Developing Countries Will Lead Global Rice Import Growth in 2013-22, Says USDA Rice growers positive California MG prices are UP Russia MG Harvest coming to end Egypt open rice exports Vietnam’s rice export in tough competition with India Thai rice exports in May Rise Above Target This Year Viet-Nam Rice exports likely to fall this year
Australia Medium Grain Rice #1 $ N/A    Egypt 101 #2 $760    Egypt 178 #2 Rice $730    EU Prices Baldo €660    EU Prices LG-A Ariete 5% €550    EU Prices MG Lotto 5% €500    EU Prices RG Balilla 5% €500    Russia Rapan $ 700    USA Jupiter Paddy $375    USA Calrose #1 Paddy $480    USA Jupiter Rice $630    USA Calrose #1 $830   

 Main Page
 Home Page of This Title
 Medium Grain Rice Market
 Global Market News
 Grain News
 Pulses News
 Global Overview
 Importers Profile
 Exporters Profile
 What Is Rice
 History Of Rice
 Rice Harvest Seasons
 Rice Processing
 Rice Nutrition Facts
 Meals With Rice
 Restaurants
 INCO Terms
 Ports
 US Rice Standards
 EU Codex Standards
 Egyptian Specs
 Sponsor List
 All Links
 Rice
 Grain
 Agriculture
 Commodity Exchange
 Weather
 Other
 Info
 Editor
 Advertisement
 Technical
Search in news database
Vietnam`s rice farm profirts lost due tp poor storage facilities
Asia Pulse, October 2, 2004
Vietnam's rice production sees an annual loss of US$150 million to $200 million due to obsolete storage and processing technology, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Post-harvest loss accounts for 9 to 17 per cent, and sometimes reach 20-30 per cent of the annual national rice production, according to ministry officials.

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, which accounts for half of the nation's rice production, has a record rate of post-harvest loss at 20 per cent due to lack of standard storage and modern processing equipment, officials said.

In 1999, the country's rice basket lost 3.5 million tonnes of the total 17 million tonnes of rice produced, or 20 per cent of the total production. Farmers in the southern delta have 3,600 drying machines, meeting just 20 per cent of the region's demand for drying rice, especially during rainy season.

The whole region has only one storage house in Hau Giang Province, capable of storing and preserving 30,000 tonnes of rice, far below the region's demand of several million tonnes. Most of the rice stock is preserved using traditional methods, in bamboo baskets and earthen jars.
MGR Archive 3.10.2004
Printer Friendly Version Of This Article
Send This Article To A Friend
User Name:
Password:
      Forgot your Password?
Region Type Price  
Russia Rapan $ 700
USA Jupiter Rice $630
USA Calrose #1 $830
USA Calrose #1 Paddy $480
EU Prices Baldo €660
Click for Details

Medium Grain Reports
Rice Market News
World Rice Markets and Trade
USDA Country Reports
Rice Market Monitor
Rice Outlook
Italian Paddy Supply
European Rice Weekly
EU Reports
Convert this amount:


Convert
  © 2002 All rights reserved. - Legal Notice