Doing Business in Thailand (Agro-Food Products)

  1. Doing Business in Thailand
  2. Why Thailand?
  3. Doing Business in Thailand (Agro-Food Products)

The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). We provide information to buyers looking for U.S. agricultural genetics, bulk and processed commodities, food, and beverage products.  We also gather market intelligence and offer market briefs to help U.S. firms better understand the local market.  FAS offers some capacity building and other agricultural technical assistance programs, as well as provides technical expertise in international agricultural policy and trade discussions (i.e. food security, sustainability and climate change).

Exporting to Thailand

General Overview

Market Intelligence/Reports

February 2, 2023
Attaché Report (GAIN)
Thailand: Thailand Updates Its Implementation on GM Foods Regulations
The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) Notification No.431 B.E. 2565 (2022) RE: Foods Derived from the Genetically Modified Organisms and Ministerial Notification No.432 RE: Labeling of GM Foods went into force on December 4, 2022.

January 27, 2023
Attaché Report (GAIN)
Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
Rice export prices increased slightly due to the strengthening of the Thai baht.

January 20, 2023
Attaché Report (GAIN)
Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
Rice export prices rose 2-5 percent higher due to exporters’ concerns about the strengthening of the Thai baht.

January 13, 2023
Attaché Report (GAIN)
Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
Rice export prices increased 4-6 percent due to the strengthening of the Thai baht.

January 6, 2023
Attaché Report (GAIN)
Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
Quotations are not available this week due to the New Year’s holiday.

January 2, 2023
Attaché Report (GAIN)
Thailand: Exporter Guide
This guide serves as a resource for U.S. companies seeking to do business in Thailand and provides market overviews, practical tips and information on local business practices, consumer preferences, and trends. This report also identifies opportunities and entry approaches for the three major market sectors (food retail, food service, and food processing).

For all FAS GAIN Reports on Thailand go to: https://gain.fas.usda.gov