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Brazil exports and imports update

13 / 12 / 2018

Brazil exports and imports update

Brazil’s rice exports between 1 January – 30 November 2018 totalled 1.52 million MTS, up by 89.2% year-on-year, according to IRGA. Exports in November totalled 115,784 MTS (+21.4%). Brazil’s...

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12 / 12 / 2018

#Brazil: An average of 219,300 bags of #rice per year are lost when transported via road to ports (Pt.) https://t.co/PvlgCMljbS

Brazil production update

12 / 12 / 2018

Brazil production update

Brazilian paddy production in the 2018/19 marketing year is expected to fall by 4.5% year-on-year to 11.2 million MTS, according to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). Output...

12 December 2018

12 / 12 / 2018

12 December 2018

Pakistani WR prices are assessed down as exporters continue to lower their offers to attract fresh demand, with 5% and...

Brazil production update

11 / 12 / 2018

Brazil production update

Brazilian paddy production in the 2018/19 marketing year is forecast to decline by 6.6% year-on-year to 11.3 million MTS, according to CONAB. Planted area is expected to decrease to 1.84 million...

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10 / 12 / 2018

#Brazil exported 1.24 million MTS of #rice between Jan. – Nov. 2018, more than double year-on-year, boosted by suff… https://t.co/GLibxfTCK0

6 December 2018

06 / 12 / 2018

6 December 2018

Pakistani 25% WR and PB 5% STX are assessed down to US $320 PMT FOB (-$5 PMT) and US $392 PMT FOB respectively due to...

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06 / 12 / 2018

#Uruguay: 90% of total #rice exports go to #Peru, #Mexico, the #EU, #Brazil and #Iraq (Sp.) https://t.co/N07RQgHfJO

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05 / 12 / 2018

#Brazil: #Rice exports from Santa Catarina State totalled 82,700 MTS between January – October 2018, worth US $24 m… https://t.co/9tXnZcvCVC

5 December 2018

05 / 12 / 2018

5 December 2018

Despite expectations that the official results of the Philippines’ National Food Authority’s 20 November G2P tender...

Brazil planting update

04 / 12 / 2018

Brazil planting update

Brazil’s 2018/19 total planted area is forecast at 1.01 million hectares, according to IRGA. Planting was 95.2% complete as of 30 November at 958,712ha. Please see the table below for more details.

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03 / 12 / 2018

#Brazil: Rio Grande do Sul #paddy planting estimated to be 99% complete as of 30 November (Pt.) https://t.co/al6ifHLltP

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

30 / 11 / 2018

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

No vessels were being loaded with rice in Rio Grande Port on 29 November. Eight vessels carrying a total of 169,963 MTS of rice sailed from Rio Grande Port in November. Of this volume, 30,594 MTS...

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29 / 11 / 2018

#Brazil: New red #rice variety available for production in Piauí, Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte and Paraíba states (Pt… https://t.co/iX8DtmDFdT

29 November 2018

29 / 11 / 2018

29 November 2018

U.S. Southern Pet Food Quality broken rice is assessed down to US $328 PMT (US $14.90 per cwt) ex-works (-$3 PMT) as...

Conmasur 2018/19 supply and demand update

28 / 11 / 2018

Conmasur 2018/19 supply and demand update

According to data from Conmasur’s latest meeting on 23 November 2018, total 2018/19 supply in Conmasur countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay) is forecast at 16.1 million MTS...

28 November 2018

28 / 11 / 2018

28 November 2018

Despite improved supply, we have raised all of our Pakistani assessments as lower offers are no longer available....

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27 / 11 / 2018

#Brazil: An External #Rice Commission could find solutions to the economic problems of the rice industry (Pt.) https://t.co/NMbFK5xXDy

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26 / 11 / 2018

#Brazil: #Rice farmers want help from government to compete with Mercosur neighbours, such as access to cheaper pes… https://t.co/R8Ypwm40vz

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23 / 11 / 2018

#Brazil: Fedearroz encourages farmers to plant alternative crops to reduce dependence on #rice (Pt.) https://t.co/KuYL8aeGZ7

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

22 / 11 / 2018

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

An LDC vessel, which arrived in Rio Grande Port on 19 November, was being loaded with 27,000 MTS of rice on 21 November. Another LDC vessel is expected to arrive on Saturday (24 November) to be...

22 November 2018

22 / 11 / 2018

22 November 2018

Thai 25% and 100% broken WR are both assessed up by US $2 PMT to US $364 PMT FOB and US $337 PMT FOB respectively due...

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19 / 11 / 2018

#Brazil: #Rice farmers switch to cultivating shrimp as the salinity level of reservoir water increases due to perio… https://t.co/0pLFPSp3F6

19 November 2018

19 / 11 / 2018

19 November 2018

There is a firm undertone to the Pakistani market due to improved demand; 5% and 100% broken WR and PB 5% STX are...

16 November 2018

16 / 11 / 2018

16 November 2018

Thai WR prices are all assessed down as exporters are willing to accept lower bids to conclude fresh trade, with 5% and...

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

15 / 11 / 2018

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

Two vessels were being loaded with rice in Rio Grande Port on 14 November. Hunan was loading 28,927 MTS destined for Venezuela and Rivelin was loading 15,000 MTS. An LDC vessel is expected to arrive...

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15 / 11 / 2018

#Brazil: #Rice shipments from Rio Grande Port totalled 1.4 million MTS during January – October 2018, up by 60% yea… https://t.co/2RZXpdnAJC

14 November 2018

14 / 11 / 2018

14 November 2018

All Vietnamese WR grades are assessed down due to persistent slow demand as offers are uncompetitive with other Asian...

Brazil planting and exports update

13 / 11 / 2018

Brazil planting and exports update

According to local reports citing IRGA, planting in Rio Grande do Sul was 79.6% complete as of 8 November. IRGA revised its forecast for total planted area up by 0.5% to 1.01 million hectares due to...

Brazil exports and imports update

12 / 11 / 2018

Brazil exports and imports update

Brazil’s rice exports between January – October 2018 totalled 1.41 million MTS, up by 98.3% year-on-year, according to IRGA. Exports in October totalled 152,775 MTS (+66.1%). Venezuela imported...

Brazil: CONAB auction update

09 / 11 / 2018

Brazil: CONAB auction update

According to local reports, CONAB has suspended its 13 November auction for 10,664 MTS of paddy at the request of farmer groups.

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

09 / 11 / 2018

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

Three vessels were being loaded with rice in Rio Grande Port on 8 November. TRC was loading 24,130 MTS, LDC was loading 27,245 MTS and Olam was loading 17,000 MTS. A Hunan vessel has arrived but is...

Brazil's CONAB announces paddy auction

08 / 11 / 2018

Brazil's CONAB announces paddy auction

Brazil’s national supply company, CONAB, will hold an auction for 10,664 MTS of paddy on 13 November. Bids must be submitted on a BRL per kg basis. The volume is currently stored in warehouses in...

7 November 2018

07 / 11 / 2018

7 November 2018

Thai Hom Mali 100% Grade B is assessed up to US $1,072 PMT FOB FCL (+$44 PMT) on day nine of our 10-day new crop...

5 November 2018

05 / 11 / 2018

5 November 2018

Pakistani local prices have increased due to demand from East Africa for WR and West Africa for PB. Pakistani 5% WR is...

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01 / 11 / 2018

Unfavourable weather conditions in South #Brazil delay completion of #paddy planting (Pt.) https://t.co/ZPckvLPQxA

Central America imports update

01 / 11 / 2018

Central America imports update

Central American imports between January – June 2018 totalled 373,000 MTS, up by 23.5% year-on-year, according to local reports. The imports are valued at US $163 million MTS (+56.7%); of this...

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

01 / 11 / 2018

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

A TRC vessel carrying 24,130 MTS is due to depart from Rio Grande Port on 7 November. A Hunan vessel is expected to arrive on 5 November to be loaded with 29,000 MTS. Hoihow arrived today (1...

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31 / 10 / 2018

#Brazil: Local #paddy prices declined by 5% month-on-month in October (Pt.) https://t.co/kxOxwbaFlP

26 October 2018

26 / 10 / 2018

26 October 2018

Pakistani exporters have lowered their offers as local prices continue to decline, with 5% WR assessed down to US $373...

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

25 / 10 / 2018

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

A Rivelin vessel carrying 10,000 MTS is due to depart from Rio Grande Port today (25 October). A TRC vessel is expected to arrive tomorrow to be loaded with 24,130 MTS and Hoihow is due to arrive on...

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25 / 10 / 2018

#Brazil: Local #rice prices in Belém increased by 11% from January – September 2018 to BRL 2.36 per kg (US $632 PMT… https://t.co/duebCQmPtG

23 October 2018

23 / 10 / 2018

23 October 2018

We have continued our Indian crop transitions, with 5% WR assessed up to US $373 PMT FOB and 25% WR assessed down to US...

22 October 2018

22 / 10 / 2018

22 October 2018

We continued our transitions to new crop pricing for whole grain Indian grades, with 5% and 25% WR assessed down to US...

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19 / 10 / 2018

#Brazil: Domestic #paddy prices declined by BRL 1.11 in October 2018 to BRL 45.64 per 50kg bag (Pt.) https://t.co/b8NwoWYgDa

19 October 2018

19 / 10 / 2018

19 October 2018

Brazilian 5% WR and PB 5% STX are both assessed up to US $495 PMT FOB FCL (+$10 PMT) based on bids and offers and...

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18 / 10 / 2018

#Brazil: Pará State passes law requiring pesticide information on all #rice packaging (Pt.) https://t.co/eusQqR2P79

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

17 / 10 / 2018

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

Rivelin was loading a vessel with 10,000 MTS of rice in Rio Grande Port on 16 October. A Casillo vessel loaded with 30,000 MTS is the only vessel to have left port so far this month.

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16 / 10 / 2018

#Brazil: Above average rainfall expected to reduce #paddy planting by an average of 10% in Rio Grande do Sul and Ca… https://t.co/eqNhpvR4W8

15 October 2018

15 / 10 / 2018

15 October 2018

Vietnamese 100% broken WR is assessed up to US $350 PMT FOB (+$5 PMT) as lower offers are no longer available ahead of...

Brazil planting and production update

12 / 10 / 2018

Brazil planting and production update

CONAB forecasts Brazilian planted area in the 2018/19 marketing year (April 2019 - March 2020) at 1.85 - 1.97 million hectares, a decline of 6.38% and an increase of 0.21% respectively year-on-year....

12 October 2018

12 / 10 / 2018

12 October 2018

Thai 100% Grade B, 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed down by US $2 PMT, with 5% WR assessed down to US $388 PMT FOB...

11 October 2018

11 / 10 / 2018

11 October 2018

Despite a 8.2% depreciation of the Pakistani Rupee against the U.S. Dollar since yesterday (10 October), whole grain WR...

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

10 / 10 / 2018

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

No vessels are being loaded with rice in Rio Grande Port today (10 October). A Casillo vessel loaded with 30,000 MTS is the only vessel to have left port so far this month.

10 October 2018

10 / 10 / 2018

10 October 2018

Indian 5% WR is assessed down to US $385 PMT FOB (-$10 PMT) as exporters attempt to sell remaining stocks ahead of new...

Brazil update

10 / 10 / 2018

Brazil update

The USDA has forecast Brazilian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (April 2019 – March 2020) at 8.16 million MTS, down by 0.58% year-on-year. Harvested area and the average field...

Brazil currency update

08 / 10 / 2018

Brazil currency update

The Brazilian Real has appreciated by 3.87% against the U.S. Dollar since Friday (5 October) to BRL 3.73 at 12:00 UTC today (8 October), the lowest level since 7 August. According to reports, the...

Brazil exports and imports update

08 / 10 / 2018

Brazil exports and imports update

Brazil’s rice exports between January – September 2018 totalled 1.25 million MTS, up from 617,317 MTS in 2017, according to IRGA. Exports in September totalled 160,944 MTS, up from 109,450 MTS in...

South America

05 / 10 / 2018

South America

The Iraqi Ministry of Trade (MoT) purchased 60,000 MTS of Uruguayan rice from Hanalico and 30,000 MTS of Argentine...

4 October 2018

04 / 10 / 2018

4 October 2018

Pakistani 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed down by US $2 PMT to US $383 PMT FOB, US $378 PMT FOB and US $373 PMT FOB...

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

04 / 10 / 2018

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

A Casillo vessel was being loaded with 30,000 MTS in Rio Grande Port on 3 October. Five vessels carrying a total of 110,018 MTS have left port so far this month, including 30,000 MTS of paddy...

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03 / 10 / 2018

#Brazil: Rio Grande do Sul forecast to have smallest planted area in six years (Pt.) https://t.co/28bphPFArh

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02 / 10 / 2018

#Brazil: Farmers in Rio Grande do Sul still unable to begin #paddy planting due to unfavourable weather conditions… https://t.co/MP5B1fjmJS

28 September 2018

28 / 09 / 2018

28 September 2018

The Pakistani whole grain WR market is being supported by the Philippines’ National Food Authority’s...

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28 / 09 / 2018

#Brazil: National Supply Company offers opportunity to Rio Grande do Sul farmers to sell #rice seeds through Food A… https://t.co/6wxdMpeINM

27 September 2018

27 / 09 / 2018

27 September 2018

Indian 100% broken WR is assessed up to US $280 PMT FOB (+$8 PMT) as exporters continue to cover shipments to...

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

27 / 09 / 2018

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

No vessels were being loaded with rice in Rio Grande Port on 26 September. However, Nordic Barents is expected to arrive on 28 September to be loaded with 30,000 MTS. Five vessels carrying a total...

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27 / 09 / 2018

#Brazil: #Rice producers in Rio Grande do Sul receive BRL 2.6 million (US $644,813) from government for hail damage… https://t.co/GlAG6NL32f

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25 / 09 / 2018

#Brazil: Expected rainfall in Rio Grande and Santa Catarina may exceed 70mm, delaying #rice planting (Pt.) https://t.co/qSGj6tgakZ

24 September 2018

24 / 09 / 2018

24 September 2018

Pakistani 5%, 10%, 15% and 100% broken WR are all assessed up due to improved demand following the Ashura holiday on...

Brazil planting update

24 / 09 / 2018

Brazil planting update

Planted area in Brazil's main rice producing region of Rio Grande do Sul is forecast at 1.01 million hectares in the 2018/19 marketing year (April – March), down by 6.59% year-on-year,...

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24 / 09 / 2018

#Brazil: 2018/19 planted area in Rio Grande do Sul forecast to decrease by 6.5% year-on-year (Sp.) https://t.co/4R6Hge9BT9

21 September 2018

21 / 09 / 2018

21 September 2018

Thai Hom Mali 100% Grade B is assessed down to US $1,064 PMT FOB FCL (-$3 PMT) as lower offers are available, despite...

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

20 / 09 / 2018

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

One vessel was being loaded with 22,000 MTS of broken rice in Rio Grande Port on 19 September; no other vessels are currently expected. Four vessels carrying a total of 84,518 MTS left port so far...

@LiveRiceIndex

20 / 09 / 2018

#Brazil: #Paddy prices in Rio Grande do Sul increase by 0.42% to BRL 45.41 per 50kg (US $220.20 PMT) between 11 - 1… https://t.co/AnEygzHhb5

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13 / 09 / 2018

#Brazil: #Paddy trade slow in Rio Grande do Sul but the price remains unchanged (Pt.) https://t.co/XjMpvYcag2

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06 / 09 / 2018

#Brazil: The average price of #paddy in Rio Grande do Sul increased by 3.94% in August to BRL $45.07 per 50kg (US $… https://t.co/imBTvFIxkI

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05 / 09 / 2018

#Brazil: Academic expects 2019 #paddy planted area to decline by 10% as farmers find it difficult to access credit… https://t.co/ZqQDPbgyxd

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04 / 09 / 2018

The Landless Rural Workers Movement plans to improve organic #rice production in #Brazil (Pt.) https://t.co/mLBjeKaTXF

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29 / 08 / 2018

#Brazil: #Rice production in 2018/19 may decline year-on-year as farmers face difficulties sourcing credit, accordi… https://t.co/ptvb7H8faS

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28 / 08 / 2018

#Brazil: Local prices were 'low' in H1 2018 despite 'high' international prices, according to CONAB (Pt.) https://t.co/tWIp1w4XwT

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23 / 08 / 2018

#Brazil: Average price of #paddy in Rio Grande do Sul increases to its highest level since February 2017 (Pt.) https://t.co/s9DCmNVtM0

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14 / 08 / 2018

#Brazil: CONAB announces auction of #paddy destined for Gaza (Pt.) https://t.co/vBpiqMhZuX

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10 / 08 / 2018

#Brazil: #Rice production expected to decline by 7.3% in 2018 (Sp.) https://t.co/X9zedChTsF

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09 / 08 / 2018

#Brazil: #Rice farmers forecast a decrease in planted area and an increase in production costs (Pt.) https://t.co/yR8TF7SqrM

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08 / 08 / 2018

#Brazil: Planted area for crops (including #rice) will grow from 75 million hectares to 85 million hectares in the… https://t.co/AITRVDy3V4

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01 / 08 / 2018

#Brazil: The price of #paddy in Rio Grande do Sul recorded at BRL 40 per 50 Kg (US $ 213.54 PMT) (Pt.) https://t.co/hjYLP1I0rs

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27 / 07 / 2018

#Brazil: Commission President encourages a reduction of ICMS tax on #paddy (Pt.) https://t.co/eDBFv9Gr1B

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19 / 07 / 2018

#Brazil: #Rice sector expects market to have firm undertone until Q1 2019 (Pt.) https://t.co/i4Ikdvhk8V

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19 / 07 / 2018

#Brazil: Local price of paddy increases for sixth consecutive week (Pt.) https://t.co/ZjowzJ5B2c

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18 / 07 / 2018

#Brazil: Paddy prices expected to be supported in the near future due to reduced production, a favourable exchange… https://t.co/CSr3WySwPu

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18 / 07 / 2018

#Brazil: Domestic #rice prices could increase by up to 50% by the end of the year (Pt.) https://t.co/yHl6RmEIVu

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17 / 07 / 2018

#Brazil: #Rice planting later this year in Rio Grande do Sul expected to benefit from ongoing heavy rain (Pt.) https://t.co/VjAmfoYyjS

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06 / 07 / 2018

#Brazil: Retail price of #rice in João Pessoa decreased by 13.56% month-on-month in June (Pt.) https://t.co/qc8MhGu0AF

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05 / 07 / 2018

#Brazil: #Rice production in northern Santa Catarina estimated to have increased by 3% year-on-year (Pt.) https://t.co/YF4eVoQuD2

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04 / 07 / 2018

#Brazil and #Vietnam sign Memorandum of Understanding to increase cooperation in agriculture (Pt.) https://t.co/8DOp3UHl6H

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02 / 07 / 2018

#Brazil: Domestic #rice prices could increase by 12.1% due to increasing transportation costs (Pt.) https://t.co/NrD7YAgPWD

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28 / 06 / 2018

#Brazil: The average price of #paddy in Rio Grande do Sul increases to its highest level since August 2017 (Pt.) https://t.co/TxYgQjZrtI

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21 / 06 / 2018

Scientists in #Brazil grow #paddy in mud (Pt.) https://t.co/PrwUS6pWEE

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21 / 06 / 2018

The 30% - 50% increase in the cost of transporting #rice in #Brazil has caused the domestic price of #rice to incre… https://t.co/rIZYwvmIf1

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20 / 06 / 2018

#Brazil: The average price of #rice in Salvador declined by 0.31% during May 2018 (Pt.) https://t.co/Oj35AitYo4