Jokowi Asking for 20 Percent of Malaysia Rice Import Quota

Jokowi Asking for 20 Percent of Malaysia Rice Import Quota

President Joko Widodo discussed Indonesia`s abundance of rice with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak on November 22 in Kuching, Malaysia. Jokowi is hopeful that 20 percent of Malaysia’s rice imports in 2018 come from Indonesia. “The President was asking for an [import] quota to the Malaysian PM of 20 percent of [rice] exports to…

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Vietnam Revises Up Rice Export Target

Vietnam Revises Up Rice Export Target

HANOI, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) — Seeing more contracts signed since June, the Vietnam Food Association has revised its target of exporting rice this year by 400,000 tons to 5.6 million tons. Vietnamese rice export will see encouraging signs from now till the end of this year and even in the first quarter of next year,…

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Vietnam Uses Remote Sensing to Monitor Rice Production

Vietnam Uses Remote Sensing to Monitor Rice Production

The workshop on remote sensing application in agricultural production in Vietnam was jointly held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Swiss Embassy. Nguyen Quang Dung, Director of the National Institute of Agricultural Planning and Projection (NIAPP), said the project on remote sensing application in rice production in 10 provinces of the…

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Vietnam Hits $210b in total export value

Vietnam Hits $210b in total export value

According to MoIT, Viet Nam gained year-on-year growth of 20.7 per cent to $173.7 billion in the first 10 months, exceeding the ministry’s forecast in the early part of this year. Especially, the nation achieved a trade surplus of $1.23 billion in the January-October period. The strong growth in exports was partly due to great…

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Over 5 million tonnes of rice exported in ten months

Over 5 million tonnes of rice exported in ten months

Vietnam shipped 5.05 million tonnes of rice worth 2.25 billion USD in the first ten months of 2017, up 22.3 percent in volume and 21.1 percent in value year on year, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. The country earned 206 million USD from exporting 430,000 tonnes of rice in October alone. From…

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Karawang, W Java (ANTARA News) – Indonesias rice production cost is the highest in Asia, the Indonesian Association of Farmers and Fishermen (KTNA) has said.  KTNA chairman Winarno Tohir said here on Thursday based on data at the International Rice Research Institute, Indonesias rice production cost in 2016-2017 is more expensive than the cost paid...