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Mozambique update

11 / 12 / 2019

Mozambique update

The FAO has estimated Mozambique’s 2019 paddy production at 350,000 MTS, down by 31.5% year-on-year and 11.8% below the five-year average. Harvesting concluded in July and production was affected...

Afghanistan update

10 / 12 / 2019

Afghanistan update

The FAO has estimated Afghan 2019 paddy production at 580,000 MTS, up by 10.4% year-on-year, but 2.52% below the five-year average. Harvesting occurred between October – November, with planting for...

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...

Indonesia update

09 / 12 / 2019

Indonesia update

The USDA has forecast Indonesia’s 2019 milled rice production at 36.7 million MTS, down by 0.81% year-on-year. Production so far has been hampered by dry weather; due to insufficient water...

Nicaragua update

09 / 12 / 2019

Nicaragua update

The FAO has estimated Nicaraguan 2019 paddy production at 370,000 MTS, down by 0.8% year-on-year but 7.56% above the five-year average. Harvesting of the main crop occurred between April – June,...

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...

European Union update

05 / 12 / 2019

European Union update

The USDA has forecast the European Union’s milled rice production in the 2019/20 marketing year (September – August) at 1.96 million MTS, up by 0.87% year-on-year. Harvested area is expected to...

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

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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.