(WIPO code: TH) (latest review December 2020)

by TILLEKE & GIBBINS INTERNATIONAL LTD., Bangkok

General Information

Area

513,120 sq. km.

Population

69.87 million (estimated December 2020).

Capital

Bangkok, with 10.539 million inhabitants (estimated 2020).

Languages

Thai (official), English, ethnic and regional dialects.

Currency

Baht.

Imports

Machinery, chemical products, steel and iron, integrated circuits, crude oil, computers and parts, vehicles. Tourism is a major earner of foreign exchange.

Major exports

Garments, computers and parts, electronic products and parts, motor vehicles, parts and accessories, canned fish, fresh, chilled or frozen shrimps, petrochemical products, precious stones and jewelry, rice.

Statistics (Dec. 2019) Filed Granted
Patents (since 1979) 259,507 73,727
Petty patents (since 1999) 34,872 15,896
Trademarks (since 1999)
806,221 482,223