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Brazil production update

12 / 12 / 2018

Brazil production update

Brazilian paddy production in the 2018/19 marketing year is expected to fall by 4.5% year-on-year to 11.2 million MTS, according to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). Output...

Brazil production update

11 / 12 / 2018

Brazil production update

Brazilian paddy production in the 2018/19 marketing year is forecast to decline by 6.6% year-on-year to 11.3 million MTS, according to CONAB. Planted area is expected to decrease to 1.84 million...

Sri Lanka update

11 / 12 / 2018

Sri Lanka update

The FAO has estimated 2018 Sri Lankan paddy production at 3.81 million MTS, up by 59.8% year-on-year but 3.01% below the five-year average. Production in 2018 recovered from drought-reduced output in...

Bangladesh update

11 / 12 / 2018

Bangladesh update

The FAO has forecast Bangladeshi 2018 paddy production at 53.6 million MTS, up by 4.46% year-on-year and 3.61% above the five-year average. Harvesting of the 2018 Aman crop (accounting for 40% of...

Peru update

10 / 12 / 2018

Peru update

The FAO has estimated 2018 Peruvian paddy production at 3.47 million MTS, up by 14.1% year-on-year and 13.3% above the five-year average due to an increase in planted area and favourable weather...

Indonesia update

05 / 12 / 2018

Indonesia update

The USDA has forecast Indonesian 2019 milled rice production at 37.3 million MTS, up by 0.81% year-on-year. Harvested area and the average field yield are also both forecast to increase to 12.2...

Australia planting and production update

04 / 12 / 2018

Australia planting and production update

Australian planted area in the 2018/19 marketing year (April - March) is forecast to decline by 75% year-on-year to 15,100ha due to reduced water supply, according to the Australian Bureau of...

South Korea update

04 / 12 / 2018

South Korea update

The USDA has lowered its estimate of South Korean milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (November – October) to 3.87 million MTS, down by 2.62% year-on-year. The revised estimate is...

Egypt update

04 / 12 / 2018

Egypt update

The FAO has estimated Egypt’s 2018 paddy production at 4.9 million MTS, down by 23.2% year-on-year and 20.7% below the five-year average. The decline is due to a contraction in planted area to...

Thailand update

04 / 12 / 2018

Thailand update

The USDA has forecast Thailand’s 2019 milled rice production at 20.7 million MTS, up by 1.69% year-on-year. The main crop (which is being harvested now) is expected to account for 14.9 million MTS...

Conmasur 2018/19 supply and demand update

28 / 11 / 2018

Conmasur 2018/19 supply and demand update

According to data from Conmasur’s latest meeting on 23 November 2018, total 2018/19 supply in Conmasur countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay) is forecast at 16.1 million MTS...

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...

Sri Lanka production and planting update

22 / 11 / 2018

Sri Lanka production and planting update

According the Ministry of Agriculture cited in reports, Sri Lankan 2019 Maha (main) crop paddy production is forecast at 3.33 million MTS, up by 38.9% year-on-year due to improved weather conditions....

Sri Lanka production update

20 / 11 / 2018

Sri Lanka production update

According to reports, Sri Lankan 2018 Yala (off-season) crop paddy production is estimated at 1.41 million MTS, up by 55.4% year-on-year and 3% below the five-year average; production was boosted by...

India procurement update

20 / 11 / 2018

India procurement update

The Indian government (state agencies and the Food Corporation of India) has procured 16.5 million MTS of milled rice so far in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September), according to local...

Angola update

20 / 11 / 2018

Angola update

The FAO has estimated Angola’s 2018 paddy production at 68,000 MTS, up by 7.94% year-on-year and 36% above the five-year average. Planting of the 2019 paddy crop is expected to conclude in December...

India Basmati production update

19 / 11 / 2018

India Basmati production update

The Agricultural and Processed Food Exports Development Authority has estimated India’s 2018 Kharif crop planted area at 38.5 million hectares, down by 2.54% year-on-year. Basmati planting in...

El Salvador update

19 / 11 / 2018

El Salvador update

The FAO has forecast El Salvador's 2018 paddy production at 25,000 MTS, down by 3.85% year-on-year and 26.5% below the five-year average. Planting of the main season crop concluded in June 2018 for...

Cambodia update

16 / 11 / 2018

Cambodia update

The FAO has forecast Cambodian 2018 paddy production at 10.7 million MTS, up by 1.73% year-on-year and 10.3% above the five-year average. Harvesting of the main crop began in September, with the bulk...

South Korea production and planting update

14 / 11 / 2018

South Korea production and planting update

South Korean 2018 milled rice production is estimated at 3.87 million MTS, down by 2.62% year-on-year and the lowest level since 1980, according to Statistics Korea cited in reports. Planted area is...

Colombia update

14 / 11 / 2018

Colombia update

The FAO has forecast Colombia’s 2018 paddy production at 2.46 million MTS, down by 9.45% year-on-year but 8.41% above the five-year average. Production has been hampered by a 20% contraction in...

Philippines production and planting update

13 / 11 / 2018

Philippines production and planting update

The Philippine Statistics Authority has estimated Q3 2018 paddy production at 3.2 million MTS, which represents a 5.7% year-on-year decrease. Harvested area and the average field yield are also...

Australia production update

12 / 11 / 2018

Australia production update

According to market participants, 2019 Australian rice production is expected to be ‘significantly lower’ than the historical average due to the country’s ongoing drought. Planting in New South...

Laos production update

12 / 11 / 2018

Laos production update

According to reports, Laos’ 2018 wet season paddy production is expected to total 3.2 million MTS, down by 8.57% from the government’s target due to widespread floods. A total of 101,000ha of...

China production and stocks update

09 / 11 / 2018

China production and stocks update

China’s National Bureau of Statistics, cited by the USDA, has revised its estimates for China’s harvested area, average field yield and production from the 2007/08 – 2017/18 marketing years...

Spain production update

08 / 11 / 2018

Spain production update

According to the Rice Sector Council of Agri-Food Cooperatives of Spain cited in reports, Spanish 2018 paddy production is estimated at 825,741 MTS, up by 3.6% year-on-year. Of this volume, Japonica...

South Korea update

06 / 11 / 2018

South Korea update

The USDA has forecast South Korea’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (November – October) at 3.88 million MTS, down by 2.44% year-on-year. Harvested area is expected to...

China update

05 / 11 / 2018

China update

The FAO has forecast China's 2018 paddy production at 206.3 million MTS, a 1.08% year-on-year decrease and 0.24% below the five-year average. Planted area contracted as farmers switched to planting...

India update

05 / 11 / 2018

India update

The USDA has forecast India’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September) at 111 million MTS, down by 1.69% year-on-year. Of this volume, Kharif crop will comprise...

Thailand update

01 / 11 / 2018

Thailand update

The USDA has forecast Thai 2019 milled rice production at 20.9 million MTS, up by 2.41% year-on-year as an anticipated expansion in harvested area to 11 million hectares (+3.05%) is expected to...

Nepal production update

31 / 10 / 2018

Nepal production update

Nepal’s paddy production in the 2018/19 financial year (16 July - 15 July) is forecast at a record 5.66 million MTS, up by 10% year-on-year, according to local reports citing the Ministry of...

Haiti update

29 / 10 / 2018

Haiti update

The USDA has forecast Haitian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (July – June) at 80,000 MTS, up by 19.4% year-on-year. This is partly due to a 4,000ha expansion in harvested area...

Colombia update

25 / 10 / 2018

Colombia update

The USDA has forecast Colombian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (April – March) at 1.64 million MTS, a decrease of 7.87% year-on-year as a result of government policies to...

Argentina update

25 / 10 / 2018

Argentina update

The USDA has forecast Argentine milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (April 2019 – March 2020) at 795,000 MTS, a 5.92% year-on-year decrease. This is partially due to an expected...

South Korea update

24 / 10 / 2018

South Korea update

The FAO has forecast South Korean 2018 paddy production at 5.2 million MTS, a decrease of 1.63% year-on-year and 6.98% below the five-year average. This is attributed to a contraction in planted area...

Thailand update

24 / 10 / 2018

Thailand update

The FAO has forecast Thai 2018 paddy production at 34.5 million MTS, a 2.53% year-on-year increase and 3.76% above the five-year average. Harvesting of the main season crop began in early October and...

Indonesia production and stocks update

23 / 10 / 2018

Indonesia production and stocks update

According to reports, Indonesia’s statistics bureau has forecast 2018 milled rice production at 32.4 million MTS. Consumption in 2018 is forecast at 29.6 million MTS. Indonesia’s government has...

Vietnam production update

23 / 10 / 2018

Vietnam production update

Paddy production in southern Vietnam is expected to exceed 26 million MTS in 2018, up by 1.1 million MTS year-on-year, according to local reports. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development...

Australia update

22 / 10 / 2018

Australia update

The USDA has forecast Australian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (March – February) at 400,000 MTS, a decrease of 11.9% year-on-year. Harvested area and the average field yield...

Bangladesh update

19 / 10 / 2018

Bangladesh update

The USDA has forecast Bangladeshi milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (May – April) at 34.5 million MTS, representing a 5.79% increase year-on-year. Harvested area and the average...

Turkey update

19 / 10 / 2018

Turkey update

The USDA has forecast Turkey’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (September – August) at 610,000 MTS. This represents a 17.3% increase year-on-year due to beneficial rainfall...

Russia update

18 / 10 / 2018

Russia update

The USDA has forecast Russian 2019 milled rice production at 630,000 MTS, a 2.33% year-on-year decrease. Both the harvested area and the average field yield are expected to decrease to 185,000ha...

Philippines production and planting update

17 / 10 / 2018

Philippines production and planting update

The Philippine Statistics Authority lowered its forecast for Q3 2018 paddy production by 2.11% to 3.32 million MTS on 1 September, which represents a 4.13% decrease year-on-year. Harvested area and...

Malaysia update

15 / 10 / 2018

Malaysia update

The FAO has estimated Malaysian 2018 paddy production at 2.87 million MTS, up by 1.06% year-on-year and 4.17% above the five-year average. This is a result of a record planted area, with planting...

Brazil planting and production update

12 / 10 / 2018

Brazil planting and production update

CONAB forecasts Brazilian planted area in the 2018/19 marketing year (April 2019 - March 2020) at 1.85 - 1.97 million hectares, a decline of 6.38% and an increase of 0.21% respectively year-on-year....

Thailand production update

12 / 10 / 2018

Thailand production update

According to local reports citing the Ministry of Commerce, Thai Hom Mali fragrant paddy production is forecast to decline by 10% year-on-year to around 6.84 million MTS. Irregular rainfall has...

Kazakhstan exports, imports and production update

11 / 10 / 2018

Kazakhstan exports, imports and production update

Kazakhstan's milled rice exports totalled 51,600 MTS between January – July 2018, a decrease of 10% year-on-year, according to local reports. These exports were valued at an estimated US $14.6...

India update

11 / 10 / 2018

India update

The USDA has forecast Indian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September) at 111 million MTS, down by 1.69% year-on-year. An anticipated increase in harvested area to...

Cambodia update

11 / 10 / 2018

Cambodia update

The USDA has forecast Cambodian 2018 milled rice production at 5.55 million MTS, up by 5.67% year-on-year due to anticipated favourable weather conditions and improved water supply. Harvested area is...

Brazil update

10 / 10 / 2018

Brazil update

The USDA has forecast Brazilian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (April 2019 – March 2020) at 8.16 million MTS, down by 0.58% year-on-year. Harvested area and the average field...