Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Thailand
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
01/11/2012
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Trade promotion
Description
Ministerial proposals to enhance rice trade cooperation with four other ASEAN nations (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam) approved by the Thai Cabinet. The initiative is geared at preventing international rice prices from falling below profitable levels and envisages the establishment of rice trade zones along bordering areas.