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Promising future for rice exporters

Promising future for rice exporters

Vietnamese rice exports are expected to grow stronger by the end of the year after a brief lulling period, said Tran Van Cong, Deputy Director of the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Indonesia turns it back on Vietnamese rice as crops at home flourish

Indonesia turns it back on Vietnamese rice as crops at home flourish

Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country and a major buyer of Vietnamese rice, has not returned to Vietnam for new purchases this year, while its overall 2017 rice imports are forecast to halve to around 500,000 tons thanks to better domestic production, according to industry reports.

Philippines likely to halt rice imports

Philippines likely to halt rice imports

The Philippines is unlikely to import any additional rice this year given its current abundant supply, according to a source from the country’s Ministry of Agriculture.