Data & Analysis

October 2, 2015
Export prices declined 1 percent due mainly to the weakening of the Thai baht to 36.4 baht/US$. The Government issued a new public tender for 445,473 metric tons, mostly 5% grade white rice.
September 28, 2015
Corn production and area harvested were pared down in MY14/15 and MY15/16 to reflect the effects of prolonged dryness bought about by the El Nino weather disturbance.
September 25, 2015
Export prices declined around 1 to 2 percent as new supplies of main-crop rice entered the market.
September 18, 2015
Export prices declined around 1 percent due to the sales of government stocks. The Thai Government sold 246,793 metric tons of its rice tender issued on September 8.