5 Most Profitable Things to Import from Thailand

Thailand is a newly industrialized country. Its economy is heavily export-dependent and its exports account for more than two-thirds of its GDP. Nowadays the country is home to a broad range of profitable, low-priced, and innovative products for international retailers, importers and wholesalers. The main export destinations are the rest of Asia and the US.

Here are the top 5 products to export from Thailand.

1. Gems & Jewelry

Thailand Jewelry centresThailand is famous for its amazing designs, manufacturing and craftsmanship. The country is one of the top exporters of gems and jewelry. The products are often showcased to the regional and international markets. The most popular fair is the Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair, which is held twice very year.

Whether you are looking to get your own gems or precious stones cut and designed, consider Thailand as the best place to get jewelry due to its low labor costs and skilled craftsmen.

2. Thai Silk

flat,550x550,075,f.u2Thailand is famous for its fine and high-quality fabric, which is hand-woven, making it extremely unique. Its supple lightness have historically had more prestige and value than gold.

The use of Thai silk is vast as it is used can create magnificent and beautiful decoration and handicraft coverings, sheets and of course clothing.

3. Food & Beverage

maekhong-kranHaving an aim to become the ‘Kitchen of the World’, Thailand is one of the top exporters of canned/frozen foods and ready-to-eat meals. The country offers tasty, high quality, and inexpensive foods, having a competitive advantage in food-processing technology.

Apart from meals, there are plenty of exotic fruits, vegetables and beverages that Thailand has to offer the international buyers.

4. Artificial or Fresh Flowers/Orchids 

flowers1Thailand is populated with a wide variety of fresh and artificial orchids. The range of colors, designs, and styles make orchids a very popular and sought-after item. Fresh flowers are specially wrapped with a water source when shipping to international destinations and can last at least a week in containers till they reach their target market.

These beautiful flowers are quite inexpensive and are often used for decorations, wedding ornaments or simply livening up your gardens.

5. Spa & Cosmetic Products 

24012013144843sranrom thai spa products 1Today Thai cosmetic and spa industry is booming and it is gaining popularity overseas. There is a huge recognition for products that follow health and safety standards. The quality of the products has improved, while prices remain relatively the same. Herbs such as extracts from lemongrass or turmeric peel in particular have high potential for export. The Health and Beauty Show are attended by a great number of internationals buyers every year.

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10 thoughts on “5 Most Profitable Things to Import from Thailand

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  2. All info regarding importing and exporting things

  3. wld like to know d latest info on profitable imports from thailand and cheap fright means..even if it is on sharing basis..

  4. HELLO, THIS IS ABHISHEK KHETAN FROM INDIA . I WANTED NEW BUSINESS OF IMPORT & EXPORT BASES ON FOOD AND BEVERAGES FROM THAILAND.

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    ABHISHEK KHETAN

  5. I am planning to visit fuket Thailand in next week for import specially considor for coming indian festive seasons.

    Need to suggestions what is best profitable product for indian retail and wholesale mkt

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  7. I live in Sweden…I was married with a Thai woman for 16 year, but she died in cancer 2012. We have a daughter 20 years old. We come soon to Thailand for sell a house my daughter inherited by testament from my dead wife.
    We come to Bangkok 1-12 aug (next month) and sell the house.
    I am interested to make some business Thailand-Sweden by important some products.
    If both have time we can meet when I come to Bkk.
    i have meeting 3 aug and 8 aug…but other day in period 1-12 aug can be possible.
    Ben

  8. I am interedted to do this business

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