Fact Sheet: Thailand - Canada's Priority Market

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Fast Facts

  • Capital: Bangkok
  • Population (millions): 64.4
  • Total area: 510,890 km2
  • Currency: Baht
  • Language (s): Thai

Economic Facts 2012

  • GDP ($ billions): 365.5
  • GDP per capita ($): 5,678
  • GDP growth (%): 6.4
  • Inflation (%): 3
  • Unemployment (%): 0.5.

Key Opportunities

  • Aerospace
  • Agriculture and processed food
  • Defence and security
  • Education
  • Information and communications technologies
  • Sustainable technologies

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment Promotion Initiatives

  • Canada-ASEAN Business Council

 

Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 20122007
Canada’s merchandise exports to Thailand$717.2$588.2
Canada’s merchandise imports from Thailand$2,631.2$2,298.1
Canadian investment in Thailand$380$1,052
Thai investment in Canada$4$5