Strong baht poses challenges to Thai rice farmers World

Strong baht poses challenges to Thai rice farmers

Thailand’s rice sector is enduring one of its most difficult periods as a strong baht has made its exports uncompetitive, said Chookiat Ophaswongse, Honorary President of the Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA).​
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.
Thailand: Rice exports to drop in 2018 World

Thailand: Rice exports to drop in 2018

Rice exports of Thailand in 2018 will be less than the target growth of 9.5 percent due to strong baht and decrease in rice production, said the Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA).
Demand for Thai rice increasing World

Demand for Thai rice increasing

The exports of Thailand’s rice are likely to surge due to growing demand in the world, according to the country’s Foreign Trade Department.
Thailand: China rice deal collapse not expected to hurt orders World

Thailand: China rice deal collapse not expected to hurt orders

The Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA) has recently affirmed that rice export activities of the country’s private sector are unlikely to be affected by China’s decision to cancel a deal on buying 1.2 million tonnes of rice from the government.
Thai rice exporters see higher 2014 shipments World

Thai rice exporters see higher 2014 shipments

The Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA) expects the country to export 7.5 million tonnes of rice in 2014, up about 14 percent from the 6.6 million tonnes shipped in 2013, as Bangkok is struggling to fund a rice subsidy scheme.
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Vietnam, Thailand share rice information

Vietnamese and Thai officials and experts have shared the latest information on rice production and export situation in their countries as well as the world food prices.