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Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City Port breakbulk rice exports exceed 1.69 million mt in 2020

19 / 01 / 2021

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City Port breakbulk rice exports exceed 1.69 million mt in 2020

Vietnam exported at least 1.69 million mt of rice on breakbulk ships from Ho Chi Minh City Port in 2020, according to data from the Oceanic Agency and Shipping Service.
Ho Chi Minh City is the main...

January 19, 2021

19 / 01 / 2021

January 19, 2021

Whole kernel Thai WR prices were supported by gradual increases in local prices and a steady appreciation of the baht...

Total Indian rice stocks rise by 15% on year to 59.1 million mt as of Jan 1: FCI

19 / 01 / 2021

Total Indian rice stocks rise by 15% on year to 59.1 million mt as of Jan 1: FCI

Rice stocks in the Food Corporation of India’s Central Pool totalled 59.1 million mt as of Jan. 1, up by 15% year on year and 22% month on month. Milled rice stocks were down by 21% year on year...

January 18, 2021

18 / 01 / 2021

January 18, 2021

Thai 5% WR was assessed unchanged at $515/mt FOB based on bids and offers. Thai 25% WR was assessed down to $488/mt FOB...

Vietnam: At least 12 ships to be loaded with 106,800 mt of rice in Ho Chi Minh City Port from Jan 1-22

18 / 01 / 2021

Vietnam: At least 12 ships to be loaded with 106,800 mt of rice in Ho Chi Minh City Port from Jan 1-22

At least 106,800 mt of rice is scheduled to be loaded onto ships in Ho Chi Minh City Port from Jan. 1-22, according to the latest data from the Oceanic Agency and Shipping Service (see table). It...

Japan to hold MA tender for 78,000 mt of milled rice on Jan 22: MAFF

18 / 01 / 2021

Japan to hold MA tender for 78,000 mt of milled rice on Jan 22: MAFF

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) will hold a Minimum Access (MA) tender on Jan. 22 for a total of 78,000 mt of milled rice. Of the total volume, 26,000 mt are being...

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15 / 01 / 2021

LRI Report Published! #SouthKorea's KAFFTC to hold tender for 113,555 mt of #rice on Jan. 22; #Vietnam exports tota… https://t.co/9XdIBramuS

Myanmar

15 / 01 / 2021

Myanmar

The Myanmar market continued to be supported by regular cross-border demand for white and broken rice from China, in...

Italy

15 / 01 / 2021

Italy

The Italian market fully opened on Jan. 11 after the holiday season. Sentiment in the Indica paddy market was bullish...

Pakistan

15 / 01 / 2021

Pakistan

The Pakistani IRRI-6 market undertone turned bullish in the week ending Jan. 15. Local prices rose as exporters built...

India

15 / 01 / 2021

India

Despite reduced trade activity caused by backlogs at ports, India remained the most competitively priced Asian origin...

Thailand

15 / 01 / 2021

Thailand

Activity in the Thai market remained limited by generally uncompetitive prices. While the weakness of the baht against...

Japan to hold SBS rice tender for 30,000 mt on Jan 29: MAFF

15 / 01 / 2021

Japan to hold SBS rice tender for 30,000 mt on Jan 29: MAFF

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) will hold a Simultaneous-Buy-Sell (SBS) rice tender on Jan. 29 for a total of 30,000 mt.
This is MAFF’s sixth SBS tender of the...

Japan awards 8,668 mt in Jan. 14 SBS rice tender: MAFF

14 / 01 / 2021

Japan awards 8,668 mt in Jan. 14 SBS rice tender: MAFF

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) awarded 8,668 mt out of a possible 30,000 mt in its Jan. 14 Simultaneous-Buy-Sell (SBS) tender (see table). This is MAFF’s fifth SBS...

Japan’s MAFF to hold CPTPP SBS tender for 5,405 mt of rice on Jan 27

13 / 01 / 2021

Japan’s MAFF to hold CPTPP SBS tender for 5,405 mt of rice on Jan 27

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) will hold a Simultaneous-Buy-Sell (SBS) tender for 5,405 mt of rice on Jan. 27. The tender is being held due to Japan’s obligations...

Bangladesh to tender for 50,000 mt of non-Basmati parboiled rice on Jan. 26: DGF

13 / 01 / 2021

Bangladesh to tender for 50,000 mt of non-Basmati parboiled rice on Jan. 26: DGF

Bangladesh’s Directorate General of Food (DGF) has announced a tender for 50,000 mt of non-Basmati parboiled rice, according to its website. Offers must be submitted by Jan. 26 and remain valid...

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08 / 01 / 2021

LRI Report Published! Average price of #Brazilian paddy in Rio Grande do Sul in December 102% higher on year;… https://t.co/ufMVaRIyDR

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06 / 01 / 2021

LRI Monthly Report Published! Including an annual round-up of the Indica, Fragrant, Parboiled and Japonica #rice ma… https://t.co/7kL24KOSZr

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31 / 12 / 2020

#Platts #LRI #Rice Weekly report published! #Vietnam's 2020 exports expected to total 6.1 million mt; #Indian parbo… https://t.co/ORSbKe19Zq

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24 / 12 / 2020

LRI Report Published! #Thai exports total 721,779 mt in November, up by 62% on month; #Californian exporters awarde… https://t.co/mfSzAcQCbV

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Friday
15
January
South Korea's KAFFTC to hold tender for 113,555 mt of rice on Jan. 22; Vietnam exports total 542,300 mt in December; Global 2020-21 rice production, ending stocks forecast at record highs: USDA
Friday
08
January
Average price of Brazilian paddy in Rio Grande do Sul in December 102% higher on year; Bangladesh announces two new parboiled rice tenders, other import plans; Reduction in Turkish import tariff likely to aid Italian sales
Thursday
31
December
Vietnam's 2020 exports expected to total 6.1 million mt; Indian parboiled rice demand could strengthen as Nigeria reopens borders; More than 90% of crop in good condition in Argentina’s Entre Ríos Province
Thursday
24
December
Thai rice exports total 721,779 mt in November, up by 62% on month; Californian exporters awarded in MAFF’s Dec 18 MA tender at about $840/mt FOB; White rice scarcity prompts Vietnam to import competitively priced Indian broken rice