Quarterly food exports up half point over last year

Economy April 23, 2019 15:48

By The Nation

The value of Thailand’s food exports in this year’s first quarter was Bt275.119 billion, up 0.47 per cent annually in terms of baht value or US$8.708 billion, up 0.92 per cent annually in terms of US dollars.

The value last year was Bt1.148 trillion, up 1.43 per cent annually or US$35.822 billion, up 7.05 per cent annually, according to a media release on Tuesday from the Federation of Thai Industries.

The country’s food exports since 2015 until last year had risen every year on an average annual growth of 3 per cent.