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Brazil rice exports rise 25% in April, boosted by weaker real

11 / 05 / 2021

Brazil rice exports rise 25% in April, boosted by weaker real

Brazil was a net exporter of rice in April for the second successive month, with exports boosted by the weakening of the real against the dollar and a large shipment to Costa Rica.
That continued the...

May 11, 2021

11 / 05 / 2021

May 11, 2021

Slow offshore demand continued to weigh on Thai WR and PB prices May 11. Thai 5% WR was assessed down at $468/mt FOB...

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...

Indian rice exports total 2.45 million mt in March, more than doubling on year: DGCIS

10 / 05 / 2021

Indian rice exports total 2.45 million mt in March, more than doubling on year: DGCIS

India exported 2.45 million mt of rice in March, more than double their year-earlier level of 1.10 million mt, when the country’s COVID-19 lockdown had held up many shipments.
Non-Basmati exports...

May 10, 2021

10 / 05 / 2021

May 10, 2021

The Thai market had a soft undertone due to subdued trade. Thai 5% WR was assessed down to $470/mt FOB based on lower...

US’ KCCO announces May 18 domestic tender, awards May 5 tender

07 / 05 / 2021

US’ KCCO announces May 18 domestic tender, awards May 5 tender

The US Kansas City Commodity Office (KCCO) will hold a domestic tender for 1,420 mt of milled rice on May 18. The volume comprises US #5, 20% broken fortified long grain and is destined for East...

Vietnam

07 / 05 / 2021

Vietnam

The Vietnamese market re-opened following public holidays on April 30 and May 3 with a distinctly firmer undertone for...

South America

07 / 05 / 2021

South America

The South American market was stable during the week ending May 7, although participants throughout Mercosur reported...

Cambodia

07 / 05 / 2021

Cambodia

The lockdown in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh, and surrounding areas was largely lifted on May 6 following a decline...

Other Countries

07 / 05 / 2021

Other Countries

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

Other Countries

07 / 05 / 2021

Other Countries

China’s National Grain Trade Center (NGTC) sold 160,053 mt out of a possible 6.3 million mt of old crop paddy in four...

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...

Bangladesh to tender for 50,000 mt of non-Basmati parboiled rice on May 5: DGF

21 / 04 / 2021

Bangladesh to tender for 50,000 mt of non-Basmati parboiled rice on May 5: DGF

Bangladesh’s Directorate General of Food (DGF) has announced a tender for 50,000 mt of non-Basmati parboiled rice, according to a DGF tender document.
Offers must be submitted by May 2 and remain...

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

09 / 04 / 2021

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has lowered its forecast for 2020-21 global milled rice production by 240,000 mt to 504.2 million mt in its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand...

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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
Friday
16
April
Global 2020-21 milled rice production forecast at record 513.6 million mt; ADM awarded USDA West Africa food aid tender; Pakistani exporters to load 34,000 mt for Iraq under April 5 tender