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November 30, 2017
The forecast for MY2017/18 main crop rice production is revised down slightly due to higher than expected flooding damage to fragrant rice.
November 24, 2017
Export prices increased 2 to 6 percent due to strong demand for white and fragrant rice.
November 17, 2017
Export prices declined 1 to 4 percent due to larger available supplies during the peak harvest, particularly for new crop white and fragrant rice.
November 16, 2017
Export prices remain unchanged. Exporters are securing rice supplies as main crop rice production is entering the market.
November 3, 2017
Farmgate prices for rice and corn are under downward pressure as MY2017/18 supplies enter the market.
October 20, 2017
Export prices further declined 1 percent as supplies of MY2017/18 main crop white rice are reportedly entering the market.
September 28, 2017
Despite some flooding, the forecast for MY2017/18 rice production is unchanged at 20.4 million metric tons.
September 15, 2017
Export prices increased 2-3 percent due to new inquiries for white and parboiled rice. Fragrant rice prices are now above U.S. $1,000/MT.
September 8, 2017
Export prices increased approximately 1 to 2 percent due mainly to the strengthening of the Thai baht and the delay of the new tender for the remaining government rice stocks.
January 8, 2016
Export prices increased slightly as exporters pursued new-crop white rice for shipment under the 2014 Government-to-Government Agreement with China.
January 7, 2016
Export prices declined around 1 percent due to the weakening of Thai baht. Farmers have shown little interest in the government’s on-farm pledging program.
January 7, 2016
Export prices were virtually unchanged due to quiet trading.
January 7, 2016
Export prices were virtually unchanged due to lack of new inquiries during the holiday season.
December 11, 2015
Export prices declined around 1 percent. China agreed to buy an additional 1 million metric tons of Thai rice in 2016. Results for the tender for “rotten” rice have yet to be finalized.
December 4, 2015
Water supplies for dry season are the lowest in history. Farmers continued to plant off-season rice despite a Government ban.
December 4, 2015
Export prices remained unchanged. Thirteen bidders participated in the first public tender for non-food grade rice for industrial uses on December 1.
December 1, 2015
Export prices declined around 1 percent. The Government will issue the first public tender for non-food grade rice for industrial uses on December 1.
November 20, 2015
Export prices were virtually unchanged from the previous week. The Government will issue a new public tender for non-food grade rice for industrial use by the end of November.
November 12, 2015
Despite the weakening Thai baht, export prices increased 1 percent as G-to-G agreement with Indonesia has been signed and shipments are beginning immediately.
November 6, 2015
Export prices declined around 1 percent due to quiet trading activities. Thai and Chinese Governments have finalized the delivery details of the 8th shipment under the 2014 G-to-G agreement.

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