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Burma Rice Update
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Despite a rumor that Government of Burma (GOB) may decide to permit the private sector to export rice, a rice export ban has not been lifted officially thus far. Post anticipates that this is unlikely to happen in the near future. The World Food Program (WFP) is reported to have procured 1,000 metric tons of rice from the Burmese private sector for its food aid projects. In the past, WFP was permitted to buy rice only from Myanma Agricultural Produce Trading, an agency under the Ministry of Commerce. The Ministry of Defense also obtained 40,000 metric tons of paddy in Irrawaddy Division and 78,000 mt of paddy in Pegu Division for army force rations.

According to Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, the harvest of main wet season crop is almost completed. Meanwhile, about 45 percent of the dry season crop has been seeded against the target of 3.38 million acres.

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In January 2005, 28, 575 mt of rice, 3,754 mt of broken rice and 16 mt of paddy were exported:

West Africa (Togo) – a total of 28,285 mt of rice exported: 28,285 mt of Ehmata 25 percent Bangladesh – a total of 1,468 mt of Br

oken rice exported: 290 mt of Ehmata 25 percent* 1,178 mt of Broken rice B 1 & 2 16 mt of Paddy*

Malaysia - a total of 1,495 mt of Broken rice exported: 1,495 mt of Broken rice B 2, 3 & 4 Singapore – a total of 1,081 mt of Broken rice exported: 1,081 mt of Broken rice B2, 3 & 4
MGR Archive 1.4.2005
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Russia Rapan $ 700
USA Jupiter Rice $630
USA Calrose #1 $830
USA Calrose #1 Paddy $480
EU Prices Baldo €660
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