The Free Trade Agreements (FTA) will help Thailand’s vegetable exports to grow steadily, especially to China, which has a huge consumer market. According to official data, Thailand’s vegetable exports to China in the first quarter of 2021 have increased by 96%. The export to ASEAN countries and South Korea has also been performing well. Cassavas and chilis are some of the most popular products.
The Director of the International Trade Negotiations Office of the Ministry of Commerce of Thailand, believes that there is still a lot of room for growth in the export of agricultural products such as vegetables. In particular, with the FTAs, Thailand’s cassavas and chilis have won over China, ASEAN countries, South Korea, and other Asia-Pacific countries. In the first quarter of this year, Thai vegetables exported to China under the FTA framework increased by 96% year-on-year, with a total export value of approximately US$471 million. Read More.