Thailand Current Account Balance

1985 - 2021 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Thailand Current Account Balance

  • Thailand Current Account recorded a surplus of 345.8 USD mn in Nov 2021, compared with a deficit of 1.1 USD bn in the previous month.
  • Thailand Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1985 to Nov 2021, with an averaged value of 72.1 USD mn.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 7.2 USD bn in Feb 2016 and a record low of -4.1 USD bn in Apr 2013.
  • CEIC extends history for monthly Current Account Balance. The Bank of Thailand provides Current Account Balance in USD based on BPM6. Current Account Balance prior to January 2005 is based on BPM5.
  • Thailand Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 3.9 USD bn in Sep 2021.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 206.4 USD mn in Sep 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 130.9 USD bn in Dec 2020.

View Thailand's Current Account Balance from Jan 1985 to Nov 2021 in the chart:

Thailand Current Account Balance

What was Thailand's Current Account Balance in Nov 2021?

Thailand Current Account recorded a surplus of 345.8 USD mn in Nov 2021, compared with a deficit of 1.1 USD bn in the previous month. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
345.8 Nov 2021 -1,058.0 Oct 2021 -4,086.2 Apr 2013 7,161.5 Feb 2016 USD mn monthly Jan 1985 - Nov 2021

Current Account Balance by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -137.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2021
Algeria (USD mn) -2,970.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) 3,287.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2021
Armenia (USD mn) 51.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Australia (USD mn) 17,541.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Sep 2021
Austria (USD mn) 1,119.5 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1970 - Sep 2021
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 2,060.7 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) -663.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) -1,071.8 Sep 2021 monthly Jul 1997 - Sep 2021
Belarus (USD mn) 905.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 1,877.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 458.1 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1988 - Sep 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -124.5 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2021
Botswana (USD mn) -250.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Brazil (USD mn) -6,522.2 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2021
Brunei (USD mn) -615.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) -95.8 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) -1,743.5 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2021
Canada (USD mn) 2,916.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1957 - Jun 2021
Chile (USD mn) 503.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
China (USD mn) 73,591.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2021
Colombia (USD mn) -5,119.7 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2021
Croatia (USD mn) 5,165.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) -170.5 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) -270.7 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 3,758.6 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Nov 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 140.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2021
Egypt (USD mn) -4,849.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Estonia (USD mn) -83.2 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Nov 2021
European Union (USD mn) 112,360.5 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
Finland (USD mn) 460.1 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Nov 2021
France (USD mn) -4,126.9 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Nov 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -370.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2021
Germany (USD mn) 28,928.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Feb 2021
Ghana (USD mn) -709.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Greece (USD mn) -905.8 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 12,437.6 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
Hungary (USD mn) -2,555.1 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 1989 - Sep 2021
Iceland (USD mn) 103.4 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2021
India (USD mn) -9,581.4 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 1949 - Sep 2021
Indonesia (USD mn) 4,474.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Sep 2021
Iran (USD mn) -707.7 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Ireland (USD mn) 27,409.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Sep 2021
Israel (USD mn) 5,105.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2020
Italy (USD mn) 6,394.5 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Oct 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -1,974.3 2020 yearly 1975 - 2020
Japan (USD mn) 12,017.1 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Nov 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -938.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) -1,530.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2020
Kenya (USD mn) -561.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 9,261.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Feb 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) 175.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 8,084.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) 383.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Laos (USD mn) 350.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2021
Latvia (USD mn) 5.7 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Nov 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -133.4 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 121.0 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Nov 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) 767.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 3,878.6 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (USD mn) 20.8 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Sep 2021
Malawi (USD mn) -1,412.4 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) 2,765.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
Malta (USD mn) -178.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) -315.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Mexico (USD mn) -4,070.4 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
Moldova (USD mn) -400.4 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) 464.4 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Nov 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) 188.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2021
Morocco (USD mn) 381.6 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) -731.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) -198.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
Nepal (USD mn) -1,278.9 Oct 2021 quarterly Oct 2002 - Oct 2021
Netherlands (USD mn) 22,470.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1967 - Sep 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) -3,364.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 1971 - Sep 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) -3,337.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Norway (USD mn) 16,920.6 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Sep 2021
Oman (USD mn) -8,660.6 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) -3,421.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -291.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Panama (USD mn) -183.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) 209.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Peru (USD mn) -882.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2021
Philippines (USD mn) -600.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Sep 2021
Poland (USD mn) -1,270.0 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Nov 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -384.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 75.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Romania (USD mn) -1,722.7 Nov 2021 monthly Jun 2002 - Nov 2021
Russia (USD mn) 3,700.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 2,317.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Serbia (USD mn) -58.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Feb 2021
Singapore (USD mn) 20,789.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1986 - Sep 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) 60.6 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Oct 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) 252.1 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 3,868.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1960 - Sep 2021
Spain (USD mn) 2,476.6 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Oct 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -740.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2021
Sudan (USD mn) -194.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2021
Sweden (USD mn) 7,283.7 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1975 - Sep 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 26,555.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1983 - Sep 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 1.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Dec 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -5,353.185 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 2001 - Mar 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 67,496.915 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 13.4 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 251,956.3 Nov 2021 monthly Oct 1997 - Nov 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 44.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (THB bn) 4,976.160 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (THB bn) 12,407.260 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (THB bn) 4,240.380 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Govt Revenue: Gross: Excise Dept (THB mn) 47,541.47 Jun 2018 monthly Oct 1989 - Jun 2018
Govt Revenue: Gross: Revenue Dept: Value Added Tax (THB mn) 68,616.81 Jun 2018 monthly Oct 1989 - Jun 2018
Total Public Debt as % of GDP (%) 59.580 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Nov 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.929 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 1,018.7 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Nov 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 24,222.5 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 1990 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 33.5 Nov 2021 monthly Oct 1991 - Nov 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 906,263.336 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 473,140.446 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 158,255.608 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 21,246.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Apr 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 28.9 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Nov 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,827,086.391 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 993,571.482 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 2,972.109 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1971 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,381.095 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1971 - Mar 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 3,251.772 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1978 - Apr 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 5,411.602 Apr 2021 monthly Apr 1974 - Apr 2021
MoC: Trade Balance: Custom Basis (THB mn) 23,745.200 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Nov 2021
MoC: Exports: Custom Basis (THB mn) 783,424.556 Nov 2021 monthly Oct 1990 - Nov 2021
MoC: Imports: Custom Basis (THB mn) 759,679.356 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Nov 2021
Exports: Agriculture: Rubber (THB mn) 16,371.890 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2021
Exports: Mfg: Electronics: Computer Parts (THB mn) 43,205.540 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2021
Exports: Mfg: Machinery & Equipment (THB mn) 62,352.390 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2021
Exports: Mfg: Automotive (THB mn) 117,882.560 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2021
Exports: Agriculture: Rice (THB mn) 12,771.320 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2021
Imports: Capital Goods: Machinery and Equipment (ME) (THB mn) 148,097.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2021
Imports: Others: Non-Monetary Gold (THB mn) 12,267.640 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2021
Imports: RM: Non-Agro: Electronic Parts (THB mn) 117,201.870 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2021
Imports: RM: Non-Agro: Base Metal Materials (THB mn) 77,011.380 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2021
Imports: Consumer Goods: ND: Animal and Fishery (THB mn) 12,079.530 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 3,920.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 345.8 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Nov 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) -517.0 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Jul 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -5.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 206.390 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 1,098.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 694.430 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 189,913.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 36.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 71,579.7 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 15.0 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 21.921 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 54,978.590 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
BOP: USD: Current Account Balance (USD mn) 345.800 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Nov 2021
Private Investment Index (PII): Seasonally Adjusted (SA) (2010=100) 139.20 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 2010 - Jun 2018
FDI: Financial & Insurance Activities (THB mn) 44,753.620 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2021
FDI: Manufacturing (THB mn) 51,834.540 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2021
FDI: Mining & Quarrying (THB mn) -1,728.410 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI): Agr, Forestry & Fishing (THB mn) 113.580 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2021
FDI: Construction (THB mn) 56.440 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2019
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 89.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 17,188.416 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 83,225.636 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 1975 - Nov 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 705,347.158 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Nov 2021
M2 Growth (%) 4.6 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Nov 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 1.0 Dec 2021 monthly Sep 1997 - Dec 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 234,430.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 9.8 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Nov 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 14,247.550 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Dec 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 484,926.140 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 2000 - Nov 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.7 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 709,247.5 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 8.7 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Nov 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 10.500 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Credit to Households (USD bn) 386.224 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1991 - Jun 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 653.280 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1957 - Jun 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 426,365.7 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 538,167.269 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Feb 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 3.76 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 167.03 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
MA: Narrow Money (NM) (THB mn) 2,811,362.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Nov 2021
Monetary Aggregates (MA): Broad Money (THB mn) 23,826,627.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Nov 2021
MA: Quasi Money (THB mn) 21,015,265.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Nov 2021
Credit: Outs: CB: Businesses (THB mn) 6,728,642.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Nov 2021
Credit: Outs: CB: Individuals (THB mn) 6,215,147.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Nov 2021
Deposit: Outs: CB: Businesses (THB mn) 4,937,050.000 Nov 2021 monthly Oct 2003 - Nov 2021
Deposit: Outs: CB: Individuals (THB mn) 8,473,203.000 Nov 2021 monthly Oct 2003 - Nov 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Global Competitiveness Index (Score) 68.112 2019 yearly 2017 - 2019
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 15.0 Mar 2021 monthly Feb 2000 - Mar 2021
Leading Economic Index (LEI): BOT: Seasonally Adjusted (2000=100) 150.37 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 1993 - Jun 2018

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