Thailand | Economic Report

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Currency 32.41 32.54 55.50 20.36
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The US Dollar decreased to 32.41 Thai Baht in April from 32.54 in March of 2015.
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Stock Market 1555.46 1505.94 1754.00 207.00
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The Thailand Stock Market (SET) increased to 1555.46 Index points in April from 1505.94 Index points in March of 2015.
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Government Bond 10Y 2.57 2.77 6.72 2.44
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The Thailand Government Bond 10Y decreased to 2.57 percent in April from 2.77 percent in March of 2015.
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GDP Growth Rate 1.70 1.20 11.20 -11.10
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Thailand expanded 1.7 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014 over the previous quarter.
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GDP Constant Prices 1296266.00 1274304.00 1296266.00 590509.00
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GDP Constant Prices in Thailand increased to 1296266 THB Million in the fourth quarter of 2014 from 1274304 THB Million in the third quarter of 2014.
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GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.30 0.60 19.10 -13.90
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Thailand expanded 2.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014 over the same quarter of the previous year.
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation 272332.00 272854.00 346459.00 18375.42
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Thailand decreased to 272332 THB Million in the fourth quarter of 2014 from 272854 THB Million in the third quarter of 2014.
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Unemployment Rate 0.82 1.06 5.73 0.39
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Unemployment Rate in Thailand decreased to 0.82 percent in February of 2015 from 1.06 percent in January of 2015.
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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 37937.06 37359.82 39973.11 30376.71
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The number of employed persons in Thailand increased to 37937.06 Thousand in February of 2015 from 37359.82 Thousand in January of 2015.
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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 315.91 404.01 1923.25 157.58
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The number of unemployed persons in Thailand decreased to 315.91 Thousand in February of 2015 from 404.01 Thousand in January 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 2013 from 300 THB/Day in 2012.
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Job Vacancies 42530.00 34082.00 115636.00 12620.00
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Job Vacancies in Thailand increased to 42530 in February of 2015 from 34082 in January of 2015.
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Inflation Rate -0.57 -0.52 24.56 -4.38
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The inflation rate in Thailand was recorded at -0.57 percent in March of 2015.
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GDP Deflator 232.98 241.46 245.39 125.46
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GDP Deflator in Thailand decreased to 232.98 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2014 from 241.46 Index Points in the third quarter of 2014.
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Inflation Rate Mom 0.17 0.12 4.00 -3.00
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The Consumer Price Index in Thailand increased 0.17 percent in March of 2015 over the previous month.
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Producer Prices 102.90 102.90 142.70 64.80
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Producer Prices in Thailand remained unchanged at 102.90 Index Points in March of 2015 from 102.90 Index Points in February of 2015.
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Consumer Price Index CPI 106.33 106.15 107.90 20.00
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Consumer Price Index CPI in Thailand increased to 106.33 Index Points in March of 2015 from 106.15 Index Points in February of 2015.
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Export Prices 101.55 102.16 104.60 75.94
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Export Prices in Thailand decreased to 101.55 Index Points in February of 2015 from 102.16 Index Points in January of 2015.
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Core Inflation Rate 1.31 1.45 8.54 -1.12
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Core Inflation Rate in Thailand increased 1.31 percent in March of 2015 over the same month in the previous year.
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Import Prices 91.41 91.65 103.35 67.79
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Import Prices in Thailand decreased to 91.41 Index Points in February of 2015 from 91.65 Index Points in January of 2015.
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Core Consumer Prices 105.59 105.65 105.65 45.40
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Core Consumer Prices in Thailand decreased to 105.59 Index Points in March of 2015 from 105.65 Index Points in February of 2015.
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Food Inflation 1.25 1.72 26.34 -7.05
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Food Inflation in Thailand decreased to 1.25 percent in March of 2015 from 1.72 percent in February of 2015.
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Interest Rate 1.75 2.00 5.00 1.25
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The benchmark interest rate in Thailand was last recorded at 1.75 percent.
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Loans to Private Sector 3574804.00 3558586.00 3574804.00 1701089.00
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Loans to Private Sector in Thailand increased to 3574804 THB Million in February of 2015 from 3558586 THB Million in January of 2015.
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Money Supply M0 1197287.00 1173038.00 1200492.00 280977.00
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Money Supply M0 in Thailand increased to 1197287 THB Million in February of 2015 from 1173038 THB Million in January of 2015.
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Banks Balance Sheet 16720219.00 16662412.00 16746552.00 14874369.00
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Banks Balance Sheet in Thailand increased to 16720219 THB Million in February of 2015 from 16662412 THB Million in January of 2015.
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Money Supply M3 17111.20 16936.55 17111.20 5077.80
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Money Supply M3 in Thailand increased to 17111.20 THB Billion in February of 2015 from 16936.55 THB Billion in January of 2015.
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Central Bank Balance Sheet 5781205.00 5794686.00 6251360.00 2103522.00
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Central Bank Balance Sheet in Thailand decreased to 5781205 THB Million in February of 2015 from 5794686 THB Million in January of 2015.
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Foreign Exchange Reserves 156319.19 156935.39 189883.65 326.00
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Foreign Exchange Reserves in Thailand decreased to 156319.19 USD Million in March of 2015 from 156935.39 USD Million in February of 2015.
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Balance of Trade 390.14 -457.00 3535.90 -5906.41
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Thailand recorded a trade surplus of 390.14 USD Million in February of 2015.
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Terms of Trade 111.09 111.46 112.02 96.39
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Terms of Trade in Thailand decreased to 111.09 Index Points in February of 2015 from 111.46 Index Points in January of 2015.
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Exports 17229.75 17248.63 21227.12 1997.00
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Exports in Thailand decreased to 17229.75 USD Million in February of 2015 from 17248.63 USD Million in January of 2015.
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Tourist Arrivals 2689490.00 2645500.00 2841330.00 399600.00
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Tourist Arrivals in Thailand increased to 2689490 in February of 2015 from 2645500 in January of 2015.
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Imports 16839.61 17705.16 24937.81 2760.00
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Imports in Thailand decreased to 16839.61 USD Million in February of 2015 from 17705.16 USD Million in January 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 fourth quarter of 2014 from 152.41 Tonnes in the third quarter of 2014.
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Current Account 3508.24 2506.33 5146.60 -4164.87
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Thailand recorded a Current Account surplus of 3508.24 USD Million in February of 2015.
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Crude Oil Production 226.00 234.47 259.81 46.46
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Crude Oil Production in Thailand decreased to 226 BBL/D/1K in October of 2014 from 234.47 BBL/D/1K in September of 2014.
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Current Account to GDP 3.80 -0.60 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 94548.72 9712.28 94548.72 -71548.10
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Foreign Direct Investment in Thailand increased to 94548.72 THB Million in January of 2015 from 9712.28 THB Million in December of 2014.
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External Debt 143487.09 144850.50 144850.50 58984.85
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External Debt in Thailand decreased to 143487.09 USD Million in the third 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 137977.00 134321.00 137977.00 46795.00
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Government Spending in Thailand increased to 137977 THB Million in the fourth quarter of 2014 from 134321 THB Million in the third 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 -3316.00 -57481.00 165440.00 -151974.00
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Thailand recorded a government budget deficit of 3316 THB Million in February of 2015.
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Housing Index 5637.00 13157.00 24699.00 1267.00
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Housing Index in Thailand decreased to 5637 in January of 2015 from 13157 in December of 2014.
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Business Confidence 49.40 49.00 55.70 34.40
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Business Confidence in Thailand increased to 49.40 in February of 2015 from 49 in January of 2015.
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Car Registrations 34791.00 37553.00 66668.00 1690.00
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Car Registrations in Thailand decreased to 34791 Cars in February of 2015 from 37553 Cars in January of 2015.
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Industrial Production 3.60 -0.80 82.30 -47.20
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Industrial Production in Thailand increased 3.60 percent in February of 2015 over the same month in the previous year.
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Industrial Production Mom 0.69 -0.48 36.58 -34.91
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Industrial Production in Thailand increased 0.69 percent in January of 2015 over the previous month.
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Capacity Utilization 62.65 61.44 70.09 42.11
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Capacity Utilization in Thailand increased to 62.65 Index Points in February of 2015 from 61.44 Index Points in January of 2015.
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Leading Economic Index 151.16 151.59 151.59 85.56
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Leading Economic Index in Thailand decreased to 151.16 Index Points in February of 2015 from 151.59 Index Points in January of 2015.
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Changes in Inventories 8059.00 -1127.00 58255.00 -67104.00
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Changes in Inventories in Thailand increased to 8059 THB Million in the fourth quarter of 2014 from -1127 THB Million in the third quarter of 2014.
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Consumer Confidence 77.70 79.10 112.40 39.70
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Consumer Confidence in Thailand decreased to 77.7 in March of 2015 from 79.10 in February of 2015.
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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 March of 2015 from 7.25 percent in February of 2015.
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Retail Sales YoY -0.39 -0.77 113.19 -61.28
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Retail Sales in Thailand decreased 0.39 percent in January of 2015 over the same month in the previous year.
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Consumer Credit 3492624.00 3396048.00 3492624.00 2960079.00
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Consumer Credit in Thailand increased to 3492624 THB Million in December of 2014 from 3396048 THB Million in September of 2014.
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Consumer Spending 644747.00 648462.00 659429.00 337240.00
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Consumer Spending in Thailand decreased to 644747 THB Million in the fourth quarter of 2014 from 648462 THB Million in the third quarter of 2014.
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Gasoline Prices 1.10 1.05 1.62 0.30
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Gasoline Prices in Thailand increased to 1.10 USD/Liter in February of 2015 from 1.05 USD/Liter in January 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 -8.48 -13.05 6.17 -13.05
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Personal Spending in Thailand decreased 8.48 percent in February 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.

This page includes a list of key economic indicators for Thailand. 4/27/2015