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Tropical agriculture

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Two Southeast Asian countries not particularly known for large agricultural exports, Myanmar and Cambodia, have both declared that they want to participate in the...
Thailand to reclaim top rice exporter spot after poor Indian season

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Thailand is set to reclaim its status as the world's top rice exporter as weak monsoon rains curb India's crop, helping the Southeast Asian...
Philippines abandons rice self-sufficiency plan

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The Philippines has shifted away from setting a target date for its plan to be completely self-sufficient in the production of rice, a senior...
Vietnam lowers 2013 rice export target

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The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has once again lowered the 2013 rice export target to around 6.7 million tonnes, down about 11 per cent...
Malaysian durians cause panic in Australia

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A few packs of Malaysian top-notch Musang King and D24 durians being delivered to a lab in Sydney, Australia, have caused a stir after...
Indonesia fruit import ban hits trade

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After Indonesia banned the import of 13 horticultural and agricultural products, including durian, to protect its local market, the regional fruit trade has become...

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The makers of Guarana, Brazil’s second most popular soft drink after only Coca-Cola, are trying to bring production of the drink to the Middle...