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20 June 2018

20 / 06 / 2018

20 June 2018

Thai exporters continue to reduce their offers due to slow demand, the depreciation of the Baht against the U.S....

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20 / 06 / 2018

#Guyana #Rice Development Board are working with officials in #Panama to secure outstanding payment https://t.co/GiIZPc3Y6q

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20 / 06 / 2018

New logistics hub in #Paraguay could offer an alternative route for #rice exports to #African destinations (Sp.) https://t.co/dKawP2cO1k

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20 / 06 / 2018

#India: Domestic #rice prices in Nagpur on 19 June https://t.co/yyx19BfIwz

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20 / 06 / 2018

#Brazil: The average price of #rice in Salvador declined by 0.31% during May 2018 (Pt.) https://t.co/Oj35AitYo4

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20 / 06 / 2018

#Panama: Food Safety Authority states that news of contaminated #rice is 'fake' (Sp.) https://t.co/NlvDidNlpr

India: Kakinada Port loading update

20 / 06 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

There are no vessels being loaded with rice in Kakinada Port today (20 June). However, a Robiul Islam vessel is due to arrive tomorrow (21 June) to be loaded with 7,200 MTS of Parboiled 5% broken...

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20 / 06 / 2018

The gross value of 2018 #Brazilian #rice production declined by 21.1% year-on-year (Pt.) https://t.co/rNfF8ZJMyz

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20 / 06 / 2018

Domestic price of #rice in Uganda has increased by 33% during the past three months to UGX 4,500 per kg (US $1,168… https://t.co/diDC71OCZc

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20 / 06 / 2018

#Spanish Ministry of Agriculture delays the start of #paddy planting until 30 June due to limited water supplies (S… https://t.co/0vwzVuBfEx

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20 / 06 / 2018

#Myanmar's #rice exports increased from 160,000 MTS in the 2014/15 FY to 630,000 MTS in 2017/18 https://t.co/l22Hodyi9G

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20 / 06 / 2018

#Philippines: 200,000 bags of #Vietnamese #rice are due to arrive in Davao on Saturday (23 June) https://t.co/1vq0SahXdy

China announces tariffs on U.S. rice imports

20 / 06 / 2018

China announces tariffs on U.S. rice imports

The LRI understands that China’s Ministry of Finance will impose a 25% import tariff on U.S. goods, including rice, in retaliation to the U.S. government’s implementation of a 25%...

South Korea: KAFFTC announces tender

20 / 06 / 2018

South Korea: KAFFTC announces tender

South Korea’s Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation will hold a Minimum Market Access tender for a total of 102,800 MTS on 27 June. Please see the table below for more details:

Thailand update

19 / 06 / 2018

Thailand update

The FAO has estimated Thailand’s 2017 paddy production at 33.65 million MTS, up by 3.76% year-on-year and 1.22% above the five-year average. Despite floods in July 2017 in northeastern...

Haiti update

19 / 06 / 2018

Haiti update

The FAO has forecast Haitian 2018 paddy production at 183,000 MTS, up by 2.3% year-on-year and 13.7% above the five-year average. The main season crop benefitted from favourable weather conditions...

19 June 2018

19 / 06 / 2018

19 June 2018

The Thai market continues to have a soft undertone following a 1.96% depreciation of the Baht against the U.S. Dollar...

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19 / 06 / 2018

#Philippines' Department of Agriculture will focus on improving farmers' competitiveness rather than #rice self-suf… https://t.co/ekeMEUPfAG

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19 / 06 / 2018

#USA: Scientists advise #rice farmers in Louisiana to look out for weeds following a few reports of blast and sheat… https://t.co/ibbdw4Xczw

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19 / 06 / 2018

#India: Domestic #rice prices in Nagpur on 18 June https://t.co/0w66fN5hd1

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19 / 06 / 2018

#India: Department of Agriculture tries to encourage farmers in Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh, to plant mille… https://t.co/YcFoxGEuYi

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19 / 06 / 2018

#India: Punjab and Haryana have received above normal levels of monsoonal rain so far in June ahead of Kharif crop… https://t.co/FrkYCJunsR

Philippines production update

19 / 06 / 2018

Philippines production update

The Philippine Statistics Authority has forecast Q2 2018 paddy production at 4.07 million MTS, down by 1.93% year-on-year. Harvested area is forecast to contract to 932,640ha (-1.54%) and the...

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19 / 06 / 2018

#Thai Ministry of Agriculture and Tesco Lotus purchase 9,000 MTS of fragrant #rice from cooperatives in north easte… https://t.co/agujEAlUxy

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19 / 06 / 2018

#Philippines: #Paddy production expected to increase to meet 95% - 96% of domestic consumption by 2020 https://t.co/Ska0coAZbe

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19 / 06 / 2018

Domestic #rice prices in #Bangladesh rise by BDT 1 - 2 per kg (US $11.86 - $23.73 PMT) following import tariff incr… https://t.co/M3Zu5pPnUn

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19 / 06 / 2018

#Myanmar: Domestic #rice prices may increase as stocks tighten https://t.co/sy2iyPTgry

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19 / 06 / 2018

#Philippines: Imported #rice from #Thailand and #Vietnam arrives at Subic Port but has not been unloaded due to rain https://t.co/lzyXuzrtl3

Liberia update

18 / 06 / 2018

Liberia update

The FAO has estimated Liberia's 2017 paddy production at 279,000 MTS, up by 3.72% year-on-year and similar to the five-year average, despite localised dry spells in July and August. Total 2018...

Mali update

18 / 06 / 2018

Mali update

The FAO has estimated Mali's 2017 paddy production at 2.92 million MTS, up by 5% year-on-year and 28.1% above the five-year average, despite the early cessation of rain in September. Although...

Laos update

18 / 06 / 2018

Laos update

The FAO has estimated that Laotian 2017 paddy production increased to 4.17 million MTS, up by 1.2% year-on-year and 9% above the five-year average. Favourable weather conditions throughout the year...

Ghana update

18 / 06 / 2018

Ghana update

The FAO has estimated that Ghanaian 2017 paddy production increased to 722,000 MTS, up by 4.9% year-on-year and 20.9% above the five-year average. Domestic prices have remained largely stable in...

Niger update

18 / 06 / 2018

Niger update

The FAO has forecast Niger’s 2018 paddy production at 112,000 MTS, up by 6.67% year-on-year and 4.67% above the five-year average. Planting of the 2018 crop began on time in May and is due to...

Guinea-Bissau update

18 / 06 / 2018

Guinea-Bissau update

The FAO has estimated Guinea-Bissau’s 2017 paddy production at 165,000 MTS, down by 11.3% year-on-year and 7.82% below the five-year average. Production was hampered by localised flooding...

18 June 2018

18 / 06 / 2018

18 June 2018

Thai exporters have reduced their offers following a 1.3% depreciation of the Baht against the U.S. Dollar since...

Iran imports update

18 / 06 / 2018

Iran imports update

Iranian milled rice imports increased by 22.1% year-on-year to approximately 178,000 MTS during the first two months of the 2018/19 Iranian calendar (21 March – 20 March), according to local...

Vietnam exports update

18 / 06 / 2018

Vietnam exports update

Please see the table below for a breakdown of total Vietnamese rice exports between January - May 2018, according to local reports citing the General Department of Customs.

Panama announces long grain paddy tender

18 / 06 / 2018

Panama announces long grain paddy tender

The LRI understands that private buyers in Panama will hold a tender for 1 million quintals (45,360 MTS) of long grain paddy on 10 July. The tender is open to all origins and the rice is required...

Col-Rice auction results

18 / 06 / 2018

Col-Rice auction results

Col-Rice has awarded the full 14,955 MTS of Tariff Rate Quota import licences in its 7 June auction. The lowest winning bid was US $82.51 PMT and the average winning bid was US $91.27 PMT. The...

Freight update

15 / 06 / 2018

Freight update

Shipping lines have begun implementing an Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS) from 1 June 2018. This has been largely attributed to rising fuel prices, with the price of Brent crude oil reaching US...

Australia production update

15 / 06 / 2018

Australia production update

The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) has estimated that Australian 2017/18 planted area decreased by 26.8% year-on-year to 60,000ha. As a result, paddy...

15 June 2018

15 / 06 / 2018

15 June 2018

Thai Hom Mali 100% Grade B is assessed down to US $1,178 PMT FOB FCL (-$22 PMT) as exporters lower their offers due...

Tropical Storm Bud makes landfall in Mexico

15 / 06 / 2018

Tropical Storm Bud makes landfall in Mexico

Tropical Storm Bud made landfall in Mexico on Thursday (14 June), according to reports. While it was originally a Category 4 hurricane, it was subsequently downgraded to a tropical storm on...

Pakistan exports update

15 / 06 / 2018

Pakistan exports update

Total Pakistani rice exports increased by 18% year-on-year to 3.51 million MTS during the first 11 months of the 2017/18 financial year (July – May), according to local reports citing the...

Thailand

15 / 06 / 2018

Thailand

Slow demand persisted in the Thai market, although there are expectations that African demand for both white and...

Vietnam

15 / 06 / 2018

Vietnam

The white rice market was quiet as loading of vessels to Indonesia and the Philippines continued and fresh demand...

Pakistan

15 / 06 / 2018

Pakistan

Activity in the non-Basmati market was limited due to the devaluation of the Rupee by the State Bank of Pakistan on...

Other Countries

15 / 06 / 2018

Other Countries

The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) has estimated that Australian...

Other Countries

15 / 06 / 2018

Other Countries

The Iraqi government has banned paddy planting due to water shortages. Corn planting has also been banned as the...

Other Countries

15 / 06 / 2018

Other Countries

TRC was awarded 19,363 MTS (+5% on seller’s option) of paddy in Costa Rica’s Corporación Arrocera...

Other Countries

15 / 06 / 2018

Other Countries

Shipping lines began implementing an Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS) from 1 June 2018. This has been largely...

Other Countries

15 / 06 / 2018

Other Countries

Guyanese 2018 paddy production totalled 495,000 MTS as of 31 May, according to Guyana’s Ministry of...

Other Countries

15 / 06 / 2018

Other Countries

The Federation of Rice Growers in Rwanda raised domestic paddy prices following an increase in production costs,...

U.S.A.

15 / 06 / 2018

U.S.A.

Bids and offers for long grain paddy in the U.S. South generally remained far apart, although small volume domestic...

Other Countries

15 / 06 / 2018

Other Countries

According to local reports, the National Food Authority (NFA) Council has delayed its Minimum Access Volume import...

Other Countries

15 / 06 / 2018

Other Countries

Tropical Storm Bud made landfall in Mexico on Thursday (14 June), according to reports. While it was originally a...

South America

15 / 06 / 2018

South America

Negotiations between truckers’ unions and the government are ongoing in Brazil following the cessation of the...

Other Countries

15 / 06 / 2018

Other Countries

The USDA has forecast 2018/19 global milled rice production down by 0.2% year-on-year to 487.35 million MTS on...

Myanmar

15 / 06 / 2018

Myanmar

Persistent heavy rains delayed the loading of MOI’s and LDC’s vessels in Yangon Port this week; both...

Cambodia

15 / 06 / 2018

Cambodia

Cambodian white rice demand remained slow, with buyers continuing to show a preference for more competitively priced...

Italy

15 / 06 / 2018

Italy

The Italian market was quiet as stocks tightened ahead of the new crop harvest in September. The price of Indica was...

Other Countries

15 / 06 / 2018

Other Countries

The Italian market was quiet as stocks tightened ahead of the new crop harvest in September. The price of Indica was...

India

15 / 06 / 2018

India

White rice demand from Indonesia, Morocco and East African destinations supported whole grain white rice export...

Iraqi government bans paddy planting

15 / 06 / 2018

Iraqi government bans paddy planting

The LRI understands that the Iraqi government has banned paddy planting due to water shortages. Corn planting has also been banned as the Ministry of Agriculture prioritises water usage for...

AARQ tender results

15 / 06 / 2018

AARQ tender results

The Association for the Administration of Rice Quotas has awarded the full 9,680 MTS of Tariff Rate Quota licences to import U.S. semi-milled or milled rice into the E.U. in its July 2018 tranche....

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In this week's report: Iraqi government bans rice production due to water shortages; Indian milled rice exports forecast to increase by 12.1% year-on-year to 13.2 million MTS in 2017/18; Shipping lines began implementing an Emergency Bunker Charge from 1 June.

08.06.18: Bangladeshi government raises rice import tariff from 2% to 28%; Egyptian government will allow paddy, white and brown rice imports to cover requirements; TREA forecasts Thai 2018 milled rice exports at 10 million MTS.

01.06.18: Iran’s GTC to tender for 50,000 MTS of Thai 100% Grade B white rice on 3 July; Philippines’ NFA releases 2018 Minimum Access Volume import guidelines; Truckers’ strike causes loading disruptions in Brazilian ports.

25.05.18: Philippines’ NFA purchases the full 250,000 MTS in its 22 May G2P tender; Costa Rica’s Conarroz to hold a tender for at least 19,363 MTS of South American paddy on 30 May; Malaysia’s Bernas purchases 50,000 MTS of Thai white rice in a tender.

18.05.18: Indonesia’s Bulog permitted to import up to 500,000 MTS by July; India’s 2017/18 milled rice production forecast to increase to a record 111.52 million MTS; China’s 2018 planted area forecast to decline by 10 million mu (666,667ha).

11.05.18: Iraqi MoT purchases 30,000 MTS of white rice each from Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay; Iran’s GTC will hold a tender for 20,000 MTS of Pakistani Super Kernel Basmati on 12 May; South Korea purchases 70,000 MTS of brown short grain in 3 May MMA tender.

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Thailand Fragrant
Thailand Glutinous
Thailand Parboiled
Thailand White
Myanmar Parboiled
Myanmar White
Pakistan Parboiled
Pakistan White
Pakistan Basmati
South America Parboiled
South America White
Vietnam Fragrant
Vietnam White
Vietnam Glutinous
Cambodia Fragrant
Cambodia White
India Parboiled
India White
India Basmati
USA Gulf Long Grain
USA Gulf Parboiled
USA California
Egypt
Italy White