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Brazil update

13 / 12 / 2017

Brazil update

The Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE) has forecast 2018 Brazilian paddy production at 11.5 million MTS, down by 8% compared to 2017. Rio Grande do Sul is expected to...

13 December 2017

13 / 12 / 2017

13 December 2017

Pakistani 5%, 10% and 15% WR are assessed down by US $1 PMT amid slow demand and a depreciation of the Rupee against...

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13 / 12 / 2017

#Cambodian Rice Federation to host event to discuss the future of the domestic #rice industry https://t.co/iyzgXe2GDL

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13 / 12 / 2017

#SriLankan government plans to import around 200,000 MTS of #rice to stabilise prices https://t.co/Qox9is8dFJ

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13 / 12 / 2017

#Rice farmers in #TrinidadandTobago threaten to sue state-owned National Flour Mills over lack of payments https://t.co/rgiCj3wpQ4

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13 / 12 / 2017

#Angola: Domestic price of #rice falls by 88% to AOA 4,800 per 25kg bag (US $1,158 PMT) in Ondjiva (Pt.) https://t.co/gpZnGUWw6O

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13 / 12 / 2017

#Thai government approves THB 1.68 billion (US $51.6 million) budget to reduce off-season crop planted area by 312,… https://t.co/8WnRaLqb0m

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13 / 12 / 2017

#India: Bumper harvests expected in Thanjavur and Tiruvarur due to favourable weather conditions https://t.co/dgPVhwRNzF

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13 / 12 / 2017

#India: Bumper harvests expected in Thanjavur and Tiruvarur due to favourable weather conditions https://t.co/4jhbbLyX1l

Pakistani Rupee depreciates against the U.S. Dollar

13 / 12 / 2017

Pakistani Rupee depreciates against the U.S. Dollar

The Pakistani Rupee has depreciated by 3.95% against the U.S. Dollar during the past seven days after the central bank effectively devalued the currency, according to reports. The State Bank of...

South Korea amends 19 December tender

13 / 12 / 2017

South Korea amends 19 December tender

South Korea’s Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation has amended its 19 December tender and now requires a total of 74,655 MTS. Offers must be registered by 18 December and e-bidding will...

Philippines stocks update

12 / 12 / 2017

Philippines stocks update

Rice stocks in the Philippines totalled 2.96 million MTS on 1 November 2017, down by 10.4% year-on-year, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority. Household stocks increased by 6.35%...

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12 / 12 / 2017

#Pakistan: #Rice farmers and millers urged to use sustainable production methods to meet increasing international d… https://t.co/EaRPCy4LRt

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12 / 12 / 2017

#India: Farmers concerned as the moisture content of #paddy is above government guidelines due to smog https://t.co/QIH7VwBD2L

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12 / 12 / 2017

Partnership between #Japan and #Senegal aims to improve self-sufficiency in the West African nation (Fr.) https://t.co/N7lvjHTsXj

12 December 2017

12 / 12 / 2017

12 December 2017

Thai Hom Mali is assessed up by US $20 PMT to US $970 PMT FOB FCL following demand from China and as some market...

Peruvian imports update

12 / 12 / 2017

Peruvian imports update

According to the USDA, Peruvian imports are forecast to increase by 98.9% from 2013 to 350,000 MTS this year. Rice imports account for 13% of domestic consumption, with 62% of these imports sourced...

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

12 / 12 / 2017

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

The USDA has raised its forecast for 2017/18 global rice production to 483.5 million MTS in its latest WASDE report, based on increased production prospects for China and Myanmar. Its forecast for...

Cambodia export update

11 / 12 / 2017

Cambodia export update

Cambodian milled rice exports totalled 562,237 MTS between January – November 2017, a 17% year-on-year increase, according to local reports. China was the top buyer during this period,...

11 December 2017

11 / 12 / 2017

11 December 2017

Indian non-Basmati prices continue to be supported by cross-border demand from Bangladesh and PB 5% STX is assessed...

Colombia update

11 / 12 / 2017

Colombia update

The FAO estimates that 2017 Colombian paddy production increased by 8% from last year to a record 2.88 million MTS, which is a 35.8% increase from the five-year average. The improvement in...

Iraqi MoT's 4 December tender cancelled

11 / 12 / 2017

Iraqi MoT's 4 December tender cancelled

The LRI understands that the Iraqi Ministry of Trade has cancelled its 4 December global origin white rice tender. 

Taiwan makes tender awards

11 / 12 / 2017

Taiwan makes tender awards

Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture (CoA) awarded 7,000 MTS of U.S. medium/short grain brown rice in its 21 November tender and 11,834 MTS of U.S. medium/short grain rice in its 24 November...

South Korea announces new tender

11 / 12 / 2017

South Korea announces new tender

South Korea’s Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation (KAFFTC) has announced a new tender for a total of 17,886 MTS of non-glutinous brown medium grain, which will be held on 19 December....

Japan's MAFF announces new MA tender

11 / 12 / 2017

Japan's MAFF announces new MA tender

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has announced a new Minimum Access tender for a total of 64,000 MTS to be held on 15 December. For more details, please see the table...

8 December 2017

08 / 12 / 2017

8 December 2017

Pakistani 5% WR is assessed down by US $3 PMT to US $370 PMT FOB based on bids and offers, with some exporters now...

Thailand

08 / 12 / 2017

Thailand

Exporters reported extremely thin demand for most varieties of Thai rice but the covering of shipments to...

Vietnam

08 / 12 / 2017

Vietnam

The Vietnamese white rice market was quiet as demand remained slow. However, exporters anticipate an increase in...

Pakistan

08 / 12 / 2017

Pakistan

Pakistani 5% broken white rice closed the week assessed down to US $370 PMT FOB following a decrease in local prices,...

U.S.A.

08 / 12 / 2017

U.S.A.

The market in the South is waiting on updates from the Iraqi Ministry of Trade’s 4 December tender. ADM offered...

South America

08 / 12 / 2017

South America

Tiryaki offered Argentine rice in the Iraqi Ministry of Trade’s (MoT) 4 December tender at a price of US $575...

India

08 / 12 / 2017

India

There was a bullish undertone to the Indian non-Basmati market as supply of IR 64 paddy continued to tighten. A 0.51%...

Other Countries

08 / 12 / 2017

Other Countries

The Italian market remained quiet with little activity reported. There has been low demand for paddy as mills have...

Italy

08 / 12 / 2017

Italy

The Italian market remained quiet with little activity reported. There has been low demand for paddy as mills have...

Cambodia

08 / 12 / 2017

Cambodia

Supply of white rice continued to tighten, with exporters waiting for the new crop to arrive on the market in the...

Myanmar

08 / 12 / 2017

Myanmar

There was a soft undertone to the Myanmar market as arrivals from the new crop harvest continued to gather pace....

Iraqi MoT tender update

08 / 12 / 2017

Iraqi MoT tender update

Contrary to initial reports in the market, the LRI can confirm that the Iraqi Ministry of Trade has not yet made any awards in its 4 December global origin white rice tender. Offers remain valid...

AMIS releases Market Monitor update

07 / 12 / 2017

AMIS releases Market Monitor update

The Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS) has released its latest forecast for world supply and demand. AMIS has forecast 2017/18 global milled rice production at 500.8 million MTS, down by...