Thailand to increase rice exports to 6 million tons this year
BANGKOK (NNT) – The Commerce Ministry has launched measures to increase rice exports to 6 million tons this year, valued at around 150 billion baht, with Indonesia, China, Bangladesh and Iraq set to be the main markets under government-to-government (G2G) deals. Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit said G2G deals and a campaign to make Thai rice […]
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Thai rice exports get a boost from global Covid-19 scare
The Covid-19 situation has led to many countries stocking up on food supplies, boosting orders for Thai rice, Chookiat Ophaswongse, president of the Thai Rice Exporters Association, said. “These importers want our exporters to be ready to deliver 100 per cent of the order quantity immediately,” he said. “Previously, the importers preferred delivery of 50 […]