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Rice import bill to grow by 12% in 2019


June 29, 2018 | 4:51 pm
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Big blow for Nigeria’s drive towards attaining self-sufficiency in rice production as rice import bill is expected to grow by 12 percent in 2018-19. With an estimated population of 200 million, Nigeria is the world’s largest importer of rice.
According to a report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USAD). Growing refugee crisis, conflicts, population growth and more people giving up traditional coarse grains in their meals in favour of rice are some of the reasons for the expected increase for rice importation into the country.
The report stated that Nigeria’s rice production, estimated at 3.7 million tonnes, is not keeping pace with demand as rice consumption is projected to increase by 4 percent to 6.7 million tonnes from the 6.4 million tonnes recorded in 2017-18.
Mohammed Sahabi, chairman of the rice farmers’ association in Kebbi, said, “We foresee a significant drop in rice production this year,”
“The amount of land allocated to rice in the Kebbi area has likely fallen by half this year from the 200,000 hectares (494,200 acres) cultivated in 2017. Other major producing states such as Kogi and Ebonyi are dealing with an increasing number of clashes between nomadic herders and farmers, which keep planters from tilling their land”
The federal government anchor borrowers’ programme with the broad objective to create economic linkage between smallholder farmers and reputable large-scale processors with a view to increasing agricultural output and significantly improving capacity utilization of processors is making some progress with rice farmers around the country commending the initiative.
However, the incessant farmer-herder clashes, especially in the rural northern region of the country where most of the rice farmings are doing have gone unabated even as President Buhari has said “the way this situation is now, we can only pray,” a statement that have outraged many.
Darius Ishaku, the governor Taraba state said that the country will save $8 billion annually spent on the importation of rice from other countries if there is peace between farmers and herdsmen in Taraba state.
“I told Mr President when he was here that I can feed the whole country with rice. The $8 billion we spend on importing rice will be saved. We have river Taraba, we have river Donga coupled with the fertile lands but then I can’t do this because my people are not at home and are killed for no reason”, he concluded
According recent report by Price water house Coopers (PwC) on rice production in Nigeria, mechanization rate in the country had remained low at 0.3 hp/ha, when compared to India’s 2.6hp/ha and China’s 8 hp/ha.
It said that the number of agricultural tractors in the country was about 22,000, relative to one million tractors in China and 2.5 million tractors in India. Low income, limited access to affordable financing and the lack of technical skills have limited the adoption of mechanization across the rice value chain
The report noted that if tangible efforts were made to increase the mechanization rate in Nigeria from 0.3hp/ha to 0.8hp/ha in the next five years, rice production in the country could be doubled to 7.2 million tonnes.

Senate Farm Bill Advances with Harmful Provision for Family Farms
By Jamison Cruce

WASHINGTON, DC -- Yesterday, the Senate passed its version of the Farm Bill, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (H.R. 2, as amended), by a vote of 86-11.  There were nearly 200 amendments filed for consideration, however, only two received a recorded vote, while 18 were incorporated through the substitute amendment and another 15 were incorporated through a manager's amendment to the bill. 

While the rice industry commends the leadership and hard work of Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) for moving a bill through the Senate, the bill does include provisions that would be detrimental to family farms if enacted by law.  These provisions pursued by Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) resulted in the inclusion of language that is opposed by essentially every commodity group and farm organization in the United States.

Grassley's provision further constricts actively engaged rules that would eliminate spousal rules, which could cut the help farm families might receive in half.  It would also eliminate the special exemption for families, severely restricting the ways that farms might bring in the next generation.  This could not be proposed at a worse time for farm families, as depressed crop prices have led to a 52 percent decline in net farm income.

Senator Grassley was successful in including language attacking non-family general partnerships and joint ventures in the 2014 Farm Bill.  Based on preliminary calculations, nearly 5,000 of those farms, roughly 75 percent, already only have one manager due to regulations promulgated pursuant to the 2014 law.  The remaining 1,500 or so farms that were impacted by the 2014 farm bill and its subsequent regulations have an entirely new set of rules that were just put into place in 2016.  With the ink just drying on some of the most burdensome regulations in farm bill history, Senator Grassley's latest attack seeks to sweep in 25,000 more family farms, subjecting them to a whole new layer of red tape. 

Senator Grassley purports to reform the program so those individuals who aren't farmers do not have access to the safety net but his relentless attacks now implicate nearly all farming operations - 94 percent of those affected will be family farms.

"While USA Rice is supportive of moving the 2018 Farm Bill process forward, we are deeply concerned that the nation's farm families have yet again been undercut," said Blake Gerard Missouri/Illinois rice farmer and chairman of the USA Rice Farm Policy Task Force.  "Mr. Grassley's efforts to dismantle the farm safety net and calling it reform is debilitating and disheartening, threatening the ability for family farms to survive."

Overall, the Grassley provision discourages people from getting involved in production agriculture, especially the next generation of farmers.  Our laws should encourage the next generation to stay involved in the family farming operation.  Instead, Grassley brings down the heavy hand of government, branding them as "not real farmers."  At this pivotal tipping point of people leaving production agriculture amidst the recession in farm country, Grassley wants to double-down and exacerbate current conditions.

"USA Rice is extremely grateful for the work of Senators John Boozman of Arkansas and Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi, both members of the Senate Agriculture Committee who have carried the voice of rice farmers throughout the farm bill process in the Senate.  Our rice state Senators stood up for rice farmers and deserve a great deal of credit for ensuring that no further damage occurred to the farm safety net," said Joe Mencer, Arkansas rice farmer and chairman of USA Rice Farmers.  "Without their support, rice and other commodities produced in the Mid-South would have not have fared well in this process."

Next up in the process is conference committee.  USA Rice will work toward stripping Grassley's harmful provisions from the final bill text.  The deadline for successful, on-time conference action and the President to sign this farm legislation into law is September 30.


Rice Acreage Report Released

WASHINGTON, DC -- According to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), area planted to rice in 2018 is estimated at 2.84 million acres, up 15 percent from 2017.  Area for harvest is forecast at 2.80 million acres, up 18 percent from last year.  Acreage increased from last year in all rice-producing states mainly due to lower prices for competing commodities.

Long grain rice planted area increased 18 percent from last year, with increases estimated in all states, except California.  Arkansas, the largest long grain rice-producing state, estimates a 22 percent increase in planted acreage compared with last year.

Medium grain acres increased by 9 percent and short grain acres increased by 5 percent from 2017.  California, the largest medium grain-producing state, increased medium grain acres by 10 percent in 2018.

As of June 24, seventy percent of the crop was rated in good to excellent condition, compared with 73 percent rated in these two categories at the same time last year.

Read the full report here.

Border closure: AFAN urges rice farmers to increase production

by NAN

June 28, 2018 | 1:06 pm
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All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) has advised rice farmers to double their production because of the Federal Government’s plans to close part of Nigeria’s land border to stem rice smuggling.


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Feeding rice bran to grow/finish pigs has benefits, trade-offs

Daily gain and carcass characteristics not affected by rice bran, but meat quality may be influenced.
Rice is the third-most widely grown cereal grain worldwide, and the bran left over from milling white rice is available in large quantities for livestock feed, according to the University of Illinois.
While that rice bran is high in unsaturated fatty acids, limited information is available about the effects rice bran has on the growth performance of grow/finish pigs and its effects on meat and carcass quality. Therefore, a new study was conducted at the University of Illinois to provide this information, the announcement said.
Hans H. Stein, a professor in the University of Illinois department of animal sciences, explained, “Pigs deposit fatty acids in approximately the same proportions as they consume them from the diet. Also, if pigs consume a diet containing a large amount of fat, they will synthesize less fat on their own, which can change the fatty acid composition, because the fat synthesized by the pig tends to be more saturated.”
More unsaturated fat can lead to softer bellies, which have a shorter shelf life, increased susceptibility to becoming rancid and reduced sliceability, the university said.
Stein and a team of researchers conducted an experiment using 224 barrows and gilts over a period of 97 days. A three-phase feeding program was used with grower, early-finisher and late-finisher diets. In each phase, diets containing 10%, 20% or 30% full-fat or defatted rice bran were fed, as was a basal corn/soybean meal diet.
"We observed no effect of feeding rice bran on carcass characteristics, but there were some differences in meat quality, especially protein and fat percentage and marbling,” Stein said.
The protein content of the loin muscle was 7.0% and 8.7% greater, respectively, for pigs fed the greatest amount of full-fat or defatted rice bran than for pigs fed the basal diet, Stein reported. The fat content was reduced in pigs fed the maximal amount of full-fat rice bran by 26% and 31% for pigs fed full-fat and defatted rice bran, respectively. The marbling score was 1.88 in meat from pigs fed the basal diet but decreased to 1.00 and 1.25 for the 30% full-fat and defatted rice bran diets, respectively.
Belly fat was softer if rice bran was included in the diets, the researchers said. The iodine value of belly fat — a measure of unsaturation — increased as more full-fat rice bran was included in the diet; however, feeding up to 30% defatted rice bran did not affect the iodine value.
“The iodine value of fat from the pigs fed diets with full-fat rice bran is probably greater because those diets contained up to twice as much fat as the basal or defatted rice bran diets,” Stein said. “So, the pigs synthesized less fat.”
Over the 97-day experimental period, average daily gain was not affected by diet. However, average daily feed intake increased as the inclusion rate of defatted rice bran increased, whereas the opposite was true when full-fat rice bran was included in the diets, the researchers said. As a consequence, the gain-to-feed ratio was greater in pigs fed diets containing full-fat rice bran than defatted rice bran or the basal diet.
Stein said the results demonstrate that rice bran can be used in pig diets, but there are trade-offs. "Including 30% full-fat rice bran in diets for growing/finishing pigs may improve gain:feed without affecting carcass characteristics or meat quality, although polyunsaturated fatty acids in adipose tissues will increase. However, including up to 30% defatted rice bran will reduce gain:feed ratio without affecting the loin muscle quality or composition of adipose tissues," he said.
"Thus, it is a matter of ingredient costs to determine if it is economical to include full-fat rice bran or defatted rice bran in diets for growing/finishing pigs,” he added. “We hope that this information will help producers and feed companies make more informed choices about the use of rice bran in swine diets.”
The paper was co-authored by Gloria Casas, Martin Overholt, Anna Dilger and Dustin Boler with the University of Illinois and was published in theJournal of Animal Science.



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Rice smuggling: Nigerian government yet to issue any order to shut land border

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Investigations by have revealed that the federal government is yet to issue any official order to shut the nation’s borders to curb rice smuggling ten days after making the pronouncement.
Though the government did not reveal the particular border to be shut, however a quick check by the on the major borders revealed that normal activities (particular rice import) is still on going without any form of hindrance.
Recall that the federal government last week said it will shut down the land border between Nigeria and a neigbouring country in a few days time to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the country.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, made the disclosure in Abuja last Monday while speaking with youths in a leadership clinic under the auspices of Guardians of the Nation International (GOTNI).
Ogbeh explained that shutting the borders had become necessary to encourage local production and sustain the economy of the country.
The minister said that a neighbouring country was bent on destroying the economy of the country and discouraging local production of rice, hence the need to shut down the border.
“Our other problem is smuggling.  As we speak, a neighbor of ours is importing more rice than China is importing.
“They do not eat parboiled rice, they eat white rice, they use their ports to try and damage our economy.
“I am telling you now because in a few days, you will hear the border has been shut, we are going to shut it to protect you, us and protect our economy.
“You will start seeing all sorts of negative things on the internet.
“Let me tell you why we need to shut the border, I grow rice, I was the first Nigerian to mill rice free of stones, if you plant rice in certain parcels of land, some poisonous materials gets into the rice.
“There are three kinds of water in their natural state; there is fresh water from the river, salt water from the sea, blackish water.
“If you go to the Delta in many countries, in South East Asia where they grow the rice, if you plant rice in the same place like four to six years continuously, the quantum of arsenic begins to increase and arsenic causes cancer and that is what they are dumping for us.

“Some people say they prefer Thai rice because they are very sophisticated, welcome to poison,’’ Ogbeh said.
However, speaking in an exclusive interview with on Thursday, the Public Relations Officer of the Ogun State Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NSC), Mr. Maiwada said the agency was yet to receive any order whatsoever from the federal government on shutting any of the land border.
“Government formulates policies and we implement such policies. So, whatever government directs us to do is what we will do. We are policy implementers. If government in good spirit identifies some goods not to be imported into the country through land borders, it is our duty to pursue such to the letter. But for now we have not receive such order from the government,” Maiwada said.
Asked if he was aware of the particular border to be shut, Maiwada said: “I’m not aware of the particular border to be shut. I’m not in a position to speak on such.”
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Meanwhile, mixed reactions have trailed the proposed border closure with many insisting that the decision will rather increase smuggling rather than curbing or stopping it out rightly.
A Retired Comptroller, Nigeria Immigration Service, Kwara State Command, Mr Chime Nwachukwu said:
“Closing land borders is just a political decision which can be taken between neighbouring countries. There are two types of borders. There are legal and illegal borders. The legal routes are patronised by genuine travellers and businessmen. The illegal routes are patronised by illegal migrants and smugglers. The illegal routes are everywhere, all over Nigeria. Sadly, illegal routes are more vibrant than the legal routes. There are numerous security agencies that man these borders.
Despite the presence of these agencies and their personnel, smuggling and illegal migration appear to be on the increase. These illegal routes are used by corrupt officials to illegally bridge the gap between their legitimate income and the realities of the times. Of course, the excuse is that, government remuneration can’t take care of the transportation of poorly maintained officials let alone their families. It is a fact that our security officials given the responsibility of manning our porous borders are poorly remunerated.

So, the root cause of the rise in cases of smuggling cannot be separated from the poor welfare of officers and men on the field. Some of these people out of desperation bend the rules for personal gain. If these borders are closed, it will only affect the legal routes. The only thing it will do to the illegal routes is to increase activities and of course some of these officials will take advantage of the situation.
Therefore, closing the border will rather than solve the problem, increase smuggling. A substantial part of the problem will be reduced if you take adequate care of security officials by paying greater attention to their welfare, training and equipment. Even when officials want to be patriotic, they will be risking their lives engaging better equipped smugglers with more sophisticated weapons and vehicles.
Officials lobby their superiors to be posted to such illegal routes which are regarded as juicy. There is a fraternity between some government officials and smugglers for mutual benefit. Let our goods go and we grease your palms. There are two alternatives, take the smugglers’ option and get welfare, or decide to do your job and be ready for battle. If the officials decide to face battle, do they have the capacity in terms of men and materials? The officials operate with outdated weapons and rickety vehicles. The smugglers carry sophisticated weapons and vehicles that suit the terrains.
There should be concerted efforts by the government to properly equip our security officials, have regular consultations with operating officers and know what their challenges are. Fix those challenges, and then when you close borders it will be effective.”
A local rice manufacturer also opined thus: “Closing land border won’t reduce smuggling of rice because the borders are too porous. The borders cannot be effectively closed down or managed. Since they closed Seme border, rice has been coming in through Cameroon and Togo. Togo is the new route. The entry point is no longer Lagos but the North and some areas of Ogun State. They smuggle rice using motorcycles. I even have photo evidence of this.

The government should not dwell so much on closure of borders. If they want to encourage local production, they should impose an outright ban on imported rice. We are in that position where we have to come to terms with the fact that not eating rice will never kill anybody. If they want to encourage rice production organically, let the supply be driven by demand. If people want it desperately, the private sector including subsistence farmers will grow theirs.
If there is a zero tolerance for imported rice, it would be more effective than closure of borders. If you are going to close borders, you might as well allow the rice in through the ports at a reasonable rate and then use the levies and duty paid on the imports to grow local rice production. If they don’t do this but resort to just shutting the borders, they make smuggling more attractive. If you look at rice production, you first have seeds. Most of the factors used in seed production are imported.
The fertilisers are imported, the pesticides are imported, herbicides are imported, tractors are imported, land-tilling equipment  are also imported. The irrigation machines are imported as well as the diesel which you use in powering the machines. So, we are still at the mercy of the dollar. How are we expected to compete with rice coming in from a country where everything is subsidised and the rice comes through borders that are porous? You can’t compete. So, if you are going to ban rice, place an outright ban on imported rice. South Africa did it and their citizens didn’t die. In the 1950s, people used to travel from Ibadan to Lagos to eat rice. It is only now that rice has become a phenomenon. Rice is just another form of carbohydrate which can be substituted in the interim. The closure of borders will only make things worse.”
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Why Madhya Pradesh’s basmati battle seems political

The expansion of GI definition of basmati rice-grown areas, by including MP, is likely to adversely impact India’s rice exports and could hit farmers’ incomes.

By: Sandip Das | New Delhi | Published: June 29, 2018 2:22 AM
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Madhya Pradesh’s basmati battle seems political
After a prolonged ‘legal fight,’ the Geographical Indications (GI) certification for basmati rice was finally granted to the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) in March 2018, following the rejection of Madhya Pradesh’s demand to include some of its districts within the GI-defined ‘traditional basmati rice’ grown areas.

However, the Madhya Pradesh government has refused to give up and has been relentless in its demand for the inclusion of 13 districts under GI certification for ‘traditional basmati rice’ grown areas, despite the GI registry ruling against it, and the recommendation of the expert committee appointed by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).
APEDA had filed the application to register ‘basmati’ as a GI in 2008. The body under the commerce ministry has included 77 districts in the Indo-Gangetic plains along the foothills of the Himalayas—covering Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Delhi, western Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu and Kashmir—where this premium rice can be ‘legally’ cultivated. The GI-defined area, at present, is spread across 18.5 lakh hectares involving around 25 lakh farmers.
Under the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999, the GI registry in February 2016 gave the GI tag to APEDA as the sole custodian of Basmati rice grown in the Indo-Gangetic plains as per the directives issues by the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB). However, IPAB had asked the stakeholders from Madhya Pradesh to submit fresh documents for inclusion in the basmati-grown areas.
GI, a form of intellectual property right (IPR), is distinct from other forms of IPR, as it ascribes the exclusivity to the community in a defined geography, rather than to an individual, as is in the case of trademarks and patents. A GI tag can be issued for agricultural, natural or manufactured goods that have a unique quality, reputation or other characteristics attributable to its geographical origin. For example, Darjeeling tea, Kanchipuram Silk, Mysore Silk, Hyderabadi haleem, Mizo chilli products, etc, sold with the GI tag have premium pricing.
In March 2018, the GI registry had rejected Madhya Pradesh’s claim and held that “none of the documents relied upon by Madhya Pradesh proved its claimed historical and commercial cultivation of basmati rice within the areas claimed by it.” In the absence of GI for basmati rice, many private companies had tried to register their products under the title, which commands a premium in the global market.
Rice exporters as well as APEDA have repeatedly stated that the current holders of the GI tag—the 77 districts across seven states—should not be expanded. Or else the GI granted to basmati rice would lose its goodwill and exclusive credentials. This would also provide a window for other countries, including Pakistan and China, to claim the GI benefits, and could eventually dent India’s domination (the country accounts for 85% of the total exports) in the basmati rice exports market.
Currently, 11 districts in Pakistan also grow basmati rice and export the item to Europe, thanks to an India-Pakistan agreement. Rice exporters fear that any move to expand the GI definition of basmati rice-growing areas would result in Pakistan expanding its area under the aromatic and long-grained rice.
“GI ownership of basmati rice is an understanding between the European Union and India-Pakistan, giving us an edge over the rest of the world. Any distortion in the well-defined and historically-established boundaries of the GI zone will damage the uniqueness and creditability of basmati,” says Vijay Setia, the president of the All India Rice Exporters Association (AIREA).
Madhya Pradesh, in its submission, had been demanding that 13 of its districts—Morena, Bhind, Sheopur, Gwalior, Datia, Shivpuri, Guna, Vidisha, Raisen, Sehore, Hoshangabad, Narsinghpur and Jabalpur—also be given the GI tag. That would help about 80,000 farmers to continue cultivating this paddy in around 2 lakh hectares, and selling it as basmati.
The commerce ministry officials acknowledge that all the basmati rice packs for exports contain information that the material “is grown in Himalayan foothills,” not from Madhya Pradesh. Besides claiming that the state lies in the Indo-Gangetic plains, the MP government had stated that it has suitable agro-climatic conditions (for growing basmati rice) similar to the traditional basmati-grown areas and has a history of growing basmati rice since the 1900s.
An expert committee set up by ICAR and chaired by BS Dhillon, the vice-chancellor of Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, in a meeting on April 20, 2018, refused the inclusion of the Madhya Pradesh part of basmati rice-grown areas. The committee deliberated on the issue and came to the conclusion that “basmati rice is traditionally known to be cultivated in the foothills of the Himalayas in the Indo-Gangetic plains. The state of Madhya Pradesh does not form part of the same. Further, no areas in the state of Madhya Pradesh have been historically known for commercial cultivation of basmati rice by farmers.”
The committee also noted that “the evidences presented in the representation in favour of history of basmati cultivation in Madhya Pradesh pertain to germplasm maintained for academic purpose at government research stations in Madhya Pradesh and these are not evidence of commercial cultivation of basmati rice by the farmers.”
Madhya Pradesh has approached the Madras High Court on this issue, and the matter is slated to come up for hearing on July 9-10.
Meanwhile, in a surprising move, the agriculture ministry recently formed yet another committee consisting of agricultural scientists from outside the traditional basmati-growing states for considering Madhya Pradesh’s claim. This is the second such committee set up by ICAR within the last three months and this issue has assumed political significance, with the Madhya Pradesh assembly elections slated to be held by the end of the year.
The committee, chaired by RR Hanchinal, the former chairperson of the Protection of Plant Varieties & Farmers’ Rights Authority, and members that include agricultural scientists outside the basmati rice-grown areas, would be submitting its report before the Madras High Court takes up the matter next month.
The basmati rice exporters and farmers are keeping their fingers crossed as any alternations in the definition of basmati rice-grown areas would have serious implications on India’s rice exports and remuneration for the farmers.
By- SANDIP DAS, Senior consultant, ICRIER. Views are personal

India rice prices dip on rupee dive, fresh supply prospects weigh on Thai rates

Bangladesh, which has emerged as a major rice importer since 2017 after floods damaged its crops, imported a record 3.9 million tonnes during July-May, data from the country's food ministry showed.


Rice export prices in top exporter India fell this week to the lowest in over a year due to a plunge in the rupee as demand remained subdued, while rates in Thailand fell on expectations of fresh supplies and weakness in the domestic currency.
Prices of India's 5 percent broken parboiled variety fell by $2 to $392-$396 per tonne, the lowest in more than a year, as the rupee slumped to a record low, allowing traders to cut prices.
The Indian rupee has declined about eight percent so far in 2018, increasing exporters' returns from overseas sales.
"Demand is still subdued even as prices have come down below $400," said an exporter based at Kakinada in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh.


India's exports to neighbouring Bangladesh fell sharply after Bangladesh imposed a 28 percent tax on rice imports to support its farmers after local production revived, dealers said.
India was the biggest supplier of rice to Bangladesh in 2017.
Bangladesh, which has emerged as a major rice importer since 2017 after floods damaged its crops, imported a record 3.9 million tonnes during July-May, data from the country's food ministry showed.
However, imports by Bangladesh were expected to slow owing to the imposition of the tax.
In second-biggest rice exporter Thailand, prices of the benchmark 5 percent broken rice dropped to $385-$395 per tonne free on board (FOB) Bangkok, levels not seen since November 2017, from $390-$400 last week.
The depreciation of the Thai baht resulted in weaker prices, while slow logistics due to the monsoon season remained a problem, traders in Bangkok said.
The baht has fallen about 3.4 percent so far this month, having hit the weakest in over 7 months on Thursday.
A weakening currency makes export from the country cheaper in dollar terms.
Prices will likely slip further as a new crop is expected to start arriving around end-June or early July until August, traders said.
Meanwhile, in Vietnam, prices of 5 percent broken rice remained unchanged for a second straight week at $450-$455 a tonne.
"Prices may ease in the coming weeks as the summer-autumn harvest is expected to begin from mid-July," a Ho Chi Minh City-based trader said.
"However, domestic prices won't likely fall significantly given that rice production cost for the summer-autumn crop this year is higher than last year's, mostly because of the weakening of the dong against the U.S. dollar."
According to a Finance Ministry statement seen by Reuters, the paddy production cost for this year's summer-autumn crop is projected at 4,059 dong per kilogram, up 4 percent from a year earlier.

Learners complain of diarrhoea after eating 'stale' food at PE conference

By Afikile Lugunya - Jun 29, 2018
There was panic at the Nelson Mandela University on Friday morning after learners, who attended a provincial conference organised by the Eastern Cape Department of Education (ECDoE), complained of stomach pains and diarrhoea after apparently eating stale food provided at the conference.
The three-day conference, which began on Wednesday, is part of the Eastern Cape Department of Education's effort to address learner dropout and to develop strategies to combat, educate, create an awareness about social ills affecting learners performance across the province. 
According to the department, leading this conference is the Education Social Support Services chief directorate, which is tasked to educate learners about these social ills that are an impediment to learner performance. 
The Youth Conference themed 'Ndi Grand' and will purposefully revive and strengthen Peer Education Programme in all schools.
"Key to this conference is creating ambassadors who will help inculcate positive values and behavioral change to address risky behavior even to their peers," it said. 
"Critical issues like comprehensive sexual education, ensuring its integration into the curriculum including monitoring implementation thereof will also be dealt with."
However, on Friday, a number of learners claimed that they were suffering from diarrhoea after apparently eating "rotten rice".
Speaking to RNEWS, the learners alleged that the rice they ate on Thursday evening at the end of the second day of the conference tasted funny as if it was cooked a day before - on Wednesday, but they had no choice, but to eat it because they were hungry. 
They said they know of a good number of their peers, who had running stomachs after eating the rice.
"The rice was rotten and I could taste it, but I didn't want to be funny to others because they were eating it too," said one learner, who is known to RNEWS.
"They gave us rice, fish, spinach and chicken last night. There was nothing wrong with the rest of the food except for the rice, which tasted funny, but I continued to eat because I was hungry."
Another student known to RNEWS said that he had been in and out of the toilet all morning. 
"I'm much better than a student from the Alfred Nzo, who couldn't even walk due to the pain she was feeling in the morning. But at least there was an ambulance, which quickly helped her," he added.
Eastern Cape Department of Education Spokesperson, Malibongwe Mtima, said that the department is not responsible for catering, but the university was.
"We acted immediately after learning that many people had runny stomachs by contacting the Eastern Cape emergency services while the university said that they would investigate," he said.
"The rice was not rotten, but too many spices and unusual ingredients were used and people, who ate it, their stomachs were not familiar with them - I think that's what made them sick."
RNEWS was still to get comment from the university at the time of publishing

Wheat firm on increased offtake by flour mills

New Delhi, Jun 29 () Wheat prices advanced by Rs 10 per quintal in an otherwise steady wholesale grains market today due to increased offtake by flour mills.
On the other hand, Maize eased on muted demand from consuming industries.
Traders said, besides increased offtake by flour mills, restricted arrivals from producing belts mainly kept wheat prices higher.
In the national capital, wheat dara (for mills) rose by Rs 10 to Rs 1,770-1,775 per quintal. Atta chakki delivery followed suit and traded higher by a similar margin to Rs 1,780-1,785 per 90 kg.
Atta flour mills, maida and sooji also enquired higher by Rs 10 each to 960-970, Rs 980-990 and Rs 1,050-1,060 per 50 kg, respectively.
Maize, too, declined by Rs 20 to Rs 1,220-1,225 per quintal.
Following are today's quotations (in Rs per quintal):
Wheat MP (desi) Rs 2,100-2,200, Wheat dara (for mills) Rs 1,770-1,775 Chakki atta (delivery) Rs 1,780-1,785, Atta Rajdhani (10 kg) Rs 230-260, Shakti Bhog (10 kg) Rs 255-290, Roller flour mill Rs 960-970 (50 kg), Maida Rs 980-990 (50 kg) and Sooji Rs 1,050-1,060 (50 kg).
Basmati rice (Lal Quila) Rs 10,700, Shri Lal Mahal Rs 11,300, Super Basmati Rice Rs 9,900, Basmati common new Rs 7,400-7,500, Rice Pusa (1121) Rs 6,750-6,850, Permal raw Rs 2,425-2,450, Permal wand Rs 2,525-2,575, Sela Rs 3,050-3,150 and Rice IR-8 Rs 2,025-2,075, Bajra Rs 1,230-1,235, Jowar yellow Rs 1,650-1,700, white Rs 2,850-2,950, Maize Rs 1,220-1,225, Barley Rs 1,470-1,480. KPS SUN SHW ADI

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China is on the way to guaranteeing food security with grain self-sufficiency to be generally achieved by 2035, according to a report released on June 26.
According to the report, the overall food production, acreage and yields of China continues to grow as the country vigorously promotes supply-side structural reform in agriculture. It also proposes changes in agriculture such as establishing a market-oriented pricing system targeted at eliminating oversupply of some grains.
The report, entitled ‘China Agriculture Industry Development Report’, was conducted by the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences in cooperation with International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

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The report notes that planting areas of crops like rice and wheat are declining due to policy adjustments in crop storage. It is estimated that the output of rice and wheat by 2035 will be 203m tonnes and 128m tonnes respectively.
The output of animal and aquatic products will meanwhile continue to increase as China's urbanisation trend persists into the future, the report predicts.
However, the proportion of pork production will decline with China’s pork demand having hit a ceiling and sales falling for the past three years. By 2035, the self-sufficiency rate of pork will decrease to 94.78 percent, while the self-sufficiency rate of beef and dairy products will rise to 90.51 percent and 72.52 percent respectively.
The report focused on the development of agricultural industry between 2020 and 2035 and provided references for decision-making and macro-control of the industry in the future. It also carried out special studies on 17 specific agricultural products.

Global Organic Rice Vinegar Market 2018 | In-depth Study, Industry Revenue, Top Manufacturers 2025

 Roxanna June 29, 2018
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Rice Market Demand by Manufacturers, Countries and Application (Household, FoodServices, FoodIndustry) Forecast to 2023

June 29, 2018
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Global Rice Market 2018 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023. This Report covers the volumes, prices, historical growth and future perspectives in the Rice market and further lays out an analysis of the factors influencing the supply/demand for Rice, and the opportunities/challenges faced by industry participants. It also acts as an essential tool to companies active across the value chain and to the new entrants by enabling them to capitalize the opportunities and develop business strategies.
This study covers the world outlook for Rice across more than 5 regions worldwide. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa and Rest of World. In this sector, global competitive landscape and supply/demand pattern of Rice industry has been provided.
For each year reported, estimates are given for the latent demand, or potential industry earnings (P.I.E.), for the country in question (in millions of U.S. dollars), the percent share the country is of the region, and of the globe. Using econometric models which project fundamental economic dynamics within each country and across countries, latent demand estimates are created.
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Global Rice Milk Industry: Future Demand, Market Analysis & Outlook to 2023

June 29, 2018
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Janta Mela for Urban Areas and Lamas (Monks)

Janta Mela for Urban Areas and Lamas (Monks)
Gangtok, 29 June (IPR) : The Janta Mela for Urban Areas and Lamas (Monks) of the entire State was held today at Khel Gaon, Reshithang, Ranka. It was clubbed with the final leg of the Jan Sampark cum Jan Seva Abhiyan of the Hon’ble Chief Minister for the East District of Sikkim for three constituencies namely Gangtok, Arithang and Upper Tadong along with the Sangha Constituency. The public event was organized by Urban Development & Housing Department, Government of Sikkim in coordination with the area MLAs and Nagar Panchayats.
The programme began with welcome address by Secretary UD&HD Shri L.B. Chettri, who briefly explained the objective of the programme and the nature of benefits and token grants to be distributed. He informed that after the public address programme, the beneficiaries would be handed over their benefits at the stalls put up at the venue for the respective urban areas, constituency and a separate stall for the monks.
Chief Minister Shri Pawan Chamling then handed over the token benefits to beneficiaries from among the Lamas (monks) and the people of urban areas from different parts of the State. The benefits that were distributed by the Chief Minister on the occasion included Token Allotment for urban housing scheme, GCI Sheets, Electric Rice Cooker, Plain Sheets as part of Urban Housing Scheme, and House Enhancement Scheme Order. Likewise, subsidized rice was distributed to beneficiaries under other priority households under Food & Civil Supplies Department, while CMRHM, LPG, Pressure Cooker and GCI Sheets were the items under the Rural Management & Development Department which were distributed on the occasion.
Meanwhile, seven employees of the Municipal Bodies from all the four districts were rewarded by the Chief Minister with Cash Award and Mementos for rendering sincere and excellent service in their capacities.
The Chief Minister was felicitated by a delegation of monks with an Appreciation Letter. Likewise, the representatives of Urban Local Bodies, members of the business community, ASHA workers and Aganwadi Workers also expressed felicitation to the Chief Minister.
Addressing the public event, Chief Minister Shri Pawan Chamling said he was pleased to meet the learned monks (Lamas) from throughout the State and also the business community and public from the urban areas.
He began his address by highlighting the objective of the Jan Sampark and Jan Seva Abhiyan and the Janta Mela. He said that the entire Government machinery had come to the people’s doorstep to honour them, to understand their problems and issues, and to provide immediate respite. It is a rare initiative where the entire Government machinery stretches out to the public with welfare schemes in order to uplift the people and to improve their living standards, he stated. He added that the constituency-wise visit of the Chief Minister and the entire team of public representatives and Heads of Departments also served as a medium to directly interact with the people and enlighten them about the various schemes and programmes of the Government.
The Chief Minister in his address urged the people to take complete ownership of the State instead of just fulfilling individual interests and desires. He said that the people should realize that with right comes responsibility towards the society and the State, and especially in a democratic set-up, people should contribute.
Drawing a parallel between the era before merger and now, he explained that Sikkim was the most underdeveloped Country during the reign of the Chogyal, while today Sikkim is one of the five richest States in the country, and the richest among the North Eastern States. He urged the monks to compare the Sikkim of yesterday and today. There has been unprecedented development in every sphere, and the infrastructural development and places of religious worship are a few examples of the development witnessed by the State in the last two decades.
Directing his address at the monks, the Chief Minister stated that the Government has created numerous infrastructures and an environment for intellectual learning for Buddhists. The Guest House at Bodh Gaya, enhancement of Annual Grant to monasteries, creation of monastic schools where modern education is imparted, Buddhist University at Deorali, and Aamji education for Bhutia and Lepcha are a few examples of these initiatives. He added that the Buddhist University would ensure that our Lamas would be highly intellectual and would be equipped with modern education. He gave an assurance that the salaries and allowances of the monastic lobelas would be enhanced in near future.
He also touched upon the history of Sikkim, and how three revered Lamas contributed to the building of ancient monasteries, and subsequently the establishment of Monarchy in Sikkim. He stated that these three Lamas have made the biggest contribution to Sikkim. He further added that the Government is making a 50 ft tall statue of these three Lamas and also of the first Chogyal at Yuksom, West Sikkim, as a mark of reverence.
Addressing the Bhutia and Lepcha communities, the Chief Minister stated that all the political privileges of the BL have been kept intact. The reservation of BL in the Panchayat is the latest addition, and BL language is being taught till university level. Further, he reiterated that the Government is committed to safeguard all the social and political privileges of the BL communities, which includes the 13 seats in the State Legislative Assembly.
He further urged the people of Sikkim to take collective responsibility to preserve and protect the peaceful, secular, neat and clean, organic and eco-tourism friendly status of Sikkim. He added that a good government is like our parents. Our Government has nurtured and loved the people of Sikkim, in the same way parents would nurture their children, he stated.
Addressing the public of urban areas, especially the business community, Chief Minister Shri Chamling stated that the people of the business community also have to take ownership of the State instead of just securing their individual business and household. He urged them to value and acknowledge the development that has taken place during the tenure of the Government under his leadership.
He added that Gangtok is the business centre of Sikkim like all other sub towns in the districts. The demand has risen due to overall development, the value of our market has increased, the value of land, building, shop has increased manifold. The value of Gangtok has increased by approximately 5000 times, which is evident from the GSDP increase recorded. Business volume has increased. Space / Site Salami system for shops has been introduced. This is the result of our development policies, and people are enjoying the fruit of Democratic dividend brought about by good governance. He further added that the Government has always respected the business community of Sikkim and ensured that they live with dignity. The business community elsewhere are living with fear and insecurity. Our biggest contribution is the peace, security and respect for all, he stated.
The Chief Minister also underlined some of the privileges ensured by the Government for the business community in the State. All Residential Certificate (RC) holders, all old business men and all urban settlers, wards of those employed in Sikkim before 1969, all settlers before 1975 should get income tax exemption. He stated that the Government is committed to ensure that these rights are ascertained and repeated requests have been made to the Centre. Further, the Government has made a rule that all RC holders who have trade licence, will get all other privileges, except the privileges under Sikkim Subject and Land Revenues Order No. 1 reserved for the Subject Holders of Sikkim. The privileges include Trade licence for children of RC holders, bazar land, jobs in private sector, reservation in higher education, can contest Nagar Panchayat elections, can acquire liquor shop licence, wife will get trade licence in case of death of husband, privileges like free education till college, free books and uniforms, free medicine for BPL category Bazar dwellers, medical reimbursement for referred patients, Rs. 15000 to go to Siliguri for treatment and Rs. 25000 for bigger cities like Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai. Likewise, RC holders will get benefits such as Rural housing scheme for the BPL category Bazar dwellers, gas cylinder, cooker, induction, plain sheets and subsidized rice.
The Chief Minister announced that the top floor of GMC building at Deorali has been allotted for Bihari Bhawan. Likewise, the top floor of Children park vehicle stand above M.G. Marg Gangtok has been allotted for Marwari Bhawan.
The Chief Minister also announced that Peons in all Government establishments will henceforth be redesignated as Office Attendant.
In conclusion, the Chief Minister assured that the demands put forth by the MLAs of Gangtok, Arithang and Upper Tadong constituencies will be passed phase wise in a month’s time.
The programme came to an end with vote of thanks proposed by Commissioner, GMC, Shri Chewang Gyaccho.

Rice Transplanter Machines Market- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 – 2025

June 29, 2018
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The Global Rice Transplanter Machines Market is valued at million US$ in 2017 and will reach million US$ by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of during 2018–2025.
This report studies the global Rice Transplanter Machines market status and forecast, categorizes the global Rice Transplanter Machines market size (value & volume) by manufacturers, type, application, and region. This report focuses on the top manufacturers in North America, Europe, Japan, China, and other regions (India, Southeast Asia, Central & South America, and Middle East & Africa).
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Jiangsu World Agriculture Machinery
Shandong Fuerwo Agricultural Equipment
Mitsubishi Mahindra Agricultural Machinery
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Changfa Agricultural Equipment
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· Focuses on the global key manufacturers, to define, describe and analyze the market competition landscape, SWOT analysis.
· To define, describe and forecast the market by type, application and region.
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· To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies.
In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of Rice Transplanter Machines are as follows:
History Year: 2013–2017
Base Year: 2017
Estimated Year: 2018
Forecast Year 2018 to 2025
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Chapter 1 Rice Transplanter Machines Market Overview
Chapter 2 Rice Transplanter Machines Market Competition by Manufacturers
Chapter 3 Rice Transplanter Machines Production by Regions (2013–2018)
Chapter 4 Rice Transplanter Machines Consumption by Regions
Chapter 5 Rice Transplanter Machines Production, Revenue, Price Trend by Types
Chapter 6 Rice Transplanter Machines Market Analysis by Applications
Chapter 7 Rice Transplanter Machines Manufacturers Profiles/Analysis
Chapter 8 Rice Transplanter Machines Manufacturing Cost Analysis
Chapter 9 Industrial Chain, Sourcing Strategy and Downstream Buyers
Chapter 10 Marketing Strategy Analysis, Distributors/Trader
Chapter 11 Market Effect Factors Analysis
Chapter 12 Rice Transplanter Machines Market Forecast
Chapter 13 Research Findings and Conclusion
Chapter 14 Methodology and Data Source
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Global Smart Rice Cooker market – industry analysis, share, growth, trends and forecast from 2018-2023

June 29, 2018
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Smart Rice Cooker Market
The research report on the Global Smart Rice Cooker Market provides a comprehensive analysis on the market on a global and regional front, based on the market size, share, services, solutions, product types, end users, industry verticals, and technologies. The report also presents an in-depth analysis of the factors affecting the growth of the market, including the drivers, restraints, challenges, threats, and the potential growth opportunities. The report on the global Smart Rice Cooker market entails the prevailing market trends and the key strategies that are increasing the popularity of the market on a global basis. In addition, it provides the market estimates and forecasts for all the segments and sub-segments in terms of value and volume.
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Market share of global Smart Rice Cooker industry is dominate by companies like Toshiba, PHILIPS, SUPOR, Povos, ZO JIRUSHI, Joyoung, Midea, TIGER, Panasonic.
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Lastly, This report covers the Smart Rice Cooker market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years, the Report also brief deals with the product life cycle, comparing it to the relevant products from across industries that had already been commercialized details the potential for various applications, discussing about recent product innovations and gives an overview on potential regional Smart Rice Cooker market shares.

Sice Starch Sales Market Outlook: Development Trends, Production Demands, Industry Analysis by 2025

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The Rice Starch Sales industry inquires about report with the detailing of the supply, creation, and market status completely. Generation pieces of the overall industry and deals pieces of the pie are broken down alongside the investigation of limit, creation, and income. A few different factors, for example, import, trade, net edge, value, cost, and utilization are likewise investigated under the area Analysis of Rice Starch Sales generation, supply and market status.
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BENEO Ingredion Bangkok starch Thai Flour AGRANA WFM Wholesome Foods Golden Agriculture Anhui Lianhe Anhui Le Huan Tian Biotechnology
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Rice Protein Market 2018 – Strategic Assessment and Forecast 2023

June 29, 2018
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Rice Protein Market Strategic Assessment and Forecast 2018-2023
The research gain knowledge of Rice Protein Market international developments, growth, dimension, repute and Forecast 2023” is that the trendy report delivered to the big record database. The target of the report is to gather predominant market knowledge and provide insights regarding the tendencies and opportunities of the worldwide market to the readers. The report categorizes the market for the duration of a unique manner to supply thorough insights on the features in charge of supplementing additionally as limiting market development. The analysis document on the global market additionally examines the pointers within the market which can be essential to suggest the sales forecast in the market over the given forecast interval.
Top Industry Key Players: 
Axiom Foods
Shafi Gluco Chem
Jiangxi Yiwanjia Organic Agricultural
OPW Ingredients
The document additionally offers an in-depth evaluation of significant market directives that the shareholders within the global market will profit of to type realizing selections and industry strategies. Moreover, this is taught file on the worldwide Rice Protein market breaks down the market into a couple of entirely exceptional classes to give a summary of 360 degrees of the market and moreover pursuits to offer a transparent image of the progress prospects in an effort to arise inside the market over the approaching years.
In keeping with this file, the worldwide Rice Protein market is anticipated to achieve $ XXX.XX billion by 2023. World broaden and manufacturing grew to become predominant explanations in moving to non-traditional assets. The evaluation study helps in understanding the various reasons using the worldwide Rice Protein Market. The manager summary of the worldwide market supplies a snapshot, that includes total information related to wholly exceptional segments and sub-segments. 
The analysis of the producing price structure of the global Rice Protein Market has been performed visible of key aspects, as an instance, trade chain constitution, producing method, crude substances, and their suppliers. Science is being looked after for each and every within the engineering method and in phrases of product elements. The market is dynamic in nature and this will also be rousing testing stipulations and furthermore, the advancement of superior hardware, advancing the event possibilities of the market.
Rice Protein Market Analysis: By Type 
Rice Protein Concentrates
Rice Protein Isolates
Other Rice Protein Types
Rice Protein Market Analysis: By Application
Healthcare Food
Sports Nutrition
The file world Rice Protein Market involves a SWOT analysis that defines the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats that are expected to have an effect on the segments of the market within the practically future. In addition, the document also involves Porter’s five forces analysis, that examines the risk of the new entrants, the negotiation energy of buyers and suppliers, and likewise the depth of the aggressive rivalry. The document moreover discusses the business and selling ways viable to be enforced through these inside the approaching back few years.
Additionally, the document profiles a number of probably the most outstanding companies inside the Rice Protein market to supply valuable ideas. The product portfolio of the businesses profiled is studied very well. Besides this, data is received from their case studies and techniques they adopted over the final number of years.
Geographically, the worldwide Rice Protein market is also segmented into North the united states, Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), core east and Latin us. North the USA has nonheritable the main function inside the global market and is projected to retain it over the impending years. The rising demand for good Watches is most commonly going to pressure the growth of the North in the USA market over the years to come back. Europe is additionally expected to witness a healthful rise, resulting in a monstrous development in its market, states the evaluation file.
Relocating more, the manufacturers dominant inside the global Rice Protein Market are highlighted within the aggressive landscape section of the document. The competitive situation and trends present inside the market have moreover been encapsulated underneath this portion of the be trained. What is more, the mergers and acquisitions that handed off inside the market in previous few years and there have an effect on the market’s development has additionally been bestowed beneath this a part of the document.
Table of Contents
International Rice Protein Market size, popularity and Forecast 2023
1. enterprise Overview of Rice Protein
2. world Rice Protein competitors evaluation via avid gamers three enterprises (high avid gamers) Profiles
4. international Rice Protein Market measurement through variety and application (2018-2023)
5. united states of America Rice Protein development repute and Outlook
6. European Rice Protein progress repute and Outlook
7. Japan Rice Protein development status and Outlook
8. China Rice Protein development popularity and Outlook
9. India Rice Protein progress repute and Outlook
10. Southeast Asia Rice Protein development fame and Outlook eleven Market Forecast via areas, sort and software (2018-2023)
12. Rice Protein Market Dynamics
13. Market effect reasons analysis
14. study finding/Conclusion
15. Appendix
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Global Rice Bran Oil Market Survey and Forecast 2018-2025

Rice Bran Oil Market 2018

adrian wilson June 29, 2018
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