Thailand’s export value in June stood at US$12.3 billion, down 25.9 per cent year on year, according to the Commerce Ministry. The import value also dropped 29.3 per cent year on year to US$11.398 billion.
During the first six months of this year, Thailand’s export value declined 23.5 per cent year on year to US$68.2 billion, while the import value fell 35.4 per cent year on year to US$57.21 billion.
Last year Thailand’s export value grew 15.6 per cent to US$178 billion, while the import value rose 27.6 per cent to US$179 billion.
In June, the trade surplus was valued at US $937 million. (Nation)
Month after month… the dark trend is still there. No Green Shoots, whatsoever. No light. No recovery. No false enthusiasm… Just the harsh reality of a stubborn market that is not willing to follow the lies and the fantasies of our politicians.
Peak Exports for Thailand happened exactly one year ago… july 2008. Time goes fast, right ? 😉
17,37 billions USD versus 12,33 billions USD in june 2009.
As usual, the Bank Of Thailand will publish the details at the end of the month. Stay tuned.