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Guyana planting and exports update

17 / 08 / 2018

Guyana planting and exports update

Guyana’s second crop planted area is estimated at 80,000ha, 90% of the target, according to the Guyana Rice Development Board. Planting concluded in June and was affected by the early arrival...

India water supply update

17 / 08 / 2018

India water supply update

Water levels in India’s 91 major reservoirs totalled 87.74 billion cubic metres as of 16 August, according to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. This...

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17 / 08 / 2018

#Colombia: #Paddy production has decreased by 50% in La Mojana Bolivarense due to pests and unfavourable weather co… https://t.co/mAtJXkSKGm

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17 / 08 / 2018

#Taiwan: Government donates 1,480 MTS of #rice to #Nicaragua (Sp.) https://t.co/16JgW1eIRu

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17 / 08 / 2018

#Philippines: National Food Authority increases local #rice price monitoring to protect consumers https://t.co/Nr92ivJnOE

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

17 / 08 / 2018

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

No vessels were being loaded with rice in Rio Grande Port on 16 August. A Phoenix vessel is expected to arrive today (17 August) to be loaded with 15,500 MTS of broken rice and a Casillo vessel is...

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17 / 08 / 2018

#Philippines: Agrinurture permitted to import 500,000 MTS of #rice https://t.co/FVk0qNFQHs

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16 / 08 / 2018

#China: Scientists find key gene in crops which enables them to reduce the use of fertilisers https://t.co/KwlkDNmxOR

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16 / 08 / 2018

#Uruguay: The volume of #rice loaded and unloaded in Montevideo Port increased by 6% during January – May 2018 (Sp.) https://t.co/bCsGReQIOG

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16 / 08 / 2018

#Kenya: The average price of #rice in the domestic market increased by 38.6% throughout 2017 to KES 200 per kg (US… https://t.co/tTY5548Wgi

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16 / 08 / 2018

#Colombia: First season #paddy harvested area totalled 16,403ha in Huila, down by 17% year-on-year (Sp.) https://t.co/p8olCJ7CyZ

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16 / 08 / 2018

#Philippines: #Rice supplies in Zamboanga City tighten https://t.co/7f0buV0aUl

16 August 2018

16 / 08 / 2018

16 August 2018

Thai whole grain WR prices are assessed down as exporters lower their offers to attract fresh demand for shipment in...

Myanmar exports update

16 / 08 / 2018

Myanmar exports update

Myanmar exported 833,663 MTS of milled rice valued at US $288.99 million between 1 April – 2 August, according to local reports citing the Myanmar Rice Federation. Of this volume, 363,878 MTS...

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16 / 08 / 2018

#Myanmar: Milled #rice exports from April – August 2018 estimated at 833,663 MTS https://t.co/3bCHm81a9f

Nepal planting update

16 / 08 / 2018

Nepal planting update

Paddy planting in Nepal was 95% complete as of 16 August, compared to 87% at this time last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture cited in local reports. The Ministry’s 2018 planting...

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16 / 08 / 2018

#Nigeria: 2,100 #rice farms have been destroyed by flooding in Kebbi State https://t.co/17ZQ2JRoaR

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16 / 08 / 2018

#Nepal: 2018 #paddy planting is more than 95% complete https://t.co/T0jdj0K7YT

India’s Rupee depreciates against U.S. Dollar

16 / 08 / 2018

India’s Rupee depreciates against U.S. Dollar

The Indian Rupee depreciated by 2.05% from 10 – 16 August to a record low of INR 70.32 against the U.S. Dollar at 08:00 UTC. According to local reports, India’s trade deficit widened to...

E.U. imports and exports update

16 / 08 / 2018

E.U. imports and exports update

E.U. rice imports totalled 1.06 million MTS (milled equivalent, excluding broken rice) during the first nine months of the 2017/18 marketing year (September – August), up by 0.25%...

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16 / 08 / 2018

#Turkey: Lira appreciates against the U.S. Dollar as Qatar pledges to invest US $15 billion in the country https://t.co/XaHjWSayMu

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16 / 08 / 2018

#Haiti: Government donates two harvesters to farmers in the Artibonite to boost #paddy production (Fr.) https://t.co/Nb11TFUMZQ

Iraq’s Ministry of Trade tender results

16 / 08 / 2018

Iraq’s Ministry of Trade tender results

The LRI understands that ADM was awarded 30,000 MTS of Uruguayan rice and 30,000 MTS of U.S. rice in the Iraqi Ministry of Trade’s 12 August global origin white rice tender. The awarded...

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15 / 08 / 2018

#Philippines: Rat infestation in Western Visayas has contributed to production losses worth an estimated PHP 8.4 mi… https://t.co/2JcWnnroa5

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15 / 08 / 2018

#Philippines: Local #rice prices continue to increase as inflation hits a five-year high of 5.7% in July https://t.co/oeK1toUl9M

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15 / 08 / 2018

#Iran: #Paddy planted area estimated at 238,000ha in Gilan Province https://t.co/GU0BJyamDV

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15 / 08 / 2018

#Guyana: #Paddy crops affected by salt water intrusion https://t.co/dbav7ZI06W

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15 / 08 / 2018

#Philippines: Unloading of 800,000 bags of imported #rice delayed by rain https://t.co/fm8obKdbb3

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City Port loading update

15 / 08 / 2018

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City Port loading update

A Phoenix vessel arrived on 9 August to be loaded with 33,000 MTS of 5% broken white rice for Africa. Blue Star and HTK Energy also arrived on 9 August to be loaded with 20,000 MTS for Korea and...

15 August 2018

15 / 08 / 2018

15 August 2018

Thai 100% Grade B, 5% and 10% WR are all assessed down by US $2 PMT as demand has slowed; 5% WR is assessed down to...

Bangladesh update

15 / 08 / 2018

Bangladesh update

The USDA has forecast Bangladesh’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (May – April) at 34.4 million MTS, up by 5.2% year-on-year. Harvested area is forecast to...

Philippines production update

15 / 08 / 2018

Philippines production update

Paddy production in the Philippines in Q2 2018 is estimated to have decreased by 1.45% year-on-year to 4.09 million MTS, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority. Harvested area is...

Sri Lanka production update

15 / 08 / 2018

Sri Lanka production update

Sri Lankan 2018 off-season Yala crop paddy production is forecast to increase by 56% from last year’s drought-affected production to 1.42 million MTS (880,000 MTS milled equivalent),...

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15 / 08 / 2018

#USA: Researchers in Missouri explore innovations in #rice production https://t.co/p6I76P3Tvy

Turkey increases additional tariff on U.S. milled rice imports

15 / 08 / 2018

Turkey increases additional tariff on U.S. milled rice imports

The LRI understands that the Turkish government has increased the additional tariff on U.S. milled rice imports from 25% to 50% today (15 August). As milled rice imports from all origins are...

India: Kakinada Port loading update

14 / 08 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

Five vessels were being loaded with a total of 191,100 MTS of rice in Kakinada Port on 14 August, down by 28% from 4 August. Olam was loading two vessels: one with 17,000 MTS of 5% broken white...

Brazil imports and exports update

14 / 08 / 2018

Brazil imports and exports update

Brazil’s rice exports between January – July 2018 totalled 996,250 MTS, up from 447,208 MTS in 2017, according to the IRGA. Exports in July totalled 84,616 MTS, down from 112,569 MTS in...

14 August 2018

14 / 08 / 2018

14 August 2018

The Thai WR market is being supported by millers holding on to stocks as weather related delays to the offseason...

Argentina’s Peso depreciates against U.S. Dollar

14 / 08 / 2018

Argentina’s Peso depreciates against U.S. Dollar

According to reports, Argentina’s Central Bank has raised interest rates from 40% to 45% in reaction to the Peso depreciating by 2.4% against the U.S. Dollar on Monday (13 August), with...

Japan exports update

14 / 08 / 2018

Japan exports update

According to local reports, Japan exported 11,841 MTS of milled rice in 2017, up from 940 MTS in 2007; these exports are valued at YEN 3.2 billion (US $28.8 million). Hong Kong imported the largest...

India stocks update

14 / 08 / 2018

India stocks update

Rice stocks in the Food Corporation of India’s Central Pool totalled 26.47 million MTS as of 1 August, representing a 10.8% month-on-month decrease but a 3.41% year-on-year increase. Of this...

Mauritius’ STC tender results

14 / 08 / 2018

Mauritius’ STC tender results

The LRI understands that Irfan Noman Bernas, VMS Trading and LMJ Services have been awarded in Mauritius’ State Trading Corporation’s 13 July tender for 6,000 MTS (+/-10%) of long grain...

13 August 2018

13 / 08 / 2018

13 August 2018

The Thai market is closed today for a public holiday and will re-open tomorrow; 5% WR and PB 100% STX are assessed...

Iraq’s MoT receives offers in 12 August tender

13 / 08 / 2018

Iraq’s MoT receives offers in 12 August tender

The LRI understands that the Iraqi Ministry of Trade has received the following offers in its 12 August global origin white rice tender. These offers will remain valid until 16 August.