Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Officials from Ilagan, Philippines visit Thailand to boost local corn industry
Officials from the Philippines' Department of Trade and Industry Region 2 (DTI R2) teamed up with the city government of Ilagan, Isabela, Philippines, for a two-day business mission to Thailand to bolster Ilagan's status as the corn capital ...
Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Thailand considers corn import ban to combat pollution
The Thailand government is contemplating a potential ban on corn imports from neighbouring countries next year as part of efforts to address the worsening problem of PM2.5 fine dust pollution in northern regions of the country, Asean Now re ...
Monday, January 22, 2024
CP Foods' supplier advances efforts to combat haze, dust in corn supply chain in Thailand
Bangkok Produce Merchandising Public Company Limited (BKP), a key supplier of feed raw material for Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Limited (CP Foods), is proactively working with corn suppliers in Thailand through the Corn Burning Monitoring ...
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Thailand allocates US$2 million budget for corn farmers
Thailand's government has approved a budget of THB 716 million (~US$20.8 million; THB 10 = US$0.29) to finance an income guarantee programme for corn farmers that supply the livestock feed sector, and another THB 1 billion (~US$29.1 million ...
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Thailand to boost corn and wheat imports over livestock feed shortage
Thailand's cabinet has approved new measures to increase imports for up to 1.2 million tonnes of livestock feed ingredients, such as corn, wheat and barley, from May to July 2022 to ease a shortage of livestock feed in the country, Reuters ...
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
CP Foods to create 'zero-burning' models for corn growers in Thailand
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) is turning communities in Nakhon Ratchasima and Uthai Thani, Thailand, into 'zero-burning' models for corn growers across the country, the company announced.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
CP Foods Thailand pledges responsible corn sourcing
In a press release, Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CP Foods) reassures the company only buys corn of responsible and traceable origin, which have legal land documents and have proven their non-involvement with forest encroachment, in an effort ...
Monday, November 24, 2014
Thailand's corn acreage shrinks as farmers shift to other crops for better returns (week ended November 10, 2014)
With the end of the rainy season early this month, demand for corn especially from feed mills is expected to boost prices which has stabilised at THB9.90/kg (US$0.2715/kg).
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
China's Zhangjiagang imports Thailand corn for the first time
October 29, 2014 China's Zhangjiagangc imports Thailand corn for the first time 180 million tons of non-genetically modified Thailand corn, valued at US$5.72 million,had recently reached the port of Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu. This is the first ...
Monday, October 27, 2014
Thailand plans to set aside some corn areas for ethanol production (week ended October 20, 2014)
The price of corn in Thailand remained on a downward track in moderate corn trading during the week ended October 20. With no government intervention, corn farmers delayed selling their produce. The ruling National Council for Peace and Ord ...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Export delays, low wheat prices compound Thailand corn's price woes (week ended Sep 29, 2014)
A bumper harvest in the crop season that's about to end has been dragging corn prices down during the last two months. Local traders have been trying to sap excess supply by exporting to other countries, such as the Philippines, but documen ...
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Thailand government steps in as feed millers ditch corn in favour of wheat(week ended Sep 15, 2014)
To keep the price of corn from going down further, the Ministry of Commerce'sDepartment of Internal Tradeoffers interest payment subsidy of 3% per annum to livestock farmers who keep corn inventory good enough for the next 6 months. A form ...
Friday, September 5, 2014
New harvests pull Thailand's corn prices down (week ended September 1, 2014)
It bought paddy rice at prices way above those set by the market. And because of higher acquisition cost, it set export prices for its rice much above those in Vietnam, India and other rice-exporting countries. The scheme fell flat on the g ...
Monday, August 25, 2014
Thailand corn prices stable despite move to create atmosphere of price depression (week ended Aug 18, 2014)
Corn supply is expected to stabilise fom next month, the first harvest season for market year 2014-2015, which started in July. Corn production from September to November accounts for about 58% of Thailand's total annual corn output.
Friday, August 1, 2014
Thailand: Imported corn from Cambodia may affect local price (week ended Jul 21, 2014)
Local corn production for the July to August season is low. The Department of internal trade, Ministry of Commerce has approved import corn from Cambodia to support Thailand's livestock industry. The Thai Maize and Produce Trader Associatio ...

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