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Plastic rice fear spreads in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Recent media reports of sale of plastic rice have caused wide spread panic and sense of fear especially in some southern states of India....

Philippines to take lead in rice imports this year

The FAO has estimated that Philippines is set to import at least 1.5 million metric tons (MMT) of rice this year, 53.33 percent more...

Cambodia is hosting multi-country rice seed distribution event by IRRI

A multi-country seed policy agreement that drastically speeds up the distribution of modern rice varieties across countries in South and Southeast Asia is being...

Vietnam’s rice export prices surge to new three year highs

Strong demand from top importing countries and restricted supply has led to a spurt in Asian rice prices including Vietnamese export rice price that...

Philippines COA cautions Nueva Ecija government over idle rice dryers

Philippines’ Commission on Audit (COA) has called out the provincial government of Nueva Ecija over P100 million worth of grain drying facilities are lying...

Thailand recent auction sees sharp drop in rice stocks

According to the commerce ministry, Thailand sold 1.66 million tonnes of rice worth $49 million this week, accounting for 90 percent of the amount...

Qatar to face possible disruption in food supply including rice in wake of diplomatic...

Saudi Arabia’s call to severe all diplomatic ties and closing of its border has caused sense of panic in Qatar. But the authorities have assured...

Lukewarm response of 24th International Agricultural Trade Fair, Iran

24th International Agricultural Trade Fair, Iran proves largely unproductive for Indian basmati businesses.  The Agricultural event within Iran agrofood 2017, organised by the German...

Haryana Rice Miller stuck with higher taxation than Punjab

The GST council has recommended 5% tax on branded rice while exempting the cereals from its gambit. The rice processor currently has to disclose...

Bangladesh doesn’t alter duty on rice import despite domestic price surge

The Bangladesh government has kept the customs duty (CD) on rice import unchanged despite a surge in the prices of the staple food in...

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