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by: The Beat Asia
December 08, 2022
Thailand’s Commerce Ministry aims to become one of the world’s leading producers and exporters of pet food, according to Trade Policy and Strategy Office Director-General Poonpong Naiyanapakorn via a report of Bangkok Post on Dec. 6.
Pet foods, especially for dogs, thrived in Thailand during the worst times of the pandemic, when most people were confined at their homes and focused on taking their pets.
According to the report, the kingdom was the third-largest exporter of pet food for cats and dogs in 2021, which accounted for 9.7% of the global market, trailing behind Germany (12.6%), and the United States (9.9%). In total, Thailand's exports of pet food reached US$65.4 billion, up 27% from 2020.
Poonpong believes that Thailand’s advantage lies in its relatively low labour costs, abundant raw material resources, and reliable pet food processing industries. He further encouraged pet food entrepreneurs to enhance the quality of their products through reliable, safe, and standardised production processes.
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