Thailand raises 2018 rice export target to 10 million tonnes World

Thailand raises 2018 rice export target to 10 million tonnes

The Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA) has revised its 2018 rice export target to 10 million tonnes from the previous forecast of 9.5 million tonnes, after exports of the grain for the first four months of this year performed better than expected.
Thailand’s economy forecast to grow 4 percent in Q2 World

Thailand’s economy forecast to grow 4 percent in Q2

Thailand’s economy is expected to expand 4 percent in the second quarter of 2018 driven by personal consumption, public spending and increasing exports, said the Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) under the Ministry of Finance.