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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...

Cambodia exports update

12 / 12 / 2018

Cambodia exports update

Cambodian milled rice exports during January – November 2018 are estimated at 497,240 MTS, down by 11.6% year-on-year, according to local reports. Exports have been affected by tight supply and...

India: Kakinada Port loading update

07 / 12 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

Seven vessels were being loaded with a total of 214,000 MTS of rice in Kakinada Port on 6 December. Phoenix was loading one vessel with 31,500 MTS of Parboiled 5% for Liberia and a second vessel with...

Ecuador's rice exports to Colombia update

06 / 12 / 2018

Ecuador's rice exports to Colombia update

According to Ecuador's Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Colombia has agreed to import 44,200 MTS of milled rice from Ecuador between 15 November - 31 December 2018 under the two countries'...

Uruguay exports update

05 / 12 / 2018

Uruguay exports update

Uruguayan rice exports totalled 42,631 MTS in November 2018, according to Uruguay XXI. This represents a 47.5% month-on-month and a 43.2% year-on-year decrease. Milled rice comprised 32,524 MTS of...

Thailand update

04 / 12 / 2018

Thailand update

The USDA has forecast Thailand’s 2019 milled rice production at 20.7 million MTS, up by 1.69% year-on-year. The main crop (which is being harvested now) is expected to account for 14.9 million MTS...

Thailand exports update

03 / 12 / 2018

Thailand exports update

Thai milled rice exports between January – October 2018 totalled 9.05 million MTS, up by 0.27% year-on-year, according to the Thai Rice Exporters Association. These exports are valued at THB 146...

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...

Vietnam exports update

29 / 11 / 2018

Vietnam exports update

According to reports, Vietnamese milled rice exports totalled 5.7 million MTS between January - November 2018, up by 4.8% year-on-year; the exports are valued at US $2.86 billion (+16.8%). Exports in...

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...

Argentina exports update

27 / 11 / 2018

Argentina exports update

According to Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos, Argentine rice exports totalled 22,525 MTS in October 2018, down by 34% month-on-month and by 48.6% year-on-year. Of this total, white rice...

Indian exporters to receive 5% subsidy on non-Basmati rice exports

26 / 11 / 2018

Indian exporters to receive 5% subsidy on non-Basmati rice exports

Indian exporters will receive a 5% subsidy for non-Basmati rice exports under the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS), according to reports. The MEIS will begin today (26 November) and will...

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...

U.S. exports update

22 / 11 / 2018

U.S. exports update

According to the USDA, U.S. long grain paddy exports in the 2018/19 marketing year (1 August – 31 July) totalled 361,700 MTS as of 8 November 2018, up by 13.4% year-on-year. Mexico imported the...

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City Port loading update

22 / 11 / 2018

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City Port loading update

A Vinafood 1 vessel arrived in Ho Chi Minh City Port on 8 November to be loaded with 17,000 MTS of 5% broken white rice for Syria; two further Vinafood 1 vessels arrived on 11 November to be loaded...

Pakistan exports update

19 / 11 / 2018

Pakistan exports update

Pakistani milled rice exports in October 2018 decreased by 20.2% year-on-year but increased by 54.4% month-on-month to 240,161 MTS, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. Of this total,...

Cambodia update

16 / 11 / 2018

Cambodia update

The FAO has forecast Cambodian 2018 paddy production at 10.7 million MTS, up by 1.73% year-on-year and 10.3% above the five-year average. Harvesting of the main crop began in September, with the bulk...

Paraguay exports update

16 / 11 / 2018

Paraguay exports update

According to the Paraguayan Chamber of Rice, Paraguayan exports in October 2018 totalled 49,764 MTS, down by 2.79% month-on-month. Of this volume, white rice comprised 28,410 MTS (-20%), brown rice...

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...

AARQ announces next tender for U.S. TRQ imports

14 / 11 / 2018

AARQ announces next tender for U.S. TRQ imports

The Association for the Administration of Rice Quotas (AARQ) announced its next tranche of Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) licences to export U.S. rice into the E.U. A total of 9,681 MTS of semi-milled or...

Indian government finalises payment guidelines for Basmati trade to Iran

14 / 11 / 2018

Indian government finalises payment guidelines for Basmati trade to Iran

According to local reports, the Indian government is finalising payment guidelines for Basmati rice trade to Iran, which are expected to be conducted in Rupees. Exporters were initially concerned...

Cambodia exports update

14 / 11 / 2018

Cambodia exports update

According to the Cambodian Rice Federation, rice exports between January – October 2018 totalled 434,807 MTS, down by 11.6% year-on-year. China imported the largest volume of Cambodian rice during...

India: Kakinada Port loading update

14 / 11 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

Six vessels were being loaded with a total of 192,900 MTS in Kakinada Port today (14 November), up by 15.4% since 26 October. Phoenix is loading two vessels: one with 31,500 MTS of Parboiled 5% for...

China's COFCO purchases Thai rice

14 / 11 / 2018

China's COFCO purchases Thai rice

The LRI understands that China’s COFCO has purchased 100,000 MTS of Thai 5% broken white rice at a price of US $430 PMT FOB FCL under the countries' Memorandum of Understanding. Shipment is...

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...

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City Port loading update

12 / 11 / 2018

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City Port loading update

Seven vessels are expected to arrive in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City Port this month. Three Vinafood 1 vessels arrived last week to be loaded with rice destined for Syria (17,000 MTS of 5% broken white...

Myanmar exports update

12 / 11 / 2018

Myanmar exports update

According to local reports citing the Myanmar Rice Federation, milled rice exports (including broken rice) between 1 April – 26 October 2018 are valued at US $435.96 million. More than 1 million...

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...

E.U. considers imposing tariffs on rice imported from Myanmar and Cambodia

08 / 11 / 2018

E.U. considers imposing tariffs on rice imported from Myanmar and Cambodia

The LRI understands that the E.U. Commission will ask E.U. member states to vote on whether to impose tariffs on long grain rice imports from Cambodia and Myanmar in December; this is to support...

Cambodia and Myanmar’s EBA status update

07 / 11 / 2018

Cambodia and Myanmar’s EBA status update

The E.U. Commission has started proceedings to remove Cambodia and Myanmar’s Everything But Arms (EBA) status, which allows both countries to export rice to the E.U. duty free. The Commission has...

India exports update

07 / 11 / 2018

India exports update

According to the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, Indian milled rice exports between April – September 2018 totalled 5.81 million MTS and are valued at US...

Ecuador's rice exports to Colombia update

07 / 11 / 2018

Ecuador's rice exports to Colombia update

According to local reports citing Ecuador's Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Ecuador will export around 64,000 MTS of milled rice to Colombia between 15 November - 31 December 2018. If...

South Korea update

06 / 11 / 2018

South Korea update

The USDA has forecast South Korea’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (November – October) at 3.88 million MTS, down by 2.44% year-on-year. Harvested area is expected to...

Uruguay exports update

06 / 11 / 2018

Uruguay exports update

Uruguayan rice exports totalled 81,159 MTS in October 2018, according to Uruguay XXI. This represents a 1.79% month-on-month and a 5.44% year-on-year decrease. Milled rice comprised 68,851 MTS of...

India update

05 / 11 / 2018

India update

The USDA has forecast India’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September) at 111 million MTS, down by 1.69% year-on-year. Of this volume, Kharif crop will comprise...

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City Port loading update

05 / 11 / 2018

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City Port loading update

Five vessels are expected to arrive in Ho Chi Minh City Port this month. A Vinafood 1 vessel is due to arrive on 8 November to be loaded with 17,000 MTS of 5% broken white rice for Syria. A VIP...

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

01 / 11 / 2018

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

Melpomeni was being loaded with 18,500 MTS in Yangon Port on Wednesday (31 October), according to the Myanma Port Authority. Please see the table below for more details.

Thailand update

01 / 11 / 2018

Thailand update

The USDA has forecast Thai 2019 milled rice production at 20.9 million MTS, up by 2.41% year-on-year as an anticipated expansion in harvested area to 11 million hectares (+3.05%) is expected to...

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...

Thailand exports update

31 / 10 / 2018

Thailand exports update

Thai milled rice exports between January – September 2018 totalled 8.12 million MTS, down by 1.8% year-on-year, according to the Thai Rice Exporters Association. These exports are valued at THB 131...

Vietnam exports update

30 / 10 / 2018

Vietnam exports update

According to reports, Vietnamese milled rice exports totalled 5.24 million MTS between January - October 2018, up by 3.4% year-on-year; the rice is valued at US $2.64 billion (+16.1%). Exports in...

India: Kakinada Port loading update

29 / 10 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

Six vessels were being loaded with a total of 167,100 MTS in Kakinada Port on 26 October, up by 33.7% from 22 October. Phoenix was loading two vessels for Liberia, one with 38,000 MTS of Parboiled 5%...

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...

Vietnam exports update

25 / 10 / 2018

Vietnam exports update

According to local reports, Vietnam exported 4.89 million MTS of milled rice from January – September 2018, up by 5.9% year-on-year; the rice is valued at US $2.46 billion (+20.5%). Exports in...

Argentina exports update

25 / 10 / 2018

Argentina exports update

According to Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos, Argentine rice exports totalled 34,133 MTS in September 2018, down by 44.3% month-on-month but up by 19.1% year-on-year. Of this total, white...

Colombia update

25 / 10 / 2018

Colombia update

The USDA has forecast Colombian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (April – March) at 1.64 million MTS, a decrease of 7.87% year-on-year as a result of government policies to...

Argentina update

25 / 10 / 2018

Argentina update

The USDA has forecast Argentine milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (April 2019 – March 2020) at 795,000 MTS, a 5.92% year-on-year decrease. This is partially due to an expected...

Thailand update

24 / 10 / 2018

Thailand update

The FAO has forecast Thai 2018 paddy production at 34.5 million MTS, a 2.53% year-on-year increase and 3.76% above the five-year average. Harvesting of the main season crop began in early October and...

Australia update

22 / 10 / 2018

Australia update

The USDA has forecast Australian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (March – February) at 400,000 MTS, a decrease of 11.9% year-on-year. Harvested area and the average field yield...

India: Kakinada Port loading update

22 / 10 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

Four vessels were being loaded with a total of 125,000 MTS in Kakinada Port on 22 October, down by 21.8% from 5 October. Phoenix was loading 38,000 MTS of Parboiled 5% and 2,000 MTS of 100% broken...