Ex-farm price of fattening pigs capped at ฿110 per kg until end of February

Pig farmers have agreed to cap the ex-farm price of live fattening pigs at 110 baht/kg until the end of February, to ease the financial burden on consumers, especially during…

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Chickens and chicken meat to be declared controlled goods in Thailand

Thailand’s central committee on prices of goods and services agreed today (Wednesday) to propose to the cabinet that chickens and chicken meat be added to the list of price controlled…

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Ex-Thai PM Thaksin claims major pork merchants are hoarding frozen meat

Exiled former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has claimed that there are 4 or 5 major pork merchants who have cold storage facilities in Thailand, each with the capacity to store…

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Increasing demand for crocodile meat helping croc raising farmers

Due to the skyrocketing price of pork in Thailand, the demand for crocodile meat has been increasing, which has helped crocodile farmers affected by the pandemic. The President of the…

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Commerce ministry seeks ฿1.4bn to ease rising cost of living

The Ministry of Commerce will seek cabinet approval next week for a 1.4 billion budget, from the Central Fund, to implement projects within three months which will ease the rise…

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Thailand’s egg prices to be set on Thursday, chicken prices held for 6 months

The Internal Trade Department will meet with representatives of chicken farmer, chicken egg trader and exporter associations on Thursday, to decide whether egg prices should be allowed to increase, as…

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Skyrocketing pork prices drive street meals up by at least five baht

Many food vendors in Thailand are complaining over skyrocketing pork prices, forcing them to increase the prices of their dishes by 5 baht a plate. Pork prices are currently 210-230…

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Thai Livestock Department urged to contain spread of African swine fever quickly

The Department of Livestock Development has been urged to take immediate steps to contain African Swine Fever (ASF) in Thailand’s pig farms, before more damage is done to the pig…

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Commerce ministry places 3-month ban on export of live pigs from Thailand

Effective today (Thursday), the export of live pigs from Thailand is banned for three months, after the Commerce Ministry decided yesterday on measures to ease runaway pork prices in the…

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Thai agriculture ministry considers live pig export ban to control pork price

Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives will consult the Commerce Ministry over a temporary ban on the export of live pigs, to ease skyrocketing pork prices which are affecting…

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Thai PM orders growing of coriander on military farmland to curb high price problem

Thailand’s Prime Minister has ordered the cabinet to use the military farmland to grow coriander, often known as “Chinese Parsley”, as prices in some areas have jumped to 300-400 baht…

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