Japan revealed that Thailand floods could affect domestic food supply.
Kyodo news agency reported by industry sources in Japan that major flooding in Thailand is expected to affects the food supply in Japan, which imports chicken meats and shrimps, as well as many materials for the preparation of food packages from Thailand.
Japanese food companies may be required to take measures to address certain issues or prepared to deal with supply shortages and price may be higher at the end of the year. It's the season for the most spending of the year.
Moreover, the report also stated that shrimp farming areas in southern Thailand had been slightly damaged, but it was affected by packaging for transport. A large retail company network's official said that we may be able to avoid the effects of floods that are happening to food products prepared for sale in the New Year and roast chicken products for the Christmas season.