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FAO Rice Market Monitor (October 2014)

The 2014 paddy season is at an advanced stage of progress, as the major producers in the Northern Hemisphere are now engaged in the harvesting of their main 2014 crops, with some also preparing the land for their 2014 secondary crops.

Since the release of the RMM in July, prospects for global paddy production have worsened substantially, mostly because of erratic weather conditions, including late arrival of rains or lingering droughts, which were often followed by heavy downpours and floods. Read more...

Market monitoring and outlook

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Meetings

Twenty-first session of the Intergovernmental Group on Tea

05 Nov 2014 - 07 Nov 2014

Bandung, Indonesia

Committee on Commodity Problems 70th Session

07 Oct 2014 - 09 Oct 2014

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