India rice procurement crosses 10 mn tonnes in Kharif

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NEW DELHI (Commodity Online): Rice procurement in the Kharif Marketing season 2011-12 (October-September) has crossed the 10 million mark. According to statistics 101,04,088 million tonnes (Mts). rice has been procured by November 17, 2011 by the various government agencies during the current kharif season. Punjab has led the States by procuring 76,04,255 Mts. followed by…


South East Asia can boost UAE’s position as world leader in rice re-exports

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Dr Faisal Ali Mousa believes Rice Dubai 2011 can persuade Vietnam, Cambodia to make Emirates regional hub Dubai, UAE, 12th October, 2011:  The UAE’s position as the world’s biggest re-exporter of rice can be reinforced by an increase in imports of the grain from South East Asia, according to the driving force behind an important…


Rice exporters rush to store rice for fear about price increases

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As planned, from October 7, Thailand will kick off the plan to collecting rice from farmers at high prices in order to ensure the high profits for the countries’ farmers. The new policy is believed to have big impacts on the rice markets in the world, including Vietnam. In fact, for the last many years,…


Rice exporters start stockpile on possible hike

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Many Vietnamese rice exporters have started to stock rice in anticipation of a possible price hike caused by Thailand’s policy to buy its local products at high prices next month, Saigon Tiep Thi newspaper reported. In Ho Chi Minh City, rice retail prices have been rising by up to VND2,000 a kg during the past…


Rice exports from Vietnam reach 5.32 million tons, group says

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Vietnam, the world’s second-largest rice exporter, shipped 5.32 million metric tons from the start of the year to Aug. 31, the Vietnam Food Association said. Shipments were 697,642 tons in August, the association said in a statement on its website Sept. 1. Vietnam may ship 7.3 million metric tons of rice in 2011, Vietnam’s agricultural…


Cuba to recieve rice growing techniques from Vietnam

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HAVANA (Commodity Online) : Cuba will cooperate with Vietnam to boost its Rice production which had fallen off late. Vietnamese-Cuban cooperation project to promote rice growing in Cuba provides for technology transfer to the Grain Research Institute (IIGranos). Training course on rice cultivation techniques lectured by Vietnamese experts opened in the Cuban western province of…


Food price inflation concerns will persist despite wheat, rice falls

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FOOD-PRICE inflation concerns for policy makers are set to persist even as rice declines and wheat trades below this year’s peak, according to the United Nations, which said that importers are still paying more than a year ago. Another year of bumper wheat and rice harvests, as well as a continued surplus in corn, is…


Wheat, rice cheaper in Pakistan than India

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ISLAMABAD: The prices of wheat, rice, chicken and garlic are lower in Pakistan than in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, authorities said. The National Price Monitoring Committee said food prices in Pakistan were comparatively lower than other countries in the region, reported Dawn. The panel has not ruled out the possibility of importing items of…


Vietnam’s rice export in 2011 likely to exceed 2010′s record

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Vietnam’s rice export this year may reach over seven million tonnes, up 3.5% year on year, according to the plan of Vietnam Food Association (VFA). The Ministry of Industry and Trade confirmed that Vietnam’s rice export in 2011 is expected to exceed the record in 2010 with an export volume of over seven million tones,…


Building begins on rice processing plant

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The An Giang Agricultural Product Protection JSC yesterday broke ground for a rice processing plant with an annual capacity of 100,000 tonnes in the Mekong delta province of An Giang. The 8.2-ha Thoai Son processing plant in the district of the same name will also have a drying facility with a capacity of 500 tonnes…


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