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Thailand update

19 / 06 / 2018

Thailand update

The FAO has estimated Thailand’s 2017 paddy production at 33.65 million MTS, up by 3.76% year-on-year and 1.22% above the five-year average. Despite floods in July 2017 in northeastern...

Haiti update

19 / 06 / 2018

Haiti update

The FAO has forecast Haitian 2018 paddy production at 183,000 MTS, up by 2.3% year-on-year and 13.7% above the five-year average. The main season crop benefitted from favourable weather conditions...

Philippines production update

19 / 06 / 2018

Philippines production update

The Philippine Statistics Authority has forecast Q2 2018 paddy production at 4.07 million MTS, down by 1.93% year-on-year. Harvested area is forecast to contract to 932,640ha (-1.54%) and the...

Liberia update

18 / 06 / 2018

Liberia update

The FAO has estimated Liberia's 2017 paddy production at 279,000 MTS, up by 3.72% year-on-year and similar to the five-year average, despite localised dry spells in July and August. Total 2018...

Mali update

18 / 06 / 2018

Mali update

The FAO has estimated Mali's 2017 paddy production at 2.92 million MTS, up by 5% year-on-year and 28.1% above the five-year average, despite the early cessation of rain in September. Although...

Laos update

18 / 06 / 2018

Laos update

The FAO has estimated that Laotian 2017 paddy production increased to 4.17 million MTS, up by 1.2% year-on-year and 9% above the five-year average. Favourable weather conditions throughout the year...

Ghana update

18 / 06 / 2018

Ghana update

The FAO has estimated that Ghanaian 2017 paddy production increased to 722,000 MTS, up by 4.9% year-on-year and 20.9% above the five-year average. Domestic prices have remained largely stable in...

Niger update

18 / 06 / 2018

Niger update

The FAO has forecast Niger’s 2018 paddy production at 112,000 MTS, up by 6.67% year-on-year and 4.67% above the five-year average. Planting of the 2018 crop began on time in May and is due to...

Guinea-Bissau update

18 / 06 / 2018

Guinea-Bissau update

The FAO has estimated Guinea-Bissau’s 2017 paddy production at 165,000 MTS, down by 11.3% year-on-year and 7.82% below the five-year average. Production was hampered by localised flooding...

Australia production update

15 / 06 / 2018

Australia production update

The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) has estimated that Australian 2017/18 planted area decreased by 26.8% year-on-year to 60,000ha. As a result, paddy...

Iraqi government bans paddy planting

15 / 06 / 2018

Iraqi government bans paddy planting

The LRI understands that the Iraqi government has banned paddy planting due to water shortages. Corn planting has also been banned as the Ministry of Agriculture prioritises water usage for...

Brazil production and stocks update

14 / 06 / 2018

Brazil production and stocks update

Brazil’s National Supply Company (CONAB) has estimated Brazil’s paddy production in the 2017/18 marketing year (April – March) at 11.75 million MTS, up by 4.8% year-on-year....

Rwanda local prices and production update

14 / 06 / 2018

Rwanda local prices and production update

The Federation of Rice Growers in Rwanda has raised domestic paddy prices following an increase in production costs, according to local reports. Short grain paddy will be sold at RWF 288 per kg (US...

Guyana production update

13 / 06 / 2018

Guyana production update

Guyanese 2018 paddy production totalled 495,000 MTS as of 31 May, according to Guyana’s Ministry of Agriculture. Total first crop production is forecast to exceed 500,000 MTS, with 2% of...