BANGKOK, June 20 (Reuters) -
* Thailand saw a 1.03% drop in tourist arrivals in May from a year earlier, after a 3.31% increase in April, the tourism ministry said on Thursday.
* The 2.7 million tourists in May spent about 135 billion baht ($4.36 billion), down 0.95% from a year earlier.
* Visitors from China, Thailand’s biggest source of tourists, declined 8.55% in May from a year earlier after falling 8.89% in April.
* Foreign tourist receipts account for about 12% of Thailand’s gross domestic product. ($1 = 30.96 baht) (Reporting by Orathai Sriring Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)