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20 / 04 / 2018

#LRI Weekly Report: #Philippines’ NFA clarifies that its G2G tender will be held on 27 April; #Nigerian 2018/19 imp… https://t.co/3Du89WWsFL

Paraguayan exports update

20 / 04 / 2018

Paraguayan exports update

Paraguayan rice exports in March 2018 totalled 55,998 MTS, according to market participants. Of this volume, 30,745 MTS comprised white rice, 11,493 MTS comprised brown rice, 7,606 MTS comprised...

@LiveRiceIndex

20 / 04 / 2018

#Haitian President visits Artibonite as part of a project to boost #rice production (Fr.) https://t.co/BViDrbnyzM

20 April 2018

20 / 04 / 2018

20 April 2018

The domestic price of Thai 5% WR increased by THB 20 per 100kg (US $6.39 PMT) yesterday (19 April), providing support...

@LiveRiceIndex

20 / 04 / 2018

#Spain: Study conducted in the Ebro Delta finds that increasing biodiversity benefits #rice cultivation (Sp.) https://t.co/F8ifsee7dX

Vietnam production update

20 / 04 / 2018

Vietnam production update

The Vietnamese government has set a paddy production target of at least 2.5 million MTS for the upcoming 2018 crops in the South Central and Central Highlands, according to local reports. Farmers...

Cambodia update

20 / 04 / 2018

Cambodia update

The USDA has forecast Cambodia’s 2018 milled rice production at 5.46 million MTS, up by 3.88% year-on-year. Production is expected to be boosted by favourable weather conditions, adequate...

@LiveRiceIndex

20 / 04 / 2018

#Philippines: Cheaper #rice supplied by the NFA could not be found in some local markets, including Metro Manila https://t.co/lNYENMPbiP

@LiveRiceIndex

20 / 04 / 2018

#Liberian government plans to provides farmers with machines to produce parboiled #rice https://t.co/faHnGG1eyS

@LiveRiceIndex

20 / 04 / 2018

National Association of Millers of #Honduras states that there is enough domestically produced #rice to meet consum… https://t.co/6D2Mi8nWsd

@LiveRiceIndex

20 / 04 / 2018

#Philippines: Experts concerned that lifting the quantitative restriction on #rice imports could result in supply s… https://t.co/3KNFfmkpUc

@LiveRiceIndex

20 / 04 / 2018

#Indonesian government sets maximum retail price for medium quality milled #rice at IDR 9,450 per kg (US $681 PMT)… https://t.co/lWb9URFVMn

@LiveRiceIndex

20 / 04 / 2018

#Madagascar: New #paddy cultivation method could increase the average field yield to 7.3 MTS/ha (Fr.) https://t.co/n0b6BEG3dH

Thailand

20 / 04 / 2018

Thailand

The Thai market was closed on Monday for Songkran and reopened with a firmer undertone on Tuesday (17 April) in...

Vietnam

20 / 04 / 2018

Vietnam

Vietnamese white rice prices continued to be supported by anticipated sales to the Philippines’ National Food...

Pakistan

20 / 04 / 2018

Pakistan

The Pakistani market was supported by Indonesia’s Bulog’s purchase of 150,000 MTS of Pakistani 5% and 15%...

Other Countries

20 / 04 / 2018

Other Countries

According to the USDA, Australian milled rice production in the 2017/18 marketing year (March 2018 – February...

Other Countries

20 / 04 / 2018

Other Countries

Although the LRI is seeking additional confirmation, multiple sources have reported that Indonesia’s Bulog has...

Other Countries

20 / 04 / 2018

Other Countries

The USDA has forecast Venezuelan milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (April – March) at...

Other Countries

20 / 04 / 2018

Other Countries

Nigeria’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September) is forecast by the...

U.S.A.

20 / 04 / 2018

U.S.A.

The market in the South remained quiet as farmers continued to plant and as international demand was slow. Many mills...

Other Countries

20 / 04 / 2018

Other Countries

The Philippines’ National Food Authority has issued invitations to the Thai and Vietnamese governments to offer...

Myanmar

20 / 04 / 2018

Myanmar

Many market participants in Myanmar returned to their offices on Wednesday following new year celebrations (Thingyan,...

South America

20 / 04 / 2018

South America

Brazil’s national supply company (CONAB) sold 78,850 MTS of paddy in its 19 April PEP and PEPRO auctions. See...

Cambodia

20 / 04 / 2018

Cambodia

Fresh trade was slow as some participants were away from the market this week for extended Khmer New Year...

Italy

20 / 04 / 2018

Italy

Planting has begun in Italy following delays between the end of March – early April due to rain and market...

India

20 / 04 / 2018

India

Indian white rice prices were supported by rumours that Indonesia’s Bulog is looking to purchase 50,000 MTS at...

Other Countries

20 / 04 / 2018

Other Countries

Planting has begun in Italy following delays between the end of March – early April due to rain and market...

Brazil’s CONAB announces paddy auction results

20 / 04 / 2018

Brazil’s CONAB announces paddy auction results

The LRI understands that 78,850 MTS of Brazilian paddy were sold through CONAB’s PEP and PEPRO auctions, which were held yesterday (19 April). See the table below for more details:
Mills...

Indonesia’s Bulog reportedly purchases Thai and Vietnamese white rice

20 / 04 / 2018

Indonesia’s Bulog reportedly purchases Thai and Vietnamese white rice

Although the LRI is seeking additional confirmation, multiple sources have reported that Indonesia’s Bulog has purchased Thai and Vietnamese white rice. Between 250,000 - 300,000 MTS of Thai...

@LiveRiceIndex

19 / 04 / 2018

#Philippines: Government officials conduct inspections on #rice retail outlets https://t.co/gX9VP0m09A

19 April 2018

19 / 04 / 2018

19 April 2018

Local Vietnamese WR prices increased in anticipation of Vinafood issuing a new domestic tender and amid rumours of...

@LiveRiceIndex

19 / 04 / 2018

#Nigeria: 5,000 bags of milled #rice donated by the #Chinese government rots in National Emergency Management Agenc… https://t.co/meST4CzODG

@LiveRiceIndex

19 / 04 / 2018

#Ghanaian and #Japanese government agree to educate 1,000 farmers in Asante-Akim to boost #rice production https://t.co/cAoDXrxYz2

Uruguay harvest update

19 / 04 / 2018

Uruguay harvest update

Uruguayan planted area in the 2018/19 marketing year (April 2019 – March 2020) is forecast to decline by 21.6% year-on-year to 120,000ha, according to the Uruguayan rice farmers association...

Venezuela update

19 / 04 / 2018

Venezuela update

The USDA has forecast Venezuelan milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (April – March) at 140,000 MTS, down by 49.1% year-on-year and the lowest level of production since 1972....

Europe update

19 / 04 / 2018

Europe update

The USDA has estimated the European Union’s (E.U.) milled rice production in the 2017/18 marketing year (September – August) at 2.04 million MTS, down by 1.97% year-on-year. Milled rice...

@LiveRiceIndex

19 / 04 / 2018

#USA: Farmers concerned that steel and aluminium tariffs could affect negotiations on phytosanitary agreement to al… https://t.co/B4EEqPjRHU

@LiveRiceIndex

19 / 04 / 2018

#Ecuadorian farmers block roads in Guayas and Los Ríos in protest of #paddy prices (Sp.) https://t.co/OyW634vbxl

@LiveRiceIndex

19 / 04 / 2018

#Philippines: President Duterte orders the NFA to increase its #paddy procurement price https://t.co/CS9Vxg1ywx

@LiveRiceIndex

19 / 04 / 2018

#UN official urges #Indonesian government to revise policies to limit dependence on #rice (Sp.) https://t.co/o5opCZ6EKU

@LiveRiceIndex

19 / 04 / 2018

#Uruguayan 2018/19 #paddy planted area forecast to decline by 21.6% to 120,000ha, the lowest level in 25 years (Sp.) https://t.co/d9kuTJuRT7

KCCO does not make tender awards

19 / 04 / 2018

KCCO does not make tender awards

The U.S. Kansas City Commodity Office did not make an award in its 17 April domestic tender for 270 MTS of U.S. #5, Parboiled 20% broken long grain rice. The reason cited was a lack of offers.

@LiveRiceIndex

18 / 04 / 2018

#Philippines: Millers in Luzon deliver 5,000 sacks of milled #rice to the NFA warehouse in Quezon City https://t.co/PM6zIFE3OV

@LiveRiceIndex

18 / 04 / 2018

#IvoryCoast: New #rice mill opens in Zuénoula to process 1,000 MTS of #paddy annually (Fr.) https://t.co/NqbiE5sLp7

18 April 2018

18 / 04 / 2018

18 April 2018

Vietnamese WR prices are being supported by anticipated sales to the Philippines’ National Food Authority and...

@LiveRiceIndex

18 / 04 / 2018

#Indonesia: Humanitarian organisation donates 1,000 MTS of milled #rice as aid to #Syrian refugees https://t.co/Ar4zz6ulVQ

Vietnam update

18 / 04 / 2018

Vietnam update

The USDA has forecast Vietnamese 2019 paddy production at 45.9 million MTS, up by 0.32% year-on-year. Production is anticipated to be boosted by an improvement in the average field yield of the...

Nigeria update

18 / 04 / 2018

Nigeria update

Nigeria’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September) is forecast by the USDA to remain unchanged from the previous year at 36.54 million MTS. Although an...

Australia update

18 / 04 / 2018

Australia update

According to the USDA, Australian milled rice production in the 2017/18 marketing year (March 2018 – February 2019) is forecast to decrease by 1.7% year-on-year to 576,000 MTS. Weather...

Philippines’ NFA confirms tender details

18 / 04 / 2018

Philippines’ NFA confirms tender details

The LRI understands that the Philippines’ National Food Authority has issued invitations to the Thai and Vietnamese governments to offer in a government-to-government tender for a total of...

17 April 2018

17 / 04 / 2018

17 April 2018

The Thai market reopened today with a firmer undertone following the Philippines’ National Food...

India: Kakinada Port loading update

17 / 04 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

Eight vessels were being loaded with around 207,750 MTS of rice in Kakinada Port on 16 April, a 29.4% increase in volume from 9 April. Sukbhir Agro was loading around 5,000 MTS on to a vessel...

Brazil harvest update

17 / 04 / 2018

Brazil harvest update

Harvested area in Brazil’s main rice producing region, Rio Grande do Sul, reached 636,406ha as of 12 April, which is 59.2% of the state’s planted area, according to IRGA. Total planted...

India Southwest Monsoon update

16 / 04 / 2018

India Southwest Monsoon update

The Indian Meteorological Department has forecast that the 2018 Southwest Monsoon will reach 97% of the Long Period Average (LPA). There is a 2% chance that rainfall will be excessive (more than...

16 April 2018

16 / 04 / 2018

16 April 2018

Offers of Pakistani whole grain rice continue to increase following the sale of 150,000 MTS of 5% and 15% WR to...

Philippines production update

16 / 04 / 2018

Philippines production update

Paddy production in the Philippines in Q1 2018 is estimated at 4.59 million MTS, up by 3.9% year-on-year, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority. Harvested area is estimated at 1.19...