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Bt420m fund to help shore up rubber prices

Govt and private sector to contribute for purchases in futures market Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Rubber farmers threaten march on Bagnkok if rescue not mounted | Bangkok

Rubber farmers threaten march on Bagnkok if rescue not mounted | Bangkok … Rubber farmers are threatening to march on Bangkok next year if their demands for higher prices and an industry-rescue plan aren't met. Rubber farmers' representatives air their demands at Government House in Bangkok on Tuesday. (Photo by Chanat … Full News here – […]

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Farmers issue ultimatum over rubber price

DISGRUNTLED RUBBER farmers said yesterday that they were giving the government a few more weeks to push the price of rubber up to at least Bt80 per kilogram, or they would kick off massive rallies. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Afet seeks to set up central rubber markets in each province

To deal with declining rubber prices, the Agricultural Futures Exchange of Thailand (Afet) wants to see central markets for the commodity set up in each province, while farmers belonging to these markets will be encouraged to produce premium-grade rubber so they can avoid being pressured by middlemen or traders. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – […]

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Registration for rubber subsidy starts on Sat

FROM SATURDAY, rubber farmers will be able to register for the Bt1,000-per-rai subsidy and the money should be in the hands of the first batch by mid-November, Agriculture Minister Pitipong Puengboon na Ayudhaya said yesterday. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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A farmer collecting the white liquid sap of rubber trees a few hours after the trees were bled

Thailand’s Junta to Hand Cash to Rubber Farmers

A farmer collecting the white liquid sap of rubber trees a few hours after the trees were bled – – BANGKOK – Thailand’s military-appointed government approved measures to help rubber farmers who have been hit hard by sharp declines in export prices. The decision enables the National Rubber Policy Committee to dispense a one-time cash […]

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Four M16s found in rubber plantation in South after arrest

Security officers seized four M16 machine guns and ammunition in Pattani’s Thung Yang Daeng district yesterday morning. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Govt, private sector to boost domestic rubber demand, back processed sector

Domestic manufacturers and the Commerce Ministry have agreed that measures need to be taken to increase domestic demand for rubber and support processed-rubber production, to bolster the price of the key commodity. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Rubber growers to receive subsidy of Bt1,000 per rai

The Natural Rubber Policy Committee Thursday pushed through a Bt58-billion package to help para-rubber farmers suffering from a sharp drop in rubber prices. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Thai rubber farmers wheeze as prices slump

As rubber prices slump, hard-up farmers in Thailand — the world’s top producer of the commodity — are appealing for a bailout, testing the junta’s resolve to end populist policies and an entrenched subsidy culture. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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With declining rubber prices, what will rubber farmers do in Thailand?

Last year, rubber farmers were unhappy with the Yingluck government. AP on September 4, 2013: More than 12,000 rubber farmers protested and blocked roads Tuesday in Thailand’s south to demand that the government boost declining rubber prices, police said. Farmers from several provinces in the south, where most of Thailand’s rubber plantations are located, were […]

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Study finds jewellery, rubber industries most prepared for Asean integration

TWO THAI industries – jewellery and ornaments, and rubber and products – have the strongest capacity to compete in the Asean export market after full regional integration, a study by the Trade Negotiations Department has found. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Rubber farmers cancel planned protest after govt measures

Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha yesterday claimed success in curbing a planned protest by rubber farmers in the South, after pledging to raise the minimum price of the commodity to Bt50 per kilogram, which is the current global rate. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Thai rubber farmers feel 'betrayed' by military government

Thai rubber farmers feel 'betrayed' by military government The six months of protests in Bangkok that helped bring about the ouster of Yingluck's government were led by Suthep Thaugsuban, a former deputy premier in a government run by the Democrat Party. Suthep, a southerner, called on rubber farmers to help … Full News here – Read […]

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‘Let the poor tap rubber at reclaimed plantations’

With the Army and related agencies looking to reclaim at least 3,000 rai from groups which had encroached on state forest in Phu Phan district in Sakhon Nakhon, officials have suggested that the province should let poor people tap rubber at reclaimed plantations. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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