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25 / 09 / 2020

#SouthKorea's KAFFTC awards 113,999 mt of medium grain in Sept 16 tender; #Indian 2020-21 kharif milled #rice produ… https://t.co/CiJHBUICTy

September 25, 2020

25 / 09 / 2020

September 25, 2020

Thai 5% WR was assessed up to $472/mt FOB based on bids and offers. Thai whole grain WR grades were assessed up in line...

Vietnam: At least two ships to arrive in Ho Chi Minh City Port from Oct 3-13 to be loaded with 52,000 mt of rice

25 / 09 / 2020

Vietnam: At least two ships to arrive in Ho Chi Minh City Port from Oct 3-13 to be loaded with 52,000 mt of rice

At least two ships are scheduled to arrive in Ho Chi Minh City Port from Oct. 3-13 to be loaded with 52,000 mt of rice, according to the Oceanic Agency and Shipping Service (see table).

Thailand

25 / 09 / 2020

Thailand

Despite increasing on Sept. 21, Thai white rice prices subsequently declined due to a 1.6% depreciation of the baht...

South America

25 / 09 / 2020

South America

Domestic Brazilian paddy prices were reported at around Real 110/50 kg ($396/mt), down from Real 120/50 kg ($432/mt)...

U.S.A.

25 / 09 / 2020

U.S.A.

The US Southern long grain rice market had a stable-to-soft undertone amid steady offshore demand and ongoing new crop...

Other Countries

25 / 09 / 2020

Other Countries

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has awarded 3,940 mt of rice out of a possible 25,000 mt in...

Pakistan

25 / 09 / 2020

Pakistan

The pace of Pakistani new crop IRRI-6 arrivals in Karachi remained slow as sporadic rainfall continued to hamper...

Mauritius awards 6,000 mt of long grain white rice in Aug 19 tender: STC

25 / 09 / 2020

Mauritius awards 6,000 mt of long grain white rice in Aug 19 tender: STC

Mauritius’ State Trading Corporation (STC) has awarded the full 6,000 MTS of long grain white rice in its Aug. 19 tender. The STC purchased Pakistani rice from K.K. Rice Mills and Baba Enterprises,...

Taiwan to hold three US rice tenders on Oct 7: TBC

25 / 09 / 2020

Taiwan to hold three US rice tenders on Oct 7: TBC

Taiwan's Bank Corporation (TBC) will hold three US specific rice tenders on Oct. 7 for a total of 18,000 mt. One of these tenders will be for 12,000 mt of short or medium grain brown rice, another...

Japan awards 3,940 mt in Sept 25 SBS rice tender: MAFF

25 / 09 / 2020

Japan awards 3,940 mt in Sept 25 SBS rice tender: MAFF

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) awarded 3,940 mt out of possible 25,000 mt in its Sept. 25 Simultaneous-Buy-Sell (SBS) tender (see table). This was the first World...

September 24, 2020

24 / 09 / 2020

September 24, 2020

Thai 5% WR was assessed unchanged at $470/mt FOB based on a reported trade to Benin. Thai 15% and 25% WR were assessed...

South Korea awards 113,999 mt of medium grain rice in Sept 16 tender: KAFFTC

24 / 09 / 2020

South Korea awards 113,999 mt of medium grain rice in Sept 16 tender: KAFFTC

South Korea's Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation (KAFFTC) has awarded the full 113,999 mt in its Sept. 16 Minimum Market Access tender (see table). This is KAFFTC’s first purchase of US rice...

September 23, 2020

23 / 09 / 2020

September 23, 2020

Thai 5% WR was assessed down to $470/mt FOB based on fresh market information. Thai whole grain WR grades were assessed...

India’s 2020-21 kharif milled rice production forecast at record 102 million mt: DA

23 / 09 / 2020

India’s 2020-21 kharif milled rice production forecast at record 102 million mt: DA

India’s 2020-21 kharif milled rice crop production is forecast at a record 102 million mt, according to the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) First Advance Estimates. This is 7% higher than the...

Taiwan to hold re-tender for 500 mt of Egyptian short grain Glutinous white rice on Sept 29: TBC

21 / 09 / 2020

Taiwan to hold re-tender for 500 mt of Egyptian short grain Glutinous white rice on Sept 29: TBC

Taiwan's Bank Corporation (TBC) will hold a re-tender for 500 mt of Egyptian short grain Glutinous white rice on Sept. 29. The volume was previously tendered for on Sept. 4 and 17. However, the...

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18 / 09 / 2020

#Myanmar's milled #rice exports forecast at 2.6 million mt in 2020; #India's total stocks rise by 3.2% on year to 3… https://t.co/WCgjAT6IdE

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11 / 09 / 2020

#LRI Weekly Report Published! #Brazil temporarily lifts non-Mercosur rice import tariffs; #EU to reduce Maximum Res… https://t.co/KbqbRzCrKm

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04 / 09 / 2020

#LRI Weekly Report Published! #SouthKorea awards 60,556 mt of LG in Aug 19 tender, announces Sept 16 tender for 113… https://t.co/5HO5bRYyQD

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28 / 08 / 2020

#LRI Weekly Report Published! Hurricane Laura makes landfall in #Louisiana, extent of impact on industry still uncl… https://t.co/LrBcl8VFNB

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Friday
25
September
South Korea's KAFFTC awards 113,999 mt of medium grain in Sept 16 tender; Indian 2020-21 kharif milled rice production forecast at record 102 million mt; US Lake Charles Port expected to be closed until mid-October
Friday
18
September
Myanmar's milled rice exports forecast at 2.6 million mt in 2020; India's total stocks rise by 3.2% on year to 33.1 million mt as of Sept. 1; Japan awards 26,000 mt of milled rice in Sept 18 MA tender
Friday
11
September
Brazil temporarily lifts tariffs on non-Mercosur rice imports; EU Commission to reduce Maximum Residue Limits for two pesticides from Nov 13; Indian 2019-20 exports forecast at 11 million mt milled equivalent, up by 12% on year
Friday
04
September
South Korea's KAFFTC awards 60,556 mt of long grain in Aug 19 tender and announces Sept 16 tender for 113,999 mt of medium grain; Syria's GFTO to tender for 39,400 mt of Chinese round grain on Sept 30; Indian kharif planting totalled 39 million hectares as of Aug 28, up by 10% on year