A total of 316,919 bags of palay (unmilled
rice) are currently stored in the Region 1 NFA warehouses.
Earlier, the NFA reported that it has four million sacks of imported rice stocked in its warehouses, which is why it has not been buying palay (unmilled
rice) from local farmers.
rice is a crop grown in deep water or lowland rice fields and can be grown year-round.
Stella Quimbo compelled the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) Wednesday to probe rice millers and traders for possible violation of the Philippine Competition Act by abusing farmers through 'unfair' and 'severe' reduction of palay (unmilled
The Tanzania government has refused to allow the export of unmilled
maize to Kenya but says it will permit the export of maize flour.
"The President would be best advised to know that the unlimited rice importation--while it may have made cheaper prices of rice available in the local markets--has dragged palay (unmilled
rice) prices down by 36 percent at the expense of our local farmers," explained the neophyte solon.
Based on studies by the Department of Agriculture, the cost of producing 1 kilo of palay (unmilled
rice) in the Philippines is P12.72 per kilo, while it is P6.22 in Vietnam and P8.86 in Thailand, PhilMech said.
To prevent this, the British ordered the stocks of paddy (unmilled
rice) and other food products to be destroyed along the coastal areas of the Bengal.
Department of Agriculture blocks plan to import palay !-- -- Louise Maureen Simeon (The Philippine Star) - March 14, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Even with the liberalization of the rice industry, the government will not allow the importation of palay (unmilled
rice), effectively blocking plans of some firms, including conglomerate San Miguel Corp., to bring in the commodity.
A farmer in Albay (right) tries to salvage his unmilled
rice after the flood, while riceland in Camarines Sur remains underwater following heavy flooding brought by Tropical Depression 'Usman.'
Rice Producers, saying that Egypt is very interested in buying Missouri's unmilled
rice, to be milled at home.
There was also a significant increase in exports of unmilled
wheat and sugar.