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Benin update

24 / 04 / 2020

Benin update

The FAO has estimated Benin’s 2019 paddy production at 325,000 mt, down by 13.3% year-on-year but 11.7% above the five-year average. Planting of the 2020 crop is ongoing for harvesting in August...

KCCO tender results

23 / 04 / 2020

KCCO tender results

The U.S. Kansas City Commodity Office has awarded the full 6,920 mt of U.S. #5, 20% broken fortified long grain milled rice in its April 21 domestic tender. Farmers’ Rice Milling Company was...

@LiveRiceIndex

05 / 03 / 2020

#Benin: Government sets #rice production target of 1 million MTS by 2023 (Fr.) https://t.co/oZxEb1CkGi

@LiveRiceIndex

03 / 03 / 2020

#Ghana: Trucks on #Benin - #Nigeria border urged to return home as border talks breakdown https://t.co/uqJl2eNwoK

Update on parboiled rice imports into Benin

16 / 10 / 2019

Update on parboiled rice imports into Benin

According to participants, parboiled rice is allowed into Benin unless it is destined for Niger. While cargoes were reportedly stuck at Benin ports in the second half of last week, some traders have...

Parboiled rice imports not allowed into Benin

11 / 10 / 2019

Parboiled rice imports not allowed into Benin

UPDATE-1
According to participants, Benin's Customs Authority are not allowing parboiled rice to enter the country. While no official statement has been made, many exporters reported that their...