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Bahrain Prime Minister, who visited the Thai Prime Minister today, promised to buy rice from Thailand to further boost bilateral relationship between the two countries, according to local sources.The Deputy Government Spokesman was quoted as saying...
7 hours 32 min ago
In its October Rice Outlook report, USDA has forecasted 2014 global rice trade at around 41.2 million tons, up about 5% from around 39.35 million tons in 2013, and almost unchanged from its last month’s forecast of around 41.25 million tons.On the...
4 days 13 hours ago
In its October Rice Outlook report, USDA has forecasted 2014-15 global milled rice production at around 475.5 million tons, slightly down from an estimated 476.1 million tons in 2013-14, and slightly down from its last month's estimates of around 477...
4 days 13 hours ago

 

Vietnam has exported around 636,545 tons of rice in August 2014, up about 4% from around 614,677 tons exported in July 2014, and up about 3% from around 619,965 tons exported in August 2013, according to USDA. While share of Vietnam's rice exports to...
1 week 8 hours ago
Domestic rice prices in the Ebola-affected countries such as Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have increased in September despite ongoing 2014 harvests, says the UN's Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in its latest Global Food Price Monitor (GFPM...
1 week 9 hours ago
The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has forecasted 2015 global rice trade at around 40 million tons, slightly up from an estimated 39.7 million tons in 2014. According to the FAO, the increase is meagre because many countries are expected...
1 week 4 days ago
The UN's Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has forecasted 2014-15 global rice production at around 496.4 million tons, slightly down from an estimated 498.4 million tons in 2013-14; and down about 1% from its last month's forecast of around 500.4...
1 week 4 days ago
A Russia-based private company has successfully developed technology to produce eco-friendly amorphous silica from rice husks on a large scale at a much cheaper rate. The company uses rice husks, deionized water and sulphuric acid, carbamide and air to...
1 week 6 days ago
Of late, there have been a number of controversies regarding the use of golden rice for human consumption. For the last two years, researchers at the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) have been conducting trials to prove Golden Rice as a...
2 weeks 7 hours ago
The price of the rice given to the public under populist scheme in the south Indian states of Andhra Pradesh (which has now become two states - Telangana and Andhra Pradesh) has always dictated the way the state politics shaped up . Indirectly, it also...
2 weeks 5 days ago
In its September Rice Outlook report, USDA has forecasted 2014 global rice trade at around 41.25 million tons, up about 5% from around 39.35 million tons in 2013, and up about 1% from its last month’s forecast of around 40.75 million tons due to near-...
1 month 4 days ago
In its September Rice Outlook report, USDA has forecasted 2014-15 global milled rice production at around 477 million tons, slightly up from an estimated 476.1 million tons in 2013-14 but slightly down from its last month's estimates of around 477.4...
1 month 4 days ago
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...
1 month 1 week 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,...
1 month 1 week 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...
1 month 1 week ago

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