Thai floods likely to damage rice production

Author // Dr. Sam Mohanty Categories // Sam's rice price and market blog

The flood situation in central Thailand has gotten worse in the last two weeks. It is almost certain that rice production in Thailand will be lower than last year.

It may be too early to accurately estimate the extent of damage, but I would say the damage would be somewhere between 3-5 million tons of paddy rice.


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Dr. Sam Mohanty

Dr. Sam Mohanty

As head of the Social Sciences Division, Sam recruits and retains quality staff and create a conducive environment for research and professional development and conduct research on all aspects of rice including marketing, policy and trade and impact assessment.

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