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04 September 2014
Crop Industry News from Thailand Thai Rice Export Demand Higher Than Expected
THAILAND - Estimated Thai rice exports are revised up to 9.5 million metric tons in 2014 as export demand has been higher than expected reportedly due to competitive prices and tight supplies...
04 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Thailand Favourable Weather Conditions for Planting of Paddy and Maize Crops
THAILAND - Planting of the 2014 main season cereal crops, including rice and maize, is currently ongoing. Remote-sensed data indicate that rainfall since mid-April has been above average over...
19 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Thailand Rice Growers Rely On Side Jobs while Waiting for Money
THAILAND – A survey has revealed 30.7 per cent of rice growers have turned to side jobs for income as they wait for payment owed them under the rice pledging scheme, according to by the Bank...
23 April 2014
Crop Industry News from Thailand Thailand's MY2013/14 Sugar Production Expected to Increase
THAILAND - MY2013/14 sugar production is expected to increase to 11.4 million metric tons, up 14 per cent from the previous year due to a better than expected average sugar extraction rate resulting...
04 April 2014
Crop Industry News from Thailand Thai Soybean Consumption Expected to Rebound in MY 2013/14, MY 2014/15
THAILAND - Soybean consumption is expected to rebound in MY 2013/14 and MY 2014/15 in line with rising demand for soybean meal. The increase is being driven by Thailand’s growing livestock...
Crop Industry News from Thailand Thai Cotton Yarn Production up from Previous Year
THAILAND - Cotton imports in Marketing Year (MY) 2012/13 increased 19 per cent to 1.5 million bales as spinning mills experienced greater demand for cotton yarn and the Thai economy improved....
17 March 2014
Crop Industry News from Thailand MY 2014/15 Rice, Corn Production Forecast to Drop
THAILAND - Marketing Year (MY) 2014/15 rice and corn production is forecast to decline two to three per cent from the previous year in anticipation of below normal average precipitation which...
26 February 2014
Crop Industry News from Thailand Poor Rainfall Expected to Limit the 2013/14 Paddy Production
THAILAND - Planting of the 2013/14 secondary season crop began in early January and is expected to last until mid-April. ...
18 November 2013
Crop Industry News from Thailand Typhoon Haiyan Impact to be Discussed at Food Security Summit
THAILAND - The Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) Food Security Summit, hosted at the UNCC on 26 and 27 November in Bangkok will go ahead with the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan acting...
29 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Thailand Save Food Campaign Asia-Pacific Kicked Off
THAILAND - Denouncing the huge amount of food that goes to waste, FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific, Hiroyuki Konuma, announced a new initiative...
04 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Thailand Lower Pledging Price for Next Rice Crop
THAILAND - The price of pledged rice for the next harvest is sure to be less than the current 15,000 baht per tonne, Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Niwatthamrong Bunsongphaisarn...
12 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Thailand Thai Cotton Imports Likely to Increase
THAILAND - Marketing Year (MY) 2011/12 cotton imports declined significantly to 1.3 million bales as spinning mills were adversely affected by widespread flooding during the previous year....
14 March 2013
Crop Industry News from Thailand VIV ASIA: Animal Protein Professionals Unite at Top Industry Event
THAILAND - VIV Asia 2013, co-located with Aquatic Asia 2013, promises to be Asia's best technology showcase in animal protein production, including feed and health, breeding and hatching, farming,...
08 March 2013
Crop Industry News from Thailand Thai Government to Sell Pledged Rice at a Loss
THAILAND - The government will have to sell off its rice stockpile amassed under the rice pledging scheme at market prices, PM's Office Minister Nawatthamrong Boonsongpaisan has admitted....
29 January 2013
Crop Industry News from Thailand Thailand Rice Prices Increase
THAILAND - Rice export prices have increased around one per cent due to the strengthening of the Thai Baht. Domestic and exportable supplies are tighter due to the government paddy pledging programme....
04 December 2012
Crop Industry News from Thailand Little Change to Thai Rice Prices
THAILAND - Export prices for most rice varieties remained unchanged from the previous week, except for parboiled rice, which declined around one per cent due to a lack of new inquiries. ...
28 November 2012
Crop Industry News from Thailand Thai Rice Export Prices Unchanged
THAILAND - During week 47 of 2012, rice export prices have remained unchanged compared to the previous week as a result of quiet trading. ...
08 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Thailand Thailand Sugar Production Revised Down
THAILAND - Sugar production is revised down to 10.2 million metric tons in market year (MY) 2011/12 and will likely decline to 9.9 million metric tons in MY2012/13 due to lower-than-expected...
07 September 2012
Crop Industry News from Thailand Govt, Private Sector Put 16 Key Farm Products into Clusters
THAILAND - The Agriculture Ministry has identified 16 flagship products and grouped them into clusters with a view to further penetration of the regional market and cashing in on the upcoming...
28 June 2012
Crop Industry News from Thailand Thai Domestic, Export Rice Prices Decline Further
THAILAND - Domestic and export prices further declined slightly 0-1 per cent as the Government decided to release its intervention stocks from MY2011/12 main-crop Paddy Pledging Programme. ...
18 June 2012
Crop Industry News from Thailand Thai Rice Prices Decline
THAILAND - Domestic and export prices declined 2-3 per cent due to lack of new enquiries, particularly for parboiled rice as Thai rice prices are approximately $220/MT higher than Indian rice....
28 May 2012
Crop Industry News from Thailand Thai Rice Prices Continue to Rise
THAILAND - Domestic and export prices increased 1-3 per cent, particularly for parboiled rice, as some foreign buyers are still sourcing Thai parboiled rice for delivery to Nigeria before July...
22 May 2012
Crop Industry News from Thailand Thai Rice Export Prices Rise
THAILAND - TH2050 Domestic and export prices of white rice increased 2-4 per cent due to tighter exportable supplies caused by the aggressive intervention programme. The government intervention...
15 May 2012
Crop Industry News from Thailand Thai Rice Exports Projected Down
THAILAND - Unofficial rice exports (excluding fragrant rice) for April 30 – May 6, 2012 totaled 124,838 tons, down 7,738 tons from the previous week, and up 12,654 tons from the four-week...
25 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Thailand Thailand's Sugar Production Likely to Increase
THAILAND - Sugar production will likely increase to 10-11 million tons in MY2011/12 and MY2012/13 in anticipation of a bumper sugarcane crop of 100 - 105 million tons due to acreage expansion...
17 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Thailand Thai Soybean Imports on Decline but Likely to Rise in 2012/13
THAILAND - Soybean imports are likely to decline in 2011/12 but rise again in 2012/13 in line with consumption demand from the feed industry. ...
12 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Thailand Cotton Imports Declined Due to Price Hike
THAILAND - MY2010/11 and MY2011/12 cotton import demand plummeted due to a spike in world cotton prices and an economic slowdown domestically and internationally, and widespread flooding in...
29 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Thailand Thailand’s Trading Prices Increase Slightly; US, Vietnam Prices Decline
THAILAND - Trading prices for Thailand’s high - and medium - quality grades of non-specialty rice have increased slightly since early February, mostly due to a stronger Thai baht. Prices for...
22 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Thailand Thai Rice Export Prices Increase
THAILAND - Domestic and export prices increased 1-3 per cent due to tight domestic supply of paddy for parboiled rice production following the implementation of the off-season rice Paddy Pledging...
08 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Thailand Thai Rice Farmers Desperation Continues
THAILAND - Although floodwaters have dried up in most parts of Thailand, several farms in the Song Phi Nong district of Suphan Buri were still under water late last month....
 
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