Thailand | Economic Report

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Currency 36.01 35.85 55.50 20.36
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The USDTHB traded at 36.01 THB on Friday September 4, according to interbank foreign exchange market quotes.
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Government Bond 10Y 2.88 2.88 6.72 2.44
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Thailand Government Bond 10Y was quoted at 2.88 on Thursday September 3.
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Stock Market 1370.75 1383.48 1754.00 207.00
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Thailand Stock Market (SET) decreased to 1370.75 Index points on Friday September 4 from 1383.48 Index points in the previous trading day.
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GDP Growth Rate 0.40 0.30 9.60 -6.30
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Thailand expanded 0.40 percent in the second quarter of 2015 over the previous quarter.
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GDP From Manufacturing 650149.00 664402.00 674543.00 269359.00
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GDP From Manufacturing in Thailand decreased to 650149 THB Million in the second quarter of 2015 from 664402 THB Million in the first quarter of 2015.
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GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.80 3.00 19.10 -13.90
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Thailand expanded 2.80 percent in the second quarter of 2015 over the same quarter of the previous year.
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GDP From Mining 56639.00 58326.00 61357.00 20064.00
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GDP From Mining in Thailand decreased to 56639 THB Million in the second quarter of 2015 from 58326 THB Million in the first quarter of 2015.
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GDP Constant Prices 2358627.00 2350069.00 2358627.00 1043930.00
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GDP Constant Prices in Thailand increased to 2358627 THB Million in the second quarter of 2015 from 2350069 THB Million in the first quarter of 2015.
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GDP From Public Administration 130584.00 127002.00 130584.00 41767.00
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GDP From Public Administration in Thailand increased to 130584 THB Million in the second quarter of 2015 from 127002 THB Million in the first quarter of 2015.
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation 573944.00 596241.00 713853.00 18375.42
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Thailand decreased to 573944 THB Million in the second quarter of 2015 from 596241 THB Million in the first quarter of 2015.
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GDP From Transport 240985.00 234608.00 240985.00 64995.00
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GDP From Transport in Thailand increased to 240985 THB Million in the second quarter of 2015 from 234608 THB Million in the first quarter of 2015.
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GDP From Agriculture 124394.00 124713.00 132548.00 66849.00
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GDP From Agriculture in Thailand decreased to 124394 THB Million in the second quarter of 2015 from 124713 THB Million in the first quarter of 2015.
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GDP From Utilities 77740.00 74264.00 77740.00 22202.00
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GDP From Utilities in Thailand increased to 77740 THB Million in the second quarter of 2015 from 74264 THB Million in the first quarter of 2015.
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GDP From Construction 67976.00 67253.00 103692.00 36619.00
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GDP From Construction in Thailand increased to 67976 THB Million in the second quarter of 2015 from 67253 THB Million in the first quarter of 2015.
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Unemployment Rate 1.00 0.83 5.73 0.39
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Unemployment Rate in Thailand increased to 1 percent in July from 0.83 percent in June of 2015.
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Wages 13324.95 13247.89 13581.10 6344.00
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Wages in Thailand increased to 13324.95 THB/Month in the second quarter of 2015 from 13247.89 THB/Month in the first quarter of 2015.
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Employed Persons 38102.81 38232.69 39973.11 30376.71
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The number of employed persons in Thailand decreased to 38102.81 Thousand in July of 2015 from 38232.69 Thousand in June of 2015.
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Wages in Manufacturing 12080.00 12402.50 12503.40 5516.00
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Wages in Manufacturing in Thailand decreased to 12080 THB/Month in the second quarter of 2015 from 12402.50 THB/Month in the first quarter of 2015.
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Unemployed Persons 384.80 321.80 1923.25 157.58
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The number of unemployed persons in Thailand increased to 384.80 Thousand in July of 2015 from 321.80 Thousand in June of 2015.
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Minimum Wages 300.00 300.00 300.00 12.00
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Minimum Wages in Thailand remained unchanged at 300 THB/Day in 2014 from 300 THB/Day in 2013.
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Job Vacancies 49793.00 51314.00 115636.00 12620.00
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Job Vacancies in Thailand decreased to 49793 in July from 51314 in June of 2015.
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Inflation Rate -1.19 -1.05 24.56 -4.38
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The inflation rate in Thailand was recorded at -1.19 percent in August of 2015.
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GDP Deflator 142.58 138.36 146.32 73.83
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GDP Deflator in Thailand increased to 142.58 Index Points in the second quarter of 2015 from 138.36 Index Points in the first quarter of 2015.
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Inflation Rate Mom -0.23 -0.07 4.00 -3.00
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The Consumer Price Index in Thailand decreased 0.23 percent in August of 2015 over the previous month.
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Producer Prices 103.10 104.00 109.20 49.60
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Producer Prices in Thailand decreased to 103.10 Index Points in July from 104 Index Points in June of 2015.
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Consumer Price Index CPI 106.33 106.57 107.90 20.00
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Consumer Price Index CPI in Thailand decreased to 106.33 Index Points in August from 106.57 Index Points in July of 2015.
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Export Prices 106.60 105.47 106.60 75.94
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Export Prices in Thailand increased to 106.60 Index Points in July from 105.47 Index Points in June of 2015.
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Core Inflation Rate 0.89 0.94 8.54 -1.12
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Core Inflation Rate in Thailand increased 0.89 percent in August of 2015 over the same month in the previous year.
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Import Prices 96.47 95.73 103.35 67.79
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Import Prices in Thailand increased to 96.47 Index Points in July from 95.73 Index Points in June of 2015.
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Core Consumer Prices 105.96 105.93 105.96 45.40
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Core Consumer Prices in Thailand increased to 105.96 Index Points in August from 105.93 Index Points in July of 2015.
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Food Inflation 1.11 0.51 26.34 -7.05
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Cost of food in Thailand increased 1.11 percent in July of 2015 over the same month in the previous year.
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Interest Rate 1.50 1.50 5.00 1.25
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The benchmark interest rate in Thailand was last recorded at 1.50 percent.
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Loans to Private Sector 3594992.00 3630956.00 3630956.00 1701089.00
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Loans to Private Sector in Thailand decreased to 3594992 THB Million in June from 3630956 THB Million in May of 2015.
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Money Supply M0 1140696.00 1136430.00 1200492.00 280977.00
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Money Supply M0 in Thailand increased to 1140696 THB Million in July from 1136430 THB Million in June of 2015.
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Banks Balance Sheet 16962505.00 16971197.00 17003865.00 14874369.00
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Banks Balance Sheet in Thailand decreased to 16962505 THB Million in June from 16971197 THB Million in May of 2015.
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Money Supply M3 17047.76 17088.53 17174.53 5077.80
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Money Supply M3 in Thailand decreased to 17047.76 THB Billion in July from 17088.53 THB Billion in June of 2015.
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Central Bank Balance Sheet 6278607.00 6150571.00 6278607.00 2103522.00
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Central Bank Balance Sheet in Thailand increased to 6278607 THB Million in July from 6150571 THB Million in June of 2015.
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Foreign Exchange Reserves 156944.03 160273.97 189883.65 326.00
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Foreign Exchange Reserves in Thailand decreased to 156944.03 USD Million in July from 160273.97 USD Million in June of 2015.
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Balance of Trade 770.45 150.03 3535.90 -5906.41
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Thailand recorded a trade surplus of 770.45 USD Million in July of 2015.
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Terms of Trade 110.50 110.18 112.02 96.39
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Terms of Trade in Thailand increased to 110.50 Index Points in July from 110.18 Index Points in June of 2015.
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Exports 18222.49 18161.58 21227.12 1997.00
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Exports in Thailand increased to 18222.49 USD Million in July from 18161.58 USD Million in June of 2015.
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Tourist Arrivals 2642760.00 2282650.00 2841330.00 399600.00
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Tourist Arrivals in Thailand increased to 2642760 in July from 2282650 in June of 2015.
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Imports 17452.04 18011.55 24937.81 2760.00
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Imports in Thailand decreased to 17452.04 USD Million in July from 18011.55 USD Million in June of 2015.
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Gold Reserves 152.41 152.41 152.41 72.59
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Gold Reserves in Thailand remained unchanged at 152.41 Tonnes in the second quarter of 2015 from 152.41 Tonnes in the first quarter of 2015.
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Current Account 2120.00 893.46 5146.60 -4164.87
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Thailand recorded a Current Account surplus of 2120 USD Million in July of 2015.
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Crude Oil Production 249.00 255.00 259.81 46.46
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Crude Oil Production in Thailand decreased to 249 BBL/D/1K in April from 255 BBL/D/1K in March of 2015.
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Current Account to GDP 3.50 -1.00 12.70 -8.30
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Thailand recorded a Current Account surplus of 3.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014.
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Foreign Direct Investment 60180.55 44078.33 94548.72 -71548.10
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Foreign Direct Investment in Thailand increased to 60180.55 THB Million in June from 44078.33 THB Million in May of 2015.
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External Debt 138016.12 140697.88 144850.50 58984.85
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External Debt in Thailand decreased to 138016.12 USD Million in the first quarter of 2015 from 140697.88 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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Government Budget -2.50 -2.50 2.50 -4.80
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Thailand recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 2.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014.
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Credit Rating 58.82
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The Euro decreased to 1.10 US dollars in July from 1.11 in June of 2015.
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Government Debt to GDP 45.70 43.70 57.80 15.20
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Thailand recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 45.70 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013.
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Fiscal Expenditure 187468.00 168462.00 304597.00 15678.00
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Fiscal Expenditure in Thailand increased to 187468 THB Million in July from 168462 THB Million in June of 2015.
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Government Budget Value -73828.00 146370.00 165440.00 -151974.00
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Thailand recorded a government budget deficit of 73828 THB Million in July of 2015.
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Government Revenues 140505.00 347847.00 350154.00 14663.30
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Government Revenues in Thailand decreased to 140505 THB Million in July from 347847 THB Million in June of 2015.
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Government Spending 387667.00 376245.00 387667.00 113953.00
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Government Spending in Thailand increased to 387667 THB Million in the second quarter of 2015 from 376245 THB Million in the first quarter of 2015.
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Housing Index 119.60 118.40 119.70 91.60
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Housing Index in Thailand increased to 119.60 Index points in July from 118.40 Index points in June of 2015.
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Housing Starts 6657.00 9978.00 24699.00 1267.00
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Housing Starts in Thailand decreased to 6657 in June from 9978 in May of 2015.
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Business Confidence 46.40 49.10 55.70 34.40
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Business Confidence in Thailand decreased to 46.40 in July from 49.10 in June of 2015.
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Competitiveness Rank 31.00 37.00 39.00 28.00
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Thailand is the 31 most competitive nation in the world out of 144 countries ranked in the 2014-2015 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
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Industrial Production -5.30 -8.00 82.30 -47.20
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Industrial Production in Thailand decreased 5.30 percent in July of 2015 over the same month in the previous year.
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Corruption Index 38.00 35.00 38.00 27.90
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Thailand scored 38 points out of 100 on the 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
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Capacity Utilization 58.25 56.61 70.09 42.11
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Capacity Utilization in Thailand increased to 58.25 Index Points in July from 56.61 Index Points in June of 2015.
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Corruption Rank 85.00 102.00 102.00 34.00
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Thailand is the 85 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
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Changes in Inventories -64058.00 25243.00 118815.00 -122258.00
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The stocks of goods held by firms in Thailand decreased by 64058 THB Million in the second quarter of 2015.
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Ease of Doing Business 26.00 18.00 26.00 12.00
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Ease of Doing Business in Thailand deteriorated to 26 in 2014 from 18 in 2013.
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Car Registrations 29702.00 29463.00 66668.00 1690.00
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Car Registrations in Thailand increased to 29702 Cars in July from 29463 Cars in June of 2015.
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Industrial Production Mom 2.61 -3.32 36.48 -34.81
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Industrial Production in Thailand increased 2.61 percent in July of 2015 over the previous month.
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Competitiveness Index 4.65 4.54 4.75 4.51
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Thailand scored 4.65 points out of 7 on the 2014-2015 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
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Leading Economic Index 152.64 151.03 152.64 85.56
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Leading Economic Index in Thailand increased to 152.64 Index Points in July from 151.03 Index Points in June of 2015.
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Consumer Confidence 72.30 73.40 112.40 39.70
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Consumer Confidence in Thailand decreased to 72.30 in August from 73.40 in July of 2015.
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Bank Lending Rate 7.10 7.10 16.50 5.75
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Bank Lending Rate in Thailand remained unchanged at 7.10 percent in July from 7.10 percent in June of 2015.
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Retail Sales YoY -3.50 -0.64 113.19 -61.28
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Retail Sales in Thailand decreased 3.50 percent in May of 2015 over the same month in the previous year.
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Consumer Credit 3568157.00 3524837.00 3568157.00 2960079.00
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Consumer Credit in Thailand increased to 3568157 THB Million in the second quarter of 2015 from 3524837 THB Million in the first quarter of 2015.
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Consumer Spending 1195692.00 1184093.00 1195692.00 579972.00
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Consumer Spending in Thailand increased to 1195692 THB Million in the second quarter of 2015 from 1184093 THB Million in the first quarter of 2015.
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Gasoline Prices 1.00 1.05 1.62 0.30
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Gasoline Prices in Thailand decreased to 1 USD/Liter in July from 1.05 USD/Liter in June of 2015.
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Disposable Personal Income 7184310.00 7045490.00 7184310.00 1445598.00
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Disposable Personal Income in Thailand increased to 7184310 THB Million in 2013 from 7045490 THB Million in 2012.
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Personal Spending 0.90 0.12 6.17 -13.05
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Personal Spending in Thailand increased 0.90 percent in June of 2015 over the previous month.
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Personal Savings 594439.00 633112.00 708396.00 75256.00
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Personal Savings in Thailand decreased to 594439 THB Million in 2013 from 633112 THB Million in 2012.
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Corporate Tax Rate 20.00 20.00 30.00 20.00
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The Corporate Tax Rate in Thailand stands at 20 percent.
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Social Security Rate 10.00 8.00 10.00 8.00
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The Social Security Rate in Thailand stands at 10 percent.
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Personal Income Tax Rate 35.00 35.00 37.00 35.00
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The Personal Income Tax Rate in Thailand stands at 35 percent.
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Social Security Rate For Companies 5.00 4.00 5.00 4.00
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The Social Security Rate For Companies in Thailand stands at 5 percent.
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Sales Tax Rate 7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00
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The Sales Tax Rate in Thailand stands at 7 percent.
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Social Security Rate For Employees 5.00 4.00 5.00 4.00
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The Social Security Rate For Employees in Thailand stands at 5 percent.

Current trends in economic indicators affecting Thailand. 9/4/2015