Rice News

On Tuesday, the Italian rice-growing sector spoke before the Agriculture Commission in the Italian Senate to provide the Commission with more information about the current situation for the Italian rice industry. Italy’s National Agency for Rice, Ente...
8 hours 18 min ago
Eba (Everything but Arms), Everything But Arms (EBA), Everything But Arms (EBA) agreement, protest, green credit, Ente Nazionale Risi
In a world where 2.6 million children die from hunger-related causes each year (according to bread.org), it’s always painful to watch perfectly good food go to waste due to poor storage conditions. This is especially discouraging considering that...
11 hours 20 min ago
Thailand rice pledging scheme, Rice pledging scheme, Thai rice pledging scheme, rotten rice, Ethanol, food waste
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is hesitant to approve of rescheduling of crop loans requested by the state of Andhra Pradesh government because of fairly good yield of paddy in the state in MY 2013-14. The RBI wanted to clarify the state government’s...
12 hours 32 min ago
RBI, Crop Loans, India rice production


The U.S. has exported around 2.96 million tons of rice in MY 2013-14 (August - July) as of July 24, 2014, down about 11% from around 3.33 million tons exported during the same period in the previous year, according to USDA data.USDA estimates the U.S....
13 hours 17 min ago
U.S. Rice exports
India rice planting
Improved rainfall in most rice growing parts in India has revived hopes for India rice production, according to local sources.Local sources say continuous rains in Eastern and Central India have helped speedy paddy transplantation. The Director of the...
13 hours 44 min ago
India rice production, India rice planting, India monsoons, India rice prices
South Korea's state run Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation (KAFTC) has purchased around 94,812 tons of short-grain rice of Chinese origin from a tender, issued on July 25, 2014, according to tender results posted on its website today.The KAFTC...
15 hours 40 min ago
South Korea rice tender, South Korea rice imports, South Korea Agro-Fisheries Corporation (KAFTC)
Indonesia rice PSD
USDA Post has estimated Indonesia to import around 1.4 million tons of rice in MY 2013-14 (January 2014 - December 2014), more than twice from around 650,000 tons imported in MY 2012-13 due to slower domestic procurement by the Indonesian National...
16 hours 7 min ago
USDA, Indonesia rice production, USDA rice imports, Bulog, Indonesia rice prices
Asia rice sellers kept their quotes mostly unchanged today. Pakistan rice sellers are out today due to national holiday.5% Broken RiceThailand 5% rice (of new crop) is quoted at around $430 - $440 per ton, about $35 per ton discount to Vietnam 5% rice...
16 hours 57 min ago
Vietnam rice prices, India rice prices, pakistan rice prices, Thailand rice prices
Turkey PSD table
USDA Post has estimated Turkey's rice imports to increase to around 330,000 tons in MY 2013-14 (September - August), up about 43% from around 230,000 tons imported in the previous year, to meet increasing local and export demand. Turkey imported around...
17 hours 35 min ago
USDA, Turkey rice production, Turkey rice imports, Turkey rice exports, Rice consumption
Types of Thai rice
Thailand's Commerce Ministry is planning to hold first of a series of rice auctions - to sell around 200,000 to 500,000 tons of rice between August to September 2014 - in early August, according to local sources.The Ministry assured that the rice...
18 hours 36 min ago
Thai rice sales, Thai rice exports, Thai rice production, Thai rice prices
Togo Rice PSD
West African nation Togo has produced around 160,939 tons of paddy rice (around 99,781 tons, basis milled), up about 43% from around 112,233 tons (around 69,584 tons, basis milled) produced in 2012, according to data provided by the country's...
20 hours 48 min ago
Togo rice production, Togo rice imports, Togo rice acreage, Togo paddy yield, West Africa, Rice seeds
Thailand 5% broken rice prices will decline continuously for next eleven years, the World Bank said in a report. According to the report, Thailand 5% broken rice prices are down 19% y/y in 2014 at $410 per ton. The bank forecasted 5% broken rice price...
1 day 4 hours ago
World Bank, Thailand rice prices, Thailand rice exports
African country Ghana has sought North-Indian state Punjab's help to increase its rice production and quality of grain. Energy and Petroleum Deputy Minister of Ghana, Benjamin Dagadu met Punjab Food and Supplies Minister Adesh Partap Singh Kairon to...
1 day 8 hours ago
Punjab, ghana, Rice, rice news, Production
Rice researchers have sequenced the complete genome of African rice and this could be the answer to the global hunger problem. They found the genetic information which will decode the growing patterns of African rice while facilitating the cultivation...
1 day 11 hours ago
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Russia rice production, supply and demand
USDA Post has estimated Russia's 2014 rice imports to increase to around 250,000 tons, up about 25% from around 200,000 tons imported in 2013, due to an expected decline in rice production. It estimates Russia's rice imports to remain stable at around...
1 day 13 hours ago
Russia rice production, Russia rice acreage, Russia rice imports, russia rice exports, Russia government intervention policy