Trade Resources Industry Views 2010-2012 Thailand Plastic Machinery Import Situation

2010-2012 Thailand Plastic Machinery Import Situation

2010-2012 Thailand Plastic Machinery Import Situation

2010-2012 Thailand Plastic Machinery Import Value Annual Trends

2010-2012 Thailand Plastic Machinery Import Situation

2010-2012, Thailand plastic machinery products Import Value and increasing speed were both increasing. Imports amount were $ 564 million, $ 800 million and $ 1.289 billion in 2010, 2011 and 2012 with increasings of 22.68%, 41.81% and 61.1%. The imports amount in 2012 was increased rapidly by 128.45% over 2010.

2010-2012 Thailand Plastic Machinery Import Market Trends Analysis

No.

Country / Region

Import Value(Thousand USD)

2012 Compared the Same Period 2010

 

 

2010

2011

2012

 

 

total

564, 288

800, 215

1, 289, 114

128.45%

1

Japan 

217, 873

327, 074

647, 031

196.98%

2

China 

102, 187

162, 529

251, 659

146.27%

3

Taiwan 

88, 225

93, 020

133, 338

51.13%

4

Germany 

57, 840

84, 366

99, 040

71.23%

5

Korea

13, 122

25, 100

32, 986

151.38%

6

United States 

12, 625

19, 747

21, 926

73.67%

7

Italy 

15, 228

16, 975

19, 543

28.34%

8

Malaysia 

7, 343

7, 837

17, 656

140.45%

9

Austria 

4, 318

7, 733

13, 029

201.74%

10

Singapore 

4, 322

5, 828

11, 994

177.51%

Thailand is the world's third-largest plastic machinery import market and China's most important export market. The rubber plantation industry is an important pillar industry of Thailand. Thailand has large and stable demand for plastic and rubber processing machinery .
2010-2012, Japan is Thailand's largest sources of imports source, and China and Taiwan were ranked second and third.
Since Thailand plastic machinery Import Value grew rapidly. In 2012, the increasings of imports amount from Japan, China, Korea, Malaysia, Austria and Singapore were all more than 100%,. The increasing of Austria rose to 201.74%

2010-2012 Thailand Plastic Machinery Import Market Share Trends Analysis

No.

Country / Region

Import Value Proportion

 

 

2010

2011

2012

1

Japan↑

38.61%

40.87%

50.19%

2

China

18.11%

20.31%

19.52%

3

Taiwan↓

15.63%

11.62%

10.34%

4

Germany

10.25%

10.54%

7.68%

5

Korea

2.33%

3.14%

2.56%

6

United States

2.24%

2.47%

1.70%

7

Italy↓

2.70%

2.12%

1.52%

8

Malaysia

1.30%

0.98%

1.37%

9

Austria↑

0.77%

0.97%

1.01%

10

Singapore

0.77%

0.73%

0.93%

In 2012, more than 1/2 of Thailand imported plastic machineries were imported from Japan, plastic, nearly 1/5 of the machineries were imported from China. The source from Japan, China and Taiwan accounted for 80% of total imports. From 2010 to 2012, rising sources were Japan and Austria, and dropping sources were Taiwan and Italy

2013 Thailand Plastic Machinery Import Situation

2013 1-9 Month Thailand plastic Machinery Importmarket

Country / Region

2013 Jan. - Sep. Imports Amount(Thousand Usd)

Compared With The Same Period

Proportion

total

646, 362

-35.00%

100%

Japan 

214, 516

-58.91%

33.19%

China 

152, 312

-17.47%

23.56%

Germany 

83, 644

20.26%

12.94%

Taiwan 

80, 035

-17.95%

12.38%

Korea

26, 078

18.43%

4.03%

United States 

19, 985

19.82%

3.09%

Italy 

18, 225

5.07%

2.82%

Netherlands 

3, 121

54.66%

0.48%

France 

5, 131

17.23%

0.79%

India 

5, 046

98.04%

0.78%

From January to September in 2013, Import Value of Thailand plastic machinery was $ 646 million; drop by 35% compared to the same period in 2012. Japan remained Thailand's main sources, but also with a decreased by 58.91%, higher than the everage decline. Japan's market share decreased from more than 1/2 down to less than 1/3. This market share lost mainly went to China, Germany, Taiwan and Korea. From January to September in 2013, in the top ten import markets, the amount of plastic machinery imports from India grew by 98.04%. It was the fastest-growing sources. The imports from Japan, China and Taiwan decreased.

Source: IAR Team from Made-in-China.com
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