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Rice production drops slightly in summer-autumn crop

Rice production drops slightly in summer-autumn crop

Southern localities have harvested nearly 962,000 hectares of total rice farmed in the summer-autumn crop this year, equivalent to 88.7 percent of the same crop last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Rice output estimated at 43.7 mln tones in 2012

Rice output estimated at 43.7 mln tones in 2012

Vietnam’s rice output for 2012 is expected to increase by 1.45 million tonnes over the last year’s figure, to reach 43.7 million tonnes, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

PM approves plan to buy rice for reserve

PM approves plan to buy rice for reserve

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a plan to buy 500,000 tonnes of summer-autumn rice between July 10 and August 10 for temporary stock.