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The FAO All Rice Price Index declined to around 220 points in February 2015, down about 1% from around 222 points in January 2015 due to a decline in the Higher and Lower Quality Indica as well as Japonica sub-indices. The FAO index has been declining...
8 hours 28 min ago
The UN's FAO has forecasted 2014-15 global rice production at around 495.9 million tons, slightly down from around 496.9 million tons in 2013-14 and slightly down from its last month's forecast of around 496.2 million tons.
10 hours 19 min ago
In its February Rice Outlook report, USDA has forecasted 2015 global rice trade at a near-record 42.2 million tons, down about 1.6% from last year's 42.9 million tons, and slightly up from the previous month's forecast of around 41.9 million tons.The...
2 weeks 6 days ago
In its February Rice Outlook report, USDA has forecasted 2014-15 global milled rice production at around 474.6 million tons, down about 2.4 million tons from an estimated 476.96 million tons in 2013-14, and down about 900,000 tons from its last month's...
2 weeks 6 days ago
The UN's Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has estimated 2014-15 global rice production to decline marginally to around 496.2 million tons from last year's 496.8 million tons, and marginally up from its previous estimate of 495.6 million tons....
4 weeks 11 hours ago
The FAO All Rice Price Index declined to around 222 points in January 2015, down about 1% from around 224 points in December 2014 due to decline in the Higher and Lower Quality Indica as well as Japonica sub-indices.The Japonica sub-index registered the...
4 weeks 1 day ago
The International Grains Council (IGC) has estimated 2015 world rice trade at around 41.6 million tons, slightly down from around 42 million tons in 2014 as a reduction in imports to Far Eastern countries such as China, Indonesia and the Philippines is...
1 month 1 week ago
In its January Rice Outlook report, USDA has forecasted 2015 global rice trade at around 42.6 million tons, almost unchanged from last year, and slightly up from the previous month's forecast of around 41.9 million tons due to likely large purchases by...
1 month 2 weeks ago
In its January Rice Outlook report, USDA has forecasted 2014-15 global milled rice production at around 475.5 million tons, down about 1.46 million tons from an estimated 476.96 million tons in 2013-14, and slightly up from its last month's estimates of...
1 month 2 weeks ago
The FAO All Rice Price Index declined to around 224 points in December 2014, down about 4% from around 233 points in November 2014 due to decline in all sub indices, including Higher and Lower Quality Indica as well as Aromatic and Japonica sub-indices....
1 month 3 weeks ago
In an exclusive interview with Oryza, Mustapha Pakzad, global business consultant and Chairman of U.K.-based Pakzad Consulting Group, has shared his views regarding the rice import ban by Iran. Excerpts from the interview… Oryza: Iran's ban of rice...
2 months 3 weeks ago
Scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology or Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have found that rice is more effective in reducing the toxicity of cholera bacterium Vibrio cholerae. Since cholera infects small intestine, it...
3 months 16 hours ago
The FAO All Rice Price Index declined to around 232 points in November 2014, down about 1.3% from around 235 points in October 2014 due to decline in Higher and Lower Quality Indica sub-indices as well as Aromatic sub-indices. Japonica sub-index, however...
3 months 1 day ago
Australia's Bureau of Meteorology (ABM) and New Zealand's National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research (NIWAR) pointed out to a possible El Nino weather pattern between December 2014 and February 2015, according to the Financial Times.The ABM...
3 months 2 days ago
Mr.Daniel Ocampo, Ecological Agriculture Campaigner for Greenpeace Southeast Asia says his organization supports varied food items that can be sourced from ecological nature to address the problem of Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD). He says encouraging a diet...
3 months 2 weeks ago

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