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Indonesia imports and production update

14 / 02 / 2019

Indonesia imports and production update

Indonesia’s rice imports in the 2018/19 marketing year (April – March) are forecast at 2.2 million MTS (milled equivalent), well above the five-year average, according to the FAO.
The government...

Brazil production update

13 / 02 / 2019

Brazil production update

The Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) has forecast Brazilian paddy production in the 2018/19 marketing year (April – March) at 11.1 million MTS, a decline of 5% year-on-year....

Angola update

13 / 02 / 2019

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 crop concluded in December 2018 for harvesting...

Brazil production update

12 / 02 / 2019

Brazil production update

CONAB has forecast Brazil’s 2018/19 marketing year (April – March) paddy production at 10.7 million MTS, down by 11.3% year-on-year and down by 4.5% from its previous forecast on 10 January.
Poor...

Sri Lanka production update

12 / 02 / 2019

Sri Lanka production update

Sri Lanka's Department of Agriculture has revised its forecast for the country's 2019 Maha (main) crop paddy production to 2.85 million MTS, up by 18.8% from the previous year's drought-affected...

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

08 / 02 / 2019

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

The USDA has raised its forecast for 2018/19 global rice supply in its latest WASDE report by 5.1 million MTS to 657.9 million MTS due to improved prospects for China's production. The global trade...