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Mali increased rice imports sharply due to crop failure

Mali tăng mạnh nhập khẩu gạo do mất mùa
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Jan 25, 2022
From Vinanet
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The decline in the country's output is due to shrinking harvested areas as well as reduced yields due to adverse weather and political instability that limit the ability to invest in agriculture in key growing areas of the country.
In the marketing year 2021/2022 (October-September), Mali is forecast to increase rice imports by 80% to 550,000 tons to supplement the domestic supply – which is very scarce.
Historically, Mali imports between 250,000-300,000 tonnes of rice per year from a number of suppliers including India, Thailand, Brazil and sometimes the US. Mali also imports rice from neighboring countries including Ivory Coast, and more recently Senegal, which for the first time in recent years exported a significant amount of rice to Mali (more than 60,000 tonnes in 2021).
Despite high imports, reduced domestic supply and rising prices mean that overall rice consumption in Mali will continue to decline.
The decline in the country's output is due to shrinking harvested areas as well as reduced yields due to adverse weather and political instability that limit the ability to invest in agriculture in key growing areas of the country. this country. In the marketing year 2021/2022 (October-September), Mali is forecast to increase rice imports by 80% to 550,000 tons to supplement the domestic supply – which is very scarce. Historically, Mali imports between 250,000-300,000 tonnes of rice per year from a number of suppliers including India, Thailand, Brazil and sometimes the US. Mali also imports rice from neighboring countries including Ivory Coast, and more recently Senegal, which for the ...
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