Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Thailand
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
01/07/2013
Policy Category
Stocks
Policy Instrument
Stock release
Description
Announced that it would accelerate public stock releases. Starting in July, between 500 000 tonnes to 1.0 million tonnes of rice are expected be offloaded from public inventories each month. The supplies would be sold via open tenders to the private sector and through the Agricultural Futures Exchange of Thailand (AFET), with government-to-government deals also to be pursued.