Doing Business in Thailand (Agro-Food Products)

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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

Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
April 12, 2019
Rice export prices further increased 1 to 2 percent due to strong demand for white and parboiled rice in the African markets.

Cotton: World Markets and Trade
April 9, 2019
This monthly report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in cotton.

Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade
April 9, 2019
This biannual report, published in April and October, report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade…

Grain: World Markets and Trade
April 9, 2019
This monthly report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in grains.

Oilseeds: World Markets and Trade
April 9, 2019
This monthly report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in oilseeds.

World Agricultural Production
April 9, 2019
Monthly report on crop acreage, yield and production in major countries worldwide. Sources include reporting from FAS’s worldwide offices, official statistics of foreign governments….

Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
April 5, 2019
Rice export prices increased around 1 percent due to strong demand for parboiled rice in the African and Middle Eastern markets.

Thailand: Oilseeds and Products Annual
April 4, 2019
Thailand’s imports of soybeans and soybean meal will be limited due to feed demand growth of only 1 to 2 percent in MY2018/19 and MY2019/20.

Thailand: Cotton and Products Annual
April 3, 2019
MY2018/19 and MY2019/20 cotton imports are expected to grow at a slow pace due to high cotton prices and economic uncertainty. Imports of U.S. cotton are expected to decline significantly….

Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
March 29, 2019
Rice export prices increase 2 to 3 percent due to strong demand for parboiled rice and appreciation of the Thai baht.

Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
March 22, 2019
Rice export prices remain unchanged despite a 1 to 2 percent increase in domestic prices.

Thailand: Thai Government Extends Timeline for Implementation of COA Again
March 18, 2019
On March 12, 2019, the Thai Excise Department issued a new Excise Department Notification, which extends by 180 days (six months) the timeline for full implementation of the Certificate….

Thailand: Thailand and EU Seafood Yellow Card Will Lead U.S. Exports to Rise
March 15, 2019
The European Union (EU) issued a yellow card warning against Thailand in April 2015 over its failure to combat Illegal, Unreported and Unreported (IUU) fishing, jeopardizing the export….

Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
March 15, 2019
Rice export prices increased 1 percent due mainly to the strengthening Thai baht.

Thailand: Grain and Feed Annual
March 15, 2019
MY2019/20 rice and corn production is forecast to increase to record levels due to expanded acreage driven by attractive prices.

Thailand: FAIRS Export Certificate Report
March 14, 2019
This report lists certificates required by Thai government agencies for U.S. products exported to Thailand, including 57 processed and unprocessed food items, other prepackaged processed food….

Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
March 13, 2019
Rice export prices further declined 1 to 2 percent due to both the weakening Thai baht and new supplies of off-season rice entering the market.

Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
March 1, 2019
Rice export prices remain unchanged as the strengthening Thai baht offset reduced domestic rice prices.

Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
February 28, 2019
Rice export prices increased slightly due to further strengthening of the Thai baht.

Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
February 28, 2019
Rice export prices remain unchanged despite further strengthening of the Thai baht.

Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
February 27, 2019
Rice export prices further declined 1 percent as supplies of off-season rice are entering the market.

Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
February 25, 2019
Rice export prices increased around 2 percent due to the strengthening Thai Baht.

Thailand: Exporter Guide
February 25, 2019
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….

Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
February 25, 2019
Quotations are not available this week due to the New Year’s holiday.

Thailand: Grain and Feed Update
February 25, 2019
The MY2018/19 rice and corn production forecast remains unchanged as the acreage that has shifted from off-season rice to corn cultivation is far below the government’s target.

Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
February 21, 2019
Rice export prices declined 1 percent as reduced domestic prices offset the stronger Thai baht.

Quarterly Agricultural Export Forecast
February 21, 2019
FAS provides summaries of the latest USDA quarterly forecasts for U.S. trade in agricultural products and a link to the joint FAS/ERS publication Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade.

Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
February 15, 2019
Rice export prices declined 2 percent due to the lack of new inquiries.

Thailand: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual
February 12, 2019
Thailand’s biotechnology policies have not changed since 2007 when the Cabinet revoked a field trial for genetically engineered (GE) crops but applied restrictive measures….

Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
February 8, 2019
Quotations are not available this week due to the Lunar New Year’s holiday.

Thailand: Rice Price – Weekly
January 28, 2019
Rice export prices increased 1 to 2 percent due to the strengthening Thai Baht.

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