Rice News

Almost 30% of Italy’s rice fields have developed a genus of herbicide-resistant panic grass (Echinocloa spp.), also called jungle grass or barnyard grass, or water grass. Gruppo Italiano Resistenza Erbicidi (GIRE), a group of public and private entities...
5 hours 29 min ago
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The U.S. has allowed Japan to exclude rice in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, but has asked the Japanese government to increase imports of U.S. rice, according to local sources.The Japanese government is struggling to keep Japanese rice...
10 hours 46 min ago
japan rice imports, Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), U.S. Rice exports, Australia rice exports, World Trade Organization (WTO), Japan rice import tariffs
Indonesia’s Ministry of Trade has issued new regulation regarding export and import of rice, according to local sources.The new rules (Decree No. 19/M-DAG/PER/3/2014) stipulate that National Logistics Agency (Bulog) can import rice for the purposes of...
14 hours 54 min ago
Indonesia rice imports, Indonesia rice exports, Indonesia rice smuggling, Rice import-export rules, Bulog, Decree No. 19/M-DAG/PER/3/2014
The USDA Post says that Kenya's milled rice imports are likely to increase to 410,000 tons in MY 2013-14 (October - September), up about 8% from an estimated 378,000 tons imported in MY 2012-13 due to an expected increase in local consumption of rice....
15 hours 54 min ago
Kenya rice imports, Kenya rice production, Kenya rice consumption, Kenya rice import destinations, USDA rice, NERICA
Asia rice sellers kept their quotes mostly unchanged today.5% Broken RiceThai 5% rice (of new crop) is quoted around $380 - $390 per ton, on par with Viet 5% rice shown around $380 - $390 per ton.Indian 5% rice is quoted around $425 - $435 per ton,...
17 hours 29 min ago
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Italy’s Ministry of Agriculture has launched a project for the entire agro-industrial sector, called "Campolibero" (Free field) which includes the rice growing sector. The new minister, Maurizio Martina, together with Prime Minister Matteo Renzi,...
1 day 6 hours ago
italy rice production, italian rice production, farm subsidies, European rice production, EU ag subsidies
The Brazilian paddy rice index maintained by CEPEA stood at around 34.89 real per 50 kilograms on April 14, 2014, up about 2% from around 34.27 real per 50 kilograms recorded a week earlier on April 7, 2014.In terms of USD per ton, the index increased...
1 day 10 hours ago
Brazil paddy rice index, CEPEA
Brazil’s National Grains Supply Company (Conab) has increased its paddy rice production forecast for 2013-14 to around 12.6 million tons, up around 1% from its previous estimate of around 12.5 million tons, and up about 7% from an estimated 11.82 million...
1 day 13 hours ago
Brazil rice production, Brazil rice yield, Brazil rice acreage, Conab
Replacing rice with non-edible crops in the Hunan province is one of the measures being undertaken by the Chinese government to tackle soil pollution in the country, according to Reuters.Hunan is a major rice growing region in China, accounting for...
1 day 13 hours ago
Cadmium rice, China rice production, China rice imports, Hunan rice, Soil contamination, Food and Drug Administration of Guangzhou
Nigeria's Maritime Correspondents' Association of Nigeria (MARCON) has urged the Federal Government not to reverse the 110% import tariff policy on rice, saying the policy can help boost local rice production and create job opportunities in the country....
1 day 14 hours ago
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India has exported about 9.9 million tons of rice (including basmati and non-basmati) in the first eleven months (April 2013 - February 2014) of the fiscal year 2013-14 (April - March), up about 8% from about 9.2 million tons exported during the same...
1 day 15 hours ago
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Vietnam rice sellers increased their quotes for 25% broken rice, 100% broken rice and Jasmine rice by about $5 ton each to about $350 - $360 per ton, $330 - $340 per ton and $485 - $495 per ton respectively today. Pakistan rice sellers increased most...
1 day 15 hours ago
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The United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (UNIFAD) will invest $50 million as part of its "Adaptation in the Mekong Delta" project to help Vietnamese rice farmers to cope with climate changes, which threaten to affect rice...
1 day 16 hours ago
Vietnam rice production, Mekong River Delta (MRD), United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (UNIFAD), Tra Vinh University, Climate change
India is targeting to expand overall coverage of irrigation facilities to around 107 million hectares by 2017, up about 10% from current coverage of around 97 million hectares to boost production of rice and other food grains and to reduce dependency on...
2 days 12 hours ago
India rice production, India rice yield, India rice area, India rice acreage, India irrigation coverage
Pakistan rice exporters have urged the government to focus on new seed research to increase rice production and exports, according to local sources.A Pakistan rice exporter says that Pakistan's research on new rice seeds is behind other Asian countries...
2 days 13 hours ago
Pakistan rice production, Pakistan rice research, Pakistan basmati rice, Pakistan basmati rice yield, india basmati rice

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Oryza Global Rice Quotes

April 16th, 2014
Long grain white rice - high quality
Thailand 100% B grade 395-405
Vietnam 5% broken 380-390
India 5% broken 425-435
Pakistan 5% broken 405-415
Cambodia 5% broken 440-450
U.S. 4% broken 580-590
Uruguay 5% broken 620-630
Argentina 5% broken 615-625
Long grain white rice - low quality
Thailand 25% broken 345-355
Vietnam 25% broken 350-360
Pakistan 25% broken 370-380
Cambodia 25% broken 410-420
India 25% broken 380-390
U.S. 15% broken 555-565
Long grain parboiled rice
Thailand parboiled 100% stxd 425-435
Pakistan parboiled 5% broken stxd 430-440
India parboiled 5% broken stxd 410-420
U.S. parboiled 4% broken 660-670
Brazil parboiled 5% broken 590-600
Uruguay parboiled 5% broken NQ
Long grain fragrant rice
Thailand Hommali 92% 940-950
Vietnam Jasmine 485-495
India basmati 2% broken 1515 -1525
Pakistan basmati 2% broken NQ
Cambodia Phka Malis 855-865
Brokens
Thailand A1 Super 300-310
Vietnam 100% broken 330-340
Pakistan 100% broken stxd 335-345
Cambodia A1 Super 355-365
India 100% Broken stxd 305-315
Egypt medium grain brokens NQ
U.S. pet food 470-480
Brazil half grain 345-355
Medium grain milled
U.S. Calrose 4% broken 1070-1080
Egypt medium grain 6% NQ