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Vietnam exports update

01 / 04 / 2020

Vietnam exports update

According to market participants, Vietnamese milled rice exports in March are estimated at 530,300 MTS, up by 30.9% month-on-month. Exports of 5% broken white rice continued to be the most...

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01 / 04 / 2020

#Bangladesh: Government will sell brown #rice at BDT 10 per kg (US $117 PMT) to poorest citizens https://t.co/LvUNmkX0zN

Ecuador update

01 / 04 / 2020

Ecuador update

The USDA has forecast Ecuador’s milled rice production in the 2020/21 marketing year (April - March) at 1.02 million MTS, up by 9.09% year-on-year as favourable weather conditions and expectations...

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01 / 04 / 2020

#Philippines: Government’s plan to import additional 300,000 MTS of #rice a ‘contingency measure’ https://t.co/SsXlDJHyR4

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01 / 04 / 2020

#India: Telangana government will prepare a comprehensive #rice and #paddy policy https://t.co/nw1ybCpu7J

1 April 2020

01 / 04 / 2020

1 April 2020

Thai 5% WR is assessed up to US $540 PMT FOB (+$30 PMT) as lower offers are no longer available amid rising local...

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01 / 04 / 2020

#Brazil: 2020 #paddy production in Santa Catarina expected to rise by 3.64% year-on-year, despite dry weather (Pt.) https://t.co/oXZAlpLV5m

Colombia update

01 / 04 / 2020

Colombia update

The FAO has estimated Colombian 2019 paddy production at 2.67 million MTS, up by 1.49% year-on-year and 11.6% above the five-year average. Production in 2019 was aided by improved field yields, an...

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01 / 04 / 2020

#Philippines: Mindanao Development Authority is supporting farmers to boost domestic #rice production https://t.co/LsDbY74Sx0

Algeria update

01 / 04 / 2020

Algeria update

The USDA has estimated that Algeria’s 2019 rice imports totalled 107,236 MTS, down by 18.7% year-on-year. Imports have increased in recent years due to a rise in domestic rice consumption. India...

Taiwan: TBC makes no awards in tender

01 / 04 / 2020

Taiwan: TBC makes no awards in tender

No awards were made in the Taiwan Bank Corporation's (TBC) 31 March tender for 500 MTS of U.S. short grain glutinous white rice.

USDA releases Prospective Plantings and Rice Stocks reports

31 / 03 / 2020

USDA releases Prospective Plantings and Rice Stocks reports

The USDA has released its Prospective Plantings report for the 2020 U.S. crop. Total planted area is forecast at 2.85 million acres (1.15 million hectares), up by 12.1% year-on-year. Total long grain...

Cambodian government bans long grain exports

30 / 03 / 2020

Cambodian government bans long grain exports

According to a statement issued by Prime Minister Hun Sen, Cambodia will ban IR 504 and 5451 long grain and paddy exports from 5 April to ensure domestic food security amid the coronavirus pandemic....

Vietnam

27 / 03 / 2020

Vietnam

The Vietnamese government imposed a ban on the registration of new export contracts earlier this week. Contracts which...

South America

27 / 03 / 2020

South America

Market participants welcomed ADM’s award of 104,000 MTS of paddy in Panama’s 20 March tender. While the volume is...

Thailand

27 / 03 / 2020

Thailand

The continued weakness of the Thai Baht against the U.S. Dollar gave the long grain market a soft undertone at the...

Pakistan

27 / 03 / 2020

Pakistan

Pakistani market activity slowed as local authorities placed Sindh Province under full lockdown to curb the spread of...

Other Countries

27 / 03 / 2020

Other Countries

Italian rice prices were supported by increased demand as lockdown measures across Europe have resulted in food...

Japan's MAFF MA tender results

27 / 03 / 2020

Japan's MAFF MA tender results

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has awarded the full 12,000 MTS of U.S. non-glutinous milled medium grain in its 27 March Minimum Access tender. Shipment is required between...

Taiwan: TBC makes no awards in tenders

24 / 03 / 2020

Taiwan: TBC makes no awards in tenders

No awards were made in the Taiwan Bank Corporation's (TBC) 23 March tenders for 18,500 MTS of U.S. brown rice and 4,000 MTS of Australian brown rice. This was the second attempt by the TBC to tender...

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Friday
27
March
Vietnam's government bans registration of new export contracts and Ministry of Industry and Trade submits appeal; Private buyers in Panama purchase 104,000 MTS of South American and U.S. long grain paddy from ADM; Rice supply in the Philippines sufficient to cover consumption until June
Friday
20
March
Private buyers in Panama to hold tender for 104,000 MTS of long grain paddy today; Thailand's 2020 milled rice production forecast at 18 million MTS, down by 11.5% year-on-year; Cambodia's milled rice exports in February totalled 86,049 MTS, up by 62.8% year-on-year and 70.3% month-on-month
Friday
13
March
LRI assessment of Thai 5% broken white rice highest since July 2013; China's 2019/20 milled rice production forecast to decline by 1.19% year-on-year to 147 million MTS; Rice stocks in Food Corporation of India's Central Pool totalled 59.7 million MTS as of 1 March, up by 11.9% month-on-month and 27.4% year-on-year
Friday
06
March
Argentina's government lowers its rice and paddy export taxes; Japan's MAFF awards the full 89,180 MTS in 6 March MA tender; Vietnam's milled rice exports in February estimated at 530,300 MTS