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21 / 10 / 2019

#Nigeria: Bumper harvest could cause milled #rice prices to decrease to NGN 9,000 per 50kg (US $499 PMT) https://t.co/noYcyk7qk8

@LiveRiceIndex

18 / 10 / 2019

All of #Nigeria's land borders are officially closed, affecting prices and resulting in inflation (Fr.) https://t.co/gMIoo35mWY

@LiveRiceIndex

17 / 10 / 2019

#Ghana: Foreign Minister urges #Nigeria to re-open its borders https://t.co/8IYuJnp6mP

Update on parboiled rice imports into Benin

16 / 10 / 2019

Update on parboiled rice imports into Benin

According to participants, parboiled rice is allowed into Benin unless it is destined for Niger. While cargoes were reportedly stuck at Benin ports in the second half of last week, some traders have...

@LiveRiceIndex

11 / 10 / 2019

#LRI Report Published! #Rice prices in #Nigeria increase due to ongoing land border closures; #Turkish delegation t… https://t.co/djfTm5gAeg

Other Countries

11 / 10 / 2019

Other Countries

Domestic prices of commodities, including rice, have risen in Nigeria following the closure of the country’s land...

Parboiled rice imports not allowed into Benin

11 / 10 / 2019

Parboiled rice imports not allowed into Benin

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According to participants, Benin's Customs Authority are not allowing parboiled rice to enter the country. While no official statement has been made, many exporters reported that their...

@LiveRiceIndex

10 / 10 / 2019

#Nigeria: US $35 million #rice mill launched in Anambra State https://t.co/JkRlHqSaPn

Nigerian rice prices increase following closure of land borders

07 / 10 / 2019

Nigerian rice prices increase following closure of land borders

Domestic prices of commodities, including rice, have risen in Nigeria following the closure of the country’s land borders with Niger and Benin, according to local reports. There are concerns that...

Nigeria update

19 / 09 / 2019

Nigeria update

The FAO has forecast Nigerian 2019 paddy production to decrease by 0.3% year-on-year to 11 million MTS but to be 5.45% above the five-year average. Planting began in April, with harvesting expected...

India - West Africa trade slows due to tighter Nigerian border controls

11 / 09 / 2019

India - West Africa trade slows due to tighter Nigerian border controls

A number of Indian rice shipments to West Africa have been suspended due to stricter controls on the Nigeria - Benin and Nigeria - Niger borders, with one Indian exporter describing the parboiled...