Thailand drops to 4th largest global rice exporter

 Thailand drops to 4th largest global rice exporter

Rice farmers transplanting rice, Chaiyaphum Province. Photo: Chiba007.



According to the Thai Rice Exporters Association, the country exported 5.72 million tonnes of rice in 2020, which is a 24.5% decrease year on year. The export value was 115 billion baht. This makes Thailand the world’s fourth largest rice exporter, behind India, Vietnam and Pakistan.

421,477 tonnes of Thai rice were exported in January 2021, which is a 23.2% drop from last year. The export value for that month was 7.8 billion baht.

Full story: thaipbsworld.com

By Thai PBS World



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