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20 / 03 / 2019

Farmers in #Uruguay concerned about the impact of poor transport links on their ability to sell their #paddy crops… https://t.co/c1b62W7vtR

20 March 2019

20 / 03 / 2019

20 March 2019

Uruguayan 5% WR is assessed up to US $494 PMT FOB FCL (+$4 PMT) on day three of our 10-day new crop transition based on...

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20 / 03 / 2019

#Gabon: Prime Minister claims that annual #rice imports total around 70,000 MTS at a cost of XAF 8 billion (US $13.… https://t.co/YWn4wfGNmo

Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi affected by Cyclone Idai

20 / 03 / 2019

Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi affected by Cyclone Idai

Hundreds of thousands of people in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi have been affected by widespread flooding and devastation caused by the arrival of Cyclone Idai, according to reports. Although the...

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20 / 03 / 2019

#Ghana: Government hopes to reduce #rice imports by 50% this year by improving local production https://t.co/U15I6zqVtx

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20 / 03 / 2019

#Australian #paddy crop may be the smallest in 50 years due to water shortages https://t.co/Lb6oiJINRs

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20 / 03 / 2019

#Myanmar Rice Federation urges the government to sign a deal to increase the #rice export quota to #China to 400,00… https://t.co/T8RqmV4n67

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City Port loading update

20 / 03 / 2019

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City Port loading update

At least 16 vessels will arrive in Ho Chi Minh City Port between 13 - 30 March to be loaded with rice. See the table below for more details.

Pakistan: Port Qasim loading update

19 / 03 / 2019

Pakistan: Port Qasim loading update

One vessel, M.V. Belatlantic, was being loaded with 30,000 MTS of rice in Port Qasim today (19 March), according to the Port Qasim Authority. The Senegal-bound vessel arrived on 17 March to be loaded...

The Gambia update

19 / 03 / 2019

The Gambia update

The FAO has estimated The Gambia’s 2018 paddy production at 245,000 MTS, down by 16.7% year-on-year and 52.8% below the five-year average. Production was hampered by delayed seasonal rainfall, dry...

Iraq's Ministry of Trade amends tender dates

19 / 03 / 2019

Iraq's Ministry of Trade amends tender dates

The LRI understands that the Iraqi Ministry of Trade has postponed the offer submission deadline of its 26 March global origin tender for a minimum of 30,000 MTS until 31 March. The validity of...

Japan’s MAFF MA tender results

19 / 03 / 2019

Japan’s MAFF MA tender results

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has awarded the full 72,912 MTS in its 19 March Minimum Access tender. Please see the table below for more details.

Iraq's MoT announces global origin tender

18 / 03 / 2019

Iraq's MoT announces global origin tender

The LRI understands that Iraq's Ministry of Trade will hold a global origin tender for a minimum of 30,000 MTS. Offers must be submitted by 26 March and will remain valid until 31 March. Shipment is...

AARQ tender results

18 / 03 / 2019

AARQ tender results

The Association for the Administration of Rice Quotas has awarded the full 19,360 MTS of Tariff Rate Quota licences to import U.S. semi-milled or milled rice into the E.U. in its auction for the...

Pakistan

15 / 03 / 2019

Pakistan

Despite slow fresh demand aside from regular buyers, most Pakistani exporters were reluctant to significantly lower...

Thailand

15 / 03 / 2019

Thailand

Following three weeks of consistent price decreases and in spite of generally slow demand, Thai white rice prices...

Vietnam

15 / 03 / 2019

Vietnam

Ongoing government paddy procurement continued to give the Vietnamese market a firm undertone. The local price of brown...

U.S.A.

15 / 03 / 2019

U.S.A.

Transport along the Mississippi River remains hampered by high water levels, which is preventing the loading of grains...

South America

15 / 03 / 2019

South America

The Brazilian market was relatively stable, with minimal trade reported. Despite buyers speculating a decline in prices...

Japan's MAFF makes additional CPTPP SBS tender purchase

15 / 03 / 2019

Japan's MAFF makes additional CPTPP SBS tender purchase

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has purchased 120 MTS of Australian non-glutinous broken rice in its 14 March Simultaneous-Buy-Sell tender. This is in addition to the 800...

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Friday
15
March
India's 5% export subsidy for non-Basmati will expire on 25 March; E.U.'s non-Basmati brown rice import tariff increased to EUR €65 PMT as of 1 March; Egypt's GASC will hold a global origin tender for 20,000 MTS (+/-10%) of short/medium grain rice on 30 March
Friday
08
March
Turkey's TMO purchased 22,500 MTS of long grain milled rice in 7 March tender; 32 U.S. mills approved to export rice to China; Japan's MAFF purchased the full 53,128 MTS in 8 March MA tender
Friday
01
March
Malaysia's Bernas purchases Vietnamese 5% broken white rice in its 25 February tender; Indian 2018/19 milled rice production forecast at 115.6 million MTS, up by 4.13% year-on-year; Italian 2018/19 paddy stocks estimated at 624,146 MTS as of 26 February, down by 17.5% year-on-year
Friday
22
February
Iraq's MoT purchased 120,000 MTS of Vietnamese rice and is expected to issue a global origin tender or request for offers of U.S. rice next week; China's 2018/19 milled rice imports forecast at 5 million MTS, down by 9.09% year-on-year; Enquiries for Brazilian white rice from Venezuela reported before yesterday's border closure