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18 / 09 / 2019

#Myanmar has so far exported 88,500 MTS of #rice to #China out of 100,000 MT agreement, with the balance to be expo… https://t.co/b5NjLBUkVb

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18 / 09 / 2019

#Pakistan: IMF loan programme is “headed in the right direction” three months after its implementation https://t.co/Sv0gCf3R08

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18 / 09 / 2019

#Pakistan: Vessels were being loaded with 2,881 MTS of #rice in Port Qasim on 17 September https://t.co/SmxM1q4Ej0

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18 / 09 / 2019

#India: #Rice exporters lose market share to #Pakistan and other competitors as government removes export subsidy a… https://t.co/o3Sj7ZzzP9

18 September 2019

18 / 09 / 2019

18 September 2019

All of our Vietnamese WR assessments are raised as lower offers are no longer available; 5% and 25% WR are assessed up...

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18 / 09 / 2019

#Vietnam: Exporting #rice to #China is increasingly difficult due to tighter import restrictions; exports from Jan.… https://t.co/t3GMT3LfN2

India monsoon update

18 / 09 / 2019

India monsoon update

A recovery in the intensity of the Southwest Monsoon has improved soil moisture content in central India and boosted Kharif crop development, according to the USDA. Cumulative rainfall since 1 June...

Taiwan: TBC postpones short grain tender

18 / 09 / 2019

Taiwan: TBC postpones short grain tender

The Taiwan Bank Corporation (TBC) has postponed its 17 September tender for 500 MTS of U.S. short grain white rice, according to government documents. The tender will now be held on 8 October...

Sri Lanka production update

17 / 09 / 2019

Sri Lanka production update

Sri Lanka’s 2019 paddy production is forecast at 4.61 million MTS (2.88 million MTS milled equivalent), up by 17% year-on-year, according to local reports. Maha (main) crop paddy production is...

Bangladesh update

17 / 09 / 2019

Bangladesh update

The FAO has estimated Bangladesh’s Boro (main) crop paddy production at a record 19.7 million MTS. Harvesting concluded in May, with output boosted by above-average planted area, high field yields...

17 September 2019

17 / 09 / 2019

17 September 2019

We have lowered all of our Thai whole grain WR assessments due to ongoing slow demand; 5% WR is assessed down to US...

Taiwan: TBC to hold two re-tenders

17 / 09 / 2019

Taiwan: TBC to hold two re-tenders

The Taiwan Bank Corporation (TBC) will hold two re-tenders for 2,000 MTS of Australian brown rice (or its milled equivalent) and 10,300 MTS of U.S. brown rice (or its milled equivalent) on 25...

Japan’s MAFF announces MA tender

17 / 09 / 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 54,000 MTS on 20 September. Please see the table below for more details.

Costa Rica's Indarroz to hold paddy tender

16 / 09 / 2019

Costa Rica's Indarroz to hold paddy tender

The LRI understands that Costa Rica’s Indarroz will hold a tender for 22,000 MTS of South American paddy. Offers must be submitted today (16 September) and results are expected later this week....

Taiwan: TBC announces short grain tender

16 / 09 / 2019

Taiwan: TBC announces short grain tender

The Taiwan Bank Corporation (TBC) will hold a tender for 500 MTS of Egyptian short grain white rice on 8 October, according to government documents. The TBC is understood to be holding the tender on...

Thailand

13 / 09 / 2019

Thailand

A 0.65% appreciation of the Baht against the U.S. Dollar between 9 – 13 September provided some support to Thai...

Vietnam

13 / 09 / 2019

Vietnam

The Vietnamese fragrant rice market continued to have a soft undertone due to slowing demand from the Philippines amid...

Pakistan

13 / 09 / 2019

Pakistan

The Pakistani market was closed on Monday and Tuesday (9 – 10 September) for a religious holiday and remained quiet...

U.S.A.

13 / 09 / 2019

U.S.A.

Downward revisions to U.S. long grain production by the USDA in its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports are...

India

13 / 09 / 2019

India

The IR 36/64 non-Basmati market had a firm undertone due to a 0.82% appreciation of the Rupee against the U.S. Dollar...

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Friday
13
September
USDA lowers its forecast for U.S. 2019/20 paddy production to 8.5 million MTS, down by 16.5% year-on-year; Vietnamese 5% broken white rice assessed at an all-time low amid slowing demand from the Philippines; Indian trade to West Africa slows and some shipments are suspended due to stricter Nigerian border controls
Friday
06
September
Iraq's MoT receives offers in 5 September global origin tender; Thailand's main crop milled rice production forecast to increase by 0.27% year-on-year to 15 million MTS; Japan's MAFF to hold SBS tender for 25,000 MTS on 27 September
Friday
30
August
Offers for Iraq's MoT global origin tender due by 5 September; China's exports in July totalled 342,607 MTS, up by 15.1% month-on-month and by 39.2% year-on-year; South Korea: KAFFTC will hold MMA tender for 130,000 MTS on 9 September
Friday
23
August
Thailand's milled rice exports in July totalled 548,714 MTS, the lowest monthly volume since July 2016; Senegal's imports between January - June totalled 521,547 MTS, down by 6.69% year-on-year; Total U.S. paddy stocks estimated at 1.75 million MTS as of 1 August, up by 62% year-on-year