Thai rice exports expected to exceed 8 million tonnes ASEAN

Thai rice exports expected to exceed 8 million tonnes

Thailand's rice exports are expected to exceed 8 million tonnes this year, driven by the weakness of the baht and rising demand in the global market, according to Chookiat Ophaswongse, honorary president of the Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA).
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’s packaged rice prices forecast to climb World

Thailand’s packaged rice prices forecast to climb

Thailand’s rice packers warn that packaged rice prices are likely to increase further after domestic rice prices rose by 20-30 percent since the start of the year, mostly due to drought and a sharp rise in demand amid of COVID-19 outbreak.
Thai rice exports get boost from global COVID-19 fear World

Thai rice exports get boost from global COVID-19 fear

Exports of Thai rice have been on the rise as many countries are stocking up on food supplies due to the rampant COVID-19 outbreak, said President of the Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA) Chookiat Ophaswongse.