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Paraguay exports update

13 / 09 / 2019

Paraguay exports update

Paraguay exported a total of 76,637 MTS in August, up by 1.53% month-on month. White rice comprised 41.5% of this volume, followed by brown rice (35.9%), paddy (11.7%) and broken rice (10.9%)....

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13 / 09 / 2019

#LRI Report Published! USDA lowers its forecast for #USA 2019/20 #paddy output to 8.5 mn. MTS, down by 16.5% year-o… https://t.co/aNXvH03eXu

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13 / 09 / 2019

#Cuba: New #rice processing facility in Jíbaro received around 5,500 MTS of #paddy in the past year (Sp.) https://t.co/HafQFfcO2p

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13 / 09 / 2019

#Argentina: Vessel due to arrive at Concepción del Uruguay Port on 22 September to be loaded with around 14,000 MTS… https://t.co/jKC9ZmJxjh

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13 / 09 / 2019

Transport costs between #Myanmar and #China via the Muse border have increased following attacks on a key bridge in… https://t.co/cQxYTLnz8f

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13 / 09 / 2019

#India’s economic growth is “much weaker” than expected due to corporate and regulatory uncertainty, according to t… https://t.co/kjFYMQTq97

13 September 2019

13 / 09 / 2019

13 September 2019

All Vietnamese WR grades are assessed down by US $5 PMT as slow demand continues to weigh on prices, with 5% and 25% WR...

Philippines local prices update

13 / 09 / 2019

Philippines local prices update

The average farmgate price of paddy in the Philippines decreased by 4.4% week-on-week and by 27.4% year-on-year to PHP 16.68 per kg (US $321.33 PMT) during the fifth week of August, according to the...

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...

12 September 2019

12 / 09 / 2019

12 September 2019

Vietnamese Fragrant 5% is assessed down to US $468 PMT FOB (-$10 PMT) as some participants have begun to sell their...

Myanmar exports update

12 / 09 / 2019

Myanmar exports update

Myanmar exported 459,928 MTS of broken rice (worth US $122.39 million) from 1 October 2018 – 30 August 2019, according to local reports citing the Ministry of Commerce. These exports declined by...

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

12 / 09 / 2019

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

The USDA has lowered its forecast for 2019/20 global milled rice production by 3.64 million MTS to 497.9 million MTS in its latest WASDE report. This is primarily due to a 3 million MT downward...

Taiwan: No awards made in TBC's 10 September re-tenders

11 / 09 / 2019

Taiwan: No awards made in TBC's 10 September re-tenders

The Taiwan Bank Corporation (TBC) has not made any awards in its 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...

Japan's MAFF announces CPTPP SBS tender

10 / 09 / 2019

Japan's MAFF announces CPTPP SBS tender

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) will hold a Simultaneous-Buy-Sell (SBS) tender on 24 September for a total of 1,000 MTS. The tender is being held due to Japan’s...

Taiwan: TBC announces long grain tender

10 / 09 / 2019

Taiwan: TBC announces long grain tender

The Taiwan Bank Corporation (TBC) will hold a tender for 12,000 MTS of U.S. long grain brown rice on 8 October, according to government documents. The TBC is understood to be holding the tender on...

Taiwan: TBC to hold two re-tenders on 10 September

09 / 09 / 2019

Taiwan: TBC to hold two re-tenders on 10 September

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 10...

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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