Thailand leads world in rice export in Q1 ASEAN

Thailand leads world in rice export in Q1

Thailand was the world's rice top exporter in the January to March period with 2.78 million tonnes shipped abroad, up 3.1 percent year-on-year, according to the Thai Rice Exporters Association.
Thai Government works to stabilise rice price World

Thai Government works to stabilise rice price

The National Rice Policy Committee of Thailand, chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, has recently approved a mechanism to build rice barns in a bid to stabilise rice price and facilitate rice export.
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).
Thailand works to develop organic rice market World

Thailand works to develop organic rice market

The Thai Government needs to find the right markets for organic rice before encouraging farmers to increase the cultivating area from 300,000 rai (48,000 hectares) to 1 million rai in 2019, said President of the Thai Rice Exporters Association Charoen Leothamatas.
Global demand for Thai rice remains high World

Global demand for Thai rice remains high

Thailand has exported 5.5 million tonnes of rice during the first five months of this year and is expected to reach its export target of 11 million tonnes by the end of the year.
Thai rice still in global demand World

Thai rice still in global demand

Thai rice is still in global demand and exports will likely hit 10 million tonnes this year, thanks to increasing orders at both government-to-government and peer-to-peer levels. ​