Rice at a market in Bangkok. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong protests, cheap Chinese rivals: why Thai rice is in crisis

  • The country was once the world’s top exporter but it has been hit by a triple whammy of unrest in Hong Kong, a strong baht and tough competition
  • With rice front and centre in Thai politics, that’s bad news for Bangkok
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Rice at a market in Bangkok. Photo: AFP
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