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Sri Lanka has sufficient rice stocks - Minister Bathiudeen

Sri Lanka has sufficient rice stocks – Minister Bathiudeen

Sri Lankan Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen today re-emphasized that there was no shortage of rice in the country with over 400,000...
Purchase of Polished Rice (pre-washed Rice) 36,475kg

Sri Lankan Rice Millers demand government support to sell rice at pre-decided rates

In order to sell rice to consumers at a controlled rate as directed by the Sri Lankan government, Small and Medium Scale Rice Mill...
Procurement of 5000 Sack Well Milled Rice

Iran imposes caps on import prices of rice

Iran has imposed various restrictions including putting an upper limit for import and fixing retail price of aromatic rice which is expected to hit...

Indonesia set to export surplus rice

Agriculture Minister of Indonesia, Mr. Andi Amran Sulaiman, said that Indonesia plans to export rice, after national production reached 79.17 million tons in 2016,...

Dry spell in Kenya to cut rice yield by half

The current drought in Kenya would cut rice production by half putting more pressure on the already worsening food crisis in the country. Mwea...
Sri Lanka cuts import tax on rice amid crop shortfall

Sri Lanka cuts import tax on rice amid crop shortfall

The Sri Lankan government has decided to exempt the taxes on imported rice with immediate effect to arrest the escalation of prices in the...
US rice industry leader has mixed views of new government policies

Malaysia refutes fake rice imports rumors

The Malaysian Health Ministry said no fake rice imported into the country as shared in a recent social media report that went viral. In...

BRRI and IRRI inaugurate Friendship Centre to achieve food security in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) and the acclaimed International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) cemented their friendship recently with the re-opening of the Friendship Centre...
Indian rice imports to Ukraine down while Kazakhstan exports up

Indian rice imports to Ukraine down while Kazakhstan exports up

India continues to be Ukraine’s traditional rice supplier, though with noticeably reduced shipments this year. India has exported less rice to Ukraine from July...

Japan to ease public sector’s grip on rice breeding to give a fair shot...

The Japanese government is seeking legislative changes to promote rice breeding by the private sector as part of efforts to advance agricultural reform. Under...

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