Price for Thai Jasmine Rice and Exports Rises Significantly

Major buyers have been Benin, Indonesia, the Philippines, China and South Africa with orders still pending from the Philippines.

Price for Thai Jasmine Rice and Exports Rises Significantly

BANGKOK – Director-General of the Department of Foreign Trade (DFT) Adul Chotinisakorn has reported the value of Jasmine rice has risen significantly to 18,000 baht per ton, and rice exports overall have increased with 9 million tons already sold this year. The Director-General said that from the start of the year to October 19 Thailand […]

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. […]

Myanmar’s Rice Quality Win’s Award over Thai Jasmine Rice

Myanmar’s Rice Quality Win’s Award over Thai Jasmine Rice

  Thailand’s agriculture sector has major problems to deal with right now, as floodwaters destroy large swathes of the country’s farmland. But another recent development will also be hard to swallow for many Thais: Their much touted jasmine rice, the pride of the nation, is no longer considered the tastiest in the world. That’s the […]