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 economic growth reaches five-year high World

Thailand’s economic growth reaches five-year high

Thailand’s economy grew 4.8 percent in the second quarter of this year, higher than that of the first quarter and the highest level in five years, according to a report from the Bank of Thailand (BoT).
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.
Thailand boosts rice exports to Hong Kong World

Thailand boosts rice exports to Hong Kong

Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce has bolstered rice exports to Hong Kong (China) and invited rice importers from Hong Kong to discuss the import of Thai rice in the coming time, reported Thai media on November 1.
Thailand works to boost rice exports ASEAN

Thailand works to boost rice exports

The Thai Ministry of Commerce is set to invite rice buyers and importers worldwide to a meeting in Thailand next week to boost exports of the country’s rice.
Philippines to import more rice from Vietnam ASEAN

Philippines to import more rice from Vietnam

Philippine businesses have been allowed to import additional 293,100 tonnes of rice from Vietnam to ensure food demand during the 2017 between-crop period, according to the Vietnam Food Association.
Philippines to import more rice from Vietnam Business

Philippines to import more rice from Vietnam

Philippine businesses have been allowed to import additional 293,100 tonnes of rice from Vietnam to ensure food demand during the 2017 between-crop period, according to the Vietnam Food Association.
Thailand to sell 1.11 million tonnes of rice World

Thailand to sell 1.11 million tonnes of rice

Thailand’s Government expects to earn 11.54 billion baht (328 milllion USD) from selling 1.11 million tonnes of rice in government stockpile to 29 contractors in the July auction.