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Thailand Shipping Report Q3 2015


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BMI View: We expect healthy growth across Thailand's maritime shipping sector in 2015. While challengesfrom the volatile political situation - following the establishment of a military government in May 2014 -persist, the government has introduced a range of measures which should help boost the economy andreassure investors. Externally, the market for Thai exports is looking stronger, and continued investmentinto the maritime facilities will see growth continue over the longer term.

Headline Industry Data

Gross tonnage at Laem Chabang, the country's largest port, is set to rise by 6.1% to 76.61mn tonnes in2015, and will average growth of 6.5% a year over our medium-term forecast period to 2019.

Box handling at the same port will rise 7.5% to 7.08mn twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in 2015, andwill grow by an average of 6.4% over the medium term.

At the port of Bangkok, BMI projects that tonnage will grow by 6.4% in 2015, to 22.82mn tonnes, withcontainer handling set to grow by 6.1%, to 1.63mn TEUs.

We expect the real value of foreign trade to grow by 0.1% in 2015.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
Shipping
Political
Economic
Operational Risk
Industry Forecast
Port Of Laem Chabang Throughput
Port Of Bangkok Throughput
Table: Major Ports Data (Thailand 2012-2019)
Table: Trade Overview (Thailand 2012-2019)
Table: Key Trade Indicators (Thailand 2012-2019)
Table: Top Import Partners, 2006-2013
Table: Top Export Destinations, 2006-2013
Market Overview
Thailand Container Shipping Market Overview
Thailand Company Profile
Regional Container Lines (RCL)
Precious Shipping PCL (PSL)
Shipping - Global Industry View
Three Container Routes To Watch In 2015
Global Company Strategy
Maersk Line
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)
CMA CGM
Evergreen Line
COSCO Container Lines Company (COSCON)
Excel Maritime Carriers
DryShips
Macroeconomic Forecasts
Economic Analysis
Table: Economic Activity (Thailand 2010-2019)
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Thailand 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Thailand 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Thailand 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Thailand 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Thailand 1990-2025)

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