Thursday , 17 August 2017

FG stops 571,000 tonnes of rice from entering Nigeria

FG stops 571,000 tonnes of rice from entering Nigeria

The Federal Government on Monday announced that 571,000 tonnes of foreign rice warehoused in neighbouring countries were being targeted for the Nigerian market for the Christmas a ...

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Vietnam. Over one million tonnes of rice left over

Vietnam. Over one million tonnes of rice left over

Current amount of rice leftover from domestic businesses is now about 1.2 million tonnes, according to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA) and the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s ...

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Rice Might Steal 400,000 Acres This Spring

Rice Might Steal 400,000 Acres This Spring

Rice, whose plantings are dwarfed by the millions of corn, soybeans, and cotton acres in the U.S., could see its acreage climb this spring. The grain is projected to steal more th ...

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Rice-growing experiment eyed as long-term drought solution

Rice-growing experiment eyed as long-term drought solution

A California drip-irrigation manufacturer, California rice growers and Israeli university researchers are teaming up on a project in Yolo County to try to grow one of the state’s ...

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Indonesia to decide on rice imports within two weeks

Indonesia to decide on rice imports within two weeks

Indonesia will decide within two weeks whether to ship in rice from Vietnam and other Asian countries, the head of the state food procurement agency said, as dry weather crimps lo ...

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Philippines minister says must import extra rice by year-end

Philippines minister says must import extra rice by year-end

Plans by the Philippines to potentially import an additional 1 million tonnes of rice should be carried out by year-end, as crop losses from storms and El Nino make it more urgent ...

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Vietnam: Rice exports see positive signs

Vietnam: Rice exports see positive signs

Rice demand from Vietnam's traditional markets is showing signs of recovery for the next six months, according to Huynh Minh Hue, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Food Association (VF ...

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Rice exports to bounce back

Rice exports to bounce back

Rice exports fell sharply last month, but the Kingdom’s most important crop is expected to recover and end the year in positive territory. The Secretariat of the One Window Servic ...

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China’s purchases lift rice export prices in Vietnam

China’s purchases lift rice export prices in Vietnam

China has been buying more Vietnamese rice this month after its August imports hit a five-month low, boosting Vietnam’s export prices for the grain and narrowing the spread betwee ...

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Rice procurement may be below 50 per cent this year

Rice procurement may be below 50 per cent this year

The Telangana government is bracing up to the prospect of less than 50 per cent procurement of rice from farmers this year in the backdrop of poor rainfall which has badly cripple ...

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