Manufacturing in Thailand
Thailand - Manufacturing
Manufacturing production eases in July
On an annual basis, manufacturing production dived 14.7% in July, although this was notably better than June’s 17.8% fall. However, the trend pointed down, with the annual average variation of manufacturing production coming in at minus 10.3% in July, down from June's minus 9.3%.
More positively, manufacturing output grew 4.3% month-on-month in seasonally-adjusted terms in July (June: +5.4% mom)., the second straight month of growth. The reading was driven by a strong uptick in the production of automobiles, rubber and plastic products, and electronic components.
FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect manufacturing output to fall 10.7% in 2020, which is down 0.9 percentage points from last month’s estimate. For 2021, the panel sees manufacturing output increasing 7.3%.
Thailand - Manufacturing Data
|Manufacturing (annual variation in %)||0.0||1.4||1.8||3.7||-3.6|
5 years of economic forecasts for more than 30 economic indicators.
Thailand Manufacturing Chart
Source: Office of Industrial Economics and FocusEconomics calculations.
|Exchange Rate||30.11||0.17 %||Dec 30|
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