Ministry of Industry (Thailand)

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Kingdom of Thailand
Ministry of Industry

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Ministry overview
Formed 1942

Jurisdiction Government of Thailand
Headquarters Rama VI Road, Rachathevi, Bangkok Thailand
Annual budget 5,701,345,800 Baht (2009)
Minister responsible Chakramon Phasukavanich, Minister of Industry

The Ministry of Industry of the Kingdom of Thailand (Thai: กระทรวงอุตสาหกรรม; rtgsKrasuang Utsahakam; Abrv: M-Industry) is a Cabinet ministry in the Government of Thailand. The Ministry is responsible for the promotion and regulation of Industries. The Ministry is headed by a Minister of Industry, currently Chakramon Phasukavanich (since August 2014).


The Ministry of Industry started out in 1933 as a division or the Industrial Division Thai: กองอุตสาหกรรม) in the Department of Commerce (Thai: กรมพาณิชย์) (now Ministry of Commerce) of the Ministry of Economics (Thai: กระทรวงเศรษฐกิจ) (now defunct). In 1941 the division was upgraded to the Department of Industry (still in the Economic Ministry).

On the 5 May 1942 a Ministry of Industry was eventually created in its own right.



  • Office of the Minister
  • Office of the Permanent Secretary

Dependent Departments[edit]

  • Department of Primary Industries and Mines
  • The Office of Industrial Economics
  • Department of Industrial Promotion
  • Department of Industrial Works
  • Thai Industrial Standards Institute
  • Office of Cane and Sugar Board
  • Office of the Board of Investment
    • ASEAN Supporting Industry Database
    • Investor Club Association

State Enterprise[edit]

Autonomous Organization[edit]

  • The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion

Independent Organization[edit]

  • Thailand Automotive Institute
  • Electrical and Electronics Institute
  • Iron and Steel Institute of Thailand
  • Management System Certification Institute
  • National Food Institute
  • Thailand Productivity Institute
  • Thailand Textile Institute


  • General Environmental Conservation Public Company Limited
  • Narai Phand Company Limited

See also[edit]


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