Rice News

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...
20 min 17 sec 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....
1 hour 5 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...
1 hour 32 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...
3 hours 27 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...
3 hours 55 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...
4 hours 44 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...
5 hours 22 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 stocks...
6 hours 24 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 Agriculture...
8 hours 35 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...
16 hours 5 sec 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...
19 hours 59 min 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 of...
22 hours 50 min ago
Rice, rice news, African rice, genome, global hunger, sequencing, Dr Rod A Wing, University of Arizona, solution, how to
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 1 hour ago
Russia rice production, Russia rice acreage, Russia rice imports, russia rice exports, Russia government intervention policy
India rice prices
India average wholesale rice prices increased sharply in July 2014 due to poor monsoons and expected decline in rice production from the kharif (June - December) main rice crop, according to official sources.Average monthly wholesale rice prices in...
1 day 3 hours ago
India rice prices, India rice production, Kharif rice crop, India monsoons
India exports by destination
India has exported rice worth around $7.78 billion during FY 2013-14 (April - March), up about 25% from around 6.215 billion worth rice exported in FY 2012-13, according to official sources.
1 day 3 hours ago
India rice exports, All India Rice Exporters Association (AIREA), India government, basmati rice exports, non-basmati rice exports, Middle East