Thailand rice exports likely to fall 12 percent in 2020 World

Thailand rice exports likely to fall 12 percent in 2020

Thailand’s rice export volume is estimated to reach 5.7 million tonnes in 2020 with revenue of about 3.8 billion USD, down 12 percent year on year, according to Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA) Honorary President Chookiat Ophaswongse.
Thailand adjusts rice strategy to improve competitiveness World

Thailand adjusts rice strategy to improve competitiveness

Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit has pledged to speed up adjustment of the country’s rice strategy as quickly as possible as the industry is facing an array of challenges, including a strong baht and rising production costs.
Thai rice exports facing price disadvantage ASEAN

Thai rice exports facing price disadvantage

The price of Thai rice is higher than that of competitors due to limited supply and the strengthening of the baht, which could hurt exports, the Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA) said.
Thailand predicts rice prices to rise until mid-year World

Thailand predicts rice prices to rise until mid-year

Rice prices will rise until the middle of the year as consumers around the world are beefing up their stockpiles, while China will not increase their exports for food security to deal with the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), the Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA) forecast.
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).​
Droughts hit Thailand’s rice sector ASEAN

Droughts hit Thailand’s rice sector

This is a tough year for Thailand’s rice sector due to prolonged droughts in the northeast and strong baht (THB), said Honorary President of the Thai Rice Exporters Association Chookiat Ophaswongse.
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.