Thailand | Economic Report

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Currency 32.55 32.35 55.50 20.36
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The US Dollar increased to 32.55 Thai Baht in March from 32.35 in February of 2015.
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Stock Market 1495.22 1587.01 1754.00 207.00
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The Thailand Stock Market (SET) decreased to 1495.22 Index points in March from 1587.01 Index points in February of 2015.
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Government Bond 10Y 2.78 2.88 6.72 2.44
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The Thailand Government Bond 10Y decreased to 2.78 percent in March from 2.88 percent in February 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 1.06 0.56 5.73 0.39
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Unemployment Rate in Thailand increased to 1.06 percent in January of 2015 from 0.56 percent in December 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 37359.82 38664.90 39973.11 30376.71
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The number of employed persons in Thailand decreased to 37359.82 Thousand in January of 2015 from 38664.90 Thousand in December 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 404.01 219.79 1923.25 157.58
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The number of unemployed persons in Thailand increased to 404.01 Thousand in January of 2015 from 219.79 Thousand in December of 2014.
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Minimum Wages 229690.00 265290.00 274267.00 12.00
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Minimum Wages in Thailand decreased to 229690 THB in 2015 from 265290 THB in 2015.
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Job Vacancies 34082.00 33507.00 115636.00 12620.00
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Job Vacancies in Thailand increased to 34082 in January of 2015 from 33507 in December of 2014.
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Inflation Rate -0.52 -0.41 24.56 -4.38
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The inflation rate in Thailand was recorded at -0.52 percent in February 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 0.12 -0.42 4.00 -3.00
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The Consumer Price Index in Thailand increased 0.12 percent in February of 2015 over the previous month.
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Producer Prices 102.90 102.30 142.70 64.80
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Producer Prices in Thailand increased to 102.90 Index Points in February of 2015 from 102.30 Index Points in January of 2015.
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Consumer Price Index CPI 106.15 510.00 520.00 20.00
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Consumer Price Index CPI in Thailand decreased to 106.15 Index Points in February of 2015 from 510 Index Points in January of 2015.
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Export Prices 102.16 103.00 104.60 75.94
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Export Prices in Thailand decreased to 102.16 Index Points in January of 2015 from 103 Index Points in December of 2014.
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Core Inflation Rate 1.45 1.64 8.54 -1.12
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Core Inflation Rate in Thailand increased 1.45 percent in February of 2015 over the same month in the previous year.
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Import Prices 91.65 95.72 103.35 67.79
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Import Prices in Thailand decreased to 91.65 Index Points in January of 2015 from 95.72 Index Points in December of 2014.
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Core Consumer Prices 105.65 105.56 105.65 45.40
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Core Consumer Prices in Thailand increased to 105.65 Index Points in February of 2015 from 105.56 Index Points in January of 2015.
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Food Inflation 1.72 2.33 26.34 -7.05
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Food Inflation in Thailand decreased to 1.72 percent in February of 2015 from 2.33 percent in January 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 3558586.00 3574082.00 3574082.00 1701089.00
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Loans to Private Sector in Thailand decreased to 3558586 THB Million in January of 2015 from 3574082 THB Million in December of 2014.
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Money Supply M0 1173038.00 1200492.00 1200492.00 280977.00
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Money Supply M0 in Thailand decreased to 1173038 THB Million in January of 2015 from 1200492 THB Million in December of 2014.
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Banks Balance Sheet 16662412.00 16746552.00 16746552.00 14874369.00
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Banks Balance Sheet in Thailand decreased to 16662412 THB Million in January of 2015 from 16746552 THB Million in December of 2014.
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Money Supply M3 16936.55 16811.87 16936.55 5077.80
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Money Supply M3 in Thailand increased to 16936.55 THB Billion in January of 2015 from 16811.87 THB Billion in December of 2014.
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Central Bank Balance Sheet 5794686.00 5817434.00 6251360.00 2103522.00
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Central Bank Balance Sheet in Thailand decreased to 5794686 THB Million in January of 2015 from 5817434 THB Million in December of 2014.
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Foreign Exchange Reserves 156935.39 156718.50 189883.65 326.00
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Foreign Exchange Reserves in Thailand increased to 156935.39 USD Million in February of 2015 from 156718.50 USD Million in January 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 111.46 107.60 112.02 96.39
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Terms of Trade in Thailand increased to 111.46 Index Points in January of 2015 from 107.60 Index Points in December of 2014.
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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 2690000.00 2645500.00 2841330.00 399600.00
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Tourist Arrivals in Thailand increased to 2690000 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 third quarter of 2014 from 152.41 Tonnes in the second quarter of 2014.
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Current Account 2506.00 5522.00 5522.00 -3997.93
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Thailand recorded a Current Account surplus of 2506 USD Million in January 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 28284.66 4252.33 81336.78 -71548.10
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Foreign Direct Investment in Thailand increased to 28284.66 THB Million in December of 2014 from 4252.33 THB Million in November 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 -57505.00 -85194.00 165440.00 -151974.00
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Thailand recorded a government budget deficit of 57505 THB Million in January of 2015.
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Housing Index 11682.00 11506.00 24699.00 1267.00
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Housing Index in Thailand increased to 11682 in December of 2014 from 11506 in November of 2014.
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Business Confidence 49.00 49.00 55.70 34.40
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Business Confidence in Thailand remained unchanged at 49 in January of 2015 from 49 in December of 2014.
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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 -1.31 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 60.61 60.43 70.09 42.11
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Capacity Utilization in Thailand increased to 60.61 Index Points in January of 2015 from 60.43 Index Points in December of 2014.
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Leading Economic Index 152.07 150.41 152.07 85.56
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Leading Economic Index in Thailand increased to 152.07 Index Points in January of 2015 from 150.41 Index Points in December of 2014.
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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 79.10 80.40 112.40 39.70
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Consumer Confidence in Thailand decreased to 79.10 in February of 2015 from 80.40 in January 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 February of 2015 from 7.25 percent in January of 2015.
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Retail Sales YoY 0.04 -5.04 113.19 -61.28
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Retail Sales in Thailand increased 0.04 percent in December of 2014 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 0.16 -0.22 6.17 -5.06
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Personal Spending in Thailand increased 0.16 percent in January 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. 3/30/2015