Thailand's fruit export between January and August this year generated 169 billion THB (about 5 billion USD). According to the Thai Ministry of Commerce, this is an increase of 46 percent year-on-year. The ministry intends to launch a series of measures to better manage the supply of fruits next year, said Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce Jurin Laksanawisit.
Measures will focus on boosting distribution, local consumption, online and in-person sales, connecting businesses, improving the potential of farmers and exporters, and controlling prices fruits, Jurin said. Thailand's fruit supply is expected to increase to 3.5 million tonnes next year, up 8 percent year-on-year.