Monday , 19 February 2018

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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Recent drought to trim Thai rice planting areas to lowest in 30 years

Recent drought to trim Thai rice planting areas to lowest in 30 years

The decade-worst drought hitting Thai farmers recently is expected to trim Thailand’s rice production and reduce farm areas for the next rice cultivation. The Seventh Regional Off ...

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USDA economist predicts improving stocks situation for rice

USDA economist predicts improving stocks situation for rice

U.S. rice producers could be seeing a small beam of light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to world rice supplies. But it may be too early to get your hopes up concerning th ...

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Thai rice annual exports to fall short of target

Thai rice annual exports to fall short of target

Thailand's rice export association lowered its annual target from 10 million to 9.5 million tonnes on Monday, due to a slowdown in the global economy and fears that drought in Tha ...

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No relief to rice consumers even as wholesale prices fall

No relief to rice consumers even as wholesale prices fall

The consumers of rice, the staple food of people in the State, are facing a paradoxical situation with no signs of any letup in its increasing price in the open market on one hand ...

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China’s rice import rises on market factors

China’s rice import rises on market factors

China imported more rice last year due to lower prices of imported rice and a rise in high-end demand, a Ministry of Commerce spokesman said Thursday. Rice imports were very small ...

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Lao 2014 Rice Production Forecast to Decrease

Lao 2014 Rice Production Forecast to Decrease

Harvesting of the 2014 main (wet) season paddy crop is currently underway and will continue until the end of December. FAO’s current forecast for the aggregate 2014 rice output (i ...

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Thailand. MY 2014/15 Rice, Corn Production Forecast to Drop

Thailand. MY 2014/15 Rice, Corn Production Forecast to Drop

Marketing Year (MY) 2014/15 rice and corn production is forecast to decline two to three per cent from the previous year in anticipation of below normal average precipitation whic ...

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Food fight: Thailand’s crisis boils down to a battle over white rice

Food fight: Thailand’s crisis boils down to a battle over white rice

Thailand scraps a subsidy gambit that could topple the prime minister — and explains why Thai rice isn’t as tasty anymore. A Thai farmer carries bales of rice as he protests again ...

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