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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%...

Haiti update

19 / 06 / 2018

Haiti update

The FAO has forecast Haitian 2018 paddy production at 183,000 MTS, up by 2.3% year-on-year and 13.7% above the five-year average. The main season crop benefitted from favourable weather conditions...

Liberia update

18 / 06 / 2018

Liberia update

The FAO has estimated Liberia's 2017 paddy production at 279,000 MTS, up by 3.72% year-on-year and similar to the five-year average, despite localised dry spells in July and August. Total 2018...

Mali update

18 / 06 / 2018

Mali update

The FAO has estimated Mali's 2017 paddy production at 2.92 million MTS, up by 5% year-on-year and 28.1% above the five-year average, despite the early cessation of rain in September. Although...

Ghana update

18 / 06 / 2018

Ghana update

The FAO has estimated that Ghanaian 2017 paddy production increased to 722,000 MTS, up by 4.9% year-on-year and 20.9% above the five-year average. Domestic prices have remained largely stable in...

Niger update

18 / 06 / 2018

Niger update

The FAO has forecast Niger’s 2018 paddy production at 112,000 MTS, up by 6.67% year-on-year and 4.67% above the five-year average. Planting of the 2018 crop began on time in May and is due to...

Guinea-Bissau update

18 / 06 / 2018

Guinea-Bissau update

The FAO has estimated Guinea-Bissau’s 2017 paddy production at 165,000 MTS, down by 11.3% year-on-year and 7.82% below the five-year average. Production was hampered by localised flooding...

Iran imports update

18 / 06 / 2018

Iran imports update

Iranian milled rice imports increased by 22.1% year-on-year to approximately 178,000 MTS during the first two months of the 2018/19 Iranian calendar (21 March – 20 March), according to local...