Economy of Thailand

Imports
Imports commoditiescapital goods, intermediate goods and raw materials, consumer goods, fuels
Import partnersJapan 20%, China 14.9%, UAE 6.3%, Malaysia 5.3%, US 5.3% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditieselectronics, computer parts, automobiles and parts, electrical appliances, machinery and equipment, textiles and footwear, fishery products, rice, rubber
Export partnersChina 11.7%, Japan 10.2%, US 9.9%, Hong Kong 5.7%, Malaysia 5.4%, Indonesia 4.9%, Singapore 4.7%, Australia 4.3% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productsrice, cassava (manioc), rubber, corn, sugarcane, coconuts, soybeans
Industrial productstourism, 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; world's second-largest tungsten producer and third-largest tin producer
Economy
Unemployment0.70 % (2013)0.70 % (2012)0.70 % (2011)
Unemployment of Thailand
GDP - Official Exchange Rate401 Billion $ (2013)361 Billion $ (2012)346 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Thailand
GDP growth rate2.90 % (2013)6.50 % (2012)0.10 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Thailand
GDP per Capita (PPP)9,900 $ (2013)9,500 $ (2012)9,600 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Thailand
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity673 Billion $ (2013)645 Billion $ (2012)612 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Thailand
GDP PPP per land area1.31 Million $ per square kilometer (2013)1.26 Million $ per square kilometer (2012)1.19 Million $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Thailand
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate2.25 % (2013)2.75 % (2012)3.25 % (2011)
Central bank discount rate of Thailand
Commercial bank prime lending rate6.90 % (2013)7.10 % (2012)6.91 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Thailand
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP12.1 % (2013)12.3 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP43.6 % (2013)43.6 % (2012)
Services % of GDP44.2 % (2013)44.2 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals22.4 Million (2012)19.2 Million (2011)15.9 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Thailand
International tourism, number of departures5.72 Million (2012)5.40 Million (2011)5.45 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of departures of Thailand
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio33.5 % (2012)28.8 % (2011)24.0 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Thailand
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Public debt (Percentage of GDP)45.9 % of GDP (2013)45.7 % of GDP (2012)44.9 % of GDP (2011)
Public debt (Percentage of GDP) of Thailand
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)-0.39 % of GDP (2012)1.20 % of GDP (2011)3.12 % of GDP (2010)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of Thailand
External Debt Stocks (Percentage of GNI)38.2 % of GNI (2012)32.3 % of GNI (2011)33.6 % of GNI (2010)
External Debt Stocks (Percentage of GNI) of Thailand
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt)42.4 % of total external debt (2012)41.8 % of total external debt (2011)45.7 % of total external debt (2010)
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt) of Thailand
Current Account Balance (Total)-3.20 Billion $ (2013)2.76 Billion $ (2012)5.32 Billion $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of Thailand
External Debt (Total)143 Billion $ (2013)134 Billion $ (2012)116 Billion $ (2011)
External Debt (Total) of Thailand
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)35.6 % of GDP (2013)37.0 % of GDP (2012)33.4 % of GDP (2011)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of Thailand
External Debt per Capita2,128 $ (2013)2,002 $ (2012)1,733 $ (2011)
External Debt per Capita of Thailand