Reducing ASEAN’s food import dependency

While ASEAN’s staple food is rice, there has been increased demand for wheat, soybean and maize over the past decade — an increase that ASEAN production cannot meet.

Greening the rice we eat

Rice is responsible for 10% of global methane emissions, and in Southeast Asia, one the world’s major rice bowls, rice cultivation accounts for as much as 25-33% of the region’s methane emissions.  

Thailand eyes rice hike plan with Vietnam

Thailand’s move could exacerbate the ongoing food inflation: the United Nations estimates global food prices have risen over 34% in the past year

Thailand to increase rice exports to 6 million tons this year

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Commerce Ministry has launched measures to increase rice…

Thailand’s rice exports slump to decade low

Thailand could drop to the world’s third largest rice exporter, after Vietnam and India, as Thai rice exports slump to a decade low of 6.5 million tonnes.

Thai Rice Export Expected to Drop to 7.5m tons this year

This year’s projection for rice exports remains close to the previous year at 7.5 million tons, the lowest in seven years since 2013 when Thailand exported 6.6 million tonnes of rice.

Thailand struggles to regain world’s largest rice exporter title

In Thailand, a strong baht, Asia’s best performing currency in 2019, has kept away potential buyers who find cheaper markets elsewhere, such as in Vietnam.