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19 October 2018

19 / 10 / 2018

19 October 2018

Brazilian 5% WR and PB 5% STX are both assessed up to US $495 PMT FOB FCL (+$10 PMT) based on bids and offers and...

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19 / 10 / 2018

#India: Punjab #paddy procurement estimated at 1.74 million MTS as of 17 October https://t.co/1PrUFdI5sQ

India

19 / 10 / 2018

India

The Indian market was quiet, with many market participants out of the office for various regional holidays throughout...

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18 / 10 / 2018

#India: Basmati #rice exporters launch campaign to educate farmers on the use of pesticides https://t.co/DQFU602tRF

18 October 2018

18 / 10 / 2018

18 October 2018

We have continued our 10-day transitions to new crop pricing for our whole grain Indian WR and PB assessments. Indian...

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18 / 10 / 2018

#India: #Paddy procurement in Khanna, Punjab estimated to have decreased by 81.8% year-on-year to 45,398 MTS as of… https://t.co/bW7kw9VnGT

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18 / 10 / 2018

#India: Punjab's Bathinda District's Kharif #paddy procurement estimated at 39,831 MTS as of 15 October https://t.co/rJd11eEfEg

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17 / 10 / 2018

#India: Punjab #paddy procurement estimated at 1.09 million MTS as of 14 October https://t.co/fuhsLKvT4t

17 October 2018

17 / 10 / 2018

17 October 2018

Some exporters in Pakistan have lowered their offers in reaction to this week’s currency and local market price...

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17 / 10 / 2018

#India: Chandigarh District Commissioner reports #paddy straw burning in 27 out of 489 villages https://t.co/KTxx3SASwr

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17 / 10 / 2018

#India: Volume of #paddy in warehouses in Punjab decreased by 64.8% year-on-year to 1.46 million MTS as of 14 Octob… https://t.co/Dr7w31fVHv

16 October 2018

16 / 10 / 2018

16 October 2018

Thai 25% WR is assessed up to US $370 PMT FOB (+$3 PMT) as exporters are no longer willing to accept lower bids ahead...

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16 / 10 / 2018

#India: Cyclone Titli rainfall damages #paddy crops in Odisha State https://t.co/fVAuYQhbEn

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16 / 10 / 2018

#India: Punjab #paddy procurement estimated at 896,357 MTS as of 13 October https://t.co/vARBtaXUYF

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15 / 10 / 2018

#India: Former Chief Minister proposes alternative solution to #paddy straw burning to the government https://t.co/yT4kLsKYPY

12 October 2018

12 / 10 / 2018

12 October 2018

Thai 100% Grade B, 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed down by US $2 PMT, with 5% WR assessed down to US $388 PMT FOB...

India stocks update

12 / 10 / 2018

India stocks update

Rice stocks in the Food Corporation of India’s Central Pool totalled 20.29 million MTS as of 1 October, representing a 14.1% month-on-month decrease and a 12.5% year-on-year increase. Of this...

India water supply update

12 / 10 / 2018

India water supply update

Water levels in India’s 91 major reservoirs totalled 118.3 billion cubic metres as of 11 October, according to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. This...

India

12 / 10 / 2018

India

Many Indian market participants were away at a conference during the second half of this week and trade was slow as a...

India update

11 / 10 / 2018

India update

The USDA has forecast Indian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September) at 111 million MTS, down by 1.69% year-on-year. An anticipated increase in harvested area to...

10 October 2018

10 / 10 / 2018

10 October 2018

Indian 5% WR is assessed down to US $385 PMT FOB (-$10 PMT) as exporters attempt to sell remaining stocks ahead of new...

9 October 2018

09 / 10 / 2018

9 October 2018

There is a soft undertone to the Pakistani market following a 7% depreciation of the Rupee today (9 October) due to a...

India

09 / 10 / 2018

India

The Indian market was quiet, with many market participants out of the office for various regional holidays throughout...

8 October 2018

08 / 10 / 2018

8 October 2018

Thai PB 100% STX is assessed down to US $390 PMT FOB as exporters are more willing to accept lower bids following a...

India Southwest Monsoon update

05 / 10 / 2018

India Southwest Monsoon update

According to the USDA citing the Indian Meteorological Department, cumulative Southwest Monsoon rainfall as of 23 September was 9% below the Long Period Average. An estimated 61% of the country...

India: Kakinada Port loading update

05 / 10 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

Five vessels were being loaded with a total of 159,900 MTS in Kakinada Port on 5 October, up by 73.8% from 28 September. Phoenix was loading 38,000 MTS of Parboiled 5% and 2,000 MTS of 100% broken...

India water supply update

05 / 10 / 2018

India water supply update

Water levels in India’s 91 major reservoirs totalled 120.92 billion cubic metres as of 4 October, according to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. This...

5 October 2018

05 / 10 / 2018

5 October 2018

Vietnamese 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed down by US $1 PMT as lower offers are available, despite an anticipated...

India

05 / 10 / 2018

India

Despite tightening supplies ahead of the new crop harvest later this month, there was a soft undertone to the Indian...

3 October 2018

03 / 10 / 2018

3 October 2018

Vietnamese 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed up by US $4 PMT based on fresh transactional data; 5% WR is assessed...

India exports update

03 / 10 / 2018

India exports update

According to the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, Indian milled rice exports during the first four months of the 2018/19 financial year (April – March)...

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03 / 10 / 2018

#India: Heavy rainfall in Amritsar delays #paddy harvesting https://t.co/rrC5YMVyzs

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03 / 10 / 2018

#India: None of the six procurement agencies purchased #paddy on first day due to moisture levels higher than 17% https://t.co/5WWQHRQ8AT

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02 / 10 / 2018

#India: #Paddy procurement began on 1 October in Punjab State; expected to total 20 million MTS https://t.co/PVD3v5uWWx

India planting and production update

02 / 10 / 2018

India planting and production update

India’s Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority has estimated 2018 Kharif crop planted area at 38.19 million hectares, up by 2.3% year-on-year. Basmati planted...

2 October 2018

02 / 10 / 2018

2 October 2018

Pakistani 5%, 10% and 15% WR are assessed all assessed down by US $3 PMT as lower offers for shipment in the first...

India exports update

02 / 10 / 2018

India exports update

Indian milled rice exports during the first five months of the 2018/19 financial year (April – March) totalled 5.02 million MTS and are worth INR 3.33 billion (US $45.5 million), down by 4.2%...

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02 / 10 / 2018

#India: Basmati #rice exports to Europe declined by 58% in volume and 40% in value in January – July 2018 (Vn.) https://t.co/OiWuZdUILI

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02 / 10 / 2018

#India: Bumper #paddy crop expected in Kashmir despite forecasts of drought https://t.co/Gw0aYN9dPt

1 October 2018

01 / 10 / 2018

1 October 2018

Pakistani 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed up by US $2 PMT as local prices have increased in anticipation of...

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01 / 10 / 2018

#India: Basmati exports totalled US $2.02 billion in April – August 2018, up by 8.67% year-on-year https://t.co/7qRZNHa0rG

India: Kakinada Port loading update

01 / 10 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

Three vessels were being loaded with a total of 92,000 MTS in Kakinada Port on 28 September, up by 3.25% from 18 September. Phoenix was loading 38,000 MTS of Parboiled 5% and 2,000 MTS of 100%...

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28 / 09 / 2018

#India: 1,500 Haryana State farmers seek compensation from government for recent damages caused by rain https://t.co/DZmE1FrEtk

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28 / 09 / 2018

#India: First non-basmati #rice shipment to #India will be sent today https://t.co/Wl1LFswbgZ

28 September 2018

28 / 09 / 2018

28 September 2018

The Pakistani whole grain WR market is being supported by the Philippines’ National Food Authority’s...

India water supply update

28 / 09 / 2018

India water supply update

Water levels in India’s 91 major reservoirs totalled 122.51 billion cubic metres as of 27 September, according to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation....

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28 / 09 / 2018

#India: Kashmir #paddy harvest is underway https://t.co/dEPtEeKzzC

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28 / 09 / 2018

#India: Rain could delay Punjab #paddy harvest by up to 10 days; government machinery insufficient to manage paddy… https://t.co/Z7o5MnWrxo

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27 / 09 / 2018

#India: Farmers in Punjab protest lack of compensation from government for #paddy residue https://t.co/Uc2os88RaG

27 September 2018

27 / 09 / 2018

27 September 2018

Indian 100% broken WR is assessed up to US $280 PMT FOB (+$8 PMT) as exporters continue to cover shipments to...

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27 / 09 / 2018

#India: Basmati exporters in Punjab and Haryana say new crop exports should be unaffected by heavy rainfall https://t.co/VkubYJFjNS

India production update

27 / 09 / 2018

India production update

According to the Indian Ministry of Agriculture’s first advance estimate, 2018/19 Kharif crop milled rice production is forecast to increase to a record level of 99.24 million MTS. This is...

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27 / 09 / 2018

#India: Kharif crop production expected to be 1.78% higher year-on-year at 99.2 million MTS https://t.co/9AANp75g0J

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26 / 09 / 2018

#India: Telengana State #paddy production expected to reach 5.7 million MTS https://t.co/4J6yOgx94N

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26 / 09 / 2018

#India: Southwest Monsoon rainfall 25% below average in #rice producing regions; exports will be supplied by carryo… https://t.co/2DSZZTHJM6

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25 / 09 / 2018

#India: Punjab farmers’ #paddy crop likely to be heavily damaged by recent rainfall and wind https://t.co/OTgKBpXucK

25 September 2018

25 / 09 / 2018

25 September 2018

Pakistani 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed down by US $2 PMT as lower offers are available, with 5% WR assessed at...

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25 / 09 / 2018

#India: Kharif crop #paddy production in Chhattisgarh State forecast at 7.5 million MTS; paddy procurement to begin… https://t.co/fHgn3jSh2Q

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24 / 09 / 2018

#India: Telangana state Kharif crop #paddy production forecast at 5.7 million MTS https://t.co/R2StFVyfzy

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21 / 09 / 2018

#India: Kharif planting totalled 38.6 million hectares as of 20 September https://t.co/9frwuz5tuU

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21 / 09 / 2018

#India: Punjab warehouses only have the capacity for 18% of Kharif crop #paddy, which will be harvested from 1 Octo… https://t.co/gujPR9opWF

India water supply update

21 / 09 / 2018

India water supply update

Water levels in India’s 91 major reservoirs totalled 120.09 billion cubic metres as of 20 September, according to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation....

20 September 2018

20 / 09 / 2018

20 September 2018

Thai Hom Mali is assessed up to US $1,067 PMT FOB FCL (+US $27 PMT) as stocks continue to tighten ahead of the 2018...

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19 / 09 / 2018

#India: Despite growth of 23% in the 2018 FY and 14% in the first four months of the 2019 FY, Basmati #rice exports… https://t.co/WYsbY83Z8S

India production and weather update

19 / 09 / 2018

India production and weather update

According to local reports, India’s Ministry of Agriculture has set a 2018/19 paddy production target of 113 million MTS, which would be a 0.08% increase from 2017/18 production. Planting of...

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19 / 09 / 2018

#India: Uttar Pradesh government increases #paddy support price by INR 200 per quintal (US $27.63 PMT) (Hn.) https://t.co/y8Ly1OwcVX

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19 / 09 / 2018

#India: Rainfall across 31% of the country estimated to be less than normal between June - 17 September (Hn.) https://t.co/3yKrVIgmDq

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19 / 09 / 2018

#India: 2018/19 Kharif crop milled #rice production target set at 113 million MTS, up by 0.08% year-on-year https://t.co/DrXUZX8SuH

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19 / 09 / 2018

#India: Uttar Pradesh government aims to procure 5 million MTS of Kharif crop #paddy from farmers, up by 11.1% year… https://t.co/sshlgp9KCq

India: Kakinada Port loading update

18 / 09 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

Three vessels were being loaded with a total of 89,100 MTS in Kakinada Port on 18 September, down by 6.96% from 4 September. Swiss Agri Trade was loading 10,500 MTS of 100% broken white rice and...

18 September 2018

18 / 09 / 2018

18 September 2018

Pakistani 5% WR is assessed up to US $388 PMT FOB (+$3 PMT) based on a reported trade to West Africa. However, 25%...

14 September 2018

14 / 09 / 2018

14 September 2018

We have concluded our transitions to new crop prices for all of our Pakistani assessments, with 5% WR and PB 5% STX...

India water supply update

14 / 09 / 2018

India water supply update

Water levels in India’s 91 major reservoirs totalled 121.66 billion cubic metres as of 13 September, according to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation....

13 September 2018

13 / 09 / 2018

13 September 2018

Pakistani 5%, 10% and 15% WR are assessed up by US $1 PMT on day nine of our 10-day transitions to new crop prices as...

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13 / 09 / 2018

#India: Local #rices in Delhi decreased by INR 100 per quintal (US $13.90 PMT) on 12 September due to slow demand https://t.co/IBzSUbagYu

India update

13 / 09 / 2018

India update

The USDA has forecast Indian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September) at 109 million MTS, a 3.46% year-on-year decrease from 2017/18’s record level....

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13 / 09 / 2018

#Cameroon purchased 85% of its imported #rice from #Thailand in 2017, followed by #India (7%) and #Myanmar (2%) (Fr… https://t.co/o1MuLV8dZX

12 September 2018

12 / 09 / 2018

12 September 2018

Pakistani whole grain WR prices are assessed down on day eight of our 10-day transitions to new crop prices, with 5%...

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11 / 09 / 2018

#GuineaBissau receives 1,000 MT donation of #rice from #India (Pt.) https://t.co/EsyyRnfley

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11 / 09 / 2018

#India: Reports of blight disease in #paddy fields in Kerala https://t.co/7WrsxYtEOe

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11 / 09 / 2018

#India: Government tries to dissuade farmers from burning #paddy straw https://t.co/crdXfLSNYL

India stocks update

11 / 09 / 2018

India stocks update

Rice stocks in the Food Corporation of India’s Central Pool totalled 23.62 million MTS as of 1 September, representing a 10.7% month-on-month decrease and a 9.96% year-on-year increase. Of...

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10 / 09 / 2018

#India: Farmers in #Punjab threaten to boycott storing Kharif crop #paddy until government changes its custom milli… https://t.co/0pIDEaIQV4

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10 / 09 / 2018

#India: Tripura State government plans to double the #paddy procurement price to ensure farmers make a profit https://t.co/Q8su7uUCth

10 September 2018

10 / 09 / 2018

10 September 2018

Vietnamese WR prices are being supported by tightening supply and anticipated demand from Indonesia and the...

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10 / 09 / 2018

#India: Kharif crop #paddy planted area totalled 38.19 million hectares on 7 September, up by 2.3% year-on-year https://t.co/wqXQFkw8kS

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07 / 09 / 2018

#India: Government #rice procurement exceeds the 37.5 million MT target https://t.co/Pv7S4LIMoR

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07 / 09 / 2018

#India: Local #Basmati #rice prices continue to increase in Delhi https://t.co/w7aUk9YfQq

India water supply update

07 / 09 / 2018

India water supply update

Water levels in India’s 91 major reservoirs totalled 119.04 billion cubic metres as of 6 September, according to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation....

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07 / 09 / 2018

#India: Kharif crop milled #rice production forecast at 95.8 million MTS, down by 1.74% year-on-year https://t.co/n7qBYqLDJT

6 September 2018

06 / 09 / 2018

6 September 2018

We have lowered all of our Pakistani WR and PB assessments on the fourth day of our transitions to new crop prices,...

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06 / 09 / 2018

#India: Local #Basmati #rice prices increase due to improved demand in Delhi https://t.co/4DLQ0mQ55d

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06 / 09 / 2018

#India: #Paddy planted area could increase by up to 2.83 million hectares in Telangana once irrigation projects are… https://t.co/5ty7mj9Wa2

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05 / 09 / 2018

#India: Chhattisgarh government will give farmers a bonus of INR 300 per quintal (US $42 PMT) for their #paddy https://t.co/1NTZm7o0ls

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05 / 09 / 2018

#India: #Rice exporters are concluding smaller contracts following a 12% depreciation of Rupee against the U.S. Dol… https://t.co/dpRztFsiPf

India: Kakinada Port loading update

04 / 09 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

Two vessels were being loaded with a total of 89,100 MTS in Kakinada Port on 4 September, down by 48.8% from 29 August. Phoenix was loading 35,000 MTS of 100% broken white rice for Senegal and...

India planting, weather and exports update

03 / 09 / 2018

India planting, weather and exports update

According to local reports citing the Ministry of Agriculture, Kharif crop paddy planting totalled 37 million hectares as of 31 August, up by 0.57% year-on-year. Planting has been aided by improved...

3 September 2018

03 / 09 / 2018

3 September 2018

We have begun our 10-day transitions to new crop pricing for all of our Pakistani WR and PB assessments, with 5% WR...

31 August 2018

31 / 08 / 2018

31 August 2018

Pakistani 5%, 10% and 15% WR and PB 5% STX are all assessed down as exporters aim to sell remaining current crop...

India water supply update

31 / 08 / 2018

India water supply update

Water levels in India’s 91 major reservoirs totalled 112.08 billion cubic metres as of 30 August, according to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. This...

30 August 2018

30 / 08 / 2018

30 August 2018

Thai PB and most whole grain WR prices continue to be affected by currency volatility. Thai 5% WR and PB 100% STX are...

29 August 2018

29 / 08 / 2018

29 August 2018

Most Thai WR grades are assessed up as exporters are no longer willing to accept lower bids following the recent...

India production update

29 / 08 / 2018

India production update

The Indian Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has forecast milled rice production in the 2017/18 marketing year (October – September) at a record 112.91 million MTS in its fourth...

India: Kakinada Port loading update

29 / 08 / 2018

India: Kakinada Port loading update

Four vessels were being loaded with a total of 174,100 MTS of rice in Kakinada Port on 29 August, unchanged from 21 August. Olam was loading 47,000 MTS of Parboiled 5% for Ghana (20,000 MTS) and...