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@LiveRiceIndex

10 / 12 / 2018

The #Philippines is expected to import more than 500,000 MTS of #rice from #Vietnam, #Thailand, #Myanmar and… https://t.co/93ah0oMnmz

@LiveRiceIndex

10 / 12 / 2018

The #Philippines is expected to import more than 500,000 MTS of #rice from #Vietnam, #Thailand, #Myanmar and… https://t.co/NkDR4auHkT

Myanmar

07 / 12 / 2018

Myanmar

E.U. member states did not reach a joint decision on whether to re-impose tariffs on rice imports from Cambodia and...

E.U. import tariff vote update

05 / 12 / 2018

E.U. import tariff vote update

According to reports, the E.U. member states did not reach a joint decision on whether to re-impose tariffs on rice imports from Cambodia and Myanmar in a vote held yesterday (4 December). As a...

Myanmar

30 / 11 / 2018

Myanmar

The Myanmar market was supported by a 1.15% appreciation of the Kyat against the U.S. Dollar between 23 – 30 November...

Myanmar

23 / 11 / 2018

Myanmar

Trade of Myanmar rice was slow, with many participants out of the office on Wednesday and Thursday (21 - 22 November)...

Myanmar

16 / 11 / 2018

Myanmar

Myanmar rice prices were under pressure due to the ongoing weakness of the exchange rate, with the Kyat depreciating by...

Myanmar exports update

12 / 11 / 2018

Myanmar exports update

According to local reports citing the Myanmar Rice Federation, milled rice exports (including broken rice) between 1 April – 26 October 2018 are valued at US $435.96 million. More than 1 million...

Myanmar

09 / 11 / 2018

Myanmar

Trade at the Myanmar - China border has been suspended for the past month following China’s imposition of an import...

E.U. considers imposing tariffs on rice imported from Myanmar and Cambodia

08 / 11 / 2018

E.U. considers imposing tariffs on rice imported from Myanmar and Cambodia

The LRI understands that the E.U. Commission will ask E.U. member states to vote on whether to impose tariffs on long grain rice imports from Cambodia and Myanmar in December; this is to support...

Cambodia and Myanmar’s EBA status update

07 / 11 / 2018

Cambodia and Myanmar’s EBA status update

The E.U. Commission has started proceedings to remove Cambodia and Myanmar’s Everything But Arms (EBA) status, which allows both countries to export rice to the E.U. duty free. The Commission has...

Myanmar

02 / 11 / 2018

Myanmar

The Myanmar market was quiet following last week’s public holiday, with exporters lowering their offers to attract...

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

01 / 11 / 2018

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

Melpomeni was being loaded with 18,500 MTS in Yangon Port on Wednesday (31 October), according to the Myanma Port Authority. Please see the table below for more details.

Myanmar

26 / 10 / 2018

Myanmar

The market was closed for the majority of the week for a religious holiday and activity was minimal as a result. We...

@LiveRiceIndex

19 / 10 / 2018

#Myanmar: Milled #rice exports totalled 3.5 million MTS last year, the highest in 70 years https://t.co/2WdsstNerf

Myanmar

19 / 10 / 2018

Myanmar

There was a soft undertone to the Myanmar market as exporters lowered their offers ahead of new crop arrivals. However,...

@LiveRiceIndex

18 / 10 / 2018

#Myanmar: Illicit cross-border #rice exports rice to #China 'pose a growing threat' to food security https://t.co/BMztt3LuHc

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

18 / 10 / 2018

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

Three vessels were being loaded with a total of 51,200 MTS in Yangon Port yesterday (17 October), according to the Myanma Port Authority. Sexta (which berthed on 16 October) was being loaded with...

@LiveRiceIndex

16 / 10 / 2018

#Myanmar's cross border #rice exports to #China via Muse decreased due to high moisture levels https://t.co/07mnYvNcMG

Myanmar exports update

16 / 10 / 2018

Myanmar exports update

Myanmar’s milled rice exports totalled 1.3 million MTS (including broken rice) in April – September 2018, which are valued at US $391 million, according to the Myanmar Rice Federation cited in...

@LiveRiceIndex

15 / 10 / 2018

#Brunei signs MoU with #Myanmar to boost #rice production https://t.co/GoNzHRHshr

Myanmar

12 / 10 / 2018

Myanmar

A total of 12 bidders participated in the pre-bid conference for the Philippines’ National Food Authority’s (NFA)...

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

05 / 10 / 2018

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

Two vessels were being loaded with a total of 53,500 MTS in Yangon Port on 4 October, according to the Myanma Port Authority. Best Future was being loaded with 20,000 MTS and New Levant was being...

Myanmar

05 / 10 / 2018

Myanmar

Supplies of Myanmar white and parboiled rice tightened further ahead of new crop harvesting, which is due to begin by...

Myanmar update

02 / 10 / 2018

Myanmar update

The FAO has forecast Myanmar’s 2018 paddy production to increase by 3.16% year-on-year to 30.4 million MTS, 6.79% above the five-year average. Expectations of higher local prices and better...

Myanmar exports update

01 / 10 / 2018

Myanmar exports update

According to local reports citing the Commerce Ministry, Myanmar exported 1.07 million MTS of milled rice (including broken rice) to 42 countries between 1 April – mid-September; these...

@LiveRiceIndex

01 / 10 / 2018

#Myanmar: Value of #rice exports totalled US $371 million from April – mid-September 2018 https://t.co/URza8MA4oK

@LiveRiceIndex

28 / 09 / 2018

#China and #Myanmar extend Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate #rice imports until September 2020 https://t.co/pf31Ik4vvk

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

27 / 09 / 2018

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

Three vessels are being loaded with a total of 53,500 MTS in Yangon Port today (27 September), according to the Myanma Port Authority. Ana M, which berthed on 3 September, is being loaded with...

@LiveRiceIndex

24 / 09 / 2018

#Myanmar: 24.3ha of #paddy fields damaged by seawater after dam breaks in Rakhine state https://t.co/tHsrzKQz1T

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

20 / 09 / 2018

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

Two vessels are being loaded with a total of 30,000 MTS in Yangon Port today (20 September), according to the Myanma Port Authority. Ana M, which berthed on 3 September, is being loaded with 10,000...

@LiveRiceIndex

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

@LiveRiceIndex

10 / 09 / 2018

#Myanmar: Plastic bags used to pack #rice will be exempt from the Sales and Services Tax https://t.co/Y3CwgO2bGd

@LiveRiceIndex

07 / 09 / 2018

#Philippines: 6,000 MTS of imported #rice from #Myanmar unloaded in La Union Port https://t.co/p3XxFtxzLR

@LiveRiceIndex

06 / 09 / 2018

#Myanmar: Milled and broken #rice exports forecast to total more than 2 million MTS during April - October 2018 https://t.co/fjfrkgPK5o

Myanmar exports, local prices and production update

03 / 09 / 2018

Myanmar exports, local prices and production update

According to local reports citing the Myanmar Rice Federation, Myanmar’s rice exports totalled 909,376 MTS (milled rice, including broken rice) from 1 April – 17 August 2018, down by...

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

31 / 08 / 2018

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

Two vessels are being loaded with a total of 32,000 MTS in Yangon Port today (31 August), according to the Myanma Port Authority. Bang Sakao, which berthed on 16 August, is being loaded with 10,000...

@LiveRiceIndex

28 / 08 / 2018

#Italy: Coldiretti calls for immediate end to #Myanmar's ability to export #rice duty-free to the #EU (It.) https://t.co/fLf5XMZdS4

@LiveRiceIndex

24 / 08 / 2018

#Myanmar: Local price of Wadan #rice increases by as much as MMK 3,000 (US $1.95) per bag https://t.co/8vQk5BcgCS

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

24 / 08 / 2018

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

Two vessels were being loaded with a total of 44,000 MTS in Yangon Port on 23 August, according to the Myanma Port Authority. Kerem, which berthed on 26 July, was being loaded with 22,000 MTS and...

@LiveRiceIndex

20 / 08 / 2018

#Myanmar: Government assists in re-planting #paddy after flooding https://t.co/pFAHdJTMTN

@LiveRiceIndex

20 / 08 / 2018

#Myanmar: Milled #rice exports within the first four months of the 2018/19 financial year (April - March) have decl… https://t.co/V8tTHjTUpV

@LiveRiceIndex

17 / 08 / 2018

#Myanmar: #Rice exports hampered by heavy rains at the Myawaddy border crossing https://t.co/EmWLVXMPND

Myanmar exports update

16 / 08 / 2018

Myanmar exports update

Myanmar exported 833,663 MTS of milled rice valued at US $288.99 million between 1 April – 2 August, according to local reports citing the Myanmar Rice Federation. Of this volume, 363,878 MTS...

@LiveRiceIndex

16 / 08 / 2018

#Myanmar: Milled #rice exports from April – August 2018 estimated at 833,663 MTS https://t.co/3bCHm81a9f

@LiveRiceIndex

14 / 08 / 2018

#Myanmar considers seeking assistance from the ASEAN emergency #rice reserve programme https://t.co/MbxtXExoOI

Myanmar exports update

08 / 08 / 2018

Myanmar exports update

Myanmar exported 802,213 MTS of milled rice valued at US $288.78 million between 1 April – 27 July, according to local reports citing the Commerce Ministry. Of this volume, 358,170 MTS were...

@LiveRiceIndex

08 / 08 / 2018

#Myanmar: 2017/18 milled #rice exports totalled 3.58 million MTS, up by 103% year on year https://t.co/BtBRakVZIk

@LiveRiceIndex

08 / 08 / 2018

#Myanmar government explores combining #paddy and fish cultivation https://t.co/P9IeYmXbTL

@LiveRiceIndex

01 / 08 / 2018

#Myanmar: #Rice prices in Rakhine state increased from MMK 36,000 (US $ 24.70) to MMK 44,000 (US $ 30.21) per bag,… https://t.co/SSFaT5YMZx

@LiveRiceIndex

01 / 08 / 2018

The #Myanmar #Rice Federation will assist in #paddy replantation after severe flooding https://t.co/qhkDeBskbA

@LiveRiceIndex

31 / 07 / 2018

#Myanmar: 2018 #rice exports as of 20 July totalled 328,706 MTS https://t.co/wQ5vRSFsjM

Myanmar exports update

31 / 07 / 2018

Myanmar exports update

According to local reports citing the Ministry of Commerce, Myanmar 2018 rice exports totalled 328,706 MTS as of 20 July, down by 14.4% year-on-year. However, the value of these exports has...

@LiveRiceIndex

30 / 07 / 2018

#Myanmar: Government distributes #paddy seeds in regions hit by flooding so farmers can re-plant their fields https://t.co/IMySlshXUt

@LiveRiceIndex

25 / 07 / 2018

Broken #rice prices increase by 23.9% year-on-year in #Myanmar https://t.co/AMqqHnor4q

@LiveRiceIndex

19 / 07 / 2018

#Myanmar: Depreciation of Kyat against U.S. Dollar harming #rice traders https://t.co/30eDAgJZQ3

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

17 / 07 / 2018

Myanmar: Yangon Port loading update

Three vessels were being loaded with a total of 53,900 MTS of rice in Myanmar’s Yangon Port on 16 July. Stove Tide was being loaded with 25,500 MTS, MJ Bulker was being loaded with 22,400 MTS...

Myanmar exports update

11 / 07 / 2018

Myanmar exports update

Myanmar exported 638,469 MTS of milled rice valued US $220 million between 1 April - 29 June 2018, according to the Commerce Ministry cited in local reports. Of this volume, 342,861 MTS were...

@LiveRiceIndex

28 / 06 / 2018

#Myanmar Rice Federation drafts a bill that will support the development of the domestic #rice industry https://t.co/UUzGgSpXIF

Myanmar exports update

27 / 06 / 2018

Myanmar exports update

Myanmar exported 528,400 MTS of milled rice valued at US $181.1 million between 1 April – 8 June, according to local reports citing the Myanmar Rice Federation (MRF). Of this amount,...

@LiveRiceIndex

27 / 06 / 2018

#Myanmar exported 528,400 MTS of milled #rice during 1 April - 8 June 2018 https://t.co/zjp3SyixeM

@LiveRiceIndex

20 / 06 / 2018

#Myanmar's #rice exports increased from 160,000 MTS in the 2014/15 FY to 630,000 MTS in 2017/18 https://t.co/l22Hodyi9G

@LiveRiceIndex

19 / 06 / 2018

#Myanmar: Domestic #rice prices may increase as stocks tighten https://t.co/sy2iyPTgry

Myanmar exports update

14 / 06 / 2018

Myanmar exports update

Myanmar exported 470,000 MTS of whole grain and broken rice in April and May 2018, which are valued at US $163 million, according to local reports citing the Ministry of Commerce. This represents...

@LiveRiceIndex

13 / 06 / 2018

#Rice trade between #China and #Myanmar at the Muse border crossing was temporarily suspended on 12 June https://t.co/Ak4M6haVMx