Thailand | Economic Report

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Currency 32.36 32.43 55.50 20.36
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The US Dollar increased to 32.24 Thai Baht in September from 32.15 in July of 2014.
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Stock Market 1532.72 1585.67 1754.00 207.00
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The Thailand Stock Market (SET) decreased to 1532.72 Index points in October from 1585.67 Index points in September of 2014.
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Government Bond 10Y 3.30 3.36 6.72 2.44
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The Thailand Government Bond 10Y decreased to 3.30 percent in October from 3.36 percent in September of 2014.
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GDP Growth Rate 0.90 -1.90 11.40 -11.10
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Thailand expanded 0.90 percent in the second quarter of 2014 over the previous quarter.
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GDP Constant Prices 1255781.00 1245092.00 1268853.00 590509.00
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GDP Constant Prices in Thailand increased to 1255781 THB Million in the second quarter of 2014 from 1245092 THB Million in the first quarter of 2014.
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GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.40 -0.50 19.10 -13.90
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Thailand expanded 0.40 percent in the second quarter of 2014 over the same quarter of the previous year.
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation 262501.00 255897.00 346459.00 18375.42
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Thailand increased to 262501 THB Million in the second quarter of 2014 from 255897 THB Million in the first quarter of 2014.
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Unemployment Rate 0.74 0.97 5.73 0.39
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Unemployment Rate in Thailand decreased to 0.74 percent in August of 2014 from 0.97 percent in July of 2014.
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Job Vacancies 41150.00 37951.00 115636.00 12620.00
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Job Vacancies in Thailand increased to 41150 in August of 2014 from 37951 in July of 2014.
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Employed Persons 38377.91 37762.59 39973.11 30376.71
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The number of employed persons in Thailand increased to 38377.91 Thousand in June of 2014 from 37762.59 Thousand in May of 2014.
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Wages 13237.76 12772.47 13237.76 6344.00
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Wages in Thailand increased to 13237.76 THB in the second quarter of 2014 from 12772.47 THB in the first quarter of 2014.
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Unemployed Persons 286.65 378.79 1923.25 157.58
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The number of unemployed persons in Thailand decreased to 286.65 Thousand in August of 2014 from 378.79 Thousand in July of 2014.
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Wages in Manufacturing 12156.10 11711.10 12156.10 5516.00
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Wages in Manufacturing in Thailand increased to 12156.10 THB in the second quarter of 2014 from 11711.10 THB in the first quarter of 2014.
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Inflation Rate 1.75 2.09 24.56 -4.38
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The inflation rate in Thailand was recorded at 1.75 percent in September of 2014.
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GDP Deflator 245.36 237.52 245.36 125.46
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GDP Deflator in Thailand increased to 245.36 Index Points in the second quarter of 2014 from 237.52 Index Points in the first quarter of 2014.
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Inflation Rate Mom -0.17 -0.08 4.00 -3.00
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The Consumer Price Index in Thailand decreased 0.17 percent in September of 2014 over the previous month.
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Producer Prices 140.10 141.20 142.70 64.80
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Producer Prices in Thailand decreased to 140.10 Index Points in July of 2014 from 141.20 Index Points in June of 2014.
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Consumer Price Index CPI 107.43 107.61 107.90 20.00
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Consumer Price Index CPI in Thailand decreased to 107.43 Index Points in September of 2014 from 107.61 Index Points in August of 2014.
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Export Prices 103.45 103.39 104.60 75.94
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Export Prices in Thailand increased to 103.45 Index Points in June of 2014 from 103.39 Index Points in May of 2014.
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Core Inflation Rate 1.73 1.83 8.54 -1.12
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Core Inflation Rate in Thailand increased 1.73 percent in September of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Import Prices 102.01 101.75 103.35 67.79
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Import Prices in Thailand increased to 102.01 Index Points in June of 2014 from 101.75 Index Points in May of 2014.
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Core Consumer Prices 105.02 105.03 105.03 45.40
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Core Consumer Prices in Thailand decreased to 105.02 Index Points in September of 2014 from 105.03 Index Points in August of 2014.
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Food Inflation 3.85 3.93 26.34 -7.05
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Food Inflation in Thailand decreased to 3.85 percent in September of 2014 from 3.93 percent in August 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 161572.13 167523.42 189883.65 326.00
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Foreign Exchange Reserves in Thailand decreased to 161572.13 USD Million in September of 2014 from 167523.42 USD Million in August of 2014.
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Money Supply M0 1131696.00 1150368.00 1198136.00 280977.00
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Money Supply M0 in Thailand decreased to 1131696 THB Million in June of 2014 from 1150368 THB Million in May of 2014.
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Loans to Private Sector 3564261.00 3551168.00 3564261.00 1701089.00
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Loans to Private Sector in Thailand increased to 3564261 THB Million in June of 2014 from 3551168 THB Million in May of 2014.
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Money Supply M3 16128.48 16158.07 16219.32 5077.80
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Money Supply M3 in Thailand decreased to 16128.48 THB Billion in June of 2014 from 16158.07 THB Billion in May of 2014.
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Balance of Trade 1140.00 -1100.00 3535.90 -5906.41
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Thailand recorded a trade surplus of 1140 USD Million in August 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 18940.00 18900.00 21227.12 1997.00
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Exports in Thailand increased to 18940 USD Million in August of 2014 from 18900 USD Million in July of 2014.
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Terms of Trade 101.41 101.62 112.02 96.39
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Terms of Trade in Thailand decreased to 101.41 Index Points in June of 2014 from 101.62 Index Points in May of 2014.
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Imports 17800.00 20000.00 24937.81 2760.00
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Imports in Thailand decreased to 17800 USD Million in August of 2014 from 20000 USD Million in July of 2014.
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Tourist Arrivals 2076440.00 1914580.00 2598020.00 399600.00
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Tourist Arrivals in Thailand increased to 2076440 in August of 2014 from 1914580 in July of 2014.
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Current Account 239.00 -856.00 5065.27 -3997.93
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Thailand recorded a Current Account surplus of 239 USD Million in August 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 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 133983.00 128128.00 134610.00 46795.00
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Government Spending in Thailand increased to 133983 THB Million in the second quarter of 2014 from 128128 THB Million in the first 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 159551.00 18004.00 165440.00 -151974.00
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Thailand recorded a government budget surplus of 159551 THB Million in June of 2014.
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Housing Index 12136.00 10487.00 24699.00 1267.00
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Housing Index in Thailand increased to 12136 in May of 2014 from 10487 in April of 2014.
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Business Confidence 49.10 49.60 55.70 34.40
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Business Confidence in Thailand decreased to 49.10 in August of 2014 from 49.60 in July 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 -2.70 -5.30 82.30 -47.20
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Industrial Production in Thailand decreased 2.70 percent in August of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Car Registrations 44861.00 44803.00 66668.00 1690.00
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Car Registrations in Thailand increased to 44861 Cars in June of 2014 from 44803 Cars in May of 2014.
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Capacity Utilization 60.33 60.42 70.09 42.11
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Capacity Utilization in Thailand decreased to 60.33 Index Points in June of 2014 from 60.42 Index Points in May of 2014.
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Consumer Confidence 79.20 80.10 112.40 39.70
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Consumer Confidence in Thailand increased to 79.20 in September of 2014 from 80.10 in August 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 -4.53 -7.36 113.19 -61.28
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Retail Sales in Thailand decreased 4.53 percent in July 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 643411.00 629593.00 659429.00 337240.00
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Consumer Spending in Thailand increased to 643411 THB Million in the second quarter of 2014 from 629593 THB Million in the first quarter of 2014.
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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 July of 2014 from 7.25 percent in June 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. 10/24/2014