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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...
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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 week 6 days 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 week 6 days 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....
2 weeks 6 days 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...
1 month 2 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...
1 month 3 weeks 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...
1 month 3 weeks 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...
1 month 3 weeks 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...
2 months 1 week ago
Domestic rice prices in the Ebola-affected countries such as Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have increased or remained stable in October 2014 as major seaports have been functioning and rice imports have not been affected, according to the UN's Food...
2 months 2 weeks ago
Australia's paddy rice production in MY 2014-15 (April 2014 - March 2015) is estimated to increase to around 894,000 tons, up about 7% from an estimated 833,000 tons in MY 2013-14, according to data from the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource...
2 months 2 weeks ago
The FAO All Rice Price Index declined to around 235 points in October 2014, down about 1.2% from around 238 points in September 2014 due to decline in all sub-indices - Higher and Lower Quality Indica sub-indices as well as Japonica and Aromatic sub-...
2 months 3 weeks ago
The UN's Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has estimated 2014-15 global rice production to decline marginally to around 496.3 million tons from last year's 498.1 million tons, and almost unchanged from its previous estimate of 496.4 million tons....
2 months 3 weeks ago
The USDA Post estimates Jordan's 2014 rice imports at around 185,000 tons, unchanged from 2013 and down about 7.5% from USDA official estimates of around 200,000 tons partly due to declining rice consumption.Rice is a staple in Jordan but the country...
2 months 3 weeks ago
The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have planned to launch a project on mitigation of methane emissions in paddy rice on October 29, 2014, according to a news release on the CGIAR website.The...
3 months 1 week ago

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