Where Are the Rice Fortunes?

Burkitt, Laurie
July 2008
Forbes Asia;7/21/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 13, following p69
The article presents information on the rice trade of Thailand which is the world's biggest rice exporter. It states that Thailand is one of the most likely beneficiaries of soaring rice prices, up more than twofold in 2007 to $860 per ton and up almost fivefold since 2001. However, the trade is facing intense competition at home and from rice manufacturers in countries like Vietnam, China and India.


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