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July 6, 2020

06 / 07 / 2020

July 6, 2020

Thai 5% WR was assessed unchanged at $475/mt, with Thai participants away for a public holiday. Vietnamese 15% and 25%...

Uruguayan rice exports total 137,830 mt in June, up by 35% on month: Uruguay XXI

06 / 07 / 2020

Uruguayan rice exports total 137,830 mt in June, up by 35% on month: Uruguay XXI

Rice exports totalled 137,830 mt in June, according to Uruguay XXI. This represents a 35% month-on-month increase and a 68% year-on-year increase. Milled rice comprised 72,790 mt of this volume,...

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03 / 07 / 2020

#LRI Weekly Report Published! #China sells 12% of old crop #paddy in June auctions; #USA harvested area forecast at… https://t.co/jz9jvOTaUm

July 3, 2020

03 / 07 / 2020

July 3, 2020

Thai 5% WR was assessed up to $475/mt FOB based on bids and offers and whole grain WR grades were assessed as a result....

Indian Kharif crop rice planting supported by government incentives and favourable weather

03 / 07 / 2020

Indian Kharif crop rice planting supported by government incentives and favourable weather

The pace of Indian Kharif crop rice planting is far outperforming last year, supported by government measures and the early arrival of the monsoon season. While locust outbreaks in northern states...

Vietnam: at least 8 ships to arrive in Ho Chi Minh City Port from June 22-July 20 to be loaded with 162,000 mt of rice

03 / 07 / 2020

Vietnam: at least 8 ships to arrive in Ho Chi Minh City Port from June 22-July 20 to be loaded with 162,000 mt of rice

At least 8 ships were scheduled to arrive in Ho Chi Minh City Port from June 22-July 20 to be loaded with 162,000 mt of rice, according to the Oceanic Agency and Shipping Service (see table).

Thailand

03 / 07 / 2020

Thailand

Bearish sentiments in the Thai white and parboiled rice markets increased as fresh trade remained slow. One exporter...

Myanmar

03 / 07 / 2020

Myanmar

The Myanmar government has extended the validity of export licenses from 45 days to 60 days for Q3 2020, according to...

India

03 / 07 / 2020

India

The Indian non-Basmati rice market remained sluggish as exporters continued to execute existing orders and were not...

South America

03 / 07 / 2020

South America

The Brazilian rice market retained a soft undertone due to a slowdown in domestic demand. One exporter described the...

Pakistan

03 / 07 / 2020

Pakistan

Pakistani IRRI-6 market activity was slow, with competitive Indian prices and the tight availability of export quality...

Global 2020/21 milled rice production forecast at record 509.2 million mt: AMIS

02 / 07 / 2020

Global 2020/21 milled rice production forecast at record 509.2 million mt: AMIS

The Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS) has released its latest forecast for world supply and demand. Global 2020/21 milled rice production is forecast at a record 509.2 million mt, up by...

FAO All Rice Price Index down by 1 point in June

02 / 07 / 2020

FAO All Rice Price Index down by 1 point in June

The FAO’s All Rice Price Index decreased by 1 point (-0.8%) last month to 114.8 points, according to its July report. Although this was the first decline in 2020, the Index is still up by 14%...

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01 / 07 / 2020

#LRI Monthly Report published! Including a feature on an overview of the #Cambodian #rice industry https://t.co/623Oeafib6

US rice harvested area forecast at 1.16 million hectares, paddy stocks estimated at 2.1 million mt: USDA

30 / 06 / 2020

US rice harvested area forecast at 1.16 million hectares, paddy stocks estimated at 2.1 million mt: USDA

The USDA has forecast total US 2020 harvested area at 2.87 million acres (1.16 million hectares) in its Acreage report, a 16% year-on-year increase. Of this total, long grain is expected to account...

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26 / 06 / 2020

#LRI report published! #Philippines cancels #rice tender; #Thailand's May exports down month-on-month; #SouthKorea… https://t.co/kavjasw2ak

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26 / 06 / 2020

#LRI report published! #Philippines cancels #rice tender; #Thailand's May exports down month-on-month; #SouthKorea… https://t.co/uRRw4KSNTZ

Philippines’ PITC cancels June 8 government-to-government tender

26 / 06 / 2020

Philippines’ PITC cancels June 8 government-to-government tender

The Philippine International Trading Corporation (PITC) has cancelled its June 8 government-to-government tender for 300,000 mt, according to a government website. As per Rule 6.4 of the Implementing...

South Korea awards 79,105 mt in June 23 tender: KAFFTC

23 / 06 / 2020

South Korea awards 79,105 mt in June 23 tender: KAFFTC

South Korea's Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation (KAFFTC) has awarded 79,105 mt out of a possible 80,605 mt in its June 23 Minimum Market Access tender (see table). The four purchased lots...

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19 / 06 / 2020

#LRI Weekly Report Published! PITC awards 150,000 mt in G2G tender but FFF calls for tender to be cancelled; #Japan… https://t.co/p5BLVaDOx2

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Friday
03
July
China’s NGTC sells 12% of 14.4 million mt of old crop paddy offered in June auctions; US total 2020 harvested area forecast at 1.16 million hectares; India's Kharif crop planting supported by government incentives and favourable weather
Friday
26
June
Philippines' PITC cancels June 8 G2G tender; Thailand's exports total 462,780 mt in May, down by 28% month-on-month; South Korea awards 79,105 mt out of a possible 80,605 mt in June 23 tender
Friday
19
June
PITC awards 105,000 mt in G2G tender but FFF calls for tender to be cancelled; Japan awards 9,320 mt in June 19 MA tender; Slow demand, weak rupee and falling domestic prices weigh on Pakistani IRRI-6 market
Friday
12
June
Philippines: PITC receives offers for June 8 government-to-government tender; South Korea: KAFFTC will hold a tender for 80,605 mt rice on June 23; Col-Rice awards full volume in June 4 rice import license auction