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With Guyana forced to hold back its shipments of rice to Venezuela after a directive was issued to the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) by the oil-giant, worries have mounted over the state of the rice and for how long the shipment can remain on the wharf before succumbing to elements, including moisture and weevil infestations.According to technical briefings from senior officials within the GRDB, the rice,Cheap Baseball Jerseys, which is currently nestled on the John Fernandes wharf, has not been there for more than a week. As such, the rice had a possible life of sixty days, depending on conditions.Rice,Cheap World Cup Jerseys, the senior official explained,Cheap Hockey Jerseys, would be seriously affected should the grains come into contact with moisture. The longer they stay on the wharf, the more probability of spoilage occurring.Kaieteur News understands that the 270 containers include five percent broken rice,Wholesale Jerseys, with the other 95 percent constituting whole grain. The grains are also said to be packaged in 50 kilo bags labeled for Venezuela.According to reports, the rice has already been fumigated, with the use of Phostoxin chemical agent,Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys, in keeping with procedure. According to a source, one way of ensuring that the rice goes past the 30-day mark would be to re-fumigate it. The Official revealed, however, that the rice is normally disposed of if stored for more than thirty days.It is also reported that while the 270 containers are filled with packaged rice already in a state of readiness to ship, the paddy that was expected to be shipped was being held in one tonne vats.Rice shipments in limboVenezuela on Friday issued a directive for Guyana to cease all paddy and rice shipments to the country with immediate effect,jerseys nfl wholesale, four months before the PetroCaribe agreement/contract was scheduled to come to an end.With some 270 containers of paddy worth over US$5M left stranded on the wharfs, and a further surplus crop expected to come by next month, this latest move by the Oil producing giant leaves Guyana with a more urgent need than ever to find alternative markets to Venezuela, which was responsible for 34 percent of rice exports under the PetroCaribe oil for rice deal.The cancellation is reported to have been first communicated to the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) by Venezuelan rice counterparts through a phone call. The news was subsequently conveyed to the Guyana Rice Millers Association in a meeting on Friday.Kaieteur News understands that while the directive went into immediate effect, vessels already loaded and bound for Venezuela will be allowed to complete their shipment run. This will include the paddy vessel for this week, which is said to be currently on its way to the Spanish-speaking country and is slated to return to Guyana on July 18.A senior official of the GRDB had indicated that the decision will leave Guyana with no other alternative but to hasten its search for alternate markets. He stated, however, that a legal challenge from the Guyana Government against the early termination of the agreement was still on the cards.Venezuela’s decision regarding the rice deal comes at a time when it is claiming sovereignty over Guyana’s waters since the significant oil find by American oil giant, Exxon Mobil just 100 miles off of the Stabroek Block.The issue is one which has seen the Government displaying complete resistance to Venezuela’s declaration and even its rhetoric over the past few weeks.Jordan had said last Wednesday that Venezuela claimed it had hinted to the past administration as well as to top officials in the Guyana Rice and Development Board that Guyana needs to start looking at other markets.Based on records over the past two to three years, Jordan had said that it would show that Venezuela was scaling back on the volume of rice it was taking from Guyana.It has been reported that the oil-rich country has even entered into new rice deals with rice-producing giants like Uruguay. The South American country has agreed to provide Venezuela with 120,000 tonnes of rice by the end of this year. This deal was struck so that Uruguay can clear its US$400M debt it accumulated from taking Venezuela’s oil at concessionary prices.
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