Thailand Direct Investment Abroad

2005 - 2021 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Thailand Direct Investment Abroad

  • Thailand Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 2.8 USD bn in Jun 2021, compared with a growth of 3.3 USD bn in the previous quarter.
  • Thailand Direct Investment Abroad: USD mn data is updated quarterly.
  • It is available from Mar 2005 to Jun 2021 and averaged 2.1 USD bn throughout the period.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 6.5 USD bn in Dec 2013 and a record low of -2.3 USD bn in Mar 2014.

The Bank of Thailand provides quarterly Direct Investment Abroad in USD.


Key information about Thailand Direct Investment Abroad

  • In the latest reports of Thailand, Current Account recorded a deficit of 2.5 USD bn in Aug 2021.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 647.5 USD mn in Jun 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 130.9 USD bn in Dec 2020.

View Thailand's Direct Investment Abroad from Mar 2005 to Jun 2021 in the chart:

Thailand Direct Investment Abroad

What was Thailand's Direct Investment Abroad in Jun 2021?

Thailand Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 2.8 USD bn in Jun 2021, compared with a growth of 3.3 USD bn in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
2,848.7 Jun 2021 3,288.2 Mar 2021 -2,304.3 Mar 2014 6,514.5 Dec 2013 USD mn quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021

Direct Investment Abroad by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 10.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2004 - Jun 2021
Algeria (USD mn) 15.5 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 344.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1992 - Jun 2021
Armenia (USD mn) 12.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Australia (USD mn) -2,202.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Jun 2021
Austria (USD mn) -2,743.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1970 - Jun 2021
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 76.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) -205.0 2020 yearly 1975 - 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) 6.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 22.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 7,136.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Jun 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 2.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 9.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2021
Botswana (USD mn) 5.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Brazil (USD mn) 2,895.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2021
Brunei (USD mn) 504.0 2018 yearly 1970 - 2018
Bulgaria (USD mn) 54.4 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Sep 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) 15.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Canada (USD mn) 18,099.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1957 - Jun 2021
Chile (USD mn) 642.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2021
China (USD mn) 29,800.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2021
Colombia (USD mn) 1,012.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Croatia (USD mn) 826.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) -156.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) 1,248.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 3,054.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Sep 2021
Egypt (USD mn) 76.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
Estonia (USD mn) 46.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Sep 2021
European Union (USD mn) 1,082.6 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 1999 - Sep 2021
Finland (USD mn) -527.1 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Sep 2021
France (USD mn) 2,938.9 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Sep 2021
Georgia (USD mn) 82.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Germany (USD mn) 30,835.1 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1971 - Sep 2021
Ghana (USD mn) 2.8 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Greece (USD mn) 107.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 14,102.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Hungary (USD mn) -229.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1992 - Jun 2021
Iceland (USD mn) 95.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2021
India (USD mn) 5,279.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Indonesia (USD mn) 1,180.6 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Sep 2021
Iran (USD mn) 156.0 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Ireland (USD mn) 11,944.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2021
Israel (USD mn) 2,060.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Italy (USD mn) 6,700.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Sep 2021
Japan (USD mn) 7,213.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
Jordan (USD mn) 10.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 752.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Sep 2021
Kenya (USD mn) 203.9 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
South Korea (USD mn) 4,345.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Sep 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) 36.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) -518.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) 0.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Latvia (USD mn) 28.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) 13.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 125.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) -76,817.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2021
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 556.7 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (USD mn) -20.6 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2021
Malawi (USD mn) 18.7 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) 1,113.1 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
Malta (USD mn) -1,455.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) 927.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2021
Mexico (USD mn) 1,031.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
Moldova (USD mn) -18.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) 5.9 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) 6.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2021
Morocco (USD mn) 62.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) 47.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Netherlands (USD mn) -2,639.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) -349.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) 196.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Norway (USD mn) 2,227.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
Oman (USD mn) 535.8 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) 35.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Sep 2002 - Sep 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) 1.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Panama (USD mn) 106.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Jun 2021
Peru (USD mn) -91.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
Philippines (USD mn) 373.2 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Poland (USD mn) 1,713.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -99.4 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 446.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2021
Romania (USD mn) 191.8 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Sep 2021
Russia (USD mn) 8,501.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 6,832.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
Serbia (USD mn) 14.8 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Sep 2021
Singapore (USD mn) 11,494.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) -125.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Aug 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) 238.1 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
South Africa (USD mn) -211.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1985 - Jun 2021
Spain (USD mn) 4,557.4 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Aug 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 4.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2021
Sudan (USD mn) 0.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2020
Sweden (USD mn) 3,647.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1982 - Jun 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) -18,718.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Taiwan (USD mn) 2,851.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Sep 2021
Thailand (USD mn) 2,848.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
Turkey (USD mn) 438.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Sep 2021
Ukraine (USD mn) 25.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Sep 2021
United Arab Emirates (USD mn) 18,924.4 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
United Kingdom (USD mn) -15,250.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1987 - Jun 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) 243,794.9 Sep 2021 monthly Oct 1997 - Sep 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: Revenue Dept: Value Added Tax (THB mn) 68,616.81 Jun 2018 monthly Oct 1989 - Jun 2018
Govt Revenue: Gross: Excise Dept (THB mn) 47,541.47 Jun 2018 monthly Oct 1989 - Jun 2018
Total Public Debt as % of GDP (%) 57.980 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Sep 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.929 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -370.2 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 24,222.5 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 1990 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 24.9 Oct 2021 monthly Oct 1991 - Oct 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 (%) 43.3 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Oct 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: Exports: Custom Basis (THB mn) 750,015.834 Oct 2021 monthly Oct 1990 - Oct 2021
MoC: Imports: Custom Basis (THB mn) 772,539.960 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Oct 2021
MoC: Trade Balance: Custom Basis (THB mn) -22,524.126 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Oct 2021
Exports: Mfg: Electronics: Computer Parts (THB mn) 54,217.900 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2021
Exports: Mfg: Machinery & Equipment (THB mn) 67,252.320 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2021
Exports: Mfg: Automotive (THB mn) 106,636.820 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2021
Exports: Agriculture: Rice (THB mn) 12,187.670 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2021
Exports: Agriculture: Rubber (THB mn) 15,137.950 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2021
Imports: Others: Non-Monetary Gold (THB mn) 13,464.670 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2021
Imports: RM: Non-Agro: Electronic Parts (THB mn) 108,819.570 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2021
Imports: RM: Non-Agro: Base Metal Materials (THB mn) 79,583.400 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2021
Imports: Capital Goods: Machinery and Equipment (ME) (THB mn) 142,375.910 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2021
Imports: Consumer Goods: ND: Animal and Fishery (THB mn) 10,983.930 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 2,848.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,345.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Sep 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.6 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) 647.480 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 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) 187,783.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 36.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 72,161.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 14.9 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) -1,345.610 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Sep 2021
Private Investment Index (PII): Seasonally Adjusted (SA) (2010=100) 139.20 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 2010 - Jun 2018
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI): Agr, Forestry & Fishing (THB mn) 56.240 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
FDI: Construction (THB mn) 377.910 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
FDI: Financial & Insurance Activities (THB mn) 3,451.530 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
FDI: Manufacturing (THB mn) 12,117.400 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
FDI: Mining & Quarrying (THB mn) -2,576.620 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 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) 81,526.538 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 1975 - Sep 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 699,066.776 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Sep 2021
M2 Growth (%) 4.9 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Sep 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 1.0 Oct 2021 monthly Sep 1997 - Oct 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 234,430.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 9.7 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Oct 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 13,996.770 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Oct 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 479,416.553 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 2000 - Sep 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.7 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 701,948.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 8.9 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 10.700 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Credit to Households (USD bn) 392.649 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1991 - Mar 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 664.828 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1957 - Mar 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 445,183.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 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: Quasi Money (THB mn) 20,914,660.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Oct 2021
Monetary Aggregates (MA): Broad Money (THB mn) 23,711,715.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Oct 2021
MA: Narrow Money (NM) (THB mn) 2,797,055.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Oct 2021
Credit: Outs: CB: Businesses (THB mn) 6,699,598.000 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2021
Credit: Outs: CB: Individuals (THB mn) 6,164,298.000 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2021
Deposit: Outs: CB: Businesses (THB mn) 4,770,539.000 Sep 2021 monthly Oct 2003 - Sep 2021
Deposit: Outs: CB: Individuals (THB mn) 8,504,962.000 Sep 2021 monthly Oct 2003 - Sep 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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