Tuesday, June 27, 2017
South East Asia Rice News

South East Asia Rice News

Philippines’ rice traders warned against creating artificial rice shortage

Philippines’ Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol urged rice traders against creating an artificial shortage, saying that he will not hesitate to ask President Rodrigo Duterte...

Philippines rice output projected to grow by 12.8% in first quarter

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), in its latest forecast said that the country’s rice production in the first quarter may have expanded by 12.8...

Philippines ban on rice imports sparks concerns among Viet Nam’s exporters

The recent suspension of rice imports by the Philippines, a major import market of Viet Nam’s rice, has sparked concern among local rice exporters....

Sale of rice between APTERR members approved to counter calamities

APTERR (The ASEAN plus Three Emergency Rice Reserve) is a regional cooperation standing on humanitarian ground with professional and business sense operation. This organization...

PhilRice’s initiative urges Philippines’ farmers to be agripreneurs

Lakbay-Palay is a PhilRice major activity done during the dry and wet seasons. It gathers thousands of farmers as well as students, researchers, and...

Indonesia looks to rice self-sufficiency by year 2020

According to Bank Indonesia (BI), Indonesia will achieve rice self-sufficiency by 2020 if the government is consistent in its efforts to increase the area...

Viet Nam rice exports drop in first quarter this year

Viet Nam’s exports were 18 per cent lower in volume and 17.3 per cent lower in value, a sizable drop in Q1, compared to...

Myanmar aims to export 2 MMT of rice in next fiscal year

Myanmar is focusing on newer markets to achieve high levels of rice exports. The government and private sectors are making efforts to export two...

Philippines’ NFA to provide only the best quality rice for relief operations

Philippines’ National Food Authority (NFA) administrator Jason Laureano Y. Aquino has instructed his field officials to issue only the best quality NFA rice for...
Myanmar to focus on quality of rice exports as it misses target

Myanmar to focus on quality of rice exports as it misses target

Although Myanmar’s rice export has risen by about 25,000 tonnes, and is likely to go up to nearly 1.5 million tonnes compared to the...

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