Thailand

FeatureValueUnitSource / Year
CapitalBangkokAuswärtiges Amt
Currency1 Euro = approx. 39 BHT
(As of: 20.02.2018)
Thai Baht (BHT)Bankenverband / 2018
Area513 115km²Auswärtiges Amt / 2018
Population1 250 000 000Auswärtiges Amt / 2011
Population Density135Persons per km²Statistisches Bundesamt / 2016
Population Growth0,30%Länderdaten / 2016
Average Income per Capita5 640US $Statistisches Bundesamt / 2016
Minimum Wage237 (approx. 192 €, as of: 27.02.2018)
US $Minimum wages in the global garment industry (ILO) / 2015
Proceeds from Export236 69 billionUS $WTO Statistics Database / 2017
Export Goods (Top 3)1. Produced goods (74, 6%)
2. Agricultural products (17 %)
3. Mining (5 %)
WTO Statistics Database / 2016
Most important Export Countries (Textile Sector)1. USA
2. China
3. EU
WTO Statistics Database / 2015¹
Export Volume Clothing2 435 758 662 US $UN Comtrade Data Base / 2018¹
Share of textile and clothing exports in total exports of the country3,06Share (in %)ITC Trade Map / 2018²
Corruption Index85Rank (of 174 countries)Corruption Perceptions Index (Transparency International) / 2014
„Ease of doing business“26Rank (of 190 countries)Doing Business Report (World bank) / 2018

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¹ “HS-Code 61 – Apparel and Clothing accessoires – knitted or crocheted” and “HS-Code 62 – Apparel and Clothing accessoires – not knitted or crocheted”.
² HS Product Code 50-63, including raw materials and semifinished products (e.g.cotton, synthetic fibers, yarns).