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The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of Pakistan's Cabinet approved a subsidy package of about Rs.10 billion (around $98.3 million) to small scale rice farmers with around 10 hectares of rice land, according to local sources.The ECC decided that...
50 min 43 sec ago
The Central Rice Research Institute (CRRI), based in the Indian eastern state of Odisha, has developed three new rice varieties - CR -204, CR -205 and CR -306 - which can withstand extreme weather conditions of Odisha and yet provide higher yields,...
2 hours 28 min ago
Cambodia exported around 304,788 tons of rice in the first ten months of 2014, up about 3% from around 295,154 tons exported during the same period in 2013, according to data from the Secretariat of One Window Service for Rice export Formality (SOWS-REF...
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The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has estimated Mozambique's 2014 paddy rice production at around 343,000 tons (around 223,000 tons, basis milled), down about 2% from around 351,000 tons (around 228,000 tons, basis milled) produced in...
3 hours 10 min ago
Brazil has exported around 985,907 tons of rice in January - October 2014 according to data released by the Rice Institute of Rio Grande do Sul (IRGA).Venezuela remained the largest importer of Brazilian rice in January - October 2014 with 141,524 tons...
3 hours 14 min ago
Pakistan exported around 289,884 tons of rice (including basmati and non-basmati) in October 2014, up about 31% from around 221,715 tons exported in September 2014, according to provisional data from the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS). In terms of...
3 hours 18 min ago
The recently concluded Korea-China Free Trade Agreement (FTA) has added to the fears of the South Korean farmers over cheap Chinese goods entering the local market.They are already protesting against the opening of the local rice market to imports from...
3 hours 22 min ago
Asia rice sellers kept their quotes mostly unchanged today.5% Broken RiceThailand 5% rice is quoted at around $405 - $415 per ton, on par with Vietnam 5% rice shown at around $405 - $415 per ton. India 5% rice is quoted at around $410 - $420 per ton,...
3 hours 26 min ago
The U.S. cash market was firmer today after it was announced that the Iraqi Grain Board agreed to buy 150,000 tons of long grain milled rice with 120,000 tons being awarded to the U.S. and the rest awarded to Thailand.In the meantime, the USDA reported...
16 hours 39 min ago
Brazil's state agency, CONAB, announced that it will sell about 75,033.5 tons of Brazilian paddy rice from the previous crop including 2008-09, in two different auctions on November 27, 2014. The first auction is for about 26,466.173 tons of paddy and...
16 hours 53 min ago
Chicago rough rice futures for Jan delivery settled 17.5 cents per cwt (about $4 per ton) higher at $12.580 per cwt (about $277 per ton). Rough rice futures continued their bullish move today adding nearly 20 cents per cwt (about $4 per ton) to...
19 hours 47 min ago
Ebola outbreak has led to severe food shortages in the three West African countries - Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Governments' measures to check the virus outbreak has led to labor shortages further leading to production shortages, food insecurity...
22 hours 19 min ago
Chicago rough rice futures for Jan delivery are currently trading 0.5 cents per cwt (about $0.11 per ton) lower at $12.400 per cwt (about $273 per ton) during early morning floor trading in Chicago. The other grains are seen trading higher: soybeans are...
22 hours 41 min ago
Myanmar is planning to set up National Standardization Council to comply with the Standardization Law passed this summer with a goal to standardize several products, including rice, production technologies and services. A draft framework of the council...
23 hours 18 min ago
Thailand's Rice Department has been awarded by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for developing two rice varieties - Gor Kor 6 and Gor Kor 15 - using nuclear energy, according to local...
23 hours 33 min ago

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