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August 10, 2020

10 / 08 / 2020

August 10, 2020

Thai 5% WR was assessed up to $465/mt FOB as lower offers were no longer available. Thai 100% Grade B, 10% and 15% WR...

Thai rice exports from July 20-26 down by 0.7% on week to 66,681 mt: USDA

10 / 08 / 2020

Thai rice exports from July 20-26 down by 0.7% on week to 66,681 mt: USDA

According to the USDA, unofficial and preliminary Thai rice exports (excluding Hom Mali fragrant rice) from July 20-26 totalled 66,681 mt, down by 449 mt from the previous week. Rice exports from...

Argentine rice exports total 33,716 mt in June, down by 6.9% on year: INDEC

10 / 08 / 2020

Argentine rice exports total 33,716 mt in June, down by 6.9% on year: INDEC

According to the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos, Argentine rice exports totalled 33,716 mt in June, down by 32% month-on-month and by 6.9% year-on-year. Of this volume, 17,552 mt...

Costa Rica’s Indarroz awards 35,000 mt of US paddy to ADM in Aug. 6 tender

10 / 08 / 2020

Costa Rica’s Indarroz awards 35,000 mt of US paddy to ADM in Aug. 6 tender

Costa Rica’s Indarroz awarded ADM the full 35,000 mt of US paddy in its Aug. 6 tender, according to participants. The volume will be shipped in two lots in October-November, with the entire volume...

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07 / 08 / 2020

#LRI Weekly Report published! #SouthKorea to hold tender for brown #rice on Aug. 19; #China sells 11% of 16.3 mil m… https://t.co/ANOysnrcdu

August 7, 2020

07 / 08 / 2020

August 7, 2020

Thai 5% WR was assessed unchanged at $460/mt FOB based on bids and offers. Thai 25% WR was assessed up to $443/mt FOB...

US’ KCCO to hold domestic tender for 600 mt of long grain rice on Aug. 18

07 / 08 / 2020

US’ KCCO to hold domestic tender for 600 mt of long grain rice on Aug. 18

The US Kansas City Commodity Office will hold a domestic tender for 600 mt of US #2, 7% broken long grain milled rice on Aug. 18. The rice is for Laos.

Vietnam

07 / 08 / 2020

Vietnam

Rising local prices continued to support Vietnamese white rice prices. Short covering for previous sales, strong...

Myanmar

07 / 08 / 2020

Myanmar

The Myanmar market was supported by demand from the Philippines and China, a 0.5% appreciation of the kyat against the...

Other Countries

07 / 08 / 2020

Other Countries

South Korea's Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation (KAFFTC) will hold a Minimum Market Access (MMA) tender for a...

Other Countries

07 / 08 / 2020

Other Countries

China’s National Grain Trade Center (NGTC) sold 1.87 million mt out of a possible 16.3 million mt of old crop paddy...

South America

07 / 08 / 2020

South America

Brazilian domestic paddy prices continued to rise, prompting participants to increase imports from nearby countries....

FAO All Rice Price Index down by 4.1 points in July

06 / 08 / 2020

FAO All Rice Price Index down by 4.1 points in July

The FAO’s All Rice Price Index decreased by 4.1 points (-3.6%) in July to 110.3 points, according to its August report. Although this is the second consecutive monthly decline and a four-month low,...

Taiwan to hold tender for 6,000 mt of US medium/short grain white rice on Sept. 4: TBC

06 / 08 / 2020

Taiwan to hold tender for 6,000 mt of US medium/short grain white rice on Sept. 4: TBC

Taiwan's Bank Corporation (TBC) will hold a tender for 6,000 mt of US medium and short grain white rice on Sept. 4.
The TBC previously awarded 18,500 mt of US brown rice import licences in its July...

Taiwan to hold global origin brown rice tender on Aug. 26, no awards made in Australian tender: TBC

05 / 08 / 2020

Taiwan to hold global origin brown rice tender on Aug. 26, no awards made in Australian tender: TBC

Taiwan’s Bank Corporation (TBC) will hold a global origin tender for 3,880 mt of brown rice on Aug. 26. The tender follows on from the TBC not awarding any volumes in its July 30 tender for 4,000...

South Korea: KAFFTC to hold tender for 60,556 mt of brown rice on Aug. 19

05 / 08 / 2020

South Korea: KAFFTC to hold tender for 60,556 mt of brown rice on Aug. 19

South Korea's Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation (KAFFTC) will hold a Minimum Market Access (MMA) tender for a total of 60,556 mt of long grain brown rice on August 19 (see table).
In its last...

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04 / 08 / 2020

LRI Monthly Report published! Including a feature on the #US 2020 #rice planting season https://t.co/Foka1MxvX7

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31 / 07 / 2020

#LRI Weekly Report Published! #Thailand's exports total 311,166 mt in June, down by 33% on month; #Taiwan awards 18… https://t.co/YsdNhDjpGL

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24 / 07 / 2020

#LRI Weekly Report published! #Thailand's 2020 exports forecast at 6.5 million mt, the lowest in a decade;… https://t.co/9bqGatgI9v

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17 / 07 / 2020

#LRI Weekly Report published! #Vietnam's 2020-21 #paddy production forecast at 43.5 million mt, unchanged year-on-… https://t.co/ewzmdf9Oy1

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Friday
07
August
South Korea: KAFFTC to hold tender for 60,556 mt of brown rice on Aug. 19; China’s NGTC sells 11% of 16.3 mil mt of old crop paddy offered in July auctions; Thai 5% broken white rice assessed at a discount to Vietnamese 5% broken white rice for the first time since Dec. 2018
Friday
31
July
Thailand's exports total 311,166 mt in June, down by 33% on month; Taiwan awards 18,500 mt of US brown rice import licences in July 21 tender; Italy's 2020 round grain planted area estimated to rise by 25% on year
Friday
24
July
TREA lowers Thailand's 2020 exports forecast to 6.5 million mt, the lowest in a decade; Brazilian exporters raise their offers as domestic paddy prices increase to record highs; Mauritius announces August 19 tender for 6,000 mt of long grain white rice: STC
Friday
17
July
Vietnam's 2020-21 paddy production forecast at 43.5 million mt, unchanged year-on-year; USDA forecasts global 2020-21 milled rice production at record 502 million mt; Brazil imports 53,268 mt, exports 245,978 mt in June