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Country Brief

Thailand is located in South-Eastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand. The country mainly exports manufactured goods, electronics, vehicles, machinery, equipment, foodstuff, agricultural goods; mainly rice and rubber. Major export partners are China, Japan, the United States and the European Union. Thailand has recorded a trade deficit over the years. Major imports are fuel, electronic and machinery appliances. Main importing partners are Japan, China, the European Union, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and the United States. Thailand is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).


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Export potential

Notes: Top 20 products listed in decreasing order of their export potential to the world. Development indicators are relative to the country’s current situation, green indicating performance above its trade-weighted median and red otherwise. A blank cell indicates that data are not available. A blank cell in export potential means that the product was not consistently demanded over five years by any country in the respective region. Exports (US$ thousand) correspond to average exports to the world over the period 2009-2013.