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Pakistan update

20 / 10 / 2017

Pakistan update

The USDA has forecast Pakistani milled rice production in the 2017/18 marketing year (November – October) at 6.9 million MTS, up from 6.85 million MTS in 2016/17. Production has benefitted...

India monsoon update

20 / 10 / 2017

India monsoon update

According to the USDA citing the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the cumulative rainfall for the Southwest Monsoon (June – September) was 2% below last year’s levels and 5%...

Japan update

20 / 10 / 2017

Japan update

According to the USDA, Japanese milled rice production is forecast to decrease by 2.3% to 7.6 million MTS in the 2017/18 marketing year (November – October). The expected reduction is due a...

Australia update

20 / 10 / 2017

Australia update

The USDA has forecast that Australian harvested area and milled rice production will increase by 5% and 2.4% respectively to 84,000ha and 600,000 MTS in the 2017/18 marketing year (March -...

Turkey update

20 / 10 / 2017

Turkey update

The USDA has forecast Turkey’s milled rice production in the 2017/18 marketing year (September – August) at 520,000 MTS, up by 4% from the year before, following a slight expansion in...

Brazil update

19 / 10 / 2017

Brazil update

The USDA has forecast Brazilian milled rice production in the 2017/18 marketing year (April – March) down by 4.8% from last year to 8 million MTS. While harvested area is expected to increase...

Iran update

19 / 10 / 2017

Iran update

Iran imported more than 1.05 million MTS from 21 March – 22 September 2017, according to local reports. This is an 84.4% increase in volume compared to last year, with the value of the...

Vietnam update

19 / 10 / 2017

Vietnam update

The USDA has forecast Vietnamese 2017 milled rice production at 27.6 million MTS, down slightly from production in 2016 due to heavy rain. However, production in 2018 is forecast to increase by...

Iraq update

18 / 10 / 2017

Iraq update

The USDA has forecast Iraqi milled rice production in the 2017/18 marketing year (October – September) at 173,000 MTS, unchanged from last year. Harvested area and the average field yield are...

Nepal update

17 / 10 / 2017

Nepal update

The Nepalese government has forecast paddy production in the 2017/18 financial year at a record 5.4 million MTS, according to local reports. Despite initial fears that around 198,698ha of paddy...