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Detail

Area
China (Mainland)
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
10/09/2015
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Import agreement
Description
Agreed to import 1.0 million tonnes of white and fragrant rice from Thailand on a government-to-government basis, according to Thai officials. The deal, to be finalized in September, falls under the memorandum of understanding for China's purchase of up to 2.0 million tonnes of rice from the Thai Government signed in late 2014. Shipments are to begin in December 2015.