Thailand flag courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Thailand flag courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Mitsubishi Motors has become the No. 1 automotive exporter in Thailand with total export volume of 309,915 units for the 12-month period ending March 31.

The company's Laem Chabang factory in Thailand is now the largest global production hub for Mitsubishi Motors, with more than 80% of all its local production sold for export, according to Mitsubishi.

Mitsubishi Motors Thailand operates four plants in Thailand that employ more than 6,000 workers. Last fiscal year, the company's Thai operations produced 356,000 vehicles, according to the automaker.

The main export destinations are Europe (28%), ASEAN and Asia region (25%), North America (21%), Oceania (12%), others (14 %).