Thailand is the world's second largest rice exporter after India

Published Dec 9, 2022

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"Rice" is considered the main agricultural product of Thailand for export. Thailand used to be number 1 in the world's rice exports. before losing the championship to India However, Thailand still holds the number 2 position in rice exports, narrowly overtaking Vietnam. The Ministry of Commerce and the Rice Exporters Association are confident that Thai rice exports this year will meet the target of 7.5 million tons.

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with the 5 countries exporting the most rice for 10 months (Jan.-October '22), number 1 is still India with an export volume of 17.06 million tons, followed by Thailand with an export volume of 6.02 million tons and third place Vietnam export volume 6.01 million tonnes Pakistan exports 3.40 million tons and the United States with an export volume of 1.90 million tons For the top 5 importing countries of Thai rice in the 10 Months of the year include Iraq, with imports. 1,309,841 tons, South Africa imports 642,317 tons, the United States imports 546,431 tons, China imports 531,088 tons and Benin imports 301,114 tons. The information of the Customs Department Rice exports in the first 10 months of this year (January-October 2022) with a volume of 6,203,270 tons, a value of 109,260.8 million baht (US$ 3,175.9 million), with a 33% increase in volume and a 32.4% increase in value compared to the same period in the year 2021, exports in volume 4,662,981 tons, valued at 82,461.8 million ...
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