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  1. 41. learning | 20 Mar 2013

    Govt controls rice price, small farmer businesses fail

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » As govt becomes only buyer of rice, local farmer groups producing high quality rice products forced out of business.

  2. 42. learning | 07 Mar 2013

    Govt banks: Rice funding costs rise as risk rises

    About banking & agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » As govt becomes sole buyer of rice in country & govt rice stocks rise with few sales, govt bank borrowing costs grow.

  3. 43. learning | 22 Nov 2012

    China rice sales: Maybe, maybe not

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Govt did sign rice agreement with China but not a binding promise to buy rice. No amount, price or time was given, just an vague "intention"

  4. 44. learning | 05 Sep 2012

    ADB: Govt rice policy disrupts world rice markets

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Better to invest in R&D to cope with climate change & cooperate to build Asean rice reserve.

  5. 45. learning | 23 Aug 2012

    Thailand & neighbors join together on rice

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Five leading Asean rice producing countries have a plan to cooperate on exports to boost rice prices by 10% every year.

  6. 46. learning | 20 Aug 2012

    Rice policy: Lucky so far

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Govt rice policy has improved livelihoods this year but prices far above market & losses likely if bet on rising prices lost, warehouses full plus rice quality issues.

  7. 47. learning | 23 Jul 2012

    Rice policy: Thailand to lose top ranking

    » India or Vietnam set to become #1 in world rice exports as expensive govt rice purchases sit in warehouse.

  8. 48. learning | 11 Jun 2012

    Fake rice business cheats farmers

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » 50 farmers in Chiang Rai, Phrae, Nan & Phayao told to setup cooperative, borrow from banks, buy rice, but then given fake checks for their rice.

  9. 49. learning | 21 May 2012

    Govt rice prices ignore global markets: Road to ruin?

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Paying for rice far above world market prices, govt may be destroying Thailand's rice sector & handing leadership to India & Vietnam.

  10. 50. learning | 02 Mar 2012

    Rice: Govt purchases of 1st crop finished

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Govt purchases pushed price of rice inside country up 5%. Only 100 billion of 400 billion in rice bought due to flood damage. Govt aims to break even.

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