Rice News

Italy’s Ente Nazionale Risi, the National Agency for Rice, has confirmed on July 18 that Italian rice acreage has slightly increased in 2014 from the previous year. In 2013, 216,019 hectares were registered and in 2014 that number has increased 1.6% to...
30 min 1 sec ago
Italy rice acreage, hectares, Long A, Long B, Ente Nazionale Risi
Thailand's paddy rice output in 2013-14 is likely to decline to around 34 million tons, down about 10% from around 37.4 million tons produced in 2012-13 due to drought and the abandonment of the rice pledging scheme, according to local sources.The...
3 hours 45 min ago
Thailand rice production, Thailand rice exports, National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO)
The Philippines National Food Authority (NFA) Council has approved import of another 500,000 tons of rice this year to replenish the country's rice stocks amid huge withdrawals due to losses brought about by Typhoon Glenda last week, according to local...
4 hours 20 min ago
Philippines rice news, Philippines rice imports, Typhoon Glenda, National Food Authority (NFA). Philippines rice prices


Pakistan rice sellers lowered their quotes for 25% broken rice and 100% broken rice by about $10 per ton each to around $375 - $385 per ton and around $325 - $335 per ton respectively today. Other Asia rice sellers kept their quotes mostly unchanged.5...
5 hours 9 min ago
Vietnam rice prices, India rice prices, pakistan rice prices, Thailand rice prices
Pakistan rice exports
Pakistan has exported around 3.16 million tons of rice in the fiscal year 2013-14 (July 2013 - June 2014), which is down about 7% from around 3.4 million tons of rice exported in FY 2012-13, according to provisional data from the Pakistan Bureau of...
5 hours 15 min ago
Pakistan rice news, Pakistan rice exports, Pakistan basmati rice exports, Pakistan non-basmati rice exports
Indonesia has finalized an import contract for around 50,000 tons of rice with Vietnam, according to the State Logistics Agency (Bulog), report local sources.Bulog fixed the contract at around Rp 6,000 per kilogram, or around Rp 300 billion (around $...
7 hours 27 min ago
Indonesia rice production, Indonesia rice imports, Bulog, Indonesia rice news
The European Commission (EC) will discuss the formal request made by the Italian government to the European Union (EU) to adopt a safeguard clause against the duty-free rice imports from the less developed countries (LDCs) under the Everything But Arms (...
8 hours 5 min ago
European rice production, italian rice production, Italian rice imports, Everything But Arms (EBA) agreement
A cost-effective fortified rice premix could be the answer to iron and zinc deficiency in the Phillipines if it manages to clear the efficacy tests and market trials.The multi-nutrient extruded rice kernels (MNERK), as the rice premix is called,...
20 hours 23 min ago
Rice, rice news, premix, Philippines
The UN's Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has forecasted Central American countries' paddy rice production to increase to around 574,000 tons in 2014, slightly up from an estimated 571,600 tons in 2013.Sowing for the main rice crop (May -...
1 day 56 min ago
Central America paddy rice production, El Salvador paddy production, Nacaragua paddy rice production, Honduras paddy rice production, Guatemala paddy rice production
Gambia rice production
The Gambia government is likely to reconsider its decision to ban rice imports from 2016 under the President's "Vision 2016 Rice Self-Sufficiency" Agenda if the rice harvest for the upcoming season is not satisfactory, according to local sources.In a...
1 day 1 hour ago
Gambia rice news, Gambia rice production, Gambia rice exports, Gambia rice import ban
USDA Post estimates China hybrid rice seed supply at around 430,000 tons in MY 2013-14 (July - June), up about 32% from around 325,000 tons in the previous year. However, it estimates demand for rice seeds at around 250,000 tons in MY 2013-14. This...
1 day 2 hours ago
China hybrid seeds prodution, China hybrid seeds exports, China hybrid seeds imports
Average domestic rice prices in the Philippines has reached a record high during the first six-month period of 2014, highest since January 2011.According to data from the Philippines Bureau of Agricultural Statistics (BAS), the average wholesale price...
1 day 2 hours ago
Philippines rice prices, Philippines rice exports, Bureau of Agriculture Statistics (BAS)
High production costs and the government's inability to find right markets for its rice exports are deterring the growth of Guyana's rice sector, according to the Agriculture Minister, report local sources.Speaking before the Parliamentary Sectoral...
1 day 2 hours ago
Guyana rice news, Guyana rice production, Guyana rice exports
Vietnam rice farmers are not in a position to take advantage of the increasing rice prices and are blaming the Vietnam Food Association (VFA) for their plight. They say the VFA has not guided then properly regarding the market demands and prices,...
1 day 2 hours ago
Vietnam rice news, Vietnam rice prices, Vietnam Food Association (VFA), Vietnam rice exports February 2014
The Brazilian paddy rice index maintained by CEPEA reached at about 35.93 real per 50 kilograms as of July 21, 2014, down about 0.4% from about 36.03 real per 50 kilograms recorded on July 14, 2014.In terms of USD per ton, the index reached at about $...
1 day 2 hours ago
Brazil rice prices, Brazil paddy rice index, Brazil Rice News