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Severe tropical cyclone 'Nilofar' is expected to hit India's western state of Gujarat and Lower Sindh in Pakistan today.In India, heavy rain is expected in at isolated places over Saurashtra & Kutch, in the northern Gujarat region and western...
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Chicago rough rice futures for Dec delivery are currently noted 9 cents per cwt (about $2 per ton) lower at $12.285 per cwt (about $271 per ton) during early morning floor trading in Chicago. The other grains are seen trading mostly lower: soybeans are...
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The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has estimated Pakistan to export around 3.5 million tons of rice in 2014-15 (May - April), up about 6% from around 3.3 million tons exported in 2013-14 due to expected increased production this year.The...
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The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has forecasted Vietnam's 2014 rice exports to increase to around 6.5 million tons, down about 2% from around 6.65 million tons exported in 2013 due to increased competition from Thailand, India and...
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India average wholesale rice prices increased sharply in October 2014 after they declined significantly in September 2014, according to official sources. The increase is mainly due to lower prospects for India's rice production in MY 2014-15 (October -...
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Asia rice sellers kept their quotes mostly unchanged today.5% Broken RiceThailand 5% rice is quoted at around $415 - $425 per ton, about $20 per ton discount to Vietnam 5% rice shown at around $435 - $445 per ton. India 5% rice is quoted at around $...
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A study titled 'Improving Rice Production and Commercialization in Cambodia' by the Asia Development Bank (ADB) has found that Cambodia's rice sector is plagued by lack of efficient irrigation systems, domestic milling facilities and uncertified farm...
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Myanmar rice farmers' associations are planning to hold local rice auctions in December with fixed floor prices mainly to sell their stocks as well as push up prices, according to local sources.The Chairman of a farmers' association told local sources...
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The Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) has signed a 5-year (2014-19) Rice Research Strategy with the Philippines-based International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) to strengthen rice research development program in the country as well as to...
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Japan has bought and sold a total of around 2,213 tons of whole grain/brown rice of the U.S., Italy, India, Pakistan and Thailand origins; and around 616 tons of broken rice of the U.S., Thailand, and China origins in the second SBS (Simultaneous Buy-...
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In this concluding part of this two-part series on paddy seed, Dr N Lingaiah, Scientist (Pl.Br), Regional Agricultural Research Station, Warangal in south India, talks about the latest focus in paddy seed research studies.Oryza: As someone doing...
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The U.S. cash market was unchanged today after dropping roughly $0.25 per cwt the previous day. The market's main focus for tomorrow will be who is awarded the latest Iraqi tender.Many analysts are hopeful the U.S. will be awarded the business given...
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Chicago rough rice futures for Jan delivery settled 7 cents per cwt (about $2 per ton) higher at $12.375 per cwt (about $273 per ton). Rough rice futures continued their attempt at a recovery following two consecutive sessions of steep losses this week...
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South Korea's state run Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation (KAFTC) has purchases 9,742 tons of Chinese origin non-glutinous rice for delivery by January 31, 2015 in tender at around $898 per ton, according to a notice on its website.The KAFTC...
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Chicago rough rice futures for Dec delivery are currently noted 7.5 cents per cwt (about $2 per ton) lower at $12.230 per cwt (about $270 per ton) during early morning floor trading in Chicago. The other grains are seen trading higher: soybeans are...
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