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Brazil imports and exports update

18 / 06 / 2019

Brazil imports and exports update

Brazil imported a total of 93,252 MTS in May, up by 29.2% from April, according to IRGA. Paraguay was Brazil’s main supplier (69,360 MTS), followed by Argentina (12,493 MTS) and Uruguay (10,542...

Col-Rice auction results

18 / 06 / 2019

Col-Rice auction results

Col-Rice has awarded the full 15,628 MTS (milled equivalent) of Tariff Rate Quota import licences in its 6 June auction. The lowest winning bid was US $86.11 PMT (down from US $120 PMT in its 28...

Niger update

13 / 06 / 2019

Niger update

The FAO has estimated Niger’s 2018 paddy production at 125,000 MTS, up by 19% year-on-year and 16.8% above the five-year average due to favourable rainfall. Planting of the 2019 crop began this...

Egypt planting, production and imports update

13 / 06 / 2019

Egypt planting, production and imports update

According to market participants, Egyptian farmers are expected to exceed the government's 2019 planted area allocation of 451,920ha by 60% - 70%. As a result, paddy production is expected to total...

China update

12 / 06 / 2019

China update

The FAO has forecast China’s 2019 paddy production at 209.4 million MTS, down by 1.29% year-on-year and 1% below the five-year average. Harvesting of the Early Double paddy crop is expected to...

Senegal update

12 / 06 / 2019

Senegal update

The FAO has estimated Senegal’s 2018 paddy production at 1.21 million MTS, up by 19.4% year-on-year and 56.2% above the five-year average. Production was boosted by increased planted area and...

AARQ tender results

11 / 06 / 2019

AARQ tender results

The Association for the Administration of Rice Quotas has awarded 2,344 MTS of Tariff Rate Quota licences to import U.S. semi-milled or milled rice into the E.U. in its auction for the July 2019...

Turkey lowers import tariff on U.S. rice

28 / 05 / 2019

Turkey lowers import tariff on U.S. rice

According to the USDA, the Turkish government has lowered its additional import tariff on U.S. milled rice to 25%, down from 50%. This, in addition to the 45% tariff on milled rice from any origin,...

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...