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India: Kakinada Port loading update

20 / 06 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

There are no vessels being loaded with rice in Kakinada Port today (20 June). However, a Robiul Islam vessel is due to arrive tomorrow (21 June) to be loaded with 7,200 MTS of Parboiled 5% broken...

China announces tariffs on U.S. rice imports

20 / 06 / 2018

China announces tariffs on U.S. rice imports

The LRI understands that China’s Ministry of Finance will impose a 25% tariff on imported U.S. goods, including rice, in retaliation to the U.S. government’s implementation of a 25%...

Thailand update

19 / 06 / 2018

Thailand update

The FAO has estimated Thailand’s 2017 paddy production at 33.65 million MTS, up by 3.76% year-on-year and 1.22% above the five-year average. Despite floods in July 2017 in northeastern...

Vietnam exports update

18 / 06 / 2018

Vietnam exports update

Please see the table below for a breakdown of total Vietnamese rice exports between January - May 2018, according to local reports citing the General Department of Customs.

Freight update

15 / 06 / 2018

Freight update

Shipping lines have begun implementing an Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS) from 1 June 2018. This has been largely attributed to rising fuel prices, with the price of Brent crude oil reaching US...

Pakistan exports update

15 / 06 / 2018

Pakistan exports update

Total Pakistani rice exports increased by 18% year-on-year to 3.51 million MTS during the first 11 months of the 2017/18 financial year (July – May), according to local reports citing the...

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City Port loading update

15 / 06 / 2018

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City Port loading update

Between 15 – 30 June, 18 vessels are expected to be loaded with 279,200 MTS of rice in Ho Chi Minh City Port. Two vessels are expected to be loaded with a total of 10,700 MTS for the...

Paraguay exports update

15 / 06 / 2018

Paraguay exports update

Paraguayan rice exports totalled 107,460 MTS in May according to market participants. Of this total, 56,270 MTS comprised paddy, 29,900 MTS were white rice, 14,489 MTS comprised brown rice and...

Myanmar exports update

14 / 06 / 2018

Myanmar exports update

Myanmar exported 470,000 MTS of whole grain and broken rice in April and May 2018, which are valued at US $163 million, according to local reports citing the Ministry of Commerce. This represents...

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

13 / 06 / 2018

Brazil: Rio Grande Port loading update

A TBI vessel was being loaded with 28,500 MTS of Brazilian paddy in Rio Grande Port on 12 June; the vessel is expected to sail on 16 June (Saturday). A Casillo vessel is expected to berth on 16...