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AMIS Market Monitor

last release: May 2017

Policy Developments

  • As of 10 April, importing rice through established Free Trade Zones is prohibited in Nigeria as part of a drive to control illegal smuggling and enforce compliance with an existing ban on rice imports through land borders.
  • The government of Thailand approved a five-year plan with a budget of THB 26 billion (USD 862 million) to improve the quality and quantity of rice production by promoting the use of premium grade jasmine rice seed and the production of organic rice.