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  • *Potential for growth seen outside Russia. MOSCOW, Nov 10- Abu Dhabi state investment vehicle Mubadala Development Co may invest in a vegetable oil producer and a rice producer in Russia, a Russian state-backed fund said, in a rare Gulf investment into the country's commodities sector. The RDIF, Mubadala and other investors will consider a co-investment of about...

  • BANGKOK, Oct 31- Thailand's rice management committee said on Tuesday it will offer loans worth $1.29 billion to jasmine rice farmers struggling with falling prices, on the condition that they store the grain for six months to slow down market supply. Prices for jasmine rice, Thailand's highest quality rice, have tumbled to their lowest level in years, leaving...

  • BANGKOK, Oct 31- Thailand's rice management committee said on Monday it will offer loans worth $1 billion to jasmine rice farmers struggling with falling prices, on a condition that they store the grain for six months to slow down market supply. Prices for jasmine rice, Thailand's highest quality rice, have tumbled to their lowest level in years, leaving the...

  • CAIRO/ ABU DHABI Oct 12- Egypt is looking to import large quantities of rice this month as farmers refuse to sell the government their crops despite a plentiful harvest and an extreme shortage of dollars that should make buying from abroad a last resort. Egypt's 2016 rice paddy production is estimated at 5.1 million metric tonnes versus annual consumption of...

  • CAIRO/ ABU DHABI Oct 12- Egypt is looking to import large quantities of rice this month as farmers refuse to sell the government their crops despite a plentiful harvest and an extreme shortage of dollars that should make buying from abroad a last resort. Egypt's 2016 rice paddy production is estimated at 5.1 million metric tonnes versus annual consumption of...

  • WASHINGTON/ SHANGHAI, Sept 14- The United States on Tuesday launched a challenge to China's price supports for domestic wheat, corn and rice at the World Trade Organization, charging that these far exceed limits that China committed to when it joined the WTO in 2001.. China's Ministry of Commerce on Tuesday evening said it "regretted" the U.S. action and that its...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 13- The United States on Tuesday launched a challenge to China's price supports for domestic wheat, corn and rice at the World Trade Organization, charging that these far exceed limits that China committed to when it joined the WTO in 2001.. Trade Representative's office said China's "market price support" for wheat, corn and rice was estimated to...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 13- The United States on Tuesday launched a challenge to China's price supports for domestic wheat, corn and rice at the World Trade Organization, charging that these far exceed limits that China committed to when it joined the WTO in 2001.. Trade Representative's office said China's "market price support" for wheat, corn and rice was estimated to...

  • *Thailand, Vietnam to supply rice at $424.85 a tonne. MANILA, Aug 31- Thailand and Vietnam won deals to supply a total of 250,000 tonnes of rice to the Philippines at a tender on Wednesday after revising down their offers to just within Manila's budget. Thailand will supply 100,000 tonnes of 25- percent broken rice at $424.85 a tonne, while Vietnam will export the...

  • HANOI, Aug 15- Vietnam's rice exports could fall 27 percent in 2016 from last year to 4.75 million tonnes, the lowest since 2008, due to less overseas demand and rising supplies from Thailand, a state-run newspaper said on Monday. A lack of demand from key markets in Asia and Africa, along with Thailand's sales from state stockpiles would drive the fall, the Vietnam...

  • HANOI, Aug 15- Vietnam's rice exports could fall 27 percent in 2016 from last year to 4.75 million tonnes, the lowest since 2008, said a state-run newspaper. It cited the Vietnam Food Association as revising down its forecast for the second time this year. A lack of demand from key markets in Asia and Africa, along with Thailand's sales from state stockpiles would...

  • MANILA, July 1- The Philippines, one of the world's biggest rice buyers, could start exporting the grain within the next six years, the country's agriculture minister said on Friday. The Philippines imports more than a million tonnes of rice a year, mostly from Thailand and Vietnam, although the new administration is aiming to make the country self-sufficient...

  • MANILA, July 1- The Philippines, one of the world's biggest rice buyers, could start exporting the grain within the next six years, the country's agriculture minister said on Friday. The Philippines imports more than a million tonnes of rice a year, mostly from Thailand and Vietnam, although the new administration is aiming to make the country self-sufficient...

  • UN warns North Korea food supply could get even tigher

    The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization says the country's already-low food supply is set to deteriorate this year.

  • Rice breeders create more productive rice

    Scientists have made major strides towards creating new breeds of rice that could be more sustainable, as well as more resilient to environmental stresses.

  • Are US, Japan making progress on TPP?

    Deborah Kay Elms, executive director of the Asian Trade Centre, discusses the progress of negotiations between Japan and the U.S. on two issues - cars and agriculture.

  • Rice protein taste test

    Jane Wells does a taste test of a smoothie with rice protein made by Axiom Foods. With her is CEO David Janow.

  • Rice is the new meat

    Americans are increasingly looking to add more protein to their diets, and rice protein is seen as an attractive alternative. Jane Wells speaks to the CEO of Axiom, the largest producer of plant-based proteins in the U.S.

  • Yen weakness is driving up the cost of Japan's food imports, but analysts say pinched pocketbooks won't slow consumers' taste for meals from overseas.

  • Rice harvest in the Sacramento Valley, Calif.

    The ongoing drought in California is cutting back the state's rice crop. It's gotten so bad, one rice farmer said they might have to sell the land.