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Instant noodle exports increase as neighbouring countries stock up

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Craving noodles? Seems like many people stuck at home want the cheap and quick meal. Preparation is quick, the price is low, there’s flavours aplenty and they’re easy to find.

Thailand’s exports of instant noodles have gone up this year, the country’s Ministry of Commerce reported yesterday. With ridiculously low prices, a long shelf life and, let’s admit, some pretty good flavors, it makes sense why people are stocking up on cup noodles during the coronavirus pandemic.

Exports grew by 11% with an export value of US$ 57.8 million, the ministry’s Department of Trade Negotiations reported.

Thailand is the third biggest exporter of processed noodles. Over half of Thailand’s noodle exports went to neighbouring south east Asia countries. Cambodia was the largest importer, consuming half of the exports to the region, followed by Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam. Last year Thailand was the third biggest exporter of processed noodles following China and South Korea.

SOURCE: Xinhua

 

 

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Caitlin Ashworth is a writer from the United States who has lived in Thailand since 2018. She graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies in 2016. She was a reporter for the Daily Hampshire Gazette In Massachusetts. She also interned at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia and Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida.

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