Thai Rice Prices Seen Rising 50% as Thaksin Seeks Rural Vote

Thai Rice Prices Seen Rising 50% as Thaksin Seeks Rural Vote

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Laborers collect rice during a harvest in Surin, Thailand. Thailand is on pace to export 10 million tons of rice this year, compared with global shipments of 31 million tons, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.