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The Export Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has offered to provide $62.95 million to the Republic of Senegal to support its rice self-sufficiency project, according to a press release on its website.The Exim Bank will finance Senegal's rice sufficiency...
31 min 17 sec ago
The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) is considering to introduce drone technology in the country to help rice researchers gather accurate data and conduct their research effectively, according to a news release on its website.The Lead of...
1 hour 43 min ago
Critics and exporters who complained about the presence of pesticides, fungicides and other chemicals by Punjab farmers on basmati crop, need to change their stand and opinions, because recent laboratory tests now have proved that the basmati grain from...
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Thailand's National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) is planning to quickly close the corruption case related to the former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's involvement in the rice pledging scheme, according to local sources.In July this year, the...
3 hours 47 min ago
The U.S. cash market was silent today as bids continue to fall while sellers who are looking to move rice quickly are disappointed in the numbers they are seeing.As of today, offers could still be found around $12.50-$12.75 per cwt fob farm (about $276...
12 hours 48 min ago
"Our action for supporting [the] Italian rice growing sector is based on several different points,” reiterated the Italian Agriculture Minister Maurizio Martina this week as he met with the Italian rice growing sector in Novara. The meeting was to...
13 hours 55 min ago
For rice farmers in the exporting nations like Thailand, the tripling of world rice prices in 2008 saw rice transform from a food crop to a cash crop. There were reports of bus drivers in Thailand giving up their jobs to become tractor drivers on paddy...
14 hours 20 min ago
Chicago rough rice futures for Nov delivery settled 5.5 cents per cwt (about $1 per ton) higher at $12.555 per cwt (about $277 per ton). Rough rice futures found late session buying interest which was enough to push prices into the black for the day and...
15 hours 9 min ago
Chicago rough rice futures for Nov delivery are currently noted 1.5 cent per cwt (about $0.33 per ton) higher at $12.515 per cwt (about $276 per ton) during early morning floor trading in Chicago. The other grains are seen trading higher this morning:...
20 hours 43 min ago
Thailand government will sell around 207,899 tons of rice from its stockpiles on October 28, according to Reuters.Sources at the Commerce Ministry told reporters that the auction would take place at the Foreign Trade Department Office after the...
20 hours 47 min ago
Bangladesh rice farmers have slammed the government for favouring rice millers while fixing production costs for un-husked and husked rice for this year's Aman rice crop (April - December), according to local sources.The Bangladesh government has fixed...
22 hours 15 min ago
The Philippines third quarter paddy rice production is estimated at around 3.02 million tons, down about 10.5% from around 3.36 million tons last year, and about 0.5% higher than the earlier forecast of 2.99 million tons, according to a report by the...
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Vietnam rice sellers increased their quotes for 5% broken rice 25% broken rice by about $5 per ton each to around $435 - $445 per ton and $400 - $410 per ton respectively today. Other Asia rice sellers kept their quotes mostly unchanged today.5% Broken...
1 day 7 min ago
Indonesia's new President, who took over on Monday, is aiming at achieving self-sufficiency in basic food items such as rice, corn and sugar with the next four years, according to Reuters.He called on all the farmers to work hard to increase the...
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Red kernel rice variety 'korgutt' from the Indian state of Goa has been recognized as a unique germplasm for its tolerance to salinity stress by the National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR), according to local sources.This is the first rice...
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