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1st National and International Conference on Education Research and Social Development

April 24, 2015, KU Home, Bangkok, THAILAND


Factors that Affect Thailand Rice Exports in the World Market
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Somsuk Srisatitvatana



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Abstract
This research aims to identify factors that affect Thailand rice exports in the world market as the
current competition in the rice selling has been significantly growing. Many countries have developed
similar quality of rice as Thailand and have become active in supporting their rice export, to study the
revealed comparative advantage RCA in Thailand rice export during 2008 to 2014 comparing to the
Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Republic of India together with studying Thailand governments rice
policies that affect rice exports. The result of the study on Thailand rice exports found that Thailand still
had comparative advantage in the export of rice as Thailands RCA index was still higher than he Socialist
Republic of Vietnam and the Republic of India. For this reason, it showed that Thailand had higher
advantage in the competition of rice exports. As a result, Thailand should strengthen its ability to
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potentially compete effectively in the market in order to stabilize itself as the world's leading rice
exporters.
Keyword: Rice, Export, World Market



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