02 Mar Market Profile – Thailand
Thailand is the second largest economy in South East Asia, our 6th largest two-way trading partner, 7th highest source of international students and a top 20 source of FDI. What differentiates Thailand from other ASEAN nations is its sheer market size, the diversity of its industrial sector and its position as a regional manufacturing hub.
Every market is different. But wherever you want to do business, local knowledge goes a long way. Whether in Australia or through one of our offices around the world, Austrade can give you the experience, insights and contacts you need to make your expansion a success.
Austrade can help you:
- Understand the market – Better understand the market you’re thinking of entering, or discover one you’d never considered, we give you the lowdown on export issues, statistics, trends and regulations relevant to your product.
- Make a connection – We can introduce you to experienced locals who can help your business with importing, distribution or support.
- Be more efficient – We can help you make the most of your time overseas by arranging appointments for you in advance.
- Get feedback – After your visit, we’ll get honest feedback from local contacts, giving you an insight into their take on what you offer, and their potential as business partners.
- Promote yourself – When you’re ready to launch overseas, we can help you with your marketing plan, with access to key trade shows and ways to reach your target audience.
Find out about the services Austrade provides to Australian exporters on our trade services page.
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DFAT also provides advice for business travellers and tourists going to Thailand. This information is regularly updated and should be checked before planning travel.
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GAIN Report Number: TH2019-0143
Date: December 25, 2019
This guide serves as a resource for U.S. companies seeking to do business in Thailand and provides market overviews, practical tips and information on local business practices, consumer preferences and trends. This report also identifies opportunities and entry approaches for the three major market sectors (food retail, food service, and food processing).
ED: Whilst the above reports on the Thai market is from a USA export perspective, it is also useful for Australian exporters interested in or already involved with this market:
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