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Standards For Thai Food Safety Ahead Of AEC

Friday, July 27, 2012

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The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives has set plans to issue standards for food safety and environmental protection in a bid to prepare Thailand for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). Permanent Secretary for Agriculture and Cooperatives Supatra Thanaseniwat said after an AEC workshop at Government House on Thursday that there would be assessments of impacts […]

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Thai Rice High G2G Demand

Monday, May 21, 2012

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Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom has boasted that many foreign countries are keen to make government-to-government (G2G) purchases of rice from Thailand. Following his visit to Bangladesh and the United Arab Emirates, Mr. Boonsong said that Thai rice export under G2G contracts is expected to stand at over 2 million tonnes this year given many countries’ […]

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Food Export Growth Target Thailand 2012

Thursday, May 17, 2012

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The National Food Institute has set this year’s food export growth target at 5.1 percent after the figures from the first quarter came out impressively. National Food Institute (NFI) President Petch Chinabutr said that Thai food export value in the first quarter of 2012 totaled 234.288 billion baht, a 5.3-percent year-on-year increase. Mr. Petch said […]

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