The China Factor in Global Rice

China has been a savior for the global rice market in the past year, importing 2.3 million tonnes, and it has continued that role so far this year. It is very likely China will hold the top spot in 2013 with 3 million tonnes of imports. However, some now speculate that Chinese rice imports may go even higher because of the discovery of 0.21 to 0.4 mg of cadmium per kilogram of rice in half of 18 samples from Hunan tested in the past three months relative to a permissible level of 0.2 mg of cadmium per kilogram.

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