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The International Grains Council (IGC) has estimated 2015 world rice trade at around 42 million tons, down about 3% from a record 43 million tons in 2014 due to a contraction in shipments to South Asian markets. On the exports side, the IGC expects...
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In its March Rice Outlook report, USDA has forecasted 2015 global rice trade at around 42.6 million tons, down about 1.4% from an estimated 43.2 million tons last year, and slightly up from the previous month's forecast of around 42.2 million tons. USDA...
1 week 5 days ago
In its March Rice Outlook report, USDA has forecasted 2014-15 global milled rice production at around 474.9 million tons, slightly down from an estimated 476.96 million tons in 2013-14, and slightly up from its last month's estimates of around 474.6...
1 week 5 days ago
The FAO All Rice Price Index declined to around 220 points in February 2015, down about 1% from around 222 points in January 2015 due to a decline in the Higher and Lower Quality Indica as well as Japonica sub-indices. The FAO index has been declining...
3 weeks 2 days ago
The UN's FAO has forecasted 2014-15 global rice production at around 495.9 million tons, slightly down from around 496.9 million tons in 2013-14 and slightly down from its last month's forecast of around 496.2 million tons.
3 weeks 2 days ago
In its February Rice Outlook report, USDA has forecasted 2015 global rice trade at a near-record 42.2 million tons, down about 1.6% from last year's 42.9 million tons, and slightly up from the previous month's forecast of around 41.9 million tons.The...
1 month 1 week ago
In its February Rice Outlook report, USDA has forecasted 2014-15 global milled rice production at around 474.6 million tons, down about 2.4 million tons from an estimated 476.96 million tons in 2013-14, and down about 900,000 tons from its last month's...
1 month 1 week ago
The UN's Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has estimated 2014-15 global rice production to decline marginally to around 496.2 million tons from last year's 496.8 million tons, and marginally up from its previous estimate of 495.6 million tons....
1 month 3 weeks ago
The FAO All Rice Price Index declined to around 222 points in January 2015, down about 1% from around 224 points in December 2014 due to decline in the Higher and Lower Quality Indica as well as Japonica sub-indices.The Japonica sub-index registered the...
1 month 3 weeks ago
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...
2 months 4 days ago
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...
2 months 1 week 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...
2 months 1 week 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 months 2 weeks 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...
3 months 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...
3 months 3 weeks ago

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