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16 / 08 / 2019

#China: Scientists complete high-resolution 3D genome #rice map https://t.co/i9CKXExO87

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16 / 08 / 2019

#LRI Report Published! #CostaRica’s Indarroz purchases #USA #rice; #India's 2019 milled exports forecast at 12.1 mi… https://t.co/FVcyRO5xSd

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16 / 08 / 2019

#India: Plasma jet technology expected to help #rice farmers cope with fungal infestations https://t.co/z4QEurFnqp

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16 / 08 / 2019

#SriLanka: 4,362ha of #paddy destroyed by drought https://t.co/HJ9aWdsOXF

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16 / 08 / 2019

#Myanmar: More than 45,000 acres (18,211ha) of #paddy fields affected by flash floods https://t.co/j6OHLKmd1r

16 August 2019

16 / 08 / 2019

16 August 2019

Indian PB 5% STX is assessed down to US $376 PMT FOB based on bids and offers. Our other Indian assessments are...

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

16 / 08 / 2019

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

Three vessels were being loaded with a total of 32,600 MTS of rice in Yangon Port yesterday (15 August), up by 13.2% from 7 August, according to the Myanma Port Authority. Please see the table below...

China’s NGTC auction results

16 / 08 / 2019

China’s NGTC auction results

China’s National Grain Trade Center sold 25.8% of the 1.78 million MTS of old crop paddy it auctioned on 16 August, up from 12.2% sold in its 13 August auction. The paddy was sold at an average...

Other Countries

16 / 08 / 2019

Other Countries

Italian market activity was almost non-existent, with most mills and the Vercelli and Milan paddy markets closed for...

Other Countries

16 / 08 / 2019

Other Countries

China’s National Grain Trade Center (NGTC) sold 12.2% of the 205,758 MTS of old crop paddy it auctioned on 13 August,...

Other Countries

16 / 08 / 2019

Other Countries

The average farmgate price of paddy in the Philippines increased by 0.1% week-on-week and decreased by 18.6%...

South America

16 / 08 / 2019

South America

The Argentine Peso depreciated to a record low of ARS 60.24 to the U.S. Dollar on Wednesday (14 August). This was in...

Cambodia

16 / 08 / 2019

Cambodia

New crop Sen Kra Ob sales to China, Malaysia and the E.U. continued to dominate Cambodian market activity, with fresh...

Iran’s GTC cancels Indian Basmati tender

16 / 08 / 2019

Iran’s GTC cancels Indian Basmati tender

Iran’s Government Trading Corporation (GTC) cancelled its 13 August tender for a minimum of 20,000 MTS of Indian 1121 Basmati, according to market participants. The GTC is likely to re-issue the...

Taiwan: TBC postpones two short/medium grain tenders

16 / 08 / 2019

Taiwan: TBC postpones two short/medium grain tenders

The Taiwan Bank Corporation (TBC) has postponed two U.S. short/medium grain tenders, according to government documents. Both the 30 August tender for 500 MTS of short grain white rice and the 20...

15 August 2019

15 / 08 / 2019

15 August 2019

Thai PB 100% STX is assessed up to US $420 PMT FOB (+$5 PMT) following the covering of vessels destined for South...

Malaysia update

15 / 08 / 2019

Malaysia update

The FAO has estimated Malaysia’s 2019 paddy production at 2.81 million MTS, down by 0.32% year-on-year but 2.48% above the five-year average. Planted area was largely unchanged year-on-year, while...

Costa Rica's Indarroz purchases U.S. rice

13 / 08 / 2019

Costa Rica's Indarroz purchases U.S. rice

The LRI understands that Costa Rica's Indarroz purchased 19,000 MTS of U.S. paddy and 2,000 MTS of U.S. milled rice in a tender. Offers were submitted on 1 August and remained valid until 5 August....

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

12 / 08 / 2019

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

The USDA has raised its forecast for 2019/20 global milled rice production by 40,000 MTS to 497.86 million MTS in its latest WASDE report. Improved Iraqi and Vietnamese output is expected to more...

Taiwan: TBC announces short grain tender

09 / 08 / 2019

Taiwan: TBC announces short grain tender

The Taiwan Bank Corporation (TBC) will hold a tender for 500 MTS of U.S. short grain white rice on 30 August, according to government documents. The TBC is understood to be holding the tender on...

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Friday
09
August
Thai prices continue to rise due to the strength of the Baht against the U.S. Dollar and drought concerns; Philippines' milled rice imports totalled 246,472 MTS in July, up by 43.5% year-on-year; Mauritius' STC and Taiwan Bank Corporation announce new tenders
Friday
02
August
Taiwan Bank Corporation will hold three tenders in August for a total of 15,300 MTS; Costa Rica's Indarroz considers offers of 18,000 MTS of South American paddy in its 1 August tender; Indian 1509 Basmati paddy arrivals weigh on 1121 Basmati prices
Friday
26
July
Drought declared in more than 12 Thai provinces, with cumulative rainfall in the main rice producing regions recorded at the lowest level in 10 years; India's January - June exports totalled 5.78 million MTS, down by 14.9% year-on-year; Italy's 2019 planted area estimated at 221,000ha, up by 1.75% year-on-year
Friday
19
July
Iraq’s Ministry of Trade purchases 60,000 MTS of U.S. long grain white rice under the MoU; Turkey's milled rice imports forecast at 210,000 MTS, up by 23.5% year-on-year; China's National Grain Trade Center sold 21.3% of the 1.77 million MTS of old crop paddy it auctioned on 19 July