Inviting entrepreneurs to buy “southern mangosteen”, helping farmers more than 31,000 tons

Nakhon Si Thammarat, Deputy Minister of Commerce joins the Department of Internal Trade activities linking the purchase of mangosteen. Nakhon Si Thammarat Bring wholesale and retail stores, collectors, exporters, processing factories, fuel service stations. 16 local entrepreneurs joined in making a contract to buy mangosteen in advance from more than 40 groups of farmers, 7 provinces, 21 districts, 30 sub-districts, quantity of more than 31,000 tons, building confidence among farmers. The produce is for sale. and get a good price to buy

Mr. Naphinthorn Srisangphan, Deputy Minister of Commerce, said after leading a team to visit a large community enterprise in Thon Hong Subdistrict. Phrom Khiri District Nakhon Si Thammarat Province To be the chairman of the event ‘The Department of Internal Trade links with the purchase of mangosteen. @Nakhon Si Thammarat’ by bringing 16 entrepreneurs to enter into mangosteen trading contracts with the Agricultural Institute, mangosteen growers in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Chumph
on, Surat Thani, Phang Nga and 3 southern border provinces, Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat.

The Ministry of Commerce is concerned about farmers. Especially the price of agricultural products in Thailand The southern region has many products such as rubber, palm oil, vegetables and fruits. As for the price of rubber, you probably don’t have to worry. The price is considered to be good. But the Ministry of Commerce continues to search for more foreign markets to increase product value through processing, such as parts for electric vehicles. to prevent the price of rubber from falling And in the southern fruit section, there are many different types. The Ministry of Commerce has several measures to raise the price of agricultural products and is not worried about durian because the price has only continued to improve.

As for mangosteen, this year’s production volume is more than 320,000 tons, considered an increase from last year, with an increase in production in the eastern region. In the southern region, the
quantity was 141,000 tons, accounting for approximately 46%, considered not higher than last year. and overall Nakhon Si Thammarat Province Productivity increased by 5%, so the Ministry of Commerce So he thought about how to keep the price of mangosteen from falling and prepared measures by bringing in large retail-wholesale stores to make agreements to buy and sell mangosteen in advance, amounting to 32,000 tons, or approximately 22% of the quantity of mangosteen in the southern region released. Compared to last year there were only 27,000 tons, this year an increase of 6% and the Ministry of Commerce will speed up action to allow mangosteen to be exported. The price per kilogram is not less than 65 – 70 baht. As for mangosteen, low grade, small fruit, black fruit, for farmers to sell at a price of not less than 30 baht per kilogram.

Source: Thai News Agency

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