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Pakistan export update

21 / 02 / 2018

Pakistan export update

Pakistani milled rice exports between July 2017 – January 2018 increased by 11.9% year-on-year to 2.29 million MTS, according to the Pakistani Bureau of Statistics. Of this volume, Basmati...

Australia production update

21 / 02 / 2018

Australia production update

The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences estimates that Australian 2017/18 paddy planted area contracted by 2% year-on-year to 80,000ha. Paddy production is...

@LiveRiceIndex

21 / 02 / 2018

#Nigerian government urged to take action against unofficial cross-border #rice trade and to encourage domestic pro… https://t.co/ayxuBDFUcQ

21 February 2018

21 / 02 / 2018

21 February 2018

Indian 100% broken WR is assessed down by US $3 PMT to US $330 PMT FOB as millers in some states have lowered their...

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21 / 02 / 2018

#Brazilian farmers concerned about #Paraguayan #rice imports and high production costs (Pt.) https://t.co/VCX55FIniX

India exports and stocks update

21 / 02 / 2018

India exports and stocks update

Indian non-Basmati milled rice exports increased by 40% year-on-year to 6.34 million MTS in the first nine months of the 2017/18 financial year (April – March), according to local reports....

Egypt local prices update

21 / 02 / 2018

Egypt local prices update

The average price of Egyptian paddy increased to US $270 PMT ex-mill this week following the government's announcement that it will attempt to limit 2018 rice production, according to market...

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21 / 02 / 2018

#Spain: A reduction in IRPF tax for #rice will be applied retroactively for 2017 (Sp.) https://t.co/ZTBcDGrPDV

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21 / 02 / 2018

#Philippines: House of Representatives orders inspection of 13 warehouses suspected of hoarding #rice https://t.co/pJmQBV3iwq

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21 / 02 / 2018

#GuineaBissau: Around 2,500 people aged 15 – 35 will be placed in a five-year programme to produce #rice by 2020 (P… https://t.co/ngJ37WI4ba

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21 / 02 / 2018

#Bolivia: Around 30,200ha of #rice and soybean fields have been affected by heavy rain in Santa Cruz and Beni https://t.co/n6scKisUGg

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21 / 02 / 2018

#Spain: Agricultural organisation urges Extremadura state government to continue supporting #rice farmers amid drou… https://t.co/TB08y46W5f

Bangladesh update

21 / 02 / 2018

Bangladesh update

The FAO has estimated Bangladeshi 2017 paddy production at 50.8 million MTS, down by 2% year-on-year. Production was affected by flash floods between April - August. Planting of the 2018 main Boro...

@LiveRiceIndex

20 / 02 / 2018

#Japan funds three #rice projects totalling US $2.4 million to provide food security to #Guinea (Fr.) https://t.co/hqLgaC1A0h

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20 / 02 / 2018

#Cambodian government is concerned that unofficial cross-border #rice trade could affect the export market https://t.co/G0Im7eyRZW

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20 / 02 / 2018

#Portugal: Deadline for farmers to order their #rice seeds approaches amid concerns about the lack of rainfall (Pt.) https://t.co/DE2f7gw0Sa

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20 / 02 / 2018

#Brazil: CONAB began inspecting government #rice stocks yesterday (19 February) (Pt.) https://t.co/3XDbLWgI9n

20 February 2018

20 / 02 / 2018

20 February 2018

There continues to be a soft undertone to the Thai WR and PB markets amid slow demand, with exporters willing to...

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20 / 02 / 2018

#Uruguayan 2017/18 #paddy planted area fell by 6.66% year-on-year to 154,000ha (Sp.) https://t.co/DZxKXsVrxw

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20 / 02 / 2018

#Uruguayan 2017/18 #paddy planted area fell by 6.66% year-on-year to 154,000ha https://t.co/2VZMmJhi3d

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20 / 02 / 2018

#Philippines: Rain affected #rice production at the end of 2017 in Bago https://t.co/NrcA1nr7T9

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20 / 02 / 2018

#Chinese government donates 6,779 MTS of milled #rice as aid to Internally Displaced Persons in #Nigeria https://t.co/T1EBKh2FUv

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20 / 02 / 2018

#Philippines: Residents of Eastern Visayas are concerned as #rice stocks are only sufficient for 1.7 days of region… https://t.co/3OqmjmtDTH

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20 / 02 / 2018

#Brazil: Farmers in Santa Catarina are concerned as #paddy prices fall below last year’s levels (Pt.) https://t.co/zmbGtfYoOm

Venezuela production update

20 / 02 / 2018

Venezuela production update

Venezuelan 2017 paddy planted area totalled 135,000ha, 35.7% below the Confederation of Associations of Agricultural Producers of Venezuela's (Fedeagro) target of 210,000ha, according to local...

Japan makes SBS tender awards

20 / 02 / 2018

Japan makes SBS tender awards

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has awarded a total of 14,898 MTS in its 20 February Simultaneous-Buy-Sell tender. Please see the table below for more details:

@LiveRiceIndex

19 / 02 / 2018

#Zambian government official urges investment in #rice production to reduce reliance on imports https://t.co/RMSKRIpyT1

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19 / 02 / 2018

#India: Goa state government establishes task force to assess water supply for #paddy production https://t.co/qd6Vgm574y

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19 / 02 / 2018

#Chilean government authorises the import of #Colombian #rice (Sp.) https://t.co/IKsDqRK6vc

Pakistan export update

19 / 02 / 2018

Pakistan export update

Pakistani milled rice exports in the 2017/18 financial year (July – June) are forecast to increase by 14.3% year-on-year to 4 million MTS, according to local reports. Between July 2017...

19 February 2018

19 / 02 / 2018

19 February 2018

Our assessments of all Pakistani whole grain WR grades have increased as exporters are unwilling to lower their...

Iraqi MoT receives offers in 18 February tender

19 / 02 / 2018

Iraqi MoT receives offers in 18 February tender

The LRI understands that the Iraqi Ministry of Trade has received the following offers in its 18 February global origin white rice tender. These offers will remain valid until 22 February.

Iranian GTC makes award in 1121 Parboiled tender

19 / 02 / 2018

Iranian GTC makes award in 1121 Parboiled tender

The LRI understands that Amir Chand was awarded 45,000 MTS of Indian 1121 Parboiled Basmati 2% broken in the Iranian Government Trading Corporation’s 12 February tender. The sale price is...

Myanmar exports update

16 / 02 / 2018

Myanmar exports update

Myanmar milled rice exports so far in the 2017/18 financial year (April - March) totalled 3 million MTS, according to the Myanmar Rice Federation cited in local reports. This represents a 66.7%...

16 February 2018

16 / 02 / 2018

16 February 2018

Demand for Pakistani 5%, 10% and 15% WR remains subdued and some exporters have lowered their offers to attract fresh...

India planting and procurement update

16 / 02 / 2018

India planting and procurement update

According to local reports, the Indian government will aim to procure 5.5 million MTS of paddy from the upcoming off-season Rabi crop, harvesting of which will begin in April. As of 9 February, the...

Indonesia imports and stocks update

16 / 02 / 2018

Indonesia imports and stocks update

According to the procurement director of Indonesia's Bulog cited in local reports, a total of 57,000 MTS of imported rice has arrived in three Indonesian ports since Tuesday (13 February)....

Thailand

16 / 02 / 2018

Thailand

The Thai market was quiet as trade remained very limited. Although the Philippines’ National Food Authority...

Vietnam

16 / 02 / 2018

Vietnam

The Vietnamese market closed on Wednesday (14 February) for Tét and is not expected to open again until 22...

Pakistan

16 / 02 / 2018

Pakistan

The Pakistani white rice market had a soft undertone due to subdued international demand. Exporters lowered their...

U.S.A.

16 / 02 / 2018

U.S.A.

The market in the South was quiet amid tight supply and ahead of the Iraqi Ministry of Trade’s (MoT) global...

South America

16 / 02 / 2018

South America

The markets in South America were closed on Monday and Tuesday due to Carnival and remained subdued for the rest of...

India

16 / 02 / 2018

India

Prices in the Indian non-Basmati market continued to have a bearish undertone due to competition from Thailand and as...

Other Countries

16 / 02 / 2018

Other Countries

High stock levels continued to put pressure on the paddy prices of Italian risotto varieties, such as Arborio and...

Italy

16 / 02 / 2018

Italy

High stock levels continued to put pressure on the paddy prices of Italian risotto varieties, such as Arborio and...

Cambodia

16 / 02 / 2018

Cambodia

Cross-border Cambodian paddy trade with Vietnam slowed as the Vietnamese market celebrated Tét. Although...

Myanmar

16 / 02 / 2018

Myanmar

Supply of white and parboiled rice is extremely tight in Myanmar and many exporters were unable to make offers. There...

Other Countries

16 / 02 / 2018

Other Countries

The Philippines’ National Food Authority (NFA) Council has approved the import of 250,000 MTS of milled rice,...

Other Countries

16 / 02 / 2018

Other Countries

According to the FAO, Guinean 2017 paddy production is estimated to have increased by 8% year-on-year to 2.35 million...

Other Countries

16 / 02 / 2018

Other Countries

The Chinese government has lowered the minimum purchase price (MPP) for rice by up to 13.3%, according to reports...

Other Countries

16 / 02 / 2018

Other Countries

The Azerbaijani government has set a national paddy production target of 40,000 MTS by 2025, according to reports. In...

Other Countries

16 / 02 / 2018

Other Countries

Paddy production in Tanzania is estimated to have declined by 10% year-on-year to 3.1 million MTS in 2017, according...

Other Countries

16 / 02 / 2018

Other Countries

The FAO has estimated 2017 paddy production in Benin at 277,000 MTS, down by 1% year-on-year. Output was affected by...

Other Countries

16 / 02 / 2018

Other Countries

According to the FAO, Togolese paddy production in 2017 is estimated to have increased by 8.8% year-on-year to...

Other Countries

16 / 02 / 2018

Other Countries

The LRI intends to begin a weekly price assessment for Paraguayan rice. The assessment will be for Paraguayan 5%...

Other Countries

16 / 02 / 2018

Other Countries

According to the procurement director of Indonesia’s Bulog cited in local reports, a total of 57,000 MTS of...

15 February 2018

15 / 02 / 2018

15 February 2018

Aside from Asian tender awards, demand for milled Calrose has slowed and some exporters were willing to lower their...

Argentina export update

15 / 02 / 2018

Argentina export update

Argentine 2017 rice exports totalled 407,956 MTS, down by 23.3% year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Agroindustry. Brazil was Argentina’s largest export market (124,506 MTS), followed...

14 February 2018

14 / 02 / 2018

14 February 2018

Decreasing prices in other origins and a slowdown in government procurement in some areas of the country is putting...

Brazil production update

14 / 02 / 2018

Brazil production update

Brazilian paddy production is forecast to decrease by 5.6% year-on-year to 11.64 million MTS in the 2017/18 marketing year, according to CONAB. This is expected to be achieved with a planted area...

Benin update

14 / 02 / 2018

Benin update

The FAO has estimated 2017 paddy production in Benin at 277,000 MTS, down by 1% year-on-year. Output was affected by dry weather during the planting season in May and by armyworm outbreaks....