FACTS & FIGURES
POPULATION
62,354,402
AREA
198,114 sq miles
CURRENCY
baht (THB)
EXCHANGE
41.4 baht per 1 US$ (July 2003)
CAPITAL
Bangkok
GDP
$410 billion (2001 est.) purchasing power parity
GDP GROWTH
4.9% (2002)
NATURAL RESOURCES
tin, rubber, natural gas, tungsten, timber, lead, fish, lignite
EXPORT COMMODITIES
computers, transistors, seafood, clothing, rice
MAJOR EXPORT PARTNERS
U.S. 23%, Japan 14%, Singapore 8%, China 6%, Hong Kong 5%