Thailand imports around $202 billion USD worth of goods each year. Thailand’s biggest import partners are China, Japan and the European Union.
Thailand has seen a sharp decline in imports over the recent months, falling around 11% in the last year. This was largely because one of Thailand’s largest imports was crude oil and commodities; and oil prices have dropped significantly in recent years.
Thailand Country Profile
Official Name (Local Language)
The Kingdom of Thailand
Telephone Dial In
Thailand Exports Profile
Exports ($m USD)
Number of Export Products
Number of Export Partners
Top 5 export partners
% Partner Share
Hong Kong, China
Top 5 Export Products at HS 6 digit level
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Monolithic integrated circuits, nes
Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary
Diesel powered trucks with a GVW not exceeding
Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation
Chart Showing GDP Growth Compared to rest of world
Tourism, textiles and garments, agricultural processing, beverages, tobacco, cement, light manufacturing such as jewelry and electric appliances, computers and parts, integrated circuits, furniture, plastics, automobiles and automotive parts, agricultural
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Thailand is one of the most successful emerging economies in South East Asia, with a population of over 67.5 million. Listed as the 23rd largest country in the world in terms of export volume, Thailand is a hub for exporting electronic products, automobiles (cars and vehicles) and petroleum. Thailand ranks as twenty-ninth most complex on the Economic Complexity Index.
Thailand is particularly well-known for its growing motorcycle and commercial vehicle export industry. A major trading partner in terms of both imports and exports for Thailand is China, which is also one of the world’s largest trading economies.
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