Thai vehicle exports booming | Bangkok Post: Most recent

Most Recent >

Car exports rise in December

- +

A total of 86,297 vehicles were exported in December, up 146.24% on December 2011 but down 13.90% on November last year, Surapong Paisitpatanapong, spokesman for the Automotive Industry Club, said on Friday. 

The export value for the month stood at 40.76 billion baht, an increase of 139.12% on December 2011, said Mr Surapong.

Car exports for 2012 were up 39.56% year-on-year to stand at 1,026,671 units, a record high in the 25 years since the country began exporting cars in 1988. This made Thailand the world’s 7th largest car exporter. Export value for 2012 totalled 490.13 billion baht, up 42.74% year-on year, he said.

Keep up-to-date with the latest on coup d'etat with Bangkok Post SMS News. Call *451391000 to subscribe – 39 baht/month (7 days free, available in Thailand only) Bangkok Post SMS News: Deliver only trustworthy news on SMS

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

0 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments