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27 / 03 / 2020

#LRI Report Published! #Vietnam's government bans registration of new export contracts, MIT appeals; #Panama purcha… https://t.co/byIcw5e3EZ

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27 / 03 / 2020

#Kenya: Snails affect #paddy fields in Kirinyaga https://t.co/EApzJExzpI

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27 / 03 / 2020

#Namibia: Government bails out unsuccessful #rice project https://t.co/wka1LzAOPe

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27 / 03 / 2020

#India: Telangana government to give 12kg of #rice to each white ration cardholders for free https://t.co/6HXSmD1ufb

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27 / 03 / 2020

#Liberia: Government provides US $700,000 as collateral against loans to improve #rice milling https://t.co/GJUKS3X1vh

27 March 2020

27 / 03 / 2020

27 March 2020

Thai 5% WR is assessed up to US $495 PMT FOB (+$20 PMT) as lower offers are no longer available amid ongoing export...

Philippines local prices update

27 / 03 / 2020

Philippines local prices update

The average farmgate price of paddy in the Philippines increased by 0.9% week-on-week and declined by 16.5% year-on-year to PHP 16.18 per kg (US $317.22 PMT) during the fifth week of February,...

KCCO announces domestic tender

27 / 03 / 2020

KCCO announces domestic tender

The U.S. Kansas City Commodity Office will hold a domestic tender for 2,010 MTS of long grain milled rice on 7 April. Of this volume, 1,300 MTS will comprise U.S. #5, 20% broken fortified long grain...

Rice supply sufficient in the Philippines

27 / 03 / 2020

Rice supply sufficient in the Philippines

According to the head of the Agriculture Ministry cited in local reports, the Philippines has enough rice to cover domestic consumption until June. According to the Philippine Statistics Authority,...

South Africa update

27 / 03 / 2020

South Africa update

The USDA has forecast South Africa’s milled rice imports in the 2020/21 marketing year (May – April) at 1.05 million MTS, up by 0.96% year-on-year. South Africa does not produce rice and imports...

Vietnam

27 / 03 / 2020

Vietnam

The Vietnamese government imposed a ban on the registration of new export contracts earlier this week. Contracts which...

South America

27 / 03 / 2020

South America

Market participants welcomed ADM’s award of 104,000 MTS of paddy in Panama’s 20 March tender. While the volume is...

Thailand

27 / 03 / 2020

Thailand

The continued weakness of the Thai Baht against the U.S. Dollar gave the long grain market a soft undertone at the...

Pakistan

27 / 03 / 2020

Pakistan

Pakistani market activity slowed as local authorities placed Sindh Province under full lockdown to curb the spread of...

Other Countries

27 / 03 / 2020

Other Countries

Italian rice prices were supported by increased demand as lockdown measures across Europe have resulted in food...

Japan's MAFF MA tender results

27 / 03 / 2020

Japan's MAFF MA tender results

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has awarded the full 12,000 MTS of U.S. non-glutinous milled medium grain in its 27 March Minimum Access tender. Shipment is required between...

Taiwan: TBC makes no awards in tenders

24 / 03 / 2020

Taiwan: TBC makes no awards in tenders

No awards were made in the Taiwan Bank Corporation's (TBC) 23 March tenders for 18,500 MTS of U.S. brown rice and 4,000 MTS of Australian brown rice. This was the second attempt by the TBC to tender...

Vietnamese state customs department will not register new export contracts

24 / 03 / 2020

Vietnamese state customs department will not register new export contracts

The LRI understands that the state customs department in Vietnam will not register new export contracts as of 12am local time today (24 March). Exporters will be able to fulfil any contracts that...

Panama tender results

23 / 03 / 2020

Panama tender results

The LRI understands that ADM was awarded the full 104,000 MTS of long grain paddy at US $17.95 per cwt ($396 PMT) CIF Panama (Liner Out) in a tender held by private buyers in Panama on 20 March. The...

Mauritius’ STC tender awards

23 / 03 / 2020

Mauritius’ STC tender awards

Mauritius’ State Trading Corporation (STC) has awarded the full 6,000 MTS of long grain white rice in its 10 February tender. The STC purchased Pakistani rice from K.K. Rice Mills, in addition to...

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Friday
27
March
Vietnam's government bans registration of new export contracts and Ministry of Industry and Trade submits appeal; Private buyers in Panama purchase 104,000 MTS of South American and U.S. long grain paddy from ADM; Rice supply in the Philippines sufficient to cover consumption until June
Friday
20
March
Private buyers in Panama to hold tender for 104,000 MTS of long grain paddy today; Thailand's 2020 milled rice production forecast at 18 million MTS, down by 11.5% year-on-year; Cambodia's milled rice exports in February totalled 86,049 MTS, up by 62.8% year-on-year and 70.3% month-on-month
Friday
13
March
LRI assessment of Thai 5% broken white rice highest since July 2013; China's 2019/20 milled rice production forecast to decline by 1.19% year-on-year to 147 million MTS; Rice stocks in Food Corporation of India's Central Pool totalled 59.7 million MTS as of 1 March, up by 11.9% month-on-month and 27.4% year-on-year
Friday
06
March
Argentina's government lowers its rice and paddy export taxes; Japan's MAFF awards the full 89,180 MTS in 6 March MA tender; Vietnam's milled rice exports in February estimated at 530,300 MTS