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UAE update

24 / 04 / 2019

UAE update

The USDA has forecast the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) rice imports in 2020 at 1 million MTS (milled equivalent), up by 11.1% year-on-year, due to rising consumption and government efforts to...

Ivory Coast update

23 / 04 / 2019

Ivory Coast update

The USDA has forecast the Ivory Coast’s milled rice production in the 2019/20 marketing year (October – September) at 1.4 million MTS, up by 7.36% year-on-year. Both the harvested area and...

E.U. update

23 / 04 / 2019

E.U. update

The USDA has forecast the European Union’s (E.U.) milled rice production in the 2019/20 marketing year (September – August) at 2.01 million MTS, up by 3.71% year-on-year. Paddy production from...

China update

23 / 04 / 2019

China update

The USDA has forecast China’s milled rice production in the 2019/20 marketing year (July – June) at 145 million MTS, up by 0.99% year-on-year. Although harvested area is forecast to decline to 30...

Haiti update

18 / 04 / 2019

Haiti update

The USDA has forecast Haiti’s milled rice production in the 2019/20 marketing year (July – June) at 75,000 MTS, up by 15.4% from 2018/19’s drought-affected production. This assumes a return to...

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

09 / 04 / 2019

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

The USDA has lowered its forecast for 2018/19 global rice supply in its latest WASDE report by 400,000 MTS to 663.8 million MTS on account of reduced prospects for global carryover stocks and...

E.U. increases brown rice import duty

11 / 03 / 2019

E.U. increases brown rice import duty

The European Commission has raised its import duty on non-Basmati brown rice from EUR €30 (US $33.72) PMT to EUR €65 (US $73.09) PMT, effective 1 March.
This is the first change in the import...

Japan’s MAFF MA tender results

08 / 03 / 2019

Japan’s MAFF MA tender results

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has awarded the full 53,128 MTS in its 8 March Minimum Access tender. Please see the table below for more details.

AMIS releases Market Monitor update

07 / 03 / 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 2018/19 global milled rice production at 514.9 million MTS, a 1.6%...

Philippines: Rice tariffication bill passed into law

18 / 02 / 2019

Philippines: Rice tariffication bill passed into law

The President of the Philippines has signed a bill into law that converts the country’s quantitative restriction on rice imports into tariffs. Under the act, the tariff for rice imported from ASEAN...