Rice News

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...
3 hours 43 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...
6 hours 35 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...
9 hours 26 min 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...
11 hours 17 min 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.
11 hours 22 min ago
India rice exports, All India Rice Exporters Association (AIREA), India government, basmati rice exports, non-basmati rice exports, Middle East
Unofficial rice exports to China through borders has been a major concern for Vietnam officials as well as exporters. Around 2 million tons of rice are exported to China unofficially, according to official sources. In March this year, the Ministry of...
11 hours 28 min ago
Vietnam rice prices, Vietnam rice exports, Vietnam Food Association (VFA), Unofficial rice exports, Mekong River Delta (MRD)
Thailand rice sellers increased their quotes for Hommali rice by about $10 per ton to around $1,010 - $1,020 per ton today. Vietnam rice sellers increased most of their quotes by about $5 per ton. India rice sellers kept their quotes mostly unchanged...
11 hours 33 min ago
Vietnam rice prices, India rice prices, pakistan rice prices, Thailand rice prices
Italy's most prominent rice researcher and geneticist Antonio Tinarelli passed away on Friday, July 25, 2014 in Vercelli, according to local sources.Born in 1922 in Bologna, Tinarelli received his degree in agriculture during the academic year 1949-50....
16 hours 37 min ago
italy rice production, Italy rice varieties, Ente Nazionale Risi, Rice researcher, Rice geneticist
Cambodia’s recent rise on the global rice export market is viewed as a problem for European rice growing sector by many European firms; however, some consider it a good opportunity. This is the opinion of Alesie Food, a Dutch company operating in many...
23 hours 27 min ago
Cambodia rice exports, parboiled rice, EU rice imports
Rise in temperature means reduction in rice yield. Global warming leads to dry weather which results in decrease in area of plantation and thus rice production. These are two important findings of a study commissioned by the Southeast Asian Regional...
1 day 7 hours ago
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Agricultural officials in the Philippines are exploring novel means to increase rice production in the country and achieve self-sufficiency in rice. Lately, they are planning to build rockwall rice terraces in various mountain areas, which receive...
1 day 10 hours ago
Philippines Rice Production, Philippines rice terraces
The Brazilian paddy rice index maintained by CEPEA reached at about 35.76 real per 50 kilograms as of July 28, 2014, down about 0.5% from about 35.93 real per 50 kilograms recorded on July 21, 2014.In terms of USD per ton, the index reached at about $...
1 day 11 hours ago
Brazil rice prices, Brazil paddy rice index, CEPEA
Thai Commerce Ministry and rice exporters are charting out plans to regain market share in major rice importing countries such as China, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines, according to local sources.The Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA) and...
1 day 11 hours ago
Thailand rice exports, Thai Rice Exports Association (TREA), National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO)
india/pakistan basmati rice
Iran has increased the import duty on basmati rice to 40% from 22% on July 23, 2014, a move that could severely impact India's basmati rice exports to Iran, according to local sources.A senior official at the All India Rice Exporters Association (...
1 day 11 hours ago
India basmati rice exports, India rice exports, All India Rice Exports Association (TREA), Import Duties, trade barriers, Barter trade
The Vietnam Food Authority (VFA) has increased the minimum support price (MEP) of its low grade or 25% broken rice exports to $410 per ton (Free-On-Board basis), up about 9% from the current $375 per ton, according to local sources.The new MEP is...
1 day 11 hours ago
Vietnam rice exports, Vietnam minimum export price (MEP), Vietnam Food Authority (VFA)