Rice price in Vietnam drop as harvest begins, Philippines halts buying

Rice export prices fell in top hubs this week, with rates in Vietnam extending a slide as the Philippines halted purchases and the onset of a new harvest added pressure

Rice price in Vietnam drop as harvest begins, Philippines halts buying

Asian rice market

Weak demand hits top export hubs, Bangladesh struggles to stock up

Demand for rice from Asian export hubs waned this week, with Bangladesh holding off with imports even as its drive to shore up supplies fell short of targets after floods destroyed crops.


High rice prices hit the low incomes

The price of coarse rice that has gone up, the rice mostly consumed by poor and low-income people. Their income has already decreased due to the coronavirus outbreak, and now the increase in the ...

High rice prices hit the low incomes

Rice price shoots up as govt lags behind in collection

People who are facing an economic crisis due to the novel coronavirus outbreak and the flood-affected people are suffering due to the hike in rice prices

Rice price increases again

India rice prices rise as flood damages huge crops in Bangladesh

Rice export prices in top-hub India edged higher this week as floods and surging coronavirus cases hammered supply and export logistics

A farmer returns home with some crops on his boat from a flooded rice field in Makinganj

Govt must control rice market at once

The hike of rice prices in the capital city has become a matter of concern because once prices go up, it is difficult to get them down

Govt must control rice market at once

Rice price in Thailand hit 4-month low, Vietnam jumps

Rice export prices in Thailand dropped to their lowest level in four months this week, amid weakness in the domestic currency and sluggish demand, while Vietnamese rates rose after incessant rains ...

Workers sun dry paddy at a rice processing mill after reopening amid concerns over the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Munshiganj, outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 8 July 2020

Govt plans to import rice, says food ministry

The government has planned to import rice, if needed, by reducing import duty to keep its market stable and prevent price manipulation.

Govt plans to import rice.

India rice prices hit over 2-month low

Indian export rice prices fell to their lowest in more than two months this week due to a weaker rupee and muted demand, while mounting supplies from an ongoing harvest weighed on Vietnamese rates

A man walks in a filed covered with rice saplings at Kullan village in Kashmir's Ganderbal district, India on 18 June 2020

Govt to procure rice at previously fixed rates: Food minister

Food minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder on Wednesday said that the government would procure rice or paddy at the rates it announced earlier and the prices would not be hiked

Food minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder
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