Overview
2017 - 2018
2008 - 2016
1998 - 1999
1993 - 1994
Overview
Overview
Export - Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM)
Background and Objectives
Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand) is a state-owned specialized financial institution under the Ministry of Finance’s supervision. It was established by the Export-Import Bank of Thailand Act, 1993 (B.E. 2536), which took effect on September 7, 1993. The Bank’s objective is to conduct business which promotes and supports Thai export, import, and investment for the purpose of national development by providing credit facilities, guarantees, insurance against risks, or other services conducive to the achievement of its goals.
In addition to capital increases from the Ministry of Finance to accommodate its business operations in different periods, EXIM Thailand is self-sufficient financially through fundraising for use in the provision of credit facilities to Thai exporters and investors, such as borrowing from financial institutions both at home and abroad and issuance of short- and long-term financial instruments for sale to financial institutions and the general public. To sum up, the Bank can do any business under its missions pursuant to the EXIM Thailand Act and customary
to commercial banks, except for accepting deposit from the general public.
In 2018, the EXIM Thailand Act (No. 3), 2018 (B.E. 2561) was enacted under which the scope of the Bank’s trade and investment insurance services has been expanded to support Thai entrepreneurs in their contract bidding or trade and investment expansion beyond Thailand. The composition of the Board of Directors has also been adjusted to accommodate current regulatory requirements.
<span style="color:#f01d26;">2018</span>
2018

Enactment of EXIM Thailand Act (No. 3), 2018


mainly to expand the scope of risk insurance services to enable the Bank to efficiently promote and support exporters and investors while the composition of the Board of Directors has also been adjusted.
<span style="color:#f01d26;">2017</span>
2017

Roll-out of action plans/projects under the new strategic plans


to move toward being a worldclass specialized financial institution serving as a key mechanism in driving forward Thailand’s international trade and investment strategies.
<span style="color:#f01d26;">2016</span>
2016

Driving EXIM Thailand transformation


The Bank started its organization transformation in line with its redefined role and new strategies as a mechanism in driving national strategies and sustainable economic development.
<span style="color:#f01d26;">2009</span>
2009

Capital increase of 5 billion baht under the Strong Thailand Scheme


to support provision of export credit insurance in response to the government policy of promoting Thai export.
<span style="color:#f01d26;">2008</span>
2008

Capital increase of 1.3 billion baht

to enable greater promotion and support of export, import and investment both at home and overseas.
<span style="color:#f01d26;">1999</span>
1999

Enactment of EXIM Thailand Act (No. 2), 1999


to expand the Bank’s objective and empower it to support Thai outward and domestic direct investment that saves or earns foreign exchange.
<span style="color:#f01d26;">1998</span>
1998

Capital increase of 4 billion baht for liquidity enhancement measures


Hit by the 1997 economic crisis, most commercial banks halted credit expansion. EXIM Thailand issued liquidity enhancement measures for Thai exports to ensure continued export growth.
 
<span style="color:#f01d26;">1994</span>
1994

Official commencement of operation

on February 17, 1994 with an initial capital of 2.5 billion baht from Ministry of Finance.
<span style="color:#f01d26;">1993</span>
1993

Establishment of EXIM Thailand


pursuant to EXIM Thailand Act, 1993 as a state-owned specialized financial institution to provide financial facilities in support of international trade and investment.

 

Overview
Export - Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM)
Background and Objectives
Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand) is a state-owned specialized financial institution under the Ministry of Finance’s supervision. It was established by the Export-Import Bank of Thailand Act, 1993 (B.E. 2536), which took effect on September 7, 1993. The Bank’s objective is to conduct business which promotes and supports Thai export, import, and investment for the purpose of national development by providing credit facilities, guarantees, insurance against risks, or other services conducive to the achievement of its goals.

In addition to capital increases from the Ministry of Finance to accommodate its business operations in different periods, EXIM Thailand is self-sufficient financially through fundraising for use in the provision of credit facilities to Thai exporters and investors, such as borrowing from financial institutions both at home and abroad and issuance of short- and long-term financial instruments for sale to financial institutions and the general public. To sum up, the Bank can do any business under its missions pursuant to the EXIM Thailand Act and customary
to commercial banks, except for accepting deposit from the general public.

In 2018, the EXIM Thailand Act (No. 3), 2018 (B.E. 2561) was enacted under which the scope of the Bank’s trade and investment insurance services has been expanded to support Thai entrepreneurs in their contract bidding or trade and investment expansion beyond Thailand. The composition of the Board of Directors has also been adjusted to accommodate current regulatory requirements.