East Asia and the Pacific

Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Thailand: Rice Price - Weekly

Rice export prices further increased 1-5 percent due to the strengthening of the Thai baht and tighter domestic rice supplies.
On May 8, 2024, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) announced the issuance of new and renewed biosafety certificates for genetically engineered (GE) and gene-edited events.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Australia: Dairy and Products Semi-annual

Milk production in Australia for 2024 is estimated to increase, for the first time since 2020, by 3.3 percent to 8.75 million metric tons (MMT). Industry confidence is elevated by high milk prices for dairy farmers over recent years and, also lower feed and fertilizer prices and broadly good seasonal conditions in 2024.

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News and Features

Secretary Vilsack announced today that USDA is allocating $300 million to 66 U.S. organizations to build demand for American food and farm exports in high-potential markets around the globe.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service is accepting applications from current and potential U.S. exporters for a trade mission to Vietnam, Sept. 9-13, 2024. Participants will attend events in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, and will also have the opportunity to engage with visiting buyers from Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia and Thailand.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is accepting fiscal year 2024 applications for the Food for Progress Program. This Program supports agricultural development activities in countries and emerging democracies that are committed to introducing and expanding free enterprise in the agricultural sector.