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India stocks update

12 / 12 / 2018

India stocks update

Rice stocks in the Food Corporation of India’s Central Pool totalled 41.4 million MTS as of 1 December, representing 26.2% month-on-month and 7.53% year-on-year increases. Of this volume, 14.8...

Philippines stocks update

12 / 12 / 2018

Philippines stocks update

Rice stocks in the Philippines totalled 3 million MTS as of 1 November 2018, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority. This represents an 88.7% increase since October 2018 and a 1.41%...

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...

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...

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...

Bangladesh procurement update

19 / 11 / 2018

Bangladesh procurement update

According to local reports, the Bangladeshi government is expecting to procure 600,000 MTS of locally produced milled rice from the Aman (off-season) crop at a price of BDT 36 per kg (US $432.56 PMT)...

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...

India stocks update

13 / 11 / 2018

India stocks update

Rice stocks in the Food Corporation of India’s Central Pool totalled 32.8 million MTS as of 1 November, representing 61.7% month-on-month and 2.54% year-on-year decreases. Of this volume, 16.3...

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...

Philippines stocks update

09 / 11 / 2018

Philippines stocks update

Rice stocks in the Philippines totalled 1.59 million MTS as of 1 October 2018, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority. This represents a 36.1% increase since September 2018 and a 17.9%...

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...

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...

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...

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...

India stocks update

12 / 10 / 2018

India stocks update

Rice stocks in the Food Corporation of India’s Central Pool totalled 20.29 million MTS as of 1 October, representing a 14.1% month-on-month decrease and a 12.5% year-on-year increase. Of this...

Philippines stocks update

10 / 10 / 2018

Philippines stocks update

Rice stocks in the Philippines totalled 1.17 million MTS as of 1 September 2018, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority. This represents a 23.2% decrease since August 2018 and a 17.9%...

Indonesia earthquake and tsunami update

02 / 10 / 2018

Indonesia earthquake and tsunami update

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck on Friday (28 September) near the central Indonesian island of Sulawesi, setting off a tsunami that submerged its capital city Palu; the death toll is estimated at...

Peru stocks and local prices update

25 / 09 / 2018

Peru stocks and local prices update

Peruvian rice stocks totalled 929,074 MTS as of 7 September, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation cited in reports. Of this volume, milled rice comprised 451,175 MTS and paddy...

Mexico update

21 / 09 / 2018

Mexico update

The USDA has lowered its forecast for Mexican milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September) by 7% to 164,000 MTS, which represents a 10.4% year-on-year decrease....

Egypt update

20 / 09 / 2018

Egypt update

The USDA has forecast Egyptian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September) at 2.8 million MTS, a 34.9% year-on-year decrease. This is due to an anticipated...

India stocks update

11 / 09 / 2018

India stocks update

Rice stocks in the Food Corporation of India’s Central Pool totalled 23.62 million MTS as of 1 September, representing a 10.7% month-on-month decrease and a 9.96% year-on-year increase. Of...

Philippines stocks update

10 / 09 / 2018

Philippines stocks update

Rice stocks in the Philippines totalled 1.52 million MTS as of 1 August 2018, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority. This represents a 23.6% decrease since July 2018 and a 25% decline...

Colombia supply update

03 / 09 / 2018

Colombia supply update

According to local reports citing Fedearroz, stocks currently total 800,000 MTS and will increase between August – September when the harvest begins; stocks typically total 200,000 - 300,000...

Thailand update

03 / 09 / 2018

Thailand update

The USDA has forecast Thai 2019 milled rice production at 21.24 million MTS, up by 4.27% year-on-year. The expected increase in production is largely attributed to the harvested area expanding to...

Ivory Coast update

24 / 08 / 2018

Ivory Coast update

The USDA has forecast the Ivory Coast’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September) at 1.45 million MTS, up by 7.01% year-on-year. Both harvested area and...

Guyana update

23 / 08 / 2018

Guyana update

The USDA has forecast Guyanese 2018 milled rice production at 650,000 MTS, a 3.17% year-on-year increase. While harvested area is expected to increase to 180,000ha (+4.65%), with a significant...

India stocks update

14 / 08 / 2018

India stocks update

Rice stocks in the Food Corporation of India’s Central Pool totalled 26.47 million MTS as of 1 August, representing a 10.8% month-on-month decrease but a 3.41% year-on-year increase. Of this...

Philippines stocks update

10 / 08 / 2018

Philippines stocks update

Rice stocks in the Philippines totalled 1.99 million MTS as of 1 July 2018, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority. This represents a 15.7% decrease since June 2018 and a 15.2% decline...

Bangladesh production update

02 / 08 / 2018

Bangladesh production update

The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics has estimated Bangladesh’s 2018 Boro crop milled rice production at 19.5 million MTS, up by 8.67% year-on-year, according to local reports. Production was...

Argentina update

02 / 08 / 2018

Argentina update

The USDA has forecast Argentine milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (April 2019 – March 2020) at 845,000 MTS, which is a 3.94% year-on-year increase. While harvested area is...

India stocks update

26 / 07 / 2018

India stocks update

Stocks in the Food Corporation of India’s Central Pool totalled 29.68 million MTS as of July, representing a 7.68% month-on-month decrease but a 1.84% year-on-year increase. Of this volume,...

China update

12 / 07 / 2018

China update

The USDA has forecast Chinese milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (July – June) at 143 million MTS, a 2.05% decline year-on-year. While the average field yield is expected to...

Philippines stocks update

11 / 07 / 2018

Philippines stocks update

Rice stocks in the Philippines totalled 2.36 million MTS as of 1 June 2018, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority. This represents a 18.9% decrease since May 2018 and a 8.17% decline...

India stocks update

28 / 06 / 2018

India stocks update

Milled rice stocks in the Food Corporation of India’s (FCI) central pool totalled 24.27 million MTS as of 1 June 2018. This represents a 4.31% decrease from 1 May 2018 but a 9.82% increase...

Bangladesh stocks and domestic prices update

25 / 06 / 2018

Bangladesh stocks and domestic prices update

Domestic Bangladeshi paddy prices have begun to rise following the government’s reimplementation of a 28% import tariff for the 2018/19 financial year (July – June), according to local...

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....