Thailand | Economic Report

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Currency 32.94 32.77 55.50 20.36
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The US Dollar increased to 32.78 Thai Baht in December from 32.77 in November of 2014.
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Stock Market 1480.20 1593.91 1754.00 207.00
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The Thailand Stock Market (SET) decreased to 1480.20 Index points in December from 1593.91 Index points in November of 2014.
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Government Bond 10Y 3.12 3.08 6.72 2.44
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The Thailand Government Bond 10Y increased to 3.12 percent in December from 3.08 percent in November of 2014.
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GDP Growth Rate 1.10 1.10 11.40 -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 0.75 0.80 5.73 0.39
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Unemployment Rate in Thailand decreased to 0.75 percent in October of 2014 from 0.80 percent in September of 2014.
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Wages 13386.22 13237.76 13386.22 6344.00
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Wages in Thailand increased to 13386.22 THB in the third quarter of 2014 from 13237.76 THB in the second quarter of 2014.
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Employed Persons 37916.88 38451.55 39973.11 30376.71
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The number of employed persons in Thailand decreased to 37916.88 Thousand in October of 2014 from 38451.55 Thousand in September of 2014.
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Wages in Manufacturing 12503.40 12156.10 12503.40 5516.00
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Wages in Manufacturing in Thailand increased to 12503.40 THB in the third quarter of 2014 from 12156.10 THB in the second quarter of 2014.
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Unemployed Persons 288.50 310.51 1923.25 157.58
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The number of unemployed persons in Thailand decreased to 288.50 Thousand in October of 2014 from 310.51 Thousand in September 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 28735.00 51751.00 115636.00 12620.00
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Job Vacancies in Thailand decreased to 28735 in October of 2014 from 51751 in September of 2014.
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Inflation Rate 1.26 1.48 24.56 -4.38
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The inflation rate in Thailand was recorded at 1.26 percent in November 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 -0.12 -0.10 4.00 -3.00
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The Consumer Price Index in Thailand decreased 0.12 percent in November of 2014 over the previous month.
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Producer Prices 137.20 137.90 142.70 64.80
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Producer Prices in Thailand decreased to 137.20 Index Points in November of 2014 from 137.90 Index Points in October of 2014.
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Consumer Price Index CPI 107.19 107.32 107.90 20.00
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Consumer Price Index CPI in Thailand decreased to 107.19 Index Points in November of 2014 from 107.32 Index Points in October of 2014.
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Export Prices 102.62 102.09 104.60 75.94
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Export Prices in Thailand increased to 102.62 Index Points in October of 2014 from 102.09 Index Points in September of 2014.
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Core Inflation Rate 1.60 1.67 8.54 -1.12
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Core Inflation Rate in Thailand increased 1.60 percent in November of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Import Prices 99.00 99.52 103.35 67.79
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Import Prices in Thailand decreased to 99 Index Points in October of 2014 from 99.52 Index Points in September of 2014.
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Core Consumer Prices 105.20 105.08 105.20 45.40
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Core Consumer Prices in Thailand increased to 105.20 Index Points in November of 2014 from 105.08 Index Points in October of 2014.
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Food Inflation 3.38 3.25 26.34 -7.05
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Food Inflation in Thailand increased to 3.38 percent in November of 2014 from 3.25 percent in October 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 3501804.00 3489393.00 3564261.00 1701089.00
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Loans to Private Sector in Thailand increased to 3501804 THB Million in October of 2014 from 3489393 THB Million in September of 2014.
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Money Supply M0 1109331.00 1098081.00 1198136.00 280977.00
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Money Supply M0 in Thailand increased to 1109331 THB Million in October of 2014 from 1098081 THB Million in September of 2014.
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Banks Balance Sheet 16495950.00 16307871.00 16495950.00 14874369.00
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Banks Balance Sheet in Thailand increased to 16495950 THB Million in October of 2014 from 16307871 THB Million in September of 2014.
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Money Supply M3 16315.52 16202.17 16315.52 5077.80
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Money Supply M3 in Thailand increased to 16315.52 THB Billion in October of 2014 from 16202.17 THB Billion in September of 2014.
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Central Bank Balance Sheet 5879763.00 5872745.00 6251360.00 2103522.00
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Central Bank Balance Sheet in Thailand increased to 5879763 THB Million in October of 2014 from 5872745 THB Million in September of 2014.
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Foreign Exchange Reserves 158543.78 160606.73 189883.65 326.00
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Foreign Exchange Reserves in Thailand decreased to 158543.78 USD Million in November of 2014 from 160606.73 USD Million in October of 2014.
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Balance of Trade 30.00 -1800.00 3535.90 -5906.41
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Thailand recorded a trade surplus of 30 USD Million in October of 2014.
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Terms of Trade 103.66 102.57 112.02 96.39
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Terms of Trade in Thailand increased to 103.66 Index Points in October of 2014 from 102.57 Index Points in September of 2014.
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Exports 20160.00 19910.00 21227.12 1997.00
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Exports in Thailand increased to 20160 USD Million in October of 2014 from 19910 USD Million in September of 2014.
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Tourist Arrivals 2180600.00 1855630.00 2598020.00 399600.00
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Tourist Arrivals in Thailand increased to 2180600 in October of 2014 from 1855630 in September of 2014.
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Imports 20130.00 21710.00 24937.81 2760.00
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Imports in Thailand decreased to 20130 USD Million in October of 2014 from 21710 USD Million in September 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 second quarter of 2014 from 152.41 Tonnes in the first quarter of 2014.
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Current Account 2628.38 -861.57 5065.27 -3997.93
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Thailand recorded a Current Account surplus of 2628.38 USD Million in October 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 107681.33 27078.87 107681.33 -71548.10
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Foreign Direct Investment in Thailand increased to 107681.33 THB Million in September of 2014 from 27078.87 THB Million in August 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 -150673.00 40298.00 165440.00 -151974.00
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Thailand recorded a government budget deficit of 150673 THB Million in October of 2014.
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Housing Index 20076.00 9548.00 24699.00 1267.00
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Housing Index in Thailand increased to 20076 in September of 2014 from 9548 in August of 2014.
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Business Confidence 48.70 48.90 55.70 34.40
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Business Confidence in Thailand decreased to 48.70 in October of 2014 from 48.90 in September of 2014.
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Car Registrations 28804.00 31076.00 66668.00 1690.00
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Car Registrations in Thailand decreased to 28804 Cars in October of 2014 from 31076 Cars in September of 2014.
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Industrial Production -2.90 -3.90 82.30 -47.20
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Industrial Production in Thailand decreased 2.90 percent in October of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Industrial Production Mom -0.10 -2.77 36.49 -34.66
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Industrial Production in Thailand decreased 0.10 percent in July of 2014 over the previous month.
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Capacity Utilization 59.97 60.37 70.09 42.11
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Capacity Utilization in Thailand decreased to 59.97 Index Points in October of 2014 from 60.37 Index Points in September of 2014.
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Leading Economic Index 148.03 146.39 148.03 85.56
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Leading Economic Index in Thailand increased to 148.03 Index Points in October of 2014 from 146.39 Index Points in September 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 79.40 80.10 112.40 39.70
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Consumer Confidence in Thailand decreased to 79.40 in November of 2014 from 80.10 in October of 2014.
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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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Retail Sales YoY -0.11 -8.30 113.19 -61.28
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Retail Sales in Thailand decreased 0.11 percent in September 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 November of 2014 from 7.25 percent in October 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 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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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. 12/18/2014