South KoreaAccording to Reuters, in an international tender closed on March 13, South Korea acquired 42,500 tons of non-glutinous rice of Thailand and Vietnam origin.

As per the state- run Korea Agro fisheries and food trade, the purchase includes about 22,500 tons of rice of Thailand origin and about 20,000 tons of Vietnam. The delivery is expected in June-July 2014.Previously South Korea purchased 14,614 tons of rice of Thailand origin in a total tender purchase of 57,114 tons.