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@LiveRiceIndex

23 / 02 / 2018

LRI Report Published! #Iraqi MoT requests offers for #USA white rice; #Brazilian government successfully sells 170,… https://t.co/RbaQFQ5jVJ

KCCO makes tender awards

23 / 02 / 2018

KCCO makes tender awards

The U.S. Kansas City Commodity Office (KCCO) has purchased the full 5,740 MTS of #5, 20% broken long grain white rice in its 21 February domestic tender. Of this volume, Farmers' Rice Milling...

@LiveRiceIndex

23 / 02 / 2018

#Vietnam: T&T Group plans to purchase a 25% stake in Vinafood 2 for around US $56 million https://t.co/9VDwWKh63b

@LiveRiceIndex

23 / 02 / 2018

#Ecuadorian rice organisation claims that the #Colombian government is not issuing phytosanitary permits to #rice e… https://t.co/ro1aCB729B

23 February 2018

23 / 02 / 2018

23 February 2018

Demand for Thai WR and PB remains slow as many buyers are waiting for prices to fall further when the new crop...

@LiveRiceIndex

23 / 02 / 2018

#Thai Hom Mali #rice exports to #HongKong forecast to increase by 4.29% year-on-year to 215,000 MTS in 2018 https://t.co/QIK29PKbkf

@LiveRiceIndex

23 / 02 / 2018

#Philippines: 2017 #paddy production in Negros Occidental estimated up by 4.9% to 474,874 MTS https://t.co/ObXL142SaK

@LiveRiceIndex

23 / 02 / 2018

#Vietnam: Around 300,000ha of the Winter/Spring #rice crop is expected to be harvested in the Mekong Delta by the e… https://t.co/LqovRTz4zl

@LiveRiceIndex

23 / 02 / 2018

#Vietnamese milled #rice exports in January – February 2018 increased by 17.2% year-on-year to 861,000 MTS (Vn.) https://t.co/3EAvpHYcmj

@LiveRiceIndex

23 / 02 / 2018

Experts in #Brazil state that irrigation is increasingly 'essential' for national #rice production (Pt.) https://t.co/jQnPjtNKls

@LiveRiceIndex

23 / 02 / 2018

Lawmaker in the #Philippines requests that the NFA Council ban private #rice imports and set a ceiling for retail p… https://t.co/HOMBTPCGc2

@LiveRiceIndex

23 / 02 / 2018

#Bangladeshi government to provide #rice to five million 'ultra-poor' families at reduced rate https://t.co/6kYsS8OG8M

Bolivia harvest update

23 / 02 / 2018

Bolivia harvest update

Approximately 20,000ha of Bolivian paddy fields have been severely damaged by flooding, according to local reports. It is now estimated that only 75,000ha of paddy fields will be harvested. The...

Thailand

23 / 02 / 2018

Thailand

Demand for Thai white and parboiled rice remained slow and buyers in Indonesia, the Philippines, Bangladesh and Sri...

Vietnam

23 / 02 / 2018

Vietnam

The Vietnamese market reopened on Wednesday after T?t celebrations. The Winter/Spring harvest is ongoing and new crop...

Pakistan

23 / 02 / 2018

Pakistan

Pakistani exporters raised their white rice offers at the start of the week ahead of anticipated demand at the...

U.S.A.

23 / 02 / 2018

U.S.A.

The market in the U.S. South was initially quiet as most market participants were out of the office for...

South America

23 / 02 / 2018

South America

The market is still waiting on a confirmed outcome from the Iraqi Ministry of Trade’s 18 February white rice...

India

23 / 02 / 2018

India

There was a bearish undertone to the Indian non-Basmati market, with some exporters willing to lower their offers to...

Other Countries

23 / 02 / 2018

Other Countries

The Italian market was stable, with minimal business reported. Mills concentrated on completing long term contracts...

Italy

23 / 02 / 2018

Italy

The Italian market was stable, with minimal business reported. Mills concentrated on completing long term contracts...

Cambodia

23 / 02 / 2018

Cambodia

Cambodian white rice stocks are tight as output from the current harvest has been lower than anticipated, with some...

Myanmar

23 / 02 / 2018

Myanmar

The market in Myanmar was quiet as market participants gradually returned from celebrating Lunar New Year. Supply of...

Other Countries

23 / 02 / 2018

Other Countries

The LRI understands that Amir Chand was awarded 45,000 MTS of Indian 1121 Parboiled Basmati 2% broken in the Iranian...

Other Countries

23 / 02 / 2018

Other Countries

Venezuelan 2017 paddy planted area totalled 135,000ha, 35.7% below the Confederation of Associations of Agricultural...

Other Countries

23 / 02 / 2018

Other Countries

Madagascan 2017 milled rice imports totalled 570,000 MTS, up by 128% year-on-year, according to the National...

Other Countries

23 / 02 / 2018

Other Countries

The FAO has estimated Bangladeshi 2017 paddy production at 50.8 million MTS, down by 2% year-on-year. Production was...

Egypt

23 / 02 / 2018

Egypt

The average price of Egyptian paddy increased to US $270 PMT ex-mill this week following the government’s...

Other Countries

23 / 02 / 2018

Other Countries

The Iraqi Ministry of Trade (MoT) requested offers for a minimum of 30,000 MTS U.S. long grain white rice as part of...

Other Countries

23 / 02 / 2018

Other Countries

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries awarded a total of 14,898 MTS in its 20 February...

Other Countries

23 / 02 / 2018

Other Countries

The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences estimates that Australian 2017/18 paddy...

Other Countries

23 / 02 / 2018

Other Countries

Approximately 20,000ha of Bolivian paddy fields have been severely damaged by floods, according to local reports. It...

First Pakistani 1121 Basmati and Paraguayan price assessments

22 / 02 / 2018

First Pakistani 1121 Basmati and Paraguayan price assessments

Following the feedback periods for the proposed Pakistani 1121 Basmati and Paraguayan Methodologies, the LRI will make its first price assessments for these varieties next Friday (2 March). These...

22 February 2018

22 / 02 / 2018

22 February 2018

Thai whole grain WR prices are assessed down by US $2 PMT as exporters lower their offers to attract fresh demand,...

Madagascar imports update

22 / 02 / 2018

Madagascar imports update

Madagascan 2017 milled rice imports totalled 570,000 MTS, up by 128% year-on-year, according to the National Institute of Statistics cited in local reports. The value of imports also increased to...

Results from the Brazilian government’s 22 February paddy auction

22 / 02 / 2018

Results from the Brazilian government’s 22 February paddy auction

The LRI understands that 170,680 MTS of Brazilian paddy were sold through the government’s PEP and PEPRO auctions. See the table below for more details. 
Please note that mills have...

Iraqi MoT requests offers of U.S. rice

22 / 02 / 2018

Iraqi MoT requests offers of U.S. rice

The LRI understands that the Iraqi Ministry of Trade (MoT) requested offers for a minimum of 30,000 MTS U.S. long grain white rice as part of the U.S. - Iraqi Memorandum of Understanding. Offers...

@LiveRiceIndex

21 / 02 / 2018

#Mexico: Government official states that #rice producers in Morelos will get support to develop their brand (Sp.) https://t.co/BdkMil90lK

Pakistan export update

21 / 02 / 2018

Pakistan export update

Pakistani milled rice exports between July 2017 – January 2018 increased by 11.9% year-on-year to 2.29 million MTS, according to the Pakistani Bureau of Statistics. Of this volume, Basmati...

Australia production update

21 / 02 / 2018

Australia production update

The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences estimates that Australian 2017/18 paddy planted area contracted by 2% year-on-year to 80,000ha. Paddy production is...

@LiveRiceIndex

21 / 02 / 2018

#Brazil: John Deere plans to present innovations to improve #rice production at the Official Opening of the Rice Ha… https://t.co/isgZG0sGIE

@LiveRiceIndex

21 / 02 / 2018

#Nigerian government urged to take action against unofficial cross-border #rice trade and to encourage domestic pro… https://t.co/ayxuBDFUcQ

21 February 2018

21 / 02 / 2018

21 February 2018

Indian 100% broken WR is assessed down by US $3 PMT to US $330 PMT FOB as millers in some states have lowered their...

@LiveRiceIndex

21 / 02 / 2018

#Brazilian farmers concerned about #Paraguayan #rice imports and high production costs (Pt.) https://t.co/VCX55FIniX

India exports and stocks update

21 / 02 / 2018

India exports and stocks update

Indian non-Basmati milled rice exports increased by 40% year-on-year to 6.34 million MTS in the first nine months of the 2017/18 financial year (April – March), according to local reports....

Egypt local prices update

21 / 02 / 2018

Egypt local prices update

The average price of Egyptian paddy increased to US $270 PMT ex-mill this week following the government's announcement that it will attempt to limit 2018 rice production, according to market...

@LiveRiceIndex

21 / 02 / 2018

#Spain: A reduction in IRPF tax for #rice will be applied retroactively for 2017 (Sp.) https://t.co/ZTBcDGrPDV

@LiveRiceIndex

21 / 02 / 2018

#Philippines: House of Representatives orders inspection of 13 warehouses suspected of hoarding #rice https://t.co/pJmQBV3iwq

@LiveRiceIndex

21 / 02 / 2018

#GuineaBissau: Around 2,500 people aged 15 – 35 will be placed in a five-year programme to produce #rice by 2020 (P… https://t.co/ngJ37WI4ba

@LiveRiceIndex

21 / 02 / 2018

#Bolivia: Around 30,200ha of #rice and soybean fields have been affected by heavy rain in Santa Cruz and Beni https://t.co/n6scKisUGg

@LiveRiceIndex

21 / 02 / 2018

#Spain: Agricultural organisation urges Extremadura state government to continue supporting #rice farmers amid drou… https://t.co/TB08y46W5f

Bangladesh update

21 / 02 / 2018

Bangladesh update

The FAO has estimated Bangladeshi 2017 paddy production at 50.8 million MTS, down by 2% year-on-year. Production was affected by flash floods between April - August. Planting of the 2018 main Boro...

@LiveRiceIndex

20 / 02 / 2018

#Japan funds three #rice projects totalling US $2.4 million to provide food security to #Guinea (Fr.) https://t.co/hqLgaC1A0h

20 February 2018

20 / 02 / 2018

20 February 2018

There continues to be a soft undertone to the Thai WR and PB markets amid slow demand, with exporters willing to...

Venezuela production update

20 / 02 / 2018

Venezuela production update

Venezuelan 2017 paddy planted area totalled 135,000ha, 35.7% below the Confederation of Associations of Agricultural Producers of Venezuela's (Fedeagro) target of 210,000ha, according to local...

Japan makes SBS tender awards

20 / 02 / 2018

Japan makes SBS tender awards

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has awarded a total of 14,898 MTS in its 20 February Simultaneous-Buy-Sell tender. Please see the table below for more details:

Pakistan export update

19 / 02 / 2018

Pakistan export update

Pakistani milled rice exports in the 2017/18 financial year (July – June) are forecast to increase by 14.3% year-on-year to 4 million MTS, according to local reports. Between July 2017...

19 February 2018

19 / 02 / 2018

19 February 2018

Our assessments of all Pakistani whole grain WR grades have increased as exporters are unwilling to lower their...

Iraqi MoT receives offers in 18 February tender

19 / 02 / 2018

Iraqi MoT receives offers in 18 February tender

The LRI understands that the Iraqi Ministry of Trade has received the following offers in its 18 February global origin white rice tender. These offers will remain valid until 22 February.

Iranian GTC makes award in 1121 Parboiled tender

19 / 02 / 2018

Iranian GTC makes award in 1121 Parboiled tender

The LRI understands that Amir Chand was awarded 45,000 MTS of Indian 1121 Parboiled Basmati 2% broken in the Iranian Government Trading Corporation’s 12 February tender. The sale price is...

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In this week's report: Iraqi MoT requests offers for U.S. long grain white rice; Brazilian government successfully sells 170,680 MTS of paddy in 22 February auction; LRI to begin Paraguayan 5% broken white rice and Pakistani 1121 Basmati assessments next week.

16.02.18: Brazilian government to hold an auction for 300,000 MTS of paddy on 22 February; Chinese government lowers the minimum purchase price for rice by up to 13.3%; Rice stocks in the Philippines totalled 2.29 million MTS as of 1 January 2018.

09.02.18: Iraqi MoT will hold a global origin tender on 18 February; Col-Rice awards the full 72,043 MTS of TRQ licences to ADM and Aurora Ventures in auction; LRI to introduce weekly Paraguayan white rice assessment.

02.02.18: Bangladeshi DGF cancels its 150,000 MT purchase of Thai parboiled rice; Chinese government plans to reduce planted area by 670,000ha in 2018; Col-Rice holds auction for 72,043 MTS of TRQ licences and results are pending.

26.01.18: Indonesian 2017/18 milled rice production forecast to increase by 0.39% year-on-year to 37 million MTS; China’s 2017 exports to Africa increased by 955% year-on-year to 781,000 MTS; Australian 2017/18 paddy production forecast to fall by 1.72% year-on-year to 800,000 MTS.

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Thailand Fragrant
Thailand Glutinous
Thailand Parboiled
Thailand White
Myanmar Parboiled
Myanmar White
Pakistan Parboiled
Pakistan White
Pakistan Basmati
South America Parboiled
South America White
Vietnam Fragrant
Vietnam White
Cambodia Fragrant
Cambodia White
Indian Parboiled
Indian White
Indian Basmati
USA Gulf Long Grain
USA Gulf Parboiled
USA California
Egypt
Italy White