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Uruguay's 2021 paddy production forecast up 7.5% on year at 1.3 million mt: FAO

17 / 05 / 2021

Uruguay's 2021 paddy production forecast up 7.5% on year at 1.3 million mt: FAO

The UN’s Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has forecast Uruguayan 2021 paddy production at 1.3 million mt, up by 7.5% on year and 1.8% above the five-year average.
While planted area...

May 17, 2021

17 / 05 / 2021

May 17, 2021

The Thai market retained its soft undertone amid persistently slow demand and the weakness of the baht against the...

Thai rice exports from May 3-9 down by 19% on week to 70,469 mt: USDA

17 / 05 / 2021

Thai rice exports from May 3-9 down by 19% on week to 70,469 mt: USDA

According to the US Department of Agriculture, unofficial and preliminary Thai rice exports (excluding Hom Mali Fragrant rice) from May 3-9 totaled 70,469 mt, down by 16,214 mt from the previous...

May 14, 2021

14 / 05 / 2021

May 14, 2021

The Thai market continued to have a soft undertone as the baht remained weak against the dollar and as fresh demand...

Brazilian 2020-21 paddy production forecast raised to 11.62 million mt: Conab

14 / 05 / 2021

Brazilian 2020-21 paddy production forecast raised to 11.62 million mt: Conab

Conab has raised its estimate for Brazilian paddy production in the 2020-21 marketing year (April 2021-March 2022) by 4.7% to 11.62 million mt, reflecting strong yields reported across the country...

Pakistan

14 / 05 / 2021

Pakistan

The Pakistani market was closed during the week ending May 14, due to Eid al-Fitr.
As a result, S&P Global Platts...

Italy

14 / 05 / 2021

Italy

The Italian market sentiment was unchanged in the week to May 14. A participant said the market was “rather calm,"...

Other Countries

14 / 05 / 2021

Other Countries

The Italian market sentiment was unchanged in the week to May 14. A participant said the market was “rather calm,"...

Vietnam

14 / 05 / 2021

Vietnam

Tightening supplies continued to support Vietnamese white rice prices in the week to May 14. However, fresh demand at...

U.S.A.

14 / 05 / 2021

U.S.A.

The US long grain paddy market rose over the week, as the CBOT Rough Rice futures strengthened due to a price...

Mauritius to hold tender for 4,000 mt of long grain white rice on June 1: STC

13 / 05 / 2021

Mauritius to hold tender for 4,000 mt of long grain white rice on June 1: STC

The State Trading Corporation (STC) of Mauritius will hold a tender for 4,000 mt (+/-10%) of long grain white rice on June 1. Offers are to be submitted on a CFR Port Louis basis and delivery is...

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

12 / 05 / 2021

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has projected that 2021-22 global milled rice production will reach a record 505.5 million mt in its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates...

Japan’s MAFF to hold CPTPP SBS tender for 1,040 mt of rice on May 25

11 / 05 / 2021

Japan’s MAFF to hold CPTPP SBS tender for 1,040 mt of rice on May 25

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) will hold a Simultaneous-Buy-Sell (SBS) tender for 1,040 mt of rice on May 25. The tender is being held due to Japan’s obligations...

Global 2020-21 milled rice production forecast at 513.2 million mt: AMIS

07 / 05 / 2021

Global 2020-21 milled rice production forecast at 513.2 million mt: AMIS

The Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS) has reduced its forecast for 2020-21 milled rice production to 513.6 million mt, down by 400,000 mt from the previous month, due to lower prospects...

South Korea: KAFFTC to hold tender for 134,994 mt of rice on May 14

04 / 05 / 2021

South Korea: KAFFTC to hold tender for 134,994 mt of rice on May 14

South Korea's Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation (KAFFTC) will hold a Minimum Market Access tender for a total of 134,994 mt of rice on May 14 (see table).
The tender comprises short, medium...

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Friday
14
May
Planted area contraction of around 20%-25% expected in US South; Total Indian rice stocks rise by 9.2% on year to 56.7 mil mt as of May 1; Brazil's exports rise 25% in April on weaker Real
Friday
07
May
Caution amid Thai rice market volatility underlines COVID-19’s scars; South Korea to hold tender for 134,994 mt of rice on May 14; Delivery of second Iraq-bound ship from Pakistan expected to arrive within the award period
Friday
30
April
Thai parboiled rice prices surge as exporters cover orders for Africa; 2021 Southwest monsoon rainfall likely to be 'normal'; Loading of second Iraq-bound ship from Pakistan expected by second week of May
Friday
23
April
Bangladesh to tender for 50,000 mt of non-Basmati parboiled rice on May 5; Lockdowns in India and Cambodia reduce market activity; Thai Hom Mali 100% Grade B assessed at almost four-year low