Tuesday, August 22, 2017
South East Asia Rice News

South East Asia Rice News

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,...

Philippines Agriculture Department urges NFA for immediate rice imports

The Philippines Department of Agriculture (DA) is urging for the immediate import of the 250,000 Metric Tonnes (MT) of rice that will serve as...

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...

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