Myanmar rice exports decrease ASEAN

Myanmar rice exports decrease

Myanmar exported over 559,649 tonnes of rice in the first seven months of the 2016-2017 fiscal year (from April 2016 to March 2017)
Thai military tightens monitoring over rice mills World

Thai military tightens monitoring over rice mills

Thailand’s military has deployed soldiers to seek cooperation from all rice mills nationwide, requesting them to buy grains from farmers at a “reasonable” price in an effort to prevent the rice plunge
Thailand upbeat about rice export goal ASEAN

Thailand upbeat about rice export goal

The Thai Government is expecting a rise in rice export in the second half of this year to fulfil its export target of 9.5 million tonnes for the whole year.
National CPI sees slight rise in April Business

National CPI sees slight rise in April

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in April increased by 0.33 percent against the previous month, driving the average figure in the first four months of this year up 1.41 percent.
 Philippines to import more rice amid El Nino World

Philippines to import more rice amid El Nino

The Philippines’ National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is seeking President Aquino’s approval to import up to 1.5 million tonnes of rice in the first quarter of 2016.
 Rice exports see positive signs Business

Rice exports see positive signs

Rice demand from Vietnam's traditional markets is showing signs of recovery for the next six months, according to Huynh Minh Hue, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).
Society

Mekong Delta eyes yielding rice crop

The total summer-autumn rice output in the Mekong Delta, the country’s largest rice producer, is estimated to reach 9.5 million tonnes, up nearly 200,000 tonnes higher than the same crop last year.
World

Thailand plans rice flea markets to help farmers

The Thai Ministry of Commerce has set a plan to organise rice flea markets in the hope to help rice farmers during this period when government policy and assistance measures for them are absent.