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Mexico update

17 / 01 / 2020

Mexico update

The USDA has forecast Mexico’s milled rice production in the 2019/20 marketing year (October – September) at 170,000 MTS, down by 9.57% year-on-year. Harvested area is expected to decline to...

Zambia update

17 / 01 / 2020

Zambia update

According to the FAO, Zambian 2019 paddy production is estimated down to 30,000 MTS, a 30.2% year-on-year decline and 18.9% below the five-year average. Cereal imports in the 2019/20 marketing year...

Brazil imports and exports update

13 / 01 / 2020

Brazil imports and exports update

Brazil imported a total of 49,610 MTS in December, down by 2.78% month-on-month and 60.3% year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services. Milled and semi-milled rice...

Malawi update

13 / 01 / 2020

Malawi update

The FAO has estimated Malawian 2019 paddy production at 134,000 MTS, up by 17.5% year-on-year and 19.6% above the five-year average. Planted area and field yields were boosted by adequate rainfall....

Brazil update

09 / 01 / 2020

Brazil update

The USDA has forecast Brazil’s milled rice production in the 2019/20 marketing year (April 2020 – March 2021) at 7 million MTS, down by 1.44% year-on-year due to reduced rainfed planted area....

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

10 / 12 / 2019

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

The USDA has raised its forecast for 2019/20 global supplies by 600,000 MTS to 671.6 million MTS in its latest WASDE report, largely on account of increased prospects for Chinese production. The...

AMIS releases Market Monitor update

09 / 12 / 2019

AMIS releases Market Monitor update

The Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS) has released its latest forecast for world supply and demand. AMIS has forecast 2019/20 global milled rice production at 515 million MTS, down by...

Update on parboiled rice imports into Benin

16 / 10 / 2019

Update on parboiled rice imports into Benin

According to participants, parboiled rice is allowed into Benin unless it is destined for Niger. While cargoes were reportedly stuck at Benin ports in the second half of last week, some traders have...

Parboiled rice imports not allowed into Benin

11 / 10 / 2019

Parboiled rice imports not allowed into Benin

UPDATE-1
According to participants, Benin's Customs Authority are not allowing parboiled rice to enter the country. While no official statement has been made, many exporters reported that their...

Japan’s MAFF announces MA tender

17 / 09 / 2019

Japan’s MAFF announces MA tender

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries will hold a Minimum Access tender for a total of 54,000 MTS on 20 September. Please see the table below for more details.