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Thailand officially known as the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam is a Southeast Asian country part of the ASEAN group. It’s known for tropical beaches, opulent royal palaces, ancient ruins, and ornate temples displaying figures of Buddha. Thailand is well known for tourism across the world

Thailand is an emerging economy with agriculture as a base and industrialization in the process. The country is the second-largest in South east Asia. It holds an important role in the region as many of its neighbouring countries dependent on Thailand’s economy.

Thailand is well known for computer & electrical components, textiles, footwear, fishery, etc.

Country Facts


Basic Details
Capital CityBangkok
Government TypeUnitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Official LanguagesThai, Isan, Kam Mueang, Pak Tai
CurrencyThai baht, THB
Phone Code +66
Important CitiesPattaya, Phuket, Ayutthaya, Chiang Mai, Kanchanaburi, Sukhothai, Krabi, Koh Samui, Hua Hin,
National DayNational Day (5th Dec)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking21 (Very Easy)
Primary IndustriesAutomobiles and automotive parts, financial services, electric appliances and components, tourism, cement, auto manufacturing, heavy and light industries, appliances, computers and parts, furniture, plastics, textiles and garments, agricultural processing, beverages, tobacco
Major Exportsmachinery, electronics, foods and wood, chemicals and plastics, automobiles and automotive parts, stone and glass, textiles and furniture.
Major Exports to IndiaAnimal, Footwear, Hides and skins, Fuels, Food Products, Minerals, Wood, Textiles and Clothing, Vegetables, Raw materials
Major ImportsCapital and intermediate goods, raw materials, consumer goods, fuels.
Major Imports from IndiaChemicals, Machinery and Electricals, Stone and Glass, Metals, Raw materials, Animal, Transportation, Textiles and Clothing, Vegetables, Plastic or Rubber
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaIndia ASEAN Trade in GoodsAgreement, Bangladesh, India, MyanmarSri Lanka, Thailand Economic Cooperation(BIMSTEC), Global System of Trade Preferences GSTP), Free Trade Agreement (FTA), Economic Integration Agreement (EIA)
Bordering NationsMyanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia
Member ofAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation(APEC), Association of Southeast Asian Nations(ASEAN), Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation(BIMSTEC), East Asia Summit(EAS), Group of 77(G77), Indian Ocean Rim Association(IORA), Pacific Economic Cooperation Council(PECC), United Nations(UN), World Trade Organization(WTO), Southeast Asia Treaty Organization(SEATO)
Indian Embassy Details for ThailandEmbassy of India
Honourable Ambassador
46, Prasarnmitr, Sukhumvit, Soi 23, Bangkok - 10110

Consulate General of India in Chiangmai
Krishna Chaitanya
Consul & Head of Post
172, Moo 5, Sanpakwan, Hang Dong, Chinag Mai -50230, Thailand

Embassy Details of Thailand in IndiaRoyal Thai Embassy
H.E. Ms. Pattarat Hongtong
56-N, Nyaya Marg,Chanakya PuriNew Delhi-110021
011 24197200 (O)

Consulate General of Thailand in Mumbai
Mr. Donnawit Poolsawat
Consul General
Malbar View, 4th Floor, 33 Dr. Purandare Marg, Chowpatty See Face Mumbai-400 007
+91-22-23631404 (O)

Consulate General of Thailand in Kolkata
Ms. Acharapan Yavaprapas
Consul General
18 B Mandeville Garden Ballygunge,Kolkata 700019

Consulate General of Thailand in Chennai
Mr. Nitirooge Phonepasert
Consul General
No. 3, First Main Road Vidyodaya Colony T. Nagar
044-42300730/40/60/80 (O)