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Low supply and high demand for rice leads to price hike

The Myanmar Times - 1/24/2021 12:00:00 AM
The price of rice in Myanmar has increased due to a shortage in supply and a rise in demand. Secretary U Than Oo of the Bayinnaung brokerage house said rice prices have increased from K23,000 per sack to K24,

Daily price hike in basic commodities raises alarm

The Point - 1/26/2021 1:00:00 PM
The country in recent months has experienced daily spike in the prices of basic food commodities such as: rice, sugar, onion, fish, vegetable cooking oil and palm oil – a situation that attracts concern and alarm among many particularly the market goers and consumers.

Pandemic drives up the cost of rice

Bangkok Post - 1/22/2021 6:01:00 AM
Tightening global supplies of basic foodstuffs and disruptions to shipping caused by the coronavirus pandemic are driving up the cost of rice, the most important staple food for billions of people worldwide.

North Korea witnesses disturbing fluctuations in commodity prices, exchange rates

데일리NK - 1/17/2021 6:05:00 PM
With the start of the new year, market prices in North Korea appear to be unstable. The USD-KPW exchange rate has plummeted once again, and the price of a kilogram of rice has fallen below the KPW 4,000 range.

DA-7: Food prices within normal range

philstar.com - 1/25/2021 4:05:00 PM
Despite the reported increase in the prices of food commodities in Cebu, the Department of Agriculture-7 yesterday said such prices remain within the normal range and that there is no cause to be alarmed.

Feed fight: African consumers hit as Asia gobbles up rice supplies

Reuters - 1/21/2021 7:47:00 AM
Tightening global supplies of basic foodstuffs and disruptions to shipping caused by the coronavirus pandemic are driving up the cost of rice, the most important staple food for billions of people worldwide.

Thailand targets exports of 6mln tonnes of rice in 2021

Zawya - 1/25/2021 1:49:00 PM
Thailand is expecting to ship 6 million tonnes of rice in 2021, 5% higher than last year, when it exported its lowest volume of the grain in two decades, the commerce ministry said on Monday. The 5.27 million tonnes exported last year means Thailand has moved to number three in the world for rice exports,

Bangladesh agricultural researchers blame government failure to control syndicates for price spikes

bdnews24.com - 1/26/2021 4:39:00 PM
Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council, or BARC, has blamed syndicates of rogue businessmen twinned with the government’s failure to rein them in for the soaring prices of essential commodities like rice,

Farmers also suffer from rising cost of farm commodities at retail

Manila Bulletin - 1/21/2021 9:00:00 PM
Amid low farm-gate prices, farmers are also suffering from the rising retail cost of farm commodities, a farmer-leader said. In a virtual briefing on Wednesday, Joseph Canlas, Alyansa ng mga Magbubukid sa Gitnang Luzon,

Gambia: Daily Price Hike in Basic Commodities Raises Alarm

AllAfrica.com - 1/27/2021 9:12:00 AM
Gambians from different walks of life have expressed frustration, concern and anger over daily surge in prices of basic food commodities at the local markets and corner shops.

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