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Thailand exports update

26 / 05 / 2020

Thailand exports update

Thai exports totalled 643,878 mt in April, up by 23.7% month-on-month, according to the Ministry of Commerce. Milled rice exports are estimated at 568,916 mt; 83,091 mt were sent to the US, 64,177 mt...

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City Port loading update

22 / 05 / 2020

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City Port loading update

At least 20 ships were scheduled to arrive in Ho Chi Minh City Port from May 8 – 26 to be loaded with 222,040 mt of rice, according to the Oceanic Agency and Shipping Service. Please see the table...

Thailand exports update

22 / 05 / 2020

Thailand exports update

According to the USDA, unofficial and preliminary Thai rice exports (excluding Hom Mali fragrant rice) from May 4 - 10 totalled 78,264 mt, up by 3,593 mt from the previous week. Rice exports from...

Uruguay update

20 / 05 / 2020

Uruguay update

The FAO has estimated Uruguay’s 2020 paddy production at 1.16 million mt, down by 1.27% year-on-year and 10.8% below the five-year average. Planted area has been steadily declining for the past...

Cambodia update

19 / 05 / 2020

Cambodia update

The FAO has estimated Cambodia’s 2019 paddy production at 10.9 million mt, down by 0.06% year-on-year but 8.82% above the five-year average. Harvesting of the 2019 off-season crop concluded in...

Cambodian government to gradually resume non-fragrant long grain exports from May 20

13 / 05 / 2020

Cambodian government to gradually resume non-fragrant long grain exports from May 20

According to a translated letter by the Ministry of Economic and Finance, the government has approved the Cambodia Rice Federation’s request to resume non-fragrant long grain milled rice and paddy...

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

12 / 05 / 2020

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

The USDA has forecast 2020/21 global production at a record 502 million mt in its latest WASDE report, up by almost 2% year-on-year. Thailand and China are expected to account for the largest...

Pakistani government clarifies that rice exports can continue

30 / 04 / 2020

Pakistani government clarifies that rice exports can continue

The Pakistani government confirmed that exports of Basmati and non-Basmati rice are allowed to continue as normal, according to several participants. The government had announced on Tuesday that...

Myanmar government expected to issue export licences for May

30 / 04 / 2020

Myanmar government expected to issue export licences for May

The Myanmar Rice Federation (MRF) and the Ministry of Commerce have agreed to a May export quota of 150,000 mt (+/- 10%), according to a statement posted on the MRF’s official Facebook page. Of...

Vietnam to fully lift rice export restrictions from May 1

29 / 04 / 2020

Vietnam to fully lift rice export restrictions from May 1

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to fully lift rice export restrictions from May 1, according to reports and market sources. This follows a proposal from the Ministry of...