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Senegal update

14 / 01 / 2019

Senegal update

The FAO has forecast Senegal’s 2018 paddy production at 920,000 MTS, down by 8.7% year-on-year but 19.3% above the five-year average. Harvesting began in November and is expected to conclude this...

Niger update

14 / 01 / 2019

Niger update

The FAO has estimated Niger’s 2018 paddy production at 112,000 MTS, a 6.67% year-on-year increase and 4.67% above the five-year average. Harvesting began in August and concluded in November;...

Saudi Arabia update

24 / 12 / 2018

Saudi Arabia update

The FAO has forecast Saudi Arabia’s milled rice imports in the 2018/19 marketing year (July - June) at 1.2 million MTS, in line with recent years. Saudi Arabia is planning to increase its cereal...

India update

17 / 12 / 2018

India update

The FAO has forecast India’s 2018 paddy production at 173 million MTS, up by 2.15% year-on-year and 6.97% above the five-year average; this includes the 2018 Kharif crop and the 2018/19 Rabi crop,...

Ivory Coast update

17 / 12 / 2018

Ivory Coast update

The FAO has forecast the Ivory Coast's 2018 paddy production at 2.27 million MTS, up by 7.03% year-on-year and 9.94% above the five-year average. Production is expected to be boosted by above-average...

@LiveRiceIndex

12 / 12 / 2018

#UN’s #FAO predicts #Africa will need US $7 billion per year for #rice imports by 2020 (Fr.) https://t.co/kZdOtZcwOn

Sri Lanka update

11 / 12 / 2018

Sri Lanka update

The FAO has estimated 2018 Sri Lankan paddy production at 3.81 million MTS, up by 59.8% year-on-year but 3.01% below the five-year average. Production in 2018 recovered from drought-reduced output in...

Peru update

10 / 12 / 2018

Peru update

The FAO has estimated 2018 Peruvian paddy production at 3.47 million MTS, up by 14.1% year-on-year and 13.3% above the five-year average due to an increase in planted area and favourable weather...

Other Countries

07 / 12 / 2018

Other Countries

The FAO’s All Rice Price Index declined by 2 points (-0.93%) last month to a 14-month low of 214 points, according to...

FAO All Rice Price Index down by 2 points in November

06 / 12 / 2018

FAO All Rice Price Index down by 2 points in November

The FAO’s All Rice Price Index declined by 2 points (-0.93%) last month to a 14-month low of 214 points, according to its December 2018 report. The prices of higher and lower quality Indica rice...

Angola update

20 / 11 / 2018

Angola update

The FAO has estimated Angola’s 2018 paddy production at 68,000 MTS, up by 7.94% year-on-year and 36% above the five-year average. Planting of the 2019 paddy crop is expected to conclude in December...

El Salvador update

19 / 11 / 2018

El Salvador update

The FAO has forecast El Salvador's 2018 paddy production at 25,000 MTS, down by 3.85% year-on-year and 26.5% below the five-year average. Planting of the main season crop concluded in June 2018 for...

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...

Colombia update

14 / 11 / 2018

Colombia update

The FAO has forecast Colombia’s 2018 paddy production at 2.46 million MTS, down by 9.45% year-on-year but 8.41% above the five-year average. Production has been hampered by a 20% contraction in...

Other Countries

02 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

The FAO’s All Rice Price Index declined by 4.2 points (-1.9%) last month to a 12-month low of 218 points, according...

FAO All Rice Price Index down by 4.2 points in October

01 / 11 / 2018

FAO All Rice Price Index down by 4.2 points in October

The FAO’s All Rice Price Index declined by 4.2 points (-1.9%) last month to a 12-month low of 218 points, according to its November 2018 report. The price of higher and lower quality Indica rice...

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...

@LiveRiceIndex

18 / 10 / 2018

#FAO forecasts 2018 global #paddy production to increase by 1.3% year-on-year to 773 million MTS (Fr.) https://t.co/4xN6yiJwJh

@LiveRiceIndex

17 / 10 / 2018

Organisations including #IRRI and #FAO commit to efforts to increase average #paddy field yields and food security https://t.co/s8ErbUtLVW

Other Countries

05 / 10 / 2018

Other Countries

The FAO’s All Rice Price Index declined by 2 points (-0.89%) last month to 222 points, according to its October...

FAO All Rice Price Index down by 2 points in September

04 / 10 / 2018

FAO All Rice Price Index down by 2 points in September

The FAO’s All Rice Price Index declined by 2 points (-0.89%) last month to 222 points, according to its October 2018 report. The price of Japonica rice, lower and higher quality Indica rice and...

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...

Turkmenistan update

02 / 10 / 2018

Turkmenistan update

The FAO has forecast Turkmenistan's 2018 paddy production at 130,000 MTS, unchanged year-on-year and at the five-year average. However, total cereal production is forecast to fall by 9% to a...

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...

@LiveRiceIndex

15 / 08 / 2018

#FAO warns that fall armyworms could spread from #India to other parts of Asia, which would threaten #rice producti… https://t.co/pj6Qdu623y

Togo update

03 / 08 / 2018

Togo update

The FAO has forecast Togo’s 2018 paddy production at 148,000 MTS, up by 6% year-on-year and unchanged from the five-year average. Planting of the paddy crop concluded in May and harvesting is...

Guinea update

03 / 08 / 2018

Guinea update

Planting of Guinea’s 2018 paddy crop is due to conclude in August for harvesting in October – January, according to the FAO. Paddy production in 2017 was supported by near-average...

Sierra Leone update

03 / 08 / 2018

Sierra Leone update

The FAO has estimated Sierra Leone’s 2017 paddy production at 1.4 million MTS, up by 20.6% year-on-year and 22.7% above the five-year average. Planting of the 2018 paddy crop began in March...

Mauritania update

03 / 08 / 2018

Mauritania update

The FAO has estimated Mauritania’s 2017 paddy production at 234,000 MTS, up by 13.04% year-on-year and 5.41% above the five-year average. Planting of the 2018 irrigated rice crop concluded in...

Senegal update

03 / 08 / 2018

Senegal update

Planting of Senegal’s 2018 paddy crop is underway and is due to conclude in August for harvesting in November – December, according to the FAO. Adequate rainfall since June is expected...

Nigeria update

03 / 08 / 2018

Nigeria update

The FAO estimates that Nigerian 2017 paddy production totalled 7.02 million MTS, up by 8% year-on-year and 21% above the five-year average; production was boosted by sufficient rainfall. Planting...

Ivory Coast update

03 / 08 / 2018

Ivory Coast update

The FAO has estimated the Ivory Coast’s 2017 paddy production at 2.12 million MTS, up by 3.11% year-on-year and 8.61% above the five-year average. Planting of the 2018 paddy crop began in...

The Gambia update

24 / 07 / 2018

The Gambia update

The FAO has forecast The Gambia’s 2018 paddy production at 57,000 MTS, which is a 90% year-on-year increase and 7.55% above the five-year average. Production is expected to return to...

Benin update

24 / 07 / 2018

Benin update

The FAO has forecast Benin’s 2018 paddy production at 285,000 MTS, up by 2.15% year-on-year and 24.5% above the five-year average. Planting concluded in April and harvesting is due to begin...

Angola update

19 / 07 / 2018

Angola update

The FAO has estimated Angolan 2018 paddy production at 68,000 MTS, which represent a 7.94% year-on-year increase and which is 36% above the five-year average. Harvesting of the 2018 crop concluded...