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January 19, 2022

19 / 01 / 2022

January 19, 2022

While local prices remained firm amid short covering, fresh offshore demand for Thai WR and PB was slow.
One exporter...

Pakistani rice exports totalled 496,208 mt in December, up by 2.3% on year: PBS

19 / 01 / 2022

Pakistani rice exports totalled 496,208 mt in December, up by 2.3% on year: PBS

Pakistani rice exports increased by 2.3% year on year in December to 496,208 mt, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics data shows. Exports were only 0.5% higher than last month's level but still represented...

January 18, 2022

18 / 01 / 2022

January 18, 2022

The Thai market firmed Jan. 18 following an increase in local prices and a further appreciation of the baht against the...

Vietnam: At least 12 ships to be loaded with 154,000 mt of rice in HCMC Port from Jan 14-23

18 / 01 / 2022

Vietnam: At least 12 ships to be loaded with 154,000 mt of rice in HCMC Port from Jan 14-23

At least 154,000 mt of rice are scheduled to be loaded onto 12 breakbulk ships arriving in Ho Chi Minh City Port from Jan. 14-23, according to the latest data from the Oceanic Agency and Shipping...

TENDER DATA: Bangladesh govt receives offers for 50,000 mt of rice

18 / 01 / 2022

TENDER DATA: Bangladesh govt receives offers for 50,000 mt of rice

Buyer: Bangladesh's Directorate General of Food
Specs & quantity: 50,000 mt of non-Basmati parboiled rice
Port: Chattogram and Mongla
Basis: CIF
Close: Jan. 16, 1 pm BST (0700 GMT)
Data from:...

January 17, 2022

17 / 01 / 2022

January 17, 2022

The Thai rice market was quiet Jan. 17, with one exporter saying they had not received any inquiries.
However, prices...

TENDER DATA: Mauritius’s STC to hold tender for 6,000 mt of long grain white rice

17 / 01 / 2022

TENDER DATA: Mauritius’s STC to hold tender for 6,000 mt of long grain white rice

Buyer: Mauritius’ State Trading Corporation
Specs & quantity: 6,000 mt of long grain white rice
Port: Port Louis
When: April 1-June 30
Basis: CFR
Close: Feb. 8, 1:30pm (Mauritius time)
Data from:...

TENDER DATA: South Korea’s KAFFTC to hold tender for 46,344 mt of rice Jan 28

17 / 01 / 2022

TENDER DATA: South Korea’s KAFFTC to hold tender for 46,344 mt of rice Jan 28

Buyer: South Korea's Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation
Specs & quantity: 46,344 mt of rice
Port: Gunsan, Incheon and Busan
When: May 31-June 30
Basis: CIP
Close: Jan. 27, 3pm (Korean time)...

TENDER DATA: Japan’s MAFF to hold SBS tender for 30,000 mt of rice Jan 31

17 / 01 / 2022

TENDER DATA: Japan’s MAFF to hold SBS tender for 30,000 mt of rice Jan 31

Buyer: Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Specs & quantity: 30,000 mt of rice
Port: Not specified
Close: Jan. 31, 11am (Japanese time)
Data from: MAFF
Notes: This is MAFF’s...

Other Countries

14 / 01 / 2022

Other Countries

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries awarded only 3,479 mt out of a possible 25,000 mt in its Jan....

South America

14 / 01 / 2022

South America

Brazilian local market activity remained slow, with mills typically only returning to full operations on Jan. 10....

Thailand

14 / 01 / 2022

Thailand

The Thai white and parboiled rice market was stable in the week ending Jan. 14 as tight paddy supplies in the local...

India

14 / 01 / 2022

India

The Indian non-Basmati market developed a bullish undertone in the week ending Jan. 14 as government procurement...

Myanmar

14 / 01 / 2022

Myanmar

The Myanmar market was generally stable during the week ending Jan. 14, with recent news of tariffs to the EU reverting...

TENDER DATA: Japan’s MAFF awards 83,200 mt in Jan 14 MA rice tender

14 / 01 / 2022

TENDER DATA: Japan’s MAFF awards 83,200 mt in Jan 14 MA rice tender

Buyer: Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Specs & quantity: 83,200 mt of rice
Port: Not specified
When: April 1-June 10
Basis: FOB
Close: Jan. 14, 2pm (Japanese time)
Data...

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Friday
14
January
EU Commission confirms expected resumption of tariff-free Myanmar and Cambodian rice imports; Japan’s MAFF awards 83,200 mt in Jan. 14 Minimum Access rice tender; USDA cuts global milled rice production forecast by 1 million mt
Friday
07
January
Thai 5% broken white rice assessed at six-month high; Japan’s MAFF to hold MA tender for 83,200 mt of milled rice Jan 14; Total Indian stocks rise by 18% on the year to 57.2 million mt as of Dec 1
Friday
17
December
Concerns abound in US South as rice planting decisions approach; Shipping lines slash Indian container freight prices to West Africa; Peru more than doubles rice import tariff to $67/mt, unnerving South American exporters
Friday
10
December
Thai 2022 milled rice output forecast at 20.8 mil mt, up by 10% on year: Shortages in Mali likely to be covered with existing Senegalese broken rice supplies; Columbia and Brazil expected to reduce rice tariffs