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Turkey update

19 / 10 / 2018

Turkey update

The USDA has forecast Turkey’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (September – August) at 610,000 MTS. This represents a 17.3% increase year-on-year due to beneficial rainfall...

Russia update

18 / 10 / 2018

Russia update

The USDA has forecast Russian 2019 milled rice production at 630,000 MTS, a 2.33% year-on-year decrease. Both the harvested area and the average field yield are expected to decrease to 185,000ha...

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

18 / 10 / 2018

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

Three vessels were being loaded with a total of 51,200 MTS in Yangon Port yesterday (17 October), according to the Myanma Port Authority. Sexta (which berthed on 16 October) was being loaded with...

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.

Pakistan exports update

17 / 10 / 2018

Pakistan exports update

Pakistani milled rice exports in September 2018 declined by 16.3% year-on-year and by 25.6% month-on-month to 155,512 MTS, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. Of this total, Basmati rice...

USA exports update

16 / 10 / 2018

USA exports update

U.S. paddy, milled and brown rice exports in the 2018/19 marketing year (August – July) totalled 450,970 MTS as of 4 October, up by 10.6% year-on-year, according to the USDA. Mexico imported the...

Myanmar exports update

16 / 10 / 2018

Myanmar exports update

Myanmar’s milled rice exports totalled 1.3 million MTS (including broken rice) in April – September 2018, which are valued at US $391 million, according to the Myanmar Rice Federation cited in...

Kazakhstan exports, imports and production update

11 / 10 / 2018

Kazakhstan exports, imports and production update

Kazakhstan's milled rice exports totalled 51,600 MTS between January – July 2018, a decrease of 10% year-on-year, according to local reports. These exports were valued at an estimated US $14.6...

India update

11 / 10 / 2018

India update

The USDA has forecast Indian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September) at 111 million MTS, down by 1.69% year-on-year. An anticipated increase in harvested area to...

Cambodia update

11 / 10 / 2018

Cambodia update

The USDA has forecast Cambodian 2018 milled rice production at 5.55 million MTS, up by 5.67% year-on-year due to anticipated favourable weather conditions and improved water supply. Harvested area is...

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.

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 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...

India: Kakinada Port loading update

05 / 10 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

Five vessels were being loaded with a total of 159,900 MTS in Kakinada Port on 5 October, up by 73.8% from 28 September. Phoenix was loading 38,000 MTS of Parboiled 5% and 2,000 MTS of 100% broken...

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

05 / 10 / 2018

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

Two vessels were being loaded with a total of 53,500 MTS in Yangon Port on 4 October, according to the Myanma Port Authority. Best Future was being loaded with 20,000 MTS and New Levant was being...

Pakistan update

04 / 10 / 2018

Pakistan update

The USDA has forecast Pakistan’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (November - October) at 7.4 million MTS, unchanged year-on-year. Milled rice exports in 2017/18 are forecast to...

Uruguay exports update

04 / 10 / 2018

Uruguay exports update

Uruguayan rice exports totalled 82,633 MTS in September 2018, according to Uruguay XXI. This represents a 64% month-on-month and a 9.58% year-on-year increase. Milled rice comprised 60,791 MTS of...

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...

India exports update

03 / 10 / 2018

India exports update

According to the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, Indian milled rice exports during the first four months of the 2018/19 financial year (April – March)...

Myanmar update

02 / 10 / 2018

Myanmar update

The FAO has forecast Myanmar’s 2018 paddy production to increase by 3.16% year-on-year to 30.4 million MTS, 6.79% above the five-year average. Expectations of higher local prices and better...

E.U. imports and exports update

02 / 10 / 2018

E.U. imports and exports update

According to the European Commission, E.U. rice imports in the 2017/18 marketing year (September – August) totalled 1.3 million MTS (milled equivalent, excluding broken rice), up by 3%...

Vietnam exports update

02 / 10 / 2018

Vietnam exports update

According to local reports, Vietnamese milled rice exports from 1 January – 11 September 2018 totalled 4.89 million MTS. This is an increase of 4.4% year-on-year and is 20.8% and 44% higher...

China update

02 / 10 / 2018

China update

The USDA has forecast China’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (July – June) at 141.3 million MTS, a decline of 3.22% year-on-year. Harvested area and the average...

Thai exports update

02 / 10 / 2018

Thai exports update

Thai milled rice exports between January – August 2018 totalled 7.14 million MTS, down by 3.58% year-on-year, according to the Thai Rice Exporters Association. These exports are valued at THB...

India exports update

02 / 10 / 2018

India exports update

Indian milled rice exports during the first five months of the 2018/19 financial year (April – March) totalled 5.02 million MTS and are worth INR 3.33 billion (US $45.5 million), down by 4.2%...

Myanmar exports update

01 / 10 / 2018

Myanmar exports update

According to local reports citing the Commerce Ministry, Myanmar exported 1.07 million MTS of milled rice (including broken rice) to 42 countries between 1 April – mid-September; these...

Thailand exports update

01 / 10 / 2018

Thailand exports update

According to reports, Thailand exported a total of 8.22 million MTS of rice between 1 January - 21 September, up by 2.9% year-on-year. These exports were valued at THB 135 billion (US $4.19...

India: Kakinada Port loading update

01 / 10 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

Three vessels were being loaded with a total of 92,000 MTS in Kakinada Port on 28 September, up by 3.25% from 18 September. Phoenix was loading 38,000 MTS of Parboiled 5% and 2,000 MTS of 100%...

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

27 / 09 / 2018

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

Three vessels are being loaded with a total of 53,500 MTS in Yangon Port today (27 September), according to the Myanma Port Authority. Ana M, which berthed on 3 September, is being loaded with...

Vietnam exports update

27 / 09 / 2018

Vietnam exports update

According to local reports citing the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnamese rice exports between January - September totalled 4.9 million MTS (milled equivalent), up by 22%...

Argentina exports update

27 / 09 / 2018

Argentina exports update

According to Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos, Argentine rice exports totalled 61,169 MTS in August 2018, up by 37.9% month-on-month and 163% year-on-year. Of this total, white...

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...

Pakistan water supply, planting and exports update

26 / 09 / 2018

Pakistan water supply, planting and exports update

According to the National Space Agency of Pakistan, irrigation water supplies in August were 2.07% below last year’s levels in Punjab but 5.71% higher than last year’s levels in Sindh....

Pakistan exports update

26 / 09 / 2018

Pakistan exports update

Pakistani milled rice exports in August 2018 declined by 1.57% year-on-year and by 1.67% month-on-month to 208,963 MTS, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. Of this total, Basmati rice...

Vietnam exports update

21 / 09 / 2018

Vietnam exports update

According to reports citing the General Department of Customs, Vietnam exported 4.7 million MTS of rice (milled equivalent) from 1 January – 15 September, up by 9% year-on-year; these exports...

Cambodia exports update

21 / 09 / 2018

Cambodia exports update

According to local reports, Cambodian exports between January – August 2018 totalled 341,638 MTS, down by 8.21% year-on-year. Exports in August totalled 44,558 MTS (-20.8%); China imported...

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...

Italy exports update

20 / 09 / 2018

Italy exports update

Italian rice exports in the 2018/19 marketing year (September – August) to countries outside of the E.U. totalled 3,187 MTS (milled equivalent, excluding broken rice) as of 14 September, down...

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

20 / 09 / 2018

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

Two vessels are being loaded with a total of 30,000 MTS in Yangon Port today (20 September), according to the Myanma Port Authority. Ana M, which berthed on 3 September, is being loaded with 10,000...

Japan update

20 / 09 / 2018

Japan update

The USDA has forecast Japan’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (November – October) at 7.7 million MTS, down by 1.12% year-on-year. Field yields were forecast to be...

Egypt update

20 / 09 / 2018

Egypt update

The USDA has forecast Egyptian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September) at 2.8 million MTS, a 34.9% year-on-year decrease. This is due to an anticipated...

India: Kakinada Port loading update

18 / 09 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

Three vessels were being loaded with a total of 89,100 MTS in Kakinada Port on 18 September, down by 6.96% from 4 September. Swiss Agri Trade was loading 10,500 MTS of 100% broken white rice and...

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

14 / 09 / 2018

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

A Rivelin vessel was waiting to be loaded with 11,000 MTS of broken rice destined for Europe in Rio Grande Port on 13 September. Silver Lake is due to arrive on 29 September to be loaded with...

Italy exports update

13 / 09 / 2018

Italy exports update

Italian rice exports in the first week of the 2018/19 marketing year (1 September – 31 August) to countries outside of the E.U. totalled 1,619 MTS (milled equivalent, excluding broken rice),...

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

13 / 09 / 2018

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

A Casillo vessel was being loaded with 30,000 MTS in Rio Grande Port on 12 September. A Rivelin vessel is due to arrive on 13 September to be loaded with 11,000 MTS and another vessel is due to...

Brazil planting, production, exports and imports update

11 / 09 / 2018

Brazil planting, production, exports and imports update

CONAB estimates Brazilian planted area in the 2017/18 marketing year (April 2018 – March 2019) at 1.97 million hectares, down by 0.41% year-on-year as farmers switched to planting soybeans...

Thailand exports update

11 / 09 / 2018

Thailand exports update

Thai milled rice exports between January – July 2018 totalled 6.16 million MTS, down by 3.9% year-on-year, according to the Thai Rice Exporters Association. These exports are valued at THB...

Freight update

07 / 09 / 2018

Freight update

International freight rates have mostly increased since shipping lines attempted to impose a General Rate Increase of US $1,000 per FEU on 1 September, according to reports. According to the...

Vietnam update

07 / 09 / 2018

Vietnam update

The FAO has forecast Vietnam’s 2018 paddy production at 44.2 million MTS, up by 3.06% year-on-year and 0.29% above the five-year average. Harvesting of the Winter/Spring crop, which accounts...

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

06 / 09 / 2018

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

Only one vessel was being loaded in Rio Grande Port on 4 September; Chios Luck was being loaded with 30,000 MTS. A Casillo vessel is expected to arrive tomorrow (7 September) to be loaded with...