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19 / 07 / 2019

#LRI Report Published! #Iraq’s Ministry of Trade purchases #rice from #USA; #Turkey's imports forecast at 210,000 M… https://t.co/ih0NAfDgNn

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19 / 07 / 2019

#Cambodia: 12 agricultural communities enter contract farming scheme to sell 2,000 MTS of organic #rice to a leadin… https://t.co/yFeK5gC0A6

India update

19 / 07 / 2019

India update

According to the USDA, Kharif crop paddy planting is slower compared to this time last year in most states due to the weak Southwest Monsoon in June. Planting was estimated at 9.78 million hectares...

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19 / 07 / 2019

#Panama: President approves extension of subsidy for #rice farmers until June 2020 (Sp.) https://t.co/7Aa3rHzBlg

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19 / 07 / 2019

#Philippines: Monsoonal rainfall destroys PHP 4.15 million (US $81,305) worth of #rice in Negros Occidental https://t.co/ihMsRtHNRR

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19 / 07 / 2019

#Nepal: #Paddy planting in Dhankuta ‘significantly’ behind last year’s pace https://t.co/0KgOODvL4N

19 July 2019

19 / 07 / 2019

19 July 2019

Pakistani 5% WR is assessed down to US $361 PMT FOB as lower offers are available, with sales to Zanzibar also reported...

India exports update

19 / 07 / 2019

India exports update

Indian exports between April – May 2019 decreased by 30.6% year-on-year to 1.58 million MTS (milled equivalent), according to the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development...

Indonesia update

19 / 07 / 2019

Indonesia update

The USDA has forecast Indonesian 2020 milled rice production at 37.4 million MTS (+1.91%). Harvested area is expected to expand to 12.3 million hectares (+1.24%) and the average field yield is...

India Monsoon update

19 / 07 / 2019

India Monsoon update

According to the India Meteorological Department, cumulative rainfall across India during 11- 17 July was recorded at 20% below the Long Period Average (LPA). Rainfall in Northwest India, Central...

Italy

19 / 07 / 2019

Italy

The Italian market remained quiet, with minimal paddy offered or traded at the Vercelli and Milan markets. Some mills...

Pakistan

19 / 07 / 2019

Pakistan

There were mixed sentiments in the Pakistani white rice market this week. While some exporters who are offering premium...

Thailand

19 / 07 / 2019

Thailand

Despite ongoing slow demand, covering of white rice sales for existing shipments supported Thai prices towards the end...

Cambodia

19 / 07 / 2019

Cambodia

Tight supplies and enquiries from Portugal supported Cambodian white rice prices, although demand from other...

Myanmar

19 / 07 / 2019

Myanmar

The Myanmar market was supported by covering for the 100,000 MT sale to China’s COFCO and existing contracts to the...

Iraq's MoT purchases U.S. rice under MoU

17 / 07 / 2019

Iraq's MoT purchases U.S. rice under MoU

The LRI understands that Iraq's Ministry of Trade has purchased a total of 60,000 MTS of U.S. long grain white rice under the countries' Memorandum of Understanding. Of this volume, 30,000 MTS were...

Japan's MAFF MA tender results

12 / 07 / 2019

Japan's MAFF MA tender results

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has awarded the full 9,376 MTS in its 12 July Minimum Access tender. Please see the table below for more details.

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

11 / 07 / 2019

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

The USDA has raised its forecast for 2019/20 global milled rice production by 200,000 MTS to 497.8 million MTS in its latest WASDE report. Improved U.S. output is expected to partially offset reduced...

Japan’s MAFF announces MA tender

09 / 07 / 2019

Japan’s MAFF announces MA tender

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries will hold a Minimum Access tender for a total of 9,376 MTS on 12 July. Please see the table below for more details.

Japan's MAFF announces CPTPP SBS tender

09 / 07 / 2019

Japan's MAFF announces CPTPP SBS tender

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) will hold a Simultaneous-Buy-Sell (SBS) tender on 23 July for a total of 1,000 MTS. The tender is being held due to Japan’s...

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Friday
19
July
Iraq’s Ministry of Trade purchases 60,000 MTS of U.S. long grain white rice under the MoU; Turkey's milled rice imports forecast at 210,000 MTS, up by 23.5% year-on-year; China's National Grain Trade Center sold 21.3% of the 1.77 million MTS of old crop paddy it auctioned on 19 July
Friday
12
July
Iraq’s MoT considers offers of U.S. rice, which are valid until 15 July; Brazilian exports in June decreased by 81.2% month-on-month to 26,179 MTS; China’s 2019/20 milled rice production forecast to decline by 1.68% year-on-year to 146 million MTS
Friday
05
July
Indian government will raise MSP for Kharif crop paddy by 4.86% year-on-year; LRI’s assessment of Vietnamese 5% broken white rice reaches a historic low amid slow demand and improved supply; IMF approves three-year US $6 billion bailout package to Pakistan
Friday
28
June
U.S. 2019 harvested area forecast at 1.1 million hectares, down by 7% year-on-year in USDA's Acreage report; E.U. Commission to sign Free Trade Agreement with Vietnam to import up to 80,000 MTS of rice at zero duty annually; Thai milled rice exports from January - May totalled 3.78 million MTS, down by 14.8% year-on-year