Rice News

Gurdaspur in North India, local source say, finally proves - with great impact at that - what hundreds of research documents said on paper. Using System of Rice Intensification (SRI) method of cultivation for the past nine years, rice farmers of...
1 hour 36 min ago
Rice, rice news, SRI, gurdaspur, success, Rice cultivation
Planting for kharif rice crop, or main rice crop (June – December; harvesting begins in October) in India has reached around 16.571 million hectares of rice area as of July 25, 2014, down about 16% from around 19.638 million hectares planted during the...
5 hours 10 min ago
India kharif rice planting, India rice production, India monsoons, India rice exports
Thailand rice sellers increased their quotes for 5% broken rice by about $10 per ton to around $430 - $440 per ton today. Vietnam rice sellers increased most of their quotes by about $5 - $10 per ton. India and Pakistan rice sellers kept their quotes...
5 hours 51 min ago
Vietnam rice prices, Thailand rice prices, pakistan rice prices, India rice prices

 

Consumer groups in the Philippines cautioned the National Food Authority (NFA) over presence of toxic materials in imported rice, according to local sources.The groups were responding to the WTO's recent recommendation of a maximum of 0.2 milligrams...
5 hours 59 min ago
Philippines rice news, Philippines rice prices, Philippines rice imports, National Food Authority (NFA)
U.S.Korea FTA
The U.S. rice exporters are likely to lose their share in the South Korean market with the south east Asian nation deciding to open its rice import market, according to Bloomberg.Last Friday, the South Korean government announced its intention to...
6 hours 51 min ago
U.S. Rice exports, South Korea rice imports, WTO, CSQ-MMA Quotas
The Thai Rice Farmers Association has sought higher medium/average price for paddy rice due to increasing production costs, according to local sources.The Association has proposed to the military-run National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to...
6 hours 56 min ago
Thai rice production, Thai rice exports, Thai rice prices, Thai Rice Farmers Association
Vietnam export rice prices are increasing on one hand and are about $10-$25 per ton higher than those of Thailand and India prices. On the other hand Thailand is planning to step up rice exports from August. Vietnam rice exporters are in an advantageous...
7 hours 29 sec ago
Vietnam rice prices, Vietnam rice exports, Vietnam Food Association (VFA)
Arrival of monsoons in India's western state Maharashtra and adjoining states such as Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, though late, has led to improving water levels in several reservoirs as well as helped the agriculture sector to revive,...
1 day 5 hours ago
India rice production, rice news, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Indian Agrometeorology Department
The UN's Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has forecasted Vietnam's 2014 rice exports at around 7 million tons, up about 5% from around 6.65 million tons exported in 2013 due to an increase in production and higher export demand from Asian...
1 day 6 hours ago
Vietnam rice production, Vietnam rice exports, Vietnam Food Association (VFA), General Statistics Office (GSO), Vietnam rice prices
The former Undersecretary of the Department of Agriculture (DA) slammed the government's plan to import an additional 500,000 tons of rice this year over and above the already imported 800,000 tons, according to local sources.Local media sources...
1 day 6 hours ago
Philippines rice imports, National Food Authority (NFA), Philippines rice prices, Philippines Department of Agriculture (DA)
The Chinese government is conducting a seminar on hybrid rice seeds planting for the officials of Fiji's Agriculture Ministry to assist them in boosting the country's rice production and curtail rice imports, according to a press release on the Fijian...
1 day 6 hours ago
China hybrid rice production, Fiji rice production, Fiji Rice Imports
Thailand Commerce Ministry will seek permission from the Rice Policy Committee to resume rice sales from August 2014, according to local sources. The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) suspended rice sales to carry out inspections relating to...
1 day 7 hours ago
Thailand rice news, Thailand rice exports, Thailand rice prices, Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA), National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO)
Asia rice sellers kept their quotes unchanged today.5% Broken RiceThailand 5% rice (of new crop) is quoted at around $420 - $430 per ton, about $25 per ton discount to Vietnam 5% rice quoted at around $445 - $455 per ton. India 5% rice is quoted...
1 day 7 hours ago
Vietnam rice prices, India rice prices, pakistan rice prices, Thailand rice prices
Formal listing of rice futures is important for Japan under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), according to the Head of the Osaka Dojima Commodity Exchange (ODCE) - only commodity exchange in Japan that allows trading in rice futures.The...
2 days 47 min ago
Japanese rice futures, Tokyo Grain Exchange (TGE), Osaka Dijima Commodity Exchange (ODCE)
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...
2 days 2 hours ago
Italy rice acreage, hectares, Long A, Long B, Ente Nazionale Risi

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