Thailand’s Commerce Ministry to Link Crops with Foreign Clients

Pineapples will be harvested in December and the ministry will help link the domestic market in each region to global counterparts.

Thailand’s Commerce Ministry to Link Crops with Foreign Clients

CHIANG RAI – The Commerce Ministry will restructure the working system to address low crop prices by connecting Thai farmers with global markets in a bid to boost rural economic growth. The Chiang Rai Provincial commerce office will work with Thai overseas trade centres to provide access to export markets, said Commerce Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong. […]

Thailand Cuts 500,000 Tons of Raw Sugar Exports as Prices Plung

Production of sugar cane will be reallocated to local ethanol makers as bio-fuel demand rises.

Thailand Cuts 500,000 Tons of Raw Sugar Exports as Prices Plung

BANGKOK –┬áThailand, the world’s second biggest sugar exporter after Brazil, has decided to cut its exports of raw sugar by at least 500,000 tons this year, as a swelling global surplus and falling prices┬ámake it less worthwhile to export it. The 500,000 tons is to be sold to local ethanol producers, as demand for the […]