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About

Thailand-Kuwait Trade: In 2022, Thailand exported $352M to Kuwait. The main products that Thailand exported to Kuwait were Cars ($74.8M), Delivery Trucks ($66.4M), and Wood Fiberboard ($45.7M). Over the past 5 years the exports of Thailand to Kuwait have increased at an annualized rate of 26%, from $111M in 2017 to $352M in 2022.

In 2022, Thailand did not export any services to Kuwait.

Kuwait-Thailand Trade: In 2022, Kuwait exported $483M to Thailand. The main products that Kuwait exported to Thailand were Refined Petroleum ($604M), Crude Petroleum ($360M), and Petroleum Gas ($80.1M). Over the past 5 years the exports of Kuwait to Thailand have increased at an annualized rate of 75%,  from $29.5M in 2017 to $483M in 2022.

In 2022, Kuwait did not export any services to Thailand.

Comparison: In 2022,  Thailand ranked 29 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.96), and 27 in total exports ($312B). That same year, Kuwait ranked 46 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.44), and 42 in total exports ($101B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2022, Thailand exported $352M to Kuwait. The main products exported from Thailand to Kuwait were Cars ($74.8M), Delivery Trucks ($66.4M), and Wood Fiberboard ($45.7M). During the last 5 years the exports of Thailand to Kuwait have increased at an annualized rate of 26%, from $111M in 2017 to $352M in 2022.

In 2017, Kuwait exported $483M to Thailand. The main products exported from Kuwait to Thailand were Refined Petroleum ($604M), Crude Petroleum ($360M), and Petroleum Gas ($80.1M). During the last 22 years the exports of Kuwait to Thailand have increased at an annualized rate of 75%, from $29.5M in 1995 to $483M in 2017.

Exports from Thailand (Flag) to Kuwait (Flag) (2022)

Exports from Kuwait (Flag) to Thailand (Flag) (2022)

Latest Data

Trade between Thailand (Flag) and Kuwait (Flag)

Thailand Exports

Kuwait Exports

Market Competitiveness

Color
Thailand
Top Destination
United States$53.4B
Kuwait
Top Destination
China$24.3B

This map shows whether countries import more from Thailand or Kuwait. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from Thailand and Kuwait or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2022, countries that imported more from Thailand than Kuwait included United States ($53.4B), Japan ($24.6B), and Australia ($12.6B).

In 2022, countries that imported more from Kuwait than Thailand included India ($15B), South Korea ($10.8B), and Pakistan ($3.97B).

Difference in imports from Kuwait (Flag) and Thailand (Flag) (2022)

Comparative Advantage Thailand - Kuwait

Flow
Scale

This chart compares trade between Thailand and Kuwait by product, considering products traded by both, Thailand and Kuwait.

During 2022, Thailand had a large net trade with Kuwait in the exports of Transportation ($162M), Machines ($143M), and Foodstuffs ($53.7M).

During 2017, Kuwait had a large net trade with Thailand in the exports of Mineral Products ($1.05B), Plastics and Rubbers ($14M), and Transportation ($926k).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

This visualization shows the product space at the HS4 level with the flags of Thailand and Kuwait. This means that a dot/product with the flag of Thailand indicates it has a comparative advantage over Kuwait. Similarly, a dot/product with the flag of Kuwait indicates it has a comparative advantage over Thailand.

Product Space of Thailand (Flag) and Kuwait (Flag) (2022)

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