Rice News

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,...
18 hours 20 min 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...
19 hours 14 min 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...
19 hours 18 min 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...
19 hours 25 min 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...
19 hours 28 min 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...
19 hours 34 min 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...
1 day 13 hours 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...
1 day 15 hours 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...
1 day 18 hours 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...
1 day 19 hours 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...
1 day 19 hours 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...
1 day 19 hours 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 $...
1 day 22 hours 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 (...
1 day 22 hours 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,...
2 days 11 hours ago
Rice, rice news, premix, Philippines

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