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.

Thailand’s rice exports hampered by strong baht

Thai rice exports are likely to stay below targets as the strong baht weakens competitiveness in the world market (Photo: Bangkok Post)

Thai exports threatened by China’s cheaper rice

Africa is a potential target market for China now that consumers there are in the habit of eating aged rice