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Philippines procurement update

11 / 10 / 2018

Philippines procurement update

The Philippines’ National Food Authority (NFA) has set its 2018 paddy procurement target at 130,000 MTS, according to local reports; 3,898 MTS (2.99%) were procured as of the end of September. The...

Egypt prices update

04 / 09 / 2018

Egypt prices update

The Egyptian Ministry of Food Supply and Internal Trade and the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation have set the government’s purchase prices for new crop paddy, according to market...

Sri Lanka government procurement update

03 / 09 / 2018

Sri Lanka government procurement update

The Sri Lankan government will increase its paddy purchases from each farmer, according to local reports. The government will purchase 3 MTS instead of 2 MTS with immediate effect. Paddy purchases...

Bangladesh update

15 / 08 / 2018

Bangladesh update

The USDA has forecast Bangladesh’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (May – April) at 34.4 million MTS, up by 5.2% year-on-year. Harvested area is forecast to...