Thailand | Economic Report

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Currency 32.74 32.86 55.50 20.36
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The US Dollar decreased to 32.74 Thai Baht in January from 32.86 in December of 2014.
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Stock Market 1581.25 1497.67 1754.00 207.00
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The Thailand Stock Market (SET) increased to 1581.25 Index points in January from 1497.67 Index points in December of 2014.
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Government Bond 10Y 2.78 2.91 6.72 2.44
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The Thailand Government Bond 10Y decreased to 2.78 percent in January from 2.91 percent in December of 2014.
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GDP Growth Rate 1.10 1.10 11.20 -11.10
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Thailand expanded 1.1 percent in the third quarter of 2014 over the previous quarter.
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GDP Constant Prices 1271530.00 1257798.00 1271530.00 590509.00
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GDP Constant Prices in Thailand increased to 1271530 THB Million in the third quarter of 2014 from 1257798 THB Million in the second quarter of 2014.
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GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.60 0.40 19.10 -13.90
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Thailand expanded 0.60 percent in the third quarter of 2014 over the same quarter of the previous year.
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation 273910.00 263978.00 346459.00 18375.42
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Thailand increased to 273910 THB Million in the third quarter of 2014 from 263978 THB Million in the second quarter of 2014.
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Unemployment Rate 0.56 0.55 5.73 0.39
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Unemployment Rate in Thailand increased to 0.56 percent in December of 2014 from 0.55 percent in November of 2014.
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Wages 13581.09 13386.22 13581.09 6344.00
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Wages in Thailand increased to 13581.09 THB in the fourth quarter of 2014 from 13386.22 THB in the third quarter of 2014.
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Employed Persons 38664.90 38159.84 39973.11 30376.71
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The number of employed persons in Thailand increased to 38664.90 Thousand in December of 2014 from 38159.84 Thousand in November of 2014.
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Wages in Manufacturing 12429.70 12503.40 12503.40 5516.00
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Wages in Manufacturing in Thailand decreased to 12429.70 THB in the fourth quarter of 2014 from 12503.40 THB in the third quarter of 2014.
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Unemployed Persons 219.79 209.96 1923.25 157.58
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The number of unemployed persons in Thailand increased to 219.79 Thousand in December of 2014 from 209.96 Thousand in November of 2014.
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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 in 2013 from 300 THB in 2012.
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Job Vacancies 33507.00 38934.00 115636.00 12620.00
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Job Vacancies in Thailand decreased to 33507 in December of 2014 from 38934 in November of 2014.
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Inflation Rate 0.60 1.26 24.56 -4.38
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The inflation rate in Thailand was recorded at 0.6 percent in December of 2014.
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GDP Deflator 241.16 245.39 245.39 125.46
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GDP Deflator in Thailand decreased to 241.16 Index Points in the third quarter of 2014 from 245.39 Index Points in the second quarter of 2014.
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Inflation Rate Mom -0.50 -0.12 4.00 -3.00
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The Consumer Price Index in Thailand decreased 0.50 percent in December of 2014 over the previous month.
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Producer Prices 135.70 137.20 142.70 64.80
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Producer Prices in Thailand decreased to 135.70 Index Points in December of 2014 from 137.20 Index Points in November of 2014.
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Consumer Price Index CPI 106.65 107.19 107.90 20.00
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Consumer Price Index CPI in Thailand decreased to 106.65 Index Points in December of 2014 from 107.19 Index Points in November of 2014.
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Export Prices 103.00 103.15 104.60 75.94
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Export Prices in Thailand decreased to 103 Index Points in December of 2014 from 103.15 Index Points in November of 2014.
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Core Inflation Rate 1.69 1.60 8.54 -1.12
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Core Inflation Rate in Thailand increased 1.69 percent in December of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Import Prices 95.72 97.90 103.35 67.79
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Import Prices in Thailand decreased to 95.72 Index Points in December of 2014 from 97.90 Index Points in November of 2014.
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Core Consumer Prices 105.39 105.20 105.39 45.40
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Core Consumer Prices in Thailand increased to 105.39 Index Points in December of 2014 from 105.20 Index Points in November of 2014.
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Food Inflation 3.16 3.38 26.34 -7.05
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Food Inflation in Thailand decreased to 3.16 percent in December of 2014 from 3.38 percent in November of 2014.
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Interest Rate 2.00 2.00 5.00 1.25
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The benchmark interest rate in Thailand was last recorded at 2 percent.
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Loans to Private Sector 3525575.00 3501804.00 3564261.00 1701089.00
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Loans to Private Sector in Thailand increased to 3525575 THB Million in November of 2014 from 3501804 THB Million in October of 2014.
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Money Supply M0 1200492.00 1144600.00 1200492.00 280977.00
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Money Supply M0 in Thailand increased to 1200492 THB Million in December of 2014 from 1144600 THB Million in November of 2014.
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Banks Balance Sheet 16681645.00 16495950.00 16681645.00 14874369.00
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Banks Balance Sheet in Thailand increased to 16681645 THB Million in November of 2014 from 16495950 THB Million in October of 2014.
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Money Supply M3 16811.87 16557.69 16811.87 5077.80
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Money Supply M3 in Thailand increased to 16811.87 THB Billion in December of 2014 from 16557.69 THB Billion in November of 2014.
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Central Bank Balance Sheet 5817434.00 5863647.00 6251360.00 2103522.00
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Central Bank Balance Sheet in Thailand decreased to 5817434 THB Million in December of 2014 from 5863647 THB Million in November of 2014.
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Foreign Exchange Reserves 157107.60 158543.78 189883.65 326.00
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Foreign Exchange Reserves in Thailand decreased to 157107.60 USD Million in December of 2014 from 158543.78 USD Million in November of 2014.
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Balance of Trade 1588.74 -77.98 3535.90 -5906.41
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Thailand recorded a trade surplus of 1588.74 USD Million in December of 2014.
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Terms of Trade 107.60 105.36 112.02 96.39
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Terms of Trade in Thailand increased to 107.60 Index Points in December of 2014 from 105.36 Index Points in November of 2014.
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Exports 18790.00 18567.76 21227.12 1997.00
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Exports in Thailand increased to 18790 USD Million in December of 2014 from 18567.76 USD Million in November of 2014.
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Tourist Arrivals 2841330.00 2438300.00 2841330.00 399600.00
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Tourist Arrivals in Thailand increased to 2841330 in December of 2014 from 2438300 in November of 2014.
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Imports 17201.26 18645.74 24937.81 2760.00
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Imports in Thailand decreased to 17201.26 USD Million in December of 2014 from 18645.74 USD Million in November of 2014.
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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 third quarter of 2014 from 152.41 Tonnes in the second quarter of 2014.
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Current Account 5520.00 1660.00 5520.00 -3997.93
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Thailand recorded a Current Account surplus of 5520 USD Million in December of 2014.
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Crude Oil Production 227.78 239.69 259.81 46.46
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Crude Oil Production in Thailand decreased to 227.78 BBL/D/1K in July of 2014 from 239.69 BBL/D/1K in June of 2014.
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Current Account to GDP -0.70 -0.40 12.70 -8.30
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Thailand recorded a Current Account deficit of 0.70 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013.
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Foreign Direct Investment 4252.33 42168.75 81336.78 -71548.10
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Foreign Direct Investment in Thailand decreased to 4252.33 THB Million in November of 2014 from 42168.75 THB Million in October of 2014.
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External Debt 144850.50 140065.23 144850.50 58984.85
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External Debt in Thailand remained unchanged at 144850.50 USD Million in the second quarter of 2014 from 144850.50 USD Million in the second quarter of 2014.
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Government Budget -2.50 -4.10 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 2013.
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Government Spending 134219.00 134575.00 134610.00 46795.00
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Government Spending in Thailand decreased to 134219 THB Million in the third quarter of 2014 from 134575 THB Million in the second quarter of 2014.
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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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Credit Rating 58.82
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Standard & Poors credit rating for Thailand stands at BBB+. Moodys rating for Thailand sovereign debt is Baa1. Fitchs credit rating for Thailand is BBB.
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Government Budget Value -83708.00 -58884.00 165440.00 -151974.00
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Thailand recorded a government budget deficit of 83708 THB Million in December of 2014.
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Housing Index 10744.00 12708.00 24699.00 1267.00
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Housing Index in Thailand decreased to 10744 in November of 2014 from 12708 in October of 2014.
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Business Confidence 49.00 48.60 55.70 34.40
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Business Confidence in Thailand increased to 49 in December of 2014 from 48.60 in November of 2014.
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Car Registrations 15245.00 22142.00 66668.00 1690.00
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Car Registrations in Thailand decreased to 15245 Cars in December of 2014 from 22142 Cars in November of 2014.
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Industrial Production -0.40 -3.70 82.30 -47.20
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Industrial Production in Thailand decreased 0.40 percent in December of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Industrial Production Mom 1.99 -4.66 36.49 -34.66
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Industrial Production in Thailand increased 1.99 percent in October of 2014 over the previous month.
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Capacity Utilization 60.46 60.22 70.09 42.11
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Capacity Utilization in Thailand increased to 60.46 Index Points in December of 2014 from 60.22 Index Points in November of 2014.
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Leading Economic Index 150.45 148.52 150.45 85.56
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Leading Economic Index in Thailand increased to 150.45 Index Points in December of 2014 from 148.52 Index Points in November of 2014.
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Changes in Inventories -1128.00 -26798.00 58255.00 -67104.00
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Changes in Inventories in Thailand increased to -1128 THB Million in the third quarter of 2014 from -26798 THB Million in the second quarter of 2014.
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Consumer Confidence 81.10 79.40 112.40 39.70
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Consumer Confidence in Thailand increased to 81.10 in December of 2014 from 79.40 in November of 2014.
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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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Retail Sales YoY -0.87 -0.11 113.19 -61.28
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Retail Sales in Thailand decreased 0.87 percent in October of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Bank Lending Rate 7.25 7.25 16.50 5.75
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Bank Lending Rate in Thailand remained unchanged at 7.25 percent in December of 2014 from 7.25 percent in November of 2014.
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Consumer Spending 649939.00 643169.00 659429.00 337240.00
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Consumer Spending in Thailand increased to 649939 THB Million in the third quarter of 2014 from 643169 THB Million in the second quarter of 2014.
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Consumer Credit 3396048.00 3334029.00 3396048.00 2960079.00
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Consumer Credit in Thailand increased to 3396048 THB Million in September of 2014 from 3334029 THB Million in June of 2014.
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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 -0.67 0.03 6.17 -5.06
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Personal Spending in Thailand decreased 0.67 percent in December of 2014 over the previous month.
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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.

This page includes a list of key economic indicators for Thailand. 2/1/2015