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19 / 11 / 2018

#Brazil: #Rice farmers switch to cultivating shrimp as the salinity level of reservoir water increases due to perio… https://t.co/0pLFPSp3F6

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19 / 11 / 2018

#Nigeria: Federal Government approves NGN 60 billion (US $165 million) of funding to boost #rice production https://t.co/OWFzp70esQ

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19 / 11 / 2018

#Iran exports #rice to #Canada and #Europe for first time since 1979 (It.) https://t.co/ddCj0M4oKK

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19 / 11 / 2018

#Cambodia: Amru #Rice to purchase 50,000 MTS of locally produced #paddy, worth US $17 million https://t.co/SvmxUyMJwm

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19 / 11 / 2018

#India: Sundargarh #paddy procurement target set at 130,000 MTS https://t.co/RFwYin0Fba

19 November 2018

19 / 11 / 2018

19 November 2018

There is a firm undertone to the Pakistani market due to improved demand; 5% and 100% broken WR and PB 5% STX are...

Bangladesh procurement update

19 / 11 / 2018

Bangladesh procurement update

According to local reports, the Bangladeshi government is expecting to procure 600,000 MTS of locally produced milled rice from the Aman (off-season) crop at a price of BDT 36 per kg (US $432.56 PMT)...

Philippines’ NFA G2P import arrivals update

19 / 11 / 2018

Philippines’ NFA G2P import arrivals update

According to the Philippines’ National Food Authority (NFA), Thai Capital Crops’ 18,000 MT award in the NFA’s 18 October government-to-private tender for 250,000 MTS of 25% broken white rice...

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19 / 11 / 2018

#Spain: 2018 Andalusian #paddy production forecast at 350,000 MTS, up by 3.6% year-on-year (Sp.) https://t.co/6JaXf67pfP

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19 / 11 / 2018

#Vietnam: General Department of State Reserve develops method of storing #paddy for up to 12 months longer (Vn.) https://t.co/oB80IXIC90

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19 / 11 / 2018

#Philippines: Senator says that #rice tariffication bill favours farmers https://t.co/B09zpKXwuA

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19 / 11 / 2018

#Philippines: NFA to release new guidelines on private #rice imports https://t.co/mABVDJxzax

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19 / 11 / 2018

#Bangladesh: #IRRI expresses concern over slow annual growth of #rice production https://t.co/8fFFAr8FUI

India Basmati production update

19 / 11 / 2018

India Basmati production update

The Agricultural and Processed Food Exports Development Authority has estimated India’s 2018 Kharif crop planted area at 38.5 million hectares, down by 2.54% year-on-year. Basmati planting in...

Pakistan exports update

19 / 11 / 2018

Pakistan exports update

Pakistani milled rice exports in October 2018 decreased by 20.2% year-on-year but increased by 54.4% month-on-month to 240,161 MTS, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. Of this total,...

El Salvador update

19 / 11 / 2018

El Salvador update

The FAO has forecast El Salvador's 2018 paddy production at 25,000 MTS, down by 3.85% year-on-year and 26.5% below the five-year average. Planting of the main season crop concluded in June 2018 for...

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16 / 11 / 2018

#LRI Report Published! #China's COFCO and #Malaysia's Bernas purchase a total of approximately 160,000 MTS of #Thai… https://t.co/5Az4E5Z1ec

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16 / 11 / 2018

#Philippines: Senate president wants proceeds from #rice import tariffs to go towards improvement of infrastructure… https://t.co/NDeGcLYpdc

India water supply update

16 / 11 / 2018

India water supply update

Water levels in India’s 91 major reservoirs totalled 103.7 billion cubic metres as of 15 November, according to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. This...

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16 / 11 / 2018

Blockchain project in #Cambodia helps farmers sell organic rice https://t.co/Os0YtTJoPN

16 November 2018

16 / 11 / 2018

16 November 2018

Thai WR prices are all assessed down as exporters are willing to accept lower bids to conclude fresh trade, with 5% and...

Cambodia update

16 / 11 / 2018

Cambodia update

The FAO has forecast Cambodian 2018 paddy production at 10.7 million MTS, up by 1.73% year-on-year and 10.3% above the five-year average. Harvesting of the main crop began in September, with the bulk...

Paraguay exports update

16 / 11 / 2018

Paraguay exports update

According to the Paraguayan Chamber of Rice, Paraguayan exports in October 2018 totalled 49,764 MTS, down by 2.79% month-on-month. Of this volume, white rice comprised 28,410 MTS (-20%), brown rice...

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16 / 11 / 2018

#Ghana: #Rice farmers urge government to roll out insurance covers and subsidise loans to boost production https://t.co/C2840z2Wkc

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16 / 11 / 2018

#Nigeria expected to import the largest volume of milled #rice in 2019 (up by 13% year-on-year to 3.4 million MTS),… https://t.co/0qpE5dIO1F

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16 / 11 / 2018

#India: Total of 21.6 million MTS of Kharif crop #paddy has been procured in Punjab and Haryana as of Tuesday https://t.co/Y7Ydq5wEsf

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16 / 11 / 2018

#Cambodia's total #rice exports declined by 13.2% between Jan. - Oct. 2018 https://t.co/8V3atpoCD9

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16 / 11 / 2018

#Philippines: Senate approves bill to lift restrictions on #rice imports to address rising inflation https://t.co/J8MEY4W9dB

Thailand

16 / 11 / 2018

Thailand

The Thai white rice market was supported by sales to China’s COFCO and Malaysia’s Bernas. COFCO purchased 100,000...

Vietnam

16 / 11 / 2018

Vietnam

The Philippines’ National Food Authority (NFA) made no awards in its 13 November government-to-government (G2G)...

Pakistan

16 / 11 / 2018

Pakistan

There was a firm undertone to the Pakistani IRRI-6 market following an increase in domestic prices and in anticipation...

U.S.A.

16 / 11 / 2018

U.S.A.

There was a soft undertone to the white rice and paddy market in the South. While strong domestic demand for white rice...

South America

16 / 11 / 2018

South America

The Brazilian whole grain rice market continued to have a soft undertone as the average price of domestic paddy...

India

16 / 11 / 2018

India

The Indian market re-opened with a firm undertone following Diwali celebrations last week. Despite new crop paddy...

Other Countries

16 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

Italian rice prices were generally stable as farmers remain unwilling to lower their paddy offers, with market...

Italy

16 / 11 / 2018

Italy

Italian rice prices were generally stable as farmers remain unwilling to lower their paddy offers, with market...

Myanmar

16 / 11 / 2018

Myanmar

Myanmar rice prices were under pressure due to the ongoing weakness of the exchange rate, with the Kyat depreciating by...

Other Countries

16 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

According to reports, Laos’ 2018 wet season paddy production is expected to total 3.2 million MTS, down by 8.57% from...

Other Countries

16 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

Malaysia’s Bernas purchased approximately 60,000 MTS of Thai 5% broken white rice in a tender held on 13 - 14...

Other Countries

16 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

Iran’s Government Trading Corporation will hold two tenders for a total of 60,000 MTS of Indian 1121 Parboiled...

Other Countries

16 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

According to market participants, 2019 Australian rice production is expected to be ‘significantly lower’ than the...

Other Countries

16 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

According to reports, global dry bulk freights declined to a seven-week low last week due to reduced demand for iron...

Other Countries

16 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

South Korean 2018 milled rice production is estimated at 3.87 million MTS, down by 2.62% year-on-year and the lowest...

Other Countries

16 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

The FAO has forecast Colombia’s 2018 paddy production at 2.46 million MTS, down by 9.45% year-on-year but 8.41% above...

Other Countries

16 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

The Philippines’ National Food Authority (NFA) did not make any awards in its 13 November government-to-government...

Other Countries

16 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

China’s COFCO purchased 100,000 MTS of Thai 5% broken white rice at a price of US $430 PMT FOB FCL under the...

Other Countries

16 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is planning to reduce oil production in 2019, according to...

Egypt

16 / 11 / 2018

Egypt

According to market participants, Egypt’s General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) received offers for a total...

Cambodia

16 / 11 / 2018

Cambodia

Substantial Phka Malis demand from China and the E.U. continued this week. Buyers in the E.U. are hoping to purchase...

Iran's GTC to hold two Indian 1121 Parboiled Basmati tenders

16 / 11 / 2018

Iran's GTC to hold two Indian 1121 Parboiled Basmati tenders

The LRI understands that Iran's Government Trading Corporation will hold two tenders for a total of 60,000 MTS of Indian 1121 Parboiled Basmati on 18 December 2018. The first 30,000 MTS will be...

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15 / 11 / 2018

#India: Law that only permits #paddy planting between specified dates reduces #rice farmers' ability to clear paddy… https://t.co/1Z6NoM58gL

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15 / 11 / 2018

#Uruguay: 2018/19 planted area contracted by 10% year-on-year, the smallest since the 1994/1995 crop (Sp.) https://t.co/Mw1jGkxBF2

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15 / 11 / 2018

#Vietnam: Experts believe Mekong Delta #rice production requires more modern technologies and better cooperation be… https://t.co/6c8vsOJphw

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15 / 11 / 2018

#Philippines: Senate expects #rice tariffication bill to create annual income of PHP 20 billion (US $379 million) f… https://t.co/XNmZYldq7q

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15 / 11 / 2018

#Vietnam: Hapro signs #rice export contacts with #Malaysia and #USA worth up to $2.5 million (Fr.) https://t.co/67IxpPBUZZ

15 November 2018

15 / 11 / 2018

15 November 2018

Thai 100% Grade B, 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed up by US $2 PMT following sales of 5% WR to China’s COFCO and...

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

15 / 11 / 2018

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

Two vessels were being loaded with rice in Rio Grande Port on 14 November. Hunan was loading 28,927 MTS destined for Venezuela and Rivelin was loading 15,000 MTS. An LDC vessel is expected to arrive...

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15 / 11 / 2018

#Brazil: #Rice shipments from Rio Grande Port totalled 1.4 million MTS during January – October 2018, up by 60% yea… https://t.co/2RZXpdnAJC

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15 / 11 / 2018

#Vietnam: Average export price of Japonica #rice reported at US $526 PMT during January – October 2018 (Vn.) https://t.co/aSCvOz1Tv9

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15 / 11 / 2018

#Madagascar: Local price of Vary Gasy #paddy increased to MGA 1,855 per kg (US $512.62 PMT) as of 4 November (Fr.) https://t.co/7BvbhS0VuF

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15 / 11 / 2018

#India: Punjab #paddy procurement estimated at 14.7 million MTS as of 13 November https://t.co/2R7S7g54f2

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15 / 11 / 2018

#India: Pune District #paddy fields affected by insufficient rainfall and fungal diseases; planted area estimated a… https://t.co/VJ57ajTU3T

KCCO announces domestic tender

15 / 11 / 2018

KCCO announces domestic tender

The U.S. Kansas City Commodity Office (KCCO) will hold a domestic tender for a total of 4,030 MTS on 27 November. Of this volume, 2,680 MTS will comprise U.S. #2, 7% broken long grain white rice...

Philippines’ NFA G2P import arrivals update

15 / 11 / 2018

Philippines’ NFA G2P import arrivals update

According to the Philippines’ National Food Authority (NFA), Thai Capital Crops’ 18,000 MT award in the NFA’s 18 October government-to-private tender for 250,000 MTS of 25% broken white rice...

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14 / 11 / 2018

#IRRI continues to develop #rice varieties that are tolerant to flash floods, saline water and drought https://t.co/29mao0otAZ

AARQ announces next tender for U.S. TRQ imports

14 / 11 / 2018

AARQ announces next tender for U.S. TRQ imports

The Association for the Administration of Rice Quotas (AARQ) announced its next tranche of Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) licences to export U.S. rice into the E.U. A total of 9,681 MTS of semi-milled or...

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14 / 11 / 2018

Scientists in #Singapore developing climate change resistant #rice variety https://t.co/2duwOTsjTm

Indian government finalises payment guidelines for Basmati trade to Iran

14 / 11 / 2018

Indian government finalises payment guidelines for Basmati trade to Iran

According to local reports, the Indian government is finalising payment guidelines for Basmati rice trade to Iran, which are expected to be conducted in Rupees. Exporters were initially concerned...

Cambodia exports update

14 / 11 / 2018

Cambodia exports update

According to the Cambodian Rice Federation, rice exports between January – October 2018 totalled 434,807 MTS, down by 11.6% year-on-year. China imported the largest volume of Cambodian rice during...

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14 / 11 / 2018

#Nigeria: #Rice farmers long Rivers Rima and Niger lose up to 80% of #paddy crop to floods https://t.co/pk4NG59XV5

India: Kakinada Port loading update

14 / 11 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

Six vessels were being loaded with a total of 192,900 MTS in Kakinada Port today (14 November), up by 15.4% since 26 October. Phoenix is loading two vessels: one with 31,500 MTS of Parboiled 5% for...

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14 / 11 / 2018

#Philippines: Average #paddy production cost is PHP 12 per kg (US $225.48 PMT) https://t.co/FUx0i2Rl9c

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14 / 11 / 2018

#Peru: 2018/19 Jequetepeque Valley planted area forecast at 28,300ha; #paddy production estimated at 336,770 MTS (S… https://t.co/uXDnJqhzQ9

14 November 2018

14 / 11 / 2018

14 November 2018

All Vietnamese WR grades are assessed down due to persistent slow demand as offers are uncompetitive with other Asian...

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14 / 11 / 2018

#Cuba: Farmers plan to plant 139,000ha of #paddy in the cold season from 15 November; production target set at 311,… https://t.co/hETLlr2b9K

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14 / 11 / 2018

#Nicaragua: Rainfed #paddy production forecast at 5.7 million quintals (262,200 MTS); irrigated paddy production fo… https://t.co/i5xNLNWVSq

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14 / 11 / 2018

#India: #Rice Exporters Association petitions government to end tax on Basmati rice exports from Jammu and Kashmir https://t.co/KtwVAaUHsN

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14 / 11 / 2018

#Vietnam to export organic #rice to #NewZealand (Vn.) https://t.co/0nGX5T6l8A

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14 / 11 / 2018

#Philippines: National Food Authority expects to increase #paddy procurement following introduction of buffer stock… https://t.co/JR94jvhnTL

South Korea production and planting update

14 / 11 / 2018

South Korea production and planting update

South Korean 2018 milled rice production is estimated at 3.87 million MTS, down by 2.62% year-on-year and the lowest level since 1980, according to Statistics Korea cited in reports. Planted area is...

Colombia update

14 / 11 / 2018

Colombia update

The FAO has forecast Colombia’s 2018 paddy production at 2.46 million MTS, down by 9.45% year-on-year but 8.41% above the five-year average. Production has been hampered by a 20% contraction in...

Philippines' NFA updates budget for G2P tender

14 / 11 / 2018

Philippines' NFA updates budget for G2P tender

The Philippines' National Food Authority (NFA) has amended the budget for its 20 November government-to-private tender for a total of 500,000 MTS of 25% broken white rice. The NFA has allocated a...

China's COFCO purchases Thai rice

14 / 11 / 2018

China's COFCO purchases Thai rice

The LRI understands that China’s COFCO has purchased 100,000 MTS of Thai 5% broken white rice at a price of US $430 PMT FOB FCL under the countries' Memorandum of Understanding. Shipment is...

Malaysia's Bernas purchases Thai rice

14 / 11 / 2018

Malaysia's Bernas purchases Thai rice

The LRI understands that Malaysia's Bernas purchased approximately 60,000 MTS of Thai 5% broken white rice in a tender held on 13 - 14 November. The average sale price was US $375 PMT FOB.

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13 / 11 / 2018

#India: 12 of the mills approved to export Basmati #rice to #China are located in Haryana https://t.co/rLtuwNIpF4

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13 / 11 / 2018

#Cameroon: State projects to boost #rice sector have been unsuccessful; production deficit leads to increase in imp… https://t.co/8LEEsuCLxh

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13 / 11 / 2018

#Australian firm SunRice Group acquires #Vietnamese #rice mill in the Mekong Delta; anticipated to be fully operati… https://t.co/Q5EHnTf4Pd

Iran imports update

13 / 11 / 2018

Iran imports update

According to local reports, Iran imported 958,000 MTS of milled and semi-milled rice between 21 March – 22 October 2018, a 4.21% year-on-year decrease. These imports are valued at US $985.4 million...

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13 / 11 / 2018

#Colombia: #Rice processor Federal to invest COP 3 billion (US $944,951) in rice husk energy generation plant in 20… https://t.co/mdN3M7AOv4

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13 / 11 / 2018

#Ecuador: #Rice farmers offer #paddy at US $18 - $26 per 200lbs (US $198 – $287 PMT), half of the government procur… https://t.co/twecAAlWzj

13 November 2018

13 / 11 / 2018

13 November 2018

Indian 25% WR is assessed up to US $355 PMT FOB (+$5 PMT) as lower offers are no longer available. Lower offers were...

USA: Update on Californian fires

13 / 11 / 2018

USA: Update on Californian fires

The LRI understands that Californian mills and paddy fields have not been damaged by the ongoing fires in northern California. However, many industry members have lost their homes and properties. The...

Philippines production and planting update

13 / 11 / 2018

Philippines production and planting update

The Philippine Statistics Authority has estimated Q3 2018 paddy production at 3.2 million MTS, which represents a 5.7% year-on-year decrease. Harvested area and the average field yield are also...

India stocks update

13 / 11 / 2018

India stocks update

Rice stocks in the Food Corporation of India’s Central Pool totalled 32.8 million MTS as of 1 November, representing 61.7% month-on-month and 2.54% year-on-year decreases. Of this volume, 16.3...

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13 / 11 / 2018

#Kenya: Kirinyaga County requests government support to boost #rice production and for rice to be recognised as a s… https://t.co/nkO9Tfs9ku

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13 / 11 / 2018

#India: Flood lights along Punjab border are delaying ripening of the #paddy crop and are reducing the average fiel… https://t.co/Qx9DxigMPO

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13 / 11 / 2018

#Indonesia: Consumer preferences shift from medium quality #rice to premium rice https://t.co/HlJsym7HZp

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13 / 11 / 2018

#Indonesia: Local #rice prices anticipated to increase due to delays in planting the 2018/19 #paddy crop https://t.co/OYBV5MjHYA

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13 / 11 / 2018

#Thailand: Farmers increase pace of harvesting as #paddy prices rise https://t.co/pVDR5roK0i

Brazil planting and exports update

13 / 11 / 2018

Brazil planting and exports update

According to local reports citing IRGA, planting in Rio Grande do Sul was 79.6% complete as of 8 November. IRGA revised its forecast for total planted area up by 0.5% to 1.01 million hectares due to...

Philippines’ NFA makes no awards in 13 November re-tender

13 / 11 / 2018

Philippines’ NFA makes no awards in 13 November re-tender

The LRI understands that the Philippines’ National Food Authority (NFA) did not make any awards in its 13 November government-to-government re-tender for 203,000 MTS of 25% broken white rice....

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12 / 11 / 2018

#Colombia: The local price of #rice in Antioquia increased by 8.02% between January - October 2018 to COP 2,355 per… https://t.co/CNx2W39C3q

LRI Methodology update

12 / 11 / 2018

LRI Methodology update

The LRI intends to update its Methodology to provide greater clarity on its price assessment process and ensure its adherence to IOSCO price reporting agency principles. The document includes updated...

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12 / 11 / 2018

#India: Government #paddy procurement forecast to decline by 6% - 8% due to lower #paddy field yields in Punjab, Ha… https://t.co/PgJ9k1Czbq

Egypt’s GASC tender update

12 / 11 / 2018

Egypt’s GASC tender update

According to market participants, Egypt’s General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) received offers for a total of 515,000 MTS of Grade #2 10% broken short/medium grain white rice in its 12...

12 November 2018

12 / 11 / 2018

12 November 2018

Paddy prices in Pakistan have increased as local sellers are holding on to stocks in anticipation of sales to the...

Freight update

12 / 11 / 2018

Freight update

According to reports, global dry bulk freights declined to a seven-week low last week due to reduced demand for iron ore and coal from China, in addition to high vessel capacity. The Baltic Dry Index...

Philippines local prices update

12 / 11 / 2018

Philippines local prices update

The average farmgate price of paddy in the Philippines decreased by 1.42% week-on-week and increased by 12.4% year-on-year to PHP 20.90 per kg (US $392.41 PMT) during the third week of October 2018,...

Australia production update

12 / 11 / 2018

Australia production update

According to market participants, 2019 Australian rice production is expected to be ‘significantly lower’ than the historical average due to the country’s ongoing drought. Planting in New South...

OPEC update

12 / 11 / 2018

OPEC update

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is planning to reduce oil production in 2019, according to reports. Saudi Arabia has called for all major oil producers to each reduce their...

Brazil exports and imports update

12 / 11 / 2018

Brazil exports and imports update

Brazil’s rice exports between January – October 2018 totalled 1.41 million MTS, up by 98.3% year-on-year, according to IRGA. Exports in October totalled 152,775 MTS (+66.1%). Venezuela imported...

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City Port loading update

12 / 11 / 2018

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City Port loading update

Seven vessels are expected to arrive in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City Port this month. Three Vinafood 1 vessels arrived last week to be loaded with rice destined for Syria (17,000 MTS of 5% broken white...

Laos production update

12 / 11 / 2018

Laos production update

According to reports, Laos’ 2018 wet season paddy production is expected to total 3.2 million MTS, down by 8.57% from the government’s target due to widespread floods. A total of 101,000ha of...

Myanmar exports update

12 / 11 / 2018

Myanmar exports update

According to local reports citing the Myanmar Rice Federation, milled rice exports (including broken rice) between 1 April – 26 October 2018 are valued at US $435.96 million. More than 1 million...

9 November 2018

09 / 11 / 2018

9 November 2018

Slow demand and a lack of sales to the Philippines since the National Food Authority’s 18 October tender has put...

India water supply update

09 / 11 / 2018

India water supply update

Water levels in India’s 91 major reservoirs totalled 107.9 billion cubic metres as of 8 November, according to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. This...

China production and stocks update

09 / 11 / 2018

China production and stocks update

China’s National Bureau of Statistics, cited by the USDA, has revised its estimates for China’s harvested area, average field yield and production from the 2007/08 – 2017/18 marketing years...

Philippines stocks update

09 / 11 / 2018

Philippines stocks update

Rice stocks in the Philippines totalled 1.59 million MTS as of 1 October 2018, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority. This represents a 36.1% increase since September 2018 and a 17.9%...

Brazil: CONAB auction update

09 / 11 / 2018

Brazil: CONAB auction update

According to local reports, CONAB has suspended its 13 November auction for 10,664 MTS of paddy at the request of farmer groups.

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

09 / 11 / 2018

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

Three vessels were being loaded with rice in Rio Grande Port on 8 November. TRC was loading 24,130 MTS, LDC was loading 27,245 MTS and Olam was loading 17,000 MTS. A Hunan vessel has arrived but is...

Thailand

09 / 11 / 2018

Thailand

The Thai white rice market was initially supported by anticipation of sales to the Philippines’ National Food...

U.S.A.

09 / 11 / 2018

U.S.A.

There were mixed sentiments in the Southern milled rice market. Mills in Louisiana remained busy processing recent...

Thailand

09 / 11 / 2018

Thailand

Unofficial and preliminary rice exports (excluding premium white and fragrant rice) for 15 - 21 October 2018 totalled...

Vietnam

09 / 11 / 2018

Vietnam

The Philippines’ National Food Authority (NFA) did not purchase any rice in its 6 November government-to-government...

Pakistan

09 / 11 / 2018

Pakistan

Following the recommendation of the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority, the Pakistani government has increased petroleum...

South America

09 / 11 / 2018

South America

The Brazilian whole grain market had a soft undertone as the Real depreciated slightly against the U.S. Dollar and as...

Cambodia

09 / 11 / 2018

Cambodia

Exporters remained focused on sales of Phka Malis as harvesting continued and increased domestic purchases of Phka...

Myanmar

09 / 11 / 2018

Myanmar

Trade at the Myanmar - China border has been suspended for the past month following China’s imposition of an import...

Other Countries

09 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

The USDA has forecast South Korea’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (November – October) at...

India

09 / 11 / 2018

India

Market activity in India was subdued ahead of Diwali celebrations, which began on Tuesday (6 November) in the South and...

Other Countries

09 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

According to local reports citing Ecuador’s Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Ecuador will export around 64,000...

Other Countries

09 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

The U.S. government reimposed further economic sanctions on Iran on Sunday (4 November). U.S. President Trump has cited...

Other Countries

09 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

According to market participants and reports, the E.U. Commission will ask E.U. member states to vote on whether to...

Other Countries

09 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

The USDA has raised its forecast for 2018/19 global milled rice supply by 17.7 million MTS to 651.4 million MTS in its...

Other Countries

09 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

The Philippines’ National Food Authority (NFA) did not receive any offers in its 6 November government-to-government...

Italy

09 / 11 / 2018

Italy

The Italian market had a firm undertone as farmers continued to be unwilling to lower their paddy offers. Although news...

Other Countries

09 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) will hold a Simultaneous-Buy-Sell tender on 30...

Other Countries

09 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

The FAO has forecast China’s 2018 paddy production at 206.3 million MTS, a 1.08% year-on-year decrease and 0.24%...

Japan's MAFF MA tender results

09 / 11 / 2018

Japan's MAFF MA tender results

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has awarded the full 42,839 MTS in its 9 November Minimum Access tender. Please see the table below for more details:

Japan's MAFF announces SBS tender

09 / 11 / 2018

Japan's MAFF announces SBS tender

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) will hold a Simultaneous-Buy-Sell tender on 30 November for a total of 25,000 MTS.

8 November 2018

08 / 11 / 2018

8 November 2018

All Pakistani whole grain WR prices are assessed down by US $1 PMT as demand from West Africa remains slow, with 5% and...

E.U. considers imposing tariffs on rice imported from Myanmar and Cambodia

08 / 11 / 2018

E.U. considers imposing tariffs on rice imported from Myanmar and Cambodia

The LRI understands that the E.U. Commission will ask E.U. member states to vote on whether to impose tariffs on long grain rice imports from Cambodia and Myanmar in December; this is to support...

Spain production update

08 / 11 / 2018

Spain production update

According to the Rice Sector Council of Agri-Food Cooperatives of Spain cited in reports, Spanish 2018 paddy production is estimated at 825,741 MTS, up by 3.6% year-on-year. Of this volume, Japonica...

Brazil's CONAB announces paddy auction

08 / 11 / 2018

Brazil's CONAB announces paddy auction

Brazil’s national supply company, CONAB, will hold an auction for 10,664 MTS of paddy on 13 November. Bids must be submitted on a BRL per kg basis. The volume is currently stored in warehouses in...

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

08 / 11 / 2018

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

The USDA has raised its forecast for 2018/19 global milled rice supply by 17.7 million MTS to 651.4 million MTS in its latest WASDE report due to higher prospects for Chinese ending stocks and...

Philippines’ NFA to hold G2G re-tender

08 / 11 / 2018

Philippines’ NFA to hold G2G re-tender

The LRI understands that the Philippines’ National Food Authority (NFA) will hold a government-to-government re-tender for 203,000 MTS of 25% broken white rice on 13 November. This is the volume...

Cambodia and Myanmar’s EBA status update

07 / 11 / 2018

Cambodia and Myanmar’s EBA status update

The E.U. Commission has started proceedings to remove Cambodia and Myanmar’s Everything But Arms (EBA) status, which allows both countries to export rice to the E.U. duty free. The Commission has...

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Friday
16
November
China's COFCO purchases 100,000 MTS of Thai 5% broken white rice under MoU; Malaysia's Bernas purchases approximately 60,000 MTS of Thai 5% broken white rice in tender; Iran's GTC to hold two tenders for a total of 60,000 MTS of Indian 1121 Parboiled Basmati on 18 December
Friday
09
November
China's 2018 stocks forecast at 113 million MTS, up by 3.67% year-on-year; Philippines' NFA to hold re-tender for 203,000 MTS of 25% broken white rice on 13 November; India's 2018/19 milled rice production forecast at 111 million MTS, down by 1.69% year-on-year
Friday
02
November
Philippines' NFA postpones its 29 October G2G tender for 203,000 MTS of 25% WR to 6 November and will hold a G2P tender for 500,000 MTS of 25% WR on 20 November; Thai 2019 milled rice production forecast to increase by 2.41% year-on-year to 20.9 million MTS; Uruguayan 2018/19 planted area forecast at 138,000ha, down by 15% year-on-year
Friday
26
October
Philippines' NFA purchases 47,000 MTS of 25% broken white rice in 18 October G2P tender and will hold G2G tender for 203,000 MTS on 29 October; 2018/19 Australian milled rice production forecast down by 11.9% year-on-year to 400,000 MTS; Indonesian 2018 milled rice production forecast at 32.4 million MTS