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13 December 2018

13 / 12 / 2018

13 December 2018

Thai 100% Grade B, 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed up by US $3 PMT following a strengthening of the Baht against...

12 December 2018

12 / 12 / 2018

12 December 2018

Pakistani WR prices are assessed down as exporters continue to lower their offers to attract fresh demand, with 5% and...

11 December 2018

11 / 12 / 2018

11 December 2018

A decline in local prices and slow demand is placing pressure on Vietnamese whole grain WR prices, with 5% and 25% WR...

10 December 2018

10 / 12 / 2018

10 December 2018

Vietnamese exporters lowered their WR offers due to slow demand from buyers in China following the implementation of...

7 December 2018

07 / 12 / 2018

7 December 2018

U.S. #2 Paddy, 55/70 Yield is assessed up to US $278 PMT FOB bulk NOLA (+$3 PMT) as lower offers were no longer...

Pakistan

07 / 12 / 2018

Pakistan

The Pakistani Rupee depreciated by 3.1% against the U.S. Dollar between 30 November – 7 December following the...

6 December 2018

06 / 12 / 2018

6 December 2018

Pakistani 25% WR and PB 5% STX are assessed down to US $320 PMT FOB (-$5 PMT) and US $392 PMT FOB respectively due to...

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06 / 12 / 2018

#Pakistan: #Rice Exporters Association advises Basmati exporters on EU inspection laws https://t.co/J1s1udBXln

5 December 2018

05 / 12 / 2018

5 December 2018

Despite expectations that the official results of the Philippines’ National Food Authority’s 20 November G2P tender...

4 December 2018

04 / 12 / 2018

4 December 2018

Pakistani 5% WR is assessed down to US $358 PMT FOB (-$3 PMT) based on reported trades to East Africa and PB 5% STX is...

3 December 2018

03 / 12 / 2018

3 December 2018

Thai WR, PB and Hom Mali prices are being supported by a strengthening of the Baht against the U.S. Dollar. As a result...

Pakistani Rupee reaches record low against U.S. Dollar

30 / 11 / 2018

Pakistani Rupee reaches record low against U.S. Dollar

The Pakistani Rupee reached a record low of PKR 139 against the U.S. Dollar today following a 3.8% depreciation, according to reports. This is attributed to the fifth currency devaluation by the...

30 November 2018

30 / 11 / 2018

30 November 2018

Despite the announcement of a 5% subsidy on non-Basmati exports earlier this week, the Indian market is being supported...

Pakistan

30 / 11 / 2018

Pakistan

According to market participants, the bulk of the IRRI-6 new crop has now arrived on to the Pakistani market. Despite...

Japan's MAFF SBS tender results

30 / 11 / 2018

Japan's MAFF SBS tender results

Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has awarded a total of 10,963 MTS out of a possible 25,000 MTS in its 30 November Simultaneous-Buy-Sell tender. Please see the table below for...

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29 / 11 / 2018

#Pakistan: #Rice farmers, millers and exporters agree to adopt water conservation measures https://t.co/FwlXsZ5rqI

28 November 2018

28 / 11 / 2018

28 November 2018

Despite improved supply, we have raised all of our Pakistani assessments as lower offers are no longer available....

26 November 2018

26 / 11 / 2018

26 November 2018

Thai 25% and 100% broken WR are assessed up to US $366 PMT FOB and US $349 PMT FOB (+$12 PMT) respectively as exporters...

Pakistan water supply and production update

26 / 11 / 2018

Pakistan water supply and production update

According to the latest Pakistani Satellite Based Crop Monitoring System report citing the Indus River System Authority, Pakistan's irrigation water supply in October 2018 totalled 6.69 million acre...

23 November 2018

23 / 11 / 2018

23 November 2018

Vietnamese Fragrant 5% is assessed down to US $520 PMT FOB (-$3 PMT) as exporters lower their offers to conclude trade;...

Pakistan

23 / 11 / 2018

Pakistan

The prices of higher grades of Pakistani IRRI-6 white rice were supported by improved demand from regular buyers in...

22 November 2018

22 / 11 / 2018

22 November 2018

Thai 25% and 100% broken WR are both assessed up by US $2 PMT to US $364 PMT FOB and US $337 PMT FOB respectively due...

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22 / 11 / 2018

#Pakistan: #Rice Exporters Association to hold conference to inform farmers on how to increase milling yields https://t.co/hWWAMk3sKy

21 November 2018

21 / 11 / 2018

21 November 2018

The Indian market is being supported by the strengthening of the Rupee against the U.S. Dollar; 5% and 25% WR are both...

20 November 2018

20 / 11 / 2018

20 November 2018

Pakistani 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed down by US $5 PMT to US $363 PMT FOB, US $358 PMT FOB and US $353 PMT FOB...

19 November 2018

19 / 11 / 2018

19 November 2018

There is a firm undertone to the Pakistani market due to improved demand; 5% and 100% broken WR and PB 5% STX are...

Pakistan exports update

19 / 11 / 2018

Pakistan exports update

Pakistani milled rice exports in October 2018 decreased by 20.2% year-on-year but increased by 54.4% month-on-month to 240,161 MTS, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. Of this total,...

16 November 2018

16 / 11 / 2018

16 November 2018

Thai WR prices are all assessed down as exporters are willing to accept lower bids to conclude fresh trade, with 5% and...

Pakistan

16 / 11 / 2018

Pakistan

There was a firm undertone to the Pakistani IRRI-6 market following an increase in domestic prices and in anticipation...

15 November 2018

15 / 11 / 2018

15 November 2018

Thai 100% Grade B, 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed up by US $2 PMT following sales of 5% WR to China’s COFCO and...

14 November 2018

14 / 11 / 2018

14 November 2018

All Vietnamese WR grades are assessed down due to persistent slow demand as offers are uncompetitive with other Asian...

13 November 2018

13 / 11 / 2018

13 November 2018

Indian 25% WR is assessed up to US $355 PMT FOB (+$5 PMT) as lower offers are no longer available. Lower offers were...

12 November 2018

12 / 11 / 2018

12 November 2018

Paddy prices in Pakistan have increased as local sellers are holding on to stocks in anticipation of sales to the...

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12 / 11 / 2018

#Pakistan hopes to double exports to #China, including #rice, following bilateral trade discussions last week https://t.co/3kiTYSX1Hn

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09 / 11 / 2018

#Pakistan: Potential export value of hybrid Basmati #rice estimated at US $500 million https://t.co/TWTJAFbOJt

9 November 2018

09 / 11 / 2018

9 November 2018

Slow demand and a lack of sales to the Philippines since the National Food Authority’s 18 October tender has put...

Pakistan

09 / 11 / 2018

Pakistan

Following the recommendation of the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority, the Pakistani government has increased petroleum...

8 November 2018

08 / 11 / 2018

8 November 2018

All Pakistani whole grain WR prices are assessed down by US $1 PMT as demand from West Africa remains slow, with 5% and...

7 November 2018

07 / 11 / 2018

7 November 2018

Thai Hom Mali 100% Grade B is assessed up to US $1,072 PMT FOB FCL (+$44 PMT) on day nine of our 10-day new crop...

6 November 2018

06 / 11 / 2018

6 November 2018

Anticipation of sales to the Philippines in the National Food Authority’s (NFA) 20 November G2P tender supported...

@LiveRiceIndex

06 / 11 / 2018

#Chinese authorities open hybrid #rice research centre in collaboration with #Pakistan https://t.co/fC3iKwuaqC

5 November 2018

05 / 11 / 2018

5 November 2018

Pakistani local prices have increased due to demand from East Africa for WR and West Africa for PB. Pakistani 5% WR is...

2 November 2018

02 / 11 / 2018

2 November 2018

Thai 15%, 25% and A1 Super 100% broken WR are assessed up by $1 PMT as lower offers are no longer available ahead of...

@LiveRiceIndex

02 / 11 / 2018

#Pakistan: Commerce Ministry proposes to include #rice sector under list to receive government incentives to promot… https://t.co/RJawSYyDTI

Pakistan

02 / 11 / 2018

Pakistan

Pakistani IRRI-6 prices softened significantly due to decreasing local prices as new crop arrivals improved supply....

1 November 2018

01 / 11 / 2018

1 November 2018

Pakistani whole grain WR grades are all assessed down by US $2 PMT as local prices continue to decrease; 5% WR is...

31 October 2018

31 / 10 / 2018

31 October 2018

The Pakistani market remains under pressure due to decreasing local prices and slow demand. All Pakistani WR grades are...

30 October 2018

30 / 10 / 2018

30 October 2018

Pakistani exporters have lowered their offers due to decreasing local prices, slow demand and as the new crop continues...

29 October 2018

29 / 10 / 2018

29 October 2018

There continues to be a soft undertone to the Pakistani WR market following further local price decreases amid currency...

26 October 2018

26 / 10 / 2018

26 October 2018

Pakistani exporters have lowered their offers as local prices continue to decline, with 5% WR assessed down to US $373...

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26 / 10 / 2018

#Pakistan: Sindh 2018 #paddy production expected to fall by 30% year-on-year due to water shortages https://t.co/do42boeYud

Pakistan

26 / 10 / 2018

Pakistan

Saudi Arabia has signed an agreement to give Pakistan US $3 billion to boost the country’s foreign currency reserves...

25 October 2018

25 / 10 / 2018

25 October 2018

The Vietnamese WR market is being supported by recent sales to the Philippines’ National Food Authority; 5% and 100%...

Saudi Arabia to provide Pakistan with US $6 billion worth of financial aid

24 / 10 / 2018

Saudi Arabia to provide Pakistan with US $6 billion worth of financial aid

Saudi Arabia has signed an agreement to give Pakistan US $3 billion to boost the country’s foreign currency reserves amid its ongoing economic crisis, according to reports. Saudi Arabia will also...

24 October 2018

24 / 10 / 2018

24 October 2018

There is a soft undertone to the Thai long grain market as demand remains subdued, with some buyers showing preference...

23 October 2018

23 / 10 / 2018

23 October 2018

We have continued our Indian crop transitions, with 5% WR assessed up to US $373 PMT FOB and 25% WR assessed down to US...

@LiveRiceIndex

23 / 10 / 2018

#Pakistan: Basmati and non-Basmati milled #rice exports decreased in last three months https://t.co/YuXC6pVRlj

@LiveRiceIndex

22 / 10 / 2018

#China continues to assist #Pakistan with cultivation of hybrid #rice in four ecological zones https://t.co/s4LaC4YDX1

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...

Pakistan

19 / 10 / 2018

Pakistan

No offers of Pakistani rice were successfully submitted in the Philippines’ National Food Authority’s 18 October...

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...

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...

Pakistan exports update

17 / 10 / 2018

Pakistan exports update

Pakistani milled rice exports in September 2018 declined by 16.3% year-on-year and by 25.6% month-on-month to 155,512 MTS, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. Of this total, Basmati rice...

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...

Pakistan water supply and harvesting update

16 / 10 / 2018

Pakistan water supply and harvesting update

According to the National Space Agency of Pakistan, non-Basmati rice is currently being harvested or in the latter stages of development and Basmati rice is still in the formation/filling stages of...

15 October 2018

15 / 10 / 2018

15 October 2018

Vietnamese 100% broken WR is assessed up to US $350 PMT FOB (+$5 PMT) as lower offers are no longer available ahead of...

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...

Pakistan

12 / 10 / 2018

Pakistan

The Pakistani Rupee depreciated by 7.7% against the U.S. Dollar between 5 – 11 October. This was attributed to a...

11 October 2018

11 / 10 / 2018

11 October 2018

Despite a 8.2% depreciation of the Pakistani Rupee against the U.S. Dollar since yesterday (10 October), whole grain WR...

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...

Pakistan

05 / 10 / 2018

Pakistan

The State Bank of Pakistan raised its interest rates by 100 basis points on Saturday (29 September) to 8.5%,...

@LiveRiceIndex

02 / 10 / 2018

#Pakistan: #Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan looks to government to help boost rice exports https://t.co/Jty151xwoD

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06 / 09 / 2018

Kisan Board #Pakistan ask the government to set the prices of non-Basmati #rice at PKR 1,600 per maund (US $350.84… https://t.co/kpIMzoAaWt

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20 / 08 / 2018

#Pakistan: State Bank sets a credit disbursement target of PKR 1.25 trillion (US $10.2 billion) for the agricultura… https://t.co/M9MOQjy6xF

@LiveRiceIndex

20 / 08 / 2018

#Pakistan: Government looks for ways to boost #rice exports to #China https://t.co/5aTFHWgGrZ

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15 / 08 / 2018

Delegations from #Pakistan and #Indonesia meet to discuss a potential increase in #rice trade between the two count… https://t.co/AEHvxxHnBJ

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13 / 08 / 2018

#Pakistan: #Rice exporters ask new government to declare the rice sector as an industry https://t.co/HBMvXChvM7

@LiveRiceIndex

08 / 08 / 2018

#Pakistan: Hybrid #rice has been planted on more than 800,000ha of land https://t.co/MYdp2qhb59

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31 / 07 / 2018

#Pakistan’s #Basmati #rice exports during the 2017/18 FY totalled 520,759 MTS, up by 19.14% year-on-year https://t.co/BCOnMDA8Wk

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17 / 07 / 2018

#Pakistan: Irrigation department officials manage water flow in Sindh's #Rice Canal https://t.co/0t2WFsXR4K

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09 / 07 / 2018

#Pakistan: Late planting due to water shortages could cause 2018 harvest to be delayed until October/November https://t.co/Jxbt5bDKco

@LiveRiceIndex

06 / 07 / 2018

#Pakistan hopes to balance trade deficit with #Qatar through increased #rice exports https://t.co/47JqbTReGE

@LiveRiceIndex

02 / 07 / 2018

#Pakistan: #Rice industry agrees that increasing the share of Basmati exports is essential to sustained export earn… https://t.co/2TeomsUc61

@LiveRiceIndex

28 / 06 / 2018

#India and #Pakistan supplied 97% of #Iran's #rice import requirements during 21 March - 21 May 2018 https://t.co/Hit3Y8nUBD

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14 / 06 / 2018

#Pakistan may not achieve the government's 2018 milled #rice production target of 7.2 million MTS due to water shor… https://t.co/90vKOhb7ot