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
EU plans to support wheat export of landlocked states
The European Commission will propose introducing export subsidies for wheat purchased for intervention storage in the EU's landlocked countries, EU Agriculture Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel told a news conference in Brussels on Monday. The export subsidies would be aimed at easing problems arising from the EU's bumper crop last year, and the resulting grain surplus.

"This is mainly focused on wheat...this was the only one(crop) for which we didn't give the possibility of exporting with subsidies (last year)," she said, following a regular meeting of EU agriculture ministers, Reuters reported.

Hungary, along with the Czech and Slovak Republics and Austria, have together requested assistance to deal with their surpluses, asking for export subsidies or more warehouse space.

Ferenc Nyujto, Hungary's deputy state secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, said they told a meeting of EU agriculture ministers in Brussels on Monday that landlocked countries are at a competitive disadvantage when selling grain for intervention storage, because of higher transport costs.

Mr Nyujto added that Hungary is having trouble storing its massive grain surplus. Hungarian farmers have already submitted 4m tonnes of grain for intervention storage, and are expected to submit another 1.5m-1.8m tonnes. But Hungary currently has storage capacity for just 800,000 tonnes, not including contracts - good only until May - to store another 1.2m tonnes.

Mr Nyujto said that Hungary proposed to the meeting that preferential development loans should be offered to farmers in addition to subsidies as part of the discussion of the common regional development strategy. Hungary also proposed extending the derogation on some subsidies available for the new EU members, such as those going toward setting up producers' associations, from 2010 until 2013.
Additionally, Hungary suggested that the various schemes of farming support should be made available to medium-sized businesses as well as small businesses.
MGR Archive 2.3.2005
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