Thailand Imports

Imports to Thailand unexpectedly rose 0.5 percent to 16,080 USD million in May of 2016, after declining 14.92 percent in April while market expected a 5.45 percent fall. Imports in Thailand averaged 9682.98 USD Million from 1991 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 24937.81 USD Million in March of 2012 and a record low of 2760 USD Million in February of 1992. Imports in Thailand is reported by the Ministry of Commerce, Thailand. Thailand imports mainly raw materials and intermediate goods (around 56 percent of total imports). Fuel accounts for 19 percent, parts of electronic appliances for 11 percent, materials of base metal for 9 percent, and chemicals for 5.5 percent. Machinery, equipment and supplies such as computers and mechanical represent 25 percent of total imports, and consumer goods account for 8 percent. Main import partners are Japan (20 percent of total imports), China (15 percent) and the European Union (8 percent). Others include the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and the United States. This page provides the latest reported value for – Thailand Imports – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.