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Rest of Asia Rice News

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Sri Lanka negotiating with three countries for its rice requirement

Sri Lanka has started negotiations with three countries to procure a rice consignment to stabilize its domestic markets. The Sri Lankan Minister of Industry...

Japan to urge China to purchase more rice as their relation improve

Tokyo is working to persuade Beijing to accept more Japanese rice in hopes of giving domestic farmers greater access to a market hungry for...

Bangladesh grappling with depleted rice stocks, issues new international tender

Bangladesh's state grains buyer issued another international tender on Monday to import 50,000 tonnes of parboiled rice, as it grapples with depleted rice stocks...

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...

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...

Bangladesh rice prices soar to new highs due to poor reserves

According to the government, a kilogramme of a coarse variety of rice has soared to 48 taka per kg, setting a new record in...

Higher rice imports contribute to Sri Lanka’s widen trade deficit

Central bank of Sri Lanka has disclosed in a statement that the trade deficit has widened substantially to US$743 million in February 2017 from...

Vietnam & Bangladesh reach new agreement on rice trade till 2022

Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade (MoIT) Trần Tuấn Anh and Bangladeshi Minister of Food Advocate Qamrul Islam signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU)...

Japan’s Fukushima sees farmer plant rice for 1st time since nuclear disaster

Farmers have started planting rice for business purposes in a village in Fukushima Prefecture for the first time since the 2011 disaster at the...

Iran’s rice output estimated to rise by 10 to 15%

According to the Head of Agricultural Jihad Organization of Mazandaran Province, Mr. Delavar Heydarpour,Iran’s rice production is estimated to increase by 10-15% in the...

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