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South East Asia Rice News

South East Asia Rice News

Myanmar to get Japanese assistance for producing quality rice

Highlights Myanmar and Japan cooperate to produce quality rice amid shortage. Myanmar and Japan to work on a 5 year long project to produce...

Philippines’ NFA invites bids for supply of 250,000 MT of rice

National Food Authority (NFA) of Philippines is finally pushing through with the procurement of 250,000 Metric Tonnes (MT) of milled rice as part of...

Thailand’s top court to pronounce verdict on fake rice deals next month

Thailand’s Supreme Court Criminal Division for Political Office Holders will announced the verdict on 25th August in a criminal case involving former commerce minister...
Indonesian rice prices double the global average

FAO finds Indonesian rice prices to be double of global average

According to the United Nation’s food safety agency Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) findings, price of rice in Indonesia is almost double the standard...

Myanmar sets its eyes on rice exports worth a billion dollars by 2022

Myanmar government is determined to accelerate its rice exports year on year, setting its eyes to earn up to $1 billion in 2022, according...

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...

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...

Bangladesh firm enters into agreement with Philippines for hybrid rice

Bangladesh firm EnP Solutions Ltd and Philippines’ rice research company SL Agritech Corp signed a collaboration agreement for the seed production of SL-18H variety...

Philippines NFA assures there’s enough rice in Marawi City

Philippines’ National Food Authority (NFA) said it will make sure that there is enough rice in Marawi City, a conflict area in Mindanao wherein...

Brown rice prices unstable in Myanmar

Myanmar’s domestic market faces unsteady prices for brown rice due to Chinese buyers who have come to Ayeyawady Region to buy the rice directly,...

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