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  • 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.

  • Total stocks in top shippers of the grain India, Thailand, Vietnam, Pakistan and the United States are likely to fall to 19 million tonnes by the second half of the year, from a peak of nearly 41 million tonnes in 2013, said Samarendu Mohanty, head of the social sciences division at the Philippines- based International Rice Research Institute.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • In two weeks, Girl Scouts will descend upon supermarkets and businesses to peddle boxes of cookies, tempting people with a new gluten-free cookie.

  • The FDA said, after testing 1,300 samples of rice and rice products, that the amount of detectable arsenic is too low to cause immediate or short-term negative health effects.

  • Thailand is set to sell half-a-million tons of rice on world markets at a loss, as it scrambles to offload a record stockpile deteriorating in quality in warehouses filled with grain.

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    Record high prices of corn and soybean brought on by the worst U.S. drought in 56 years may be triggering a sense of de ja vu for Asia concerned about a repeat of the food scare in 2008, but most economists are downplaying those fears, for now.