dec -9.23% -9.53% -5.05% -7%
2016-02-25 04:00 AM Jan -9.23% -4.4%
2016-03-25 04:00 AM Feb -2.8%
2016-04-28 04:00 AM Mar -3.5%

Thailand Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 1490.00 300.00 3535.90 -5906.41 USD Million [+]
Exports 17100.00 17170.00 21227.12 1997.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 15610.00 16870.00 24937.81 2760.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account 4879.41 2996.81 5178.39 -4164.87 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.50 -1.00 12.70 -8.30 percent [+]
External Debt 133744.97 136635.22 144918.79 58984.85 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 117.03 115.35 117.03 96.39 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2987260.00 2549460.00 2987260.00 399600.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 152.41 152.41 152.41 72.59 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 7.28 7.18 7.28 4.10 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 5126.02 1340.57 125800.99 -95430.07 THB Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 237.00 240.00 259.81 46.46 BBL/D/1K [+]


Last Reference Previous Highest
Exports 17100.00  USD Million Dec/15 17170.00 21227.12 [+]
Imports 15610.00  USD Million Dec/15 16870.00 24937.81 [+]