Rice News

In an exclusive interview to Oryza, Dr.Reiner Wassmann, Coordinator of the Climate Change Research at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) clearly highlights the importance of the impact of climate change on rice production in various...
3 days 11 hours ago
Planting for kharif rice crop, or main rice crop (June – December) in India has reached around 36.669 million hectares of rice area as of September 12, 2014, down slightly from around 36.788 million hectares planted during the same time last year,...
3 days 11 hours ago
Thailand had got bids for only 90,000 tons of rice, while it has auctioned around 139,676 tons of rice today, according to Bloomberg.About 38 companies participated in the auction, sources at the Department of Foreign Trade were quoted as saying. The...
3 days 14 hours ago

 

The China National Rice Research Institute (CNRRI) will provide technical support to the Kenyan government to help it boost rice production in the country, according to a notice on China's Agriculture Ministry website.The Chairman of Committee on...
3 days 16 hours ago
Thailand's Public Warehouse Organization (PWO) is working towards establishing, producing and marketing its own jasmine rice brand within this year, according to local sources.Sources at the PWO told local sources that the organization is targeting to...
3 days 16 hours ago
Thailand rice sellers increased their quotes for Hommali rice by about $5 per ton to around $1060 - $1,070 per ton today. Vietnam rice sellers increased their quotes for 100% broken rice by about $5 per ton to around $345 - $355 per ton. Other Asia...
3 days 16 hours ago
The Indian government is seeking a revision of the rice subsidy norms by the World Trade Organization (WTO) to give it more room for public procurement and continuation of the Food Security Act, according to local sources.Currently, the WTO does not...
3 days 17 hours ago
A U.S. based agriculture consultancy firm has urged Cambodia rice exporters to focus on promoting their exports to the Chinese market as it has a huge untapped potential for more imports in the future, according to local sources.Experts from the...
3 days 18 hours ago
USDA has forecasted the U.S. MY 2014-15 (August - July) total rice exports (rough and milled equivalent of rough) at around 4.63 million tons, up about 9% from an estimated 4.24 million tons in 2013-14 and about 6% lower than its August forecasts of...
3 days 21 hours ago
Cambodian rice exporters are concerned that they lack requisite expertise as well as infrastructure to meet the technical terms and conditions specified in the Philippines government's rice import bid, according to local sources.Following the rejection...
4 days 14 hours ago
Australia's paddy rice production in MY 2014-15 (April 2014 - March 2015) is estimated to increase to around 894,000 tons, up about 7% from an estimated 833,000 million tons in MY 2013-14, according to data from the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and...
4 days 14 hours ago
Total rice stocks in the Philippines as of August 1, 2014 reached around 1.72 million tons, down about 15% from around 2.03 million tons recorded in July 2014, and down about 7.4% from around 1.86 million tons recorded during the same period last year,...
4 days 14 hours ago
Vietnam's rice exports in July 2014 stood at around 614,677 tons, down about 2% from around 628,322 tons exported in June 2014, and up about 4% from around 588,400 tons exported in July 2013, according to USDA.Asia accounted for around 474,021 tons (...
4 days 15 hours ago
The Sri Lankan government has decided to introduce a mobile rice supply system to ensure uninterrupted supplies in the country as well as to curb hoarding and further spike in prices, according to local sources.The Minister of Internal Trade and...
4 days 15 hours ago
Domestic rice prices in Asia have shown mixed trends in August 2014, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). While domestic prices in Myanmar and Cambodia declined sharply, prices increased in Indonesia, Bangladesh and Vietnam....
4 days 15 hours ago

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