Thailand | Economic Report

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Currency 32.15 32.44 55.50 20.36
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The Thai Baht decreased to 32.15 in July from 32.44 in June of 2014.
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Stock Market 1538.55 1485.75 1754.00 207.00
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The Thailand Stock Market (SET) increased to 1538.55 Index points in July from 1485.75 Index points in June of 2014.
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Government Bond 10Y 3.53 3.72 6.72 2.44
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The Thailand Government Bond 10Y decreased to 3.53 percent in July from 3.72 percent in June of 2014.
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GDP Growth Rate -2.10 0.10 11.40 -11.10
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Thailand contracted 2.10 percent in the first quarter of 2014 over the previous quarter.
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GDP Constant Prices 1243748.00 1270626.00 1270626.00 590508.00
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GDP Constant Prices in Thailand decreased to 1243748 THB Million in the first quarter of 2014 from 1270626 THB Million in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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GDP Annual Growth Rate -0.60 0.60 19.10 -13.90
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Thailand contracted 0.60 percent in the first quarter of 2014 over the same quarter of the previous year.
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation 251669.00 258938.00 346459.00 18375.42
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Thailand decreased to 251669 THB Million in the first quarter of 2014 from 258938 THB Million in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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Unemployment Rate 0.94 0.90 5.73 0.39
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Unemployment Rate in Thailand increased to 0.94 percent in May of 2014 from 0.90 percent in April of 2014.
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Job Vacancies 27408.00 35337.00 115636.00 12620.00
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Job Vacancies in Thailand decreased to 27408 in May of 2014 from 35337 in April of 2014.
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Employed Persons 37762.59 37329.76 39973.11 30376.71
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The number of employed persons in Thailand increased to 37762.59 Thousand in May of 2014 from 37329.76 Thousand in April of 2014.
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Wages 12772.47 12163.15 12772.47 6344.00
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Wages in Thailand increased to 12772.47 THB in the first quarter of 2014 from 12163.15 THB in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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Unemployed Persons 362.18 344.07 1923.25 157.58
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The number of unemployed persons in Thailand increased to 362.18 Thousand in May of 2014 from 344.07 Thousand in April of 2014.
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Wages in Manufacturing 11711.10 11374.70 11711.10 5516.00
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Wages in Manufacturing in Thailand increased to 11711.10 THB in the first quarter of 2014 from 11374.70 THB in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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Inflation Rate 2.35 2.62 24.56 -4.38
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The inflation rate in Thailand was recorded at 2.35 percent in June of 2014.
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GDP Deflator 237.18 232.40 240.47 125.46
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GDP Deflator in Thailand increased to 237.18 Index Points in the first quarter of 2014 from 232.40 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.50 4.00 -3.00
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The Consumer Price Index in Thailand increased 0.40 percent in May of 2014 over the previous month.
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Producer Prices 140.90 142.70 142.70 64.80
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Producer Prices in Thailand decreased to 140.90 Index Points in June of 2014 from 142.70 Index Points in May of 2014.
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Consumer Price Index (CPI) 107.79 107.90 107.90 20.00
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Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Thailand decreased to 107.79 Index Points in June of 2014 from 107.90 Index Points in May of 2014.
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Export Prices 103.39 102.83 104.60 75.94
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Export Prices in Thailand increased to 103.39 Index Points in May of 2014 from 102.83 Index Points in April of 2014.
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Core Inflation Rate 1.71 1.75 8.54 -1.12
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Core Inflation Rate in Thailand increased 1.71 percent in June of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Import Prices 101.75 101.09 103.35 67.79
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Import Prices in Thailand increased to 101.75 Index Points in May of 2014 from 101.09 Index Points in April of 2014.
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Core Consumer Prices 104.83 104.78 104.83 45.40
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Core Consumer Prices in Thailand increased to 104.83 Index Points in June of 2014 from 104.78 Index Points in May of 2014.
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Food Inflation 4.14 4.39 26.34 -7.05
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Food Inflation in Thailand decreased to 4.14 percent in June of 2014 from 4.39 percent in May 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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Foreign Exchange Reserves 168207.12 167545.84 189883.65 326.00
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Foreign Exchange Reserves in Thailand increased to 168207.12 USD Million in June of 2014 from 167545.84 USD Million in May of 2014.
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Money Supply M0 1150368.00 1157830.00 1198136.00 280977.00
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Money Supply M0 in Thailand decreased to 1150368 THB Million in May of 2014 from 1157830 THB Million in April of 2014.
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Loans to Private Sector 3551168.00 3542723.00 3551168.00 1701089.00
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Loans to Private Sector in Thailand increased to 3551168 THB Million in May of 2014 from 3542723 THB Million in April of 2014.
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Money Supply M3 16158.07 16173.78 16219.32 5077.80
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Money Supply M3 in Thailand decreased to 16158.07 THB Billion in May of 2014 from 16173.78 THB Billion in April of 2014.
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Balance of Trade -808.76 -1453.43 3535.90 -5906.41
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Thailand recorded a trade deficit of 808.76 USD Million in May of 2014.
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External Debt 140065.23 139891.68 141041.51 58984.85
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External Debt in Thailand increased to 140065.23 USD Million in the first quarter of 2014 from 139891.68 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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Exports 19401.62 17249.44 21227.12 1997.00
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Exports in Thailand increased to 19401.62 USD Million in May of 2014 from 17249.44 USD Million in April of 2014.
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Terms of Trade 101.62 101.72 112.02 96.39
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Terms of Trade in Thailand decreased to 101.62 Index Points in May of 2014 from 101.72 Index Points in April of 2014.
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Imports 20210.38 18702.87 24937.81 2760.00
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Imports in Thailand increased to 20210.38 USD Million in May of 2014 from 18702.87 USD Million in April of 2014.
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Tourist Arrivals 1736740.00 2022400.00 2598020.00 399600.00
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Tourist Arrivals in Thailand decreased to 1736740 in May of 2014 from 2022400 in April of 2014.
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Current Account -664.48 -643.00 5065.27 -3997.93
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Thailand recorded a Current Account deficit of 664.48 USD Million in May 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 first quarter of 2014 from 152.41 Tonnes in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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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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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 125901.00 129237.00 134610.00 46795.00
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Government Spending in Thailand decreased to 125901 THB Million in the first quarter of 2014 from 129237 THB Million in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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Government Debt to GDP 45.27 43.50 57.80 15.20
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Thailand recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 45.27 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 17964.00 -51240.00 165440.00 -151974.00
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Thailand recorded a government budget surplus of 17964 THB Million in May of 2014.
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Housing Index 9899.00 6749.00 24699.00 1267.00
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Housing Index in Thailand increased to 9899 in April of 2014 from 6749 in March of 2014.
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Business Confidence 48.60 44.30 55.70 34.40
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Business Confidence in Thailand increased to 48.60 in May of 2014 from 44.30 in April of 2014.
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Changes in Inventories 6197.00 50889.00 58255.00 -67104.00
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Changes in Inventories in Thailand decreased to 6197 THB Million in the first quarter of 2014 from 50889 THB Million in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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Industrial Production -4.10 -4.10 82.30 -47.20
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Industrial Production in Thailand decreased 4.10 percent in May of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Car Registrations 44803.00 43749.00 66668.00 1690.00
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Car Registrations in Thailand increased to 44803 Cars in May of 2014 from 43749 Cars in April of 2014.
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Capacity Utilization 60.41 60.39 70.09 42.11
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Capacity Utilization in Thailand increased to 60.41 Index Points in May of 2014 from 60.39 Index Points in April of 2014.
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Consumer Confidence 75.10 70.70 112.40 39.70
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Consumer Confidence in Thailand increased to 75.10 in June of 2014 from 70.70 in May of 2014.
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Disposable Personal Income 7022306.00 6483525.00 7022306.00 1445598.00
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Disposable Personal Income in Thailand increased to 7022306 THB Million in 2012 from 6483525 THB Million in 2011.
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Retail Sales YoY -6.22 -8.81 113.19 -61.28
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Retail Sales in Thailand decreased 6.22 percent in April of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Personal Savings 611933.00 601443.00 708396.00 75256.00
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Personal Savings in Thailand increased to 611933 THB Million in 2012 from 601443 THB Million in 2011.
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Consumer Spending 629335.00 632485.00 659429.00 337240.00
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Consumer Spending in Thailand decreased to 629335 THB Million in the first quarter of 2014 from 632485 THB Million in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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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 June of 2014 from 7.25 percent in May of 2014.
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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. 7/23/2014