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13 December 2018

13 / 12 / 2018

13 December 2018

Thai 100% Grade B, 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed up by US $3 PMT following a strengthening of the Baht against...

12 December 2018

12 / 12 / 2018

12 December 2018

Pakistani WR prices are assessed down as exporters continue to lower their offers to attract fresh demand, with 5% and...

11 December 2018

11 / 12 / 2018

11 December 2018

A decline in local prices and slow demand is placing pressure on Vietnamese whole grain WR prices, with 5% and 25% WR...

@LiveRiceIndex

10 / 12 / 2018

The #Philippines is expected to import more than 500,000 MTS of #rice from #Vietnam, #Thailand, #Myanmar and… https://t.co/93ah0oMnmz

10 December 2018

10 / 12 / 2018

10 December 2018

Vietnamese exporters lowered their WR offers due to slow demand from buyers in China following the implementation of...

@LiveRiceIndex

10 / 12 / 2018

The #Philippines is expected to import more than 500,000 MTS of #rice from #Vietnam, #Thailand, #Myanmar and… https://t.co/NkDR4auHkT

7 December 2018

07 / 12 / 2018

7 December 2018

U.S. #2 Paddy, 55/70 Yield is assessed up to US $278 PMT FOB bulk NOLA (+$3 PMT) as lower offers were no longer...

Thailand

07 / 12 / 2018

Thailand

The Thai white rice market was generally stable as improved new crop supply and subdued African demand were offset by...

6 December 2018

06 / 12 / 2018

6 December 2018

Pakistani 25% WR and PB 5% STX are assessed down to US $320 PMT FOB (-$5 PMT) and US $392 PMT FOB respectively due to...

5 December 2018

05 / 12 / 2018

5 December 2018

Despite expectations that the official results of the Philippines’ National Food Authority’s 20 November G2P tender...

4 December 2018

04 / 12 / 2018

4 December 2018

Pakistani 5% WR is assessed down to US $358 PMT FOB (-$3 PMT) based on reported trades to East Africa and PB 5% STX is...

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...

3 December 2018

03 / 12 / 2018

3 December 2018

Thai WR, PB and Hom Mali prices are being supported by a strengthening of the Baht against the U.S. Dollar. As a result...

Thailand exports update

03 / 12 / 2018

Thailand exports update

Thai milled rice exports between January – October 2018 totalled 9.05 million MTS, up by 0.27% year-on-year, according to the Thai Rice Exporters Association. These exports are valued at THB 146...

30 November 2018

30 / 11 / 2018

30 November 2018

Despite the announcement of a 5% subsidy on non-Basmati exports earlier this week, the Indian market is being supported...

Thailand

30 / 11 / 2018

Thailand

The Philippines’ National Food Authority (NFA) purchased 80,000 MTS of Thai 25% broken white rice at US $469.80 PMT...

Japan's MAFF SBS tender results

30 / 11 / 2018

Japan's MAFF SBS tender results

Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has awarded a total of 10,963 MTS out of a possible 25,000 MTS in its 30 November Simultaneous-Buy-Sell tender. Please see the table below for...

29 November 2018

29 / 11 / 2018

29 November 2018

U.S. Southern Pet Food Quality broken rice is assessed down to US $328 PMT (US $14.90 per cwt) ex-works (-$3 PMT) as...

Japan's MAFF MA tender results

29 / 11 / 2018

Japan's MAFF MA tender results

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has awarded the full 60,000 MTS in its 29 November Minimum Access tender. Please see the table below for more details.

28 November 2018

28 / 11 / 2018

28 November 2018

Despite improved supply, we have raised all of our Pakistani assessments as lower offers are no longer available....

Philippines’ NFA's 28 November G2G tender results

28 / 11 / 2018

Philippines’ NFA's 28 November G2G tender results

The LRI understands that the Philippines’ National Food Authority (NFA) has awarded the full 203,000 MTS of 25% broken white rice in its 28 November government-to-government tender. Thailand was...

@LiveRiceIndex

27 / 11 / 2018

#Thailand: Rural Roads Departments threatens legal action against farmers who dry #paddy on roads https://t.co/7PyKBnsDBC

26 November 2018

26 / 11 / 2018

26 November 2018

Thai 25% and 100% broken WR are assessed up to US $366 PMT FOB and US $349 PMT FOB (+$12 PMT) respectively as exporters...

Japan's MAFF announces MA tender

26 / 11 / 2018

Japan's MAFF announces MA tender

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) will hold a Minimum Access tender for a total of 60,000 MTS on 29 November. Please see the table below for more details.

Thailand

23 / 11 / 2018

Thailand

Two Thai companies submitted the lowest offers in three lots in the Philippines’ National Food Authority’s (NFA) 20...

22 November 2018

22 / 11 / 2018

22 November 2018

Thai 25% and 100% broken WR are both assessed up by US $2 PMT to US $364 PMT FOB and US $337 PMT FOB respectively due...

21 November 2018

21 / 11 / 2018

21 November 2018

The Indian market is being supported by the strengthening of the Rupee against the U.S. Dollar; 5% and 25% WR are both...

20 November 2018

20 / 11 / 2018

20 November 2018

Pakistani 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed down by US $5 PMT to US $363 PMT FOB, US $358 PMT FOB and US $353 PMT FOB...

19 November 2018

19 / 11 / 2018

19 November 2018

There is a firm undertone to the Pakistani market due to improved demand; 5% and 100% broken WR and PB 5% STX are...

16 November 2018

16 / 11 / 2018

16 November 2018

Thai WR prices are all assessed down as exporters are willing to accept lower bids to conclude fresh trade, with 5% and...

Thailand

16 / 11 / 2018

Thailand

The Thai white rice market was supported by sales to China’s COFCO and Malaysia’s Bernas. COFCO purchased 100,000...

15 November 2018

15 / 11 / 2018

15 November 2018

Thai 100% Grade B, 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed up by US $2 PMT following sales of 5% WR to China’s COFCO and...

14 November 2018

14 / 11 / 2018

14 November 2018

All Vietnamese WR grades are assessed down due to persistent slow demand as offers are uncompetitive with other Asian...

China's COFCO purchases Thai rice

14 / 11 / 2018

China's COFCO purchases Thai rice

The LRI understands that China’s COFCO has purchased 100,000 MTS of Thai 5% broken white rice at a price of US $430 PMT FOB FCL under the countries' Memorandum of Understanding. Shipment is...

Malaysia's Bernas purchases Thai rice

14 / 11 / 2018

Malaysia's Bernas purchases Thai rice

The LRI understands that Malaysia's Bernas purchased approximately 60,000 MTS of Thai 5% broken white rice in a tender held on 13 - 14 November. The average sale price was US $375 PMT FOB.

@LiveRiceIndex

13 / 11 / 2018

#Thailand: Farmers increase pace of harvesting as #paddy prices rise https://t.co/pVDR5roK0i

12 November 2018

12 / 11 / 2018

12 November 2018

Paddy prices in Pakistan have increased as local sellers are holding on to stocks in anticipation of sales to the...

@LiveRiceIndex

12 / 11 / 2018

#Thailand: Government forecasts 2019 milled #rice exports at 11 million MTS https://t.co/t9w6APLf5i

9 November 2018

09 / 11 / 2018

9 November 2018

Slow demand and a lack of sales to the Philippines since the National Food Authority’s 18 October tender has put...

Thailand

09 / 11 / 2018

Thailand

The Thai white rice market was initially supported by anticipation of sales to the Philippines’ National Food...

Thailand

09 / 11 / 2018

Thailand

Unofficial and preliminary rice exports (excluding premium white and fragrant rice) for 15 - 21 October 2018 totalled...

Japan's MAFF MA tender results

09 / 11 / 2018

Japan's MAFF MA tender results

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has awarded the full 42,839 MTS in its 9 November Minimum Access tender. Please see the table below for more details.

8 November 2018

08 / 11 / 2018

8 November 2018

All Pakistani whole grain WR prices are assessed down by US $1 PMT as demand from West Africa remains slow, with 5% and...

@LiveRiceIndex

08 / 11 / 2018

#Thailand: Hom Mali #paddy price increased by 19.5% - 22.8% year-on-year in August - September 2018 to THB 13,800 -… https://t.co/dV6ukHCxGe

@LiveRiceIndex

07 / 11 / 2018

#Thailand: 5 million MTS of Hom Mali fragrant #rice (milled equivalent) expected to enter the market in November/De… https://t.co/TvuQyra3Vq

7 November 2018

07 / 11 / 2018

7 November 2018

Thai Hom Mali 100% Grade B is assessed up to US $1,072 PMT FOB FCL (+$44 PMT) on day nine of our 10-day new crop...

6 November 2018

06 / 11 / 2018

6 November 2018

Anticipation of sales to the Philippines in the National Food Authority’s (NFA) 20 November G2P tender supported...

@LiveRiceIndex

06 / 11 / 2018

#Thailand: Commerce Ministry to provide machinery to farmers for efficient #paddy crop harvest https://t.co/6KbrYqbPcp

5 November 2018

05 / 11 / 2018

5 November 2018

Pakistani local prices have increased due to demand from East Africa for WR and West Africa for PB. Pakistani 5% WR is...

Japan's MAFF announces MA tender

05 / 11 / 2018

Japan's MAFF announces MA tender

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) will hold a Minimum Access tender for a total of 42,839 MTS on 9 November. Please see the table below for more details.

2 November 2018

02 / 11 / 2018

2 November 2018

Thai 15%, 25% and A1 Super 100% broken WR are assessed up by $1 PMT as lower offers are no longer available ahead of...

Thailand

02 / 11 / 2018

Thailand

The Thai market was quiet ahead of the Philippines’ National Food Authority’s (NFA) upcoming tenders. The NFA...

1 November 2018

01 / 11 / 2018

1 November 2018

Pakistani whole grain WR grades are all assessed down by US $2 PMT as local prices continue to decrease; 5% WR is...

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...

31 October 2018

31 / 10 / 2018

31 October 2018

The Pakistani market remains under pressure due to decreasing local prices and slow demand. All Pakistani WR grades are...

Thailand exports update

31 / 10 / 2018

Thailand exports update

Thai milled rice exports between January – September 2018 totalled 8.12 million MTS, down by 1.8% year-on-year, according to the Thai Rice Exporters Association. These exports are valued at THB 131...

30 October 2018

30 / 10 / 2018

30 October 2018

Pakistani exporters have lowered their offers due to decreasing local prices, slow demand and as the new crop continues...

29 October 2018

29 / 10 / 2018

29 October 2018

There continues to be a soft undertone to the Pakistani WR market following further local price decreases amid currency...

@LiveRiceIndex

26 / 10 / 2018

#Thailand: Value of fragrant #rice rises to THB 18,000 PMT (US $545 PMT) https://t.co/5NokBeEYeh

26 October 2018

26 / 10 / 2018

26 October 2018

Pakistani exporters have lowered their offers as local prices continue to decline, with 5% WR assessed down to US $373...

Thailand

26 / 10 / 2018

Thailand

The Thai market was quiet for the first half of the week, with market participants away on Tuesday (23 October) for a...

Japan's MAFF SBS tender results

26 / 10 / 2018

Japan's MAFF SBS tender results

Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has awarded a total of 4,373 MTS out of a possible 25,000 MTS in its 26 October Simultaneous-Buy-Sell tender. Please see the table below for...

25 October 2018

25 / 10 / 2018

25 October 2018

The Vietnamese WR market is being supported by recent sales to the Philippines’ National Food Authority; 5% and 100%...

24 October 2018

24 / 10 / 2018

24 October 2018

There is a soft undertone to the Thai long grain market as demand remains subdued, with some buyers showing preference...

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...

Philippines' NFA 18 October tender results

24 / 10 / 2018

Philippines' NFA 18 October tender results

The LRI understands that the Philippines' National Food Authority (NFA) has officially purchased 47,000 MTS out of a possible 250,000 MTS of 25% broken white rice in its 18 October...

@LiveRiceIndex

23 / 10 / 2018

#Thailand: Government to provide incentives for #rice farmers to grow corn instead of off-season rice https://t.co/CjPovIC30b

23 October 2018

23 / 10 / 2018

23 October 2018

We have continued our Indian crop transitions, with 5% WR assessed up to US $373 PMT FOB and 25% WR assessed down to US...

@LiveRiceIndex

22 / 10 / 2018

#Thailand: 2018 milled #rice exports forecast at 11 million MTS https://t.co/9V4edLaM7F

22 October 2018

22 / 10 / 2018

22 October 2018

We continued our transitions to new crop pricing for whole grain Indian grades, with 5% and 25% WR assessed down to US...

19 October 2018

19 / 10 / 2018

19 October 2018

Brazilian 5% WR and PB 5% STX are both assessed up to US $495 PMT FOB FCL (+$10 PMT) based on bids and offers and...

Thailand

19 / 10 / 2018

Thailand

The Thai market was quiet ahead of results from the Philippines’ National Food Authority’s 18 October...

Japan's MAFF MA tender results

19 / 10 / 2018

Japan's MAFF MA tender results

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has awarded the full 60,000 MTS in its 19 October Minimum Access tender. Please see the table below for more details.

18 October 2018

18 / 10 / 2018

18 October 2018

We have continued our 10-day transitions to new crop pricing for our whole grain Indian WR and PB assessments. Indian...

@LiveRiceIndex

17 / 10 / 2018

#Thailand: Value of milled #rice exports between January – August 2018 estimated at THB 115.71 billion (US $3.54 bi… https://t.co/qpO1Zxugbi

16 October 2018

16 / 10 / 2018

16 October 2018

Thai 25% WR is assessed up to US $370 PMT FOB (+$3 PMT) as exporters are no longer willing to accept lower bids ahead...

15 October 2018

15 / 10 / 2018

15 October 2018

Vietnamese 100% broken WR is assessed up to US $350 PMT FOB (+$5 PMT) as lower offers are no longer available ahead of...

12 October 2018

12 / 10 / 2018

12 October 2018

Thai 100% Grade B, 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed down by US $2 PMT, with 5% WR assessed down to US $388 PMT FOB...

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...

Thailand

12 / 10 / 2018

Thailand

The Thai market was quiet, with many market participants away for a conference. Prices were supported by anticipated...

10 October 2018

10 / 10 / 2018

10 October 2018

Indian 5% WR is assessed down to US $385 PMT FOB (-$10 PMT) as exporters attempt to sell remaining stocks ahead of new...

8 October 2018

08 / 10 / 2018

8 October 2018

Thai PB 100% STX is assessed down to US $390 PMT FOB as exporters are more willing to accept lower bids following a...

5 October 2018

05 / 10 / 2018

5 October 2018

Vietnamese 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed down by US $1 PMT as lower offers are available, despite an anticipated...

Thailand

05 / 10 / 2018

Thailand

The Thai market had a firm undertone due to expectations of sales to the Philippines. Millers built stocks ahead of...

@LiveRiceIndex

01 / 10 / 2018

#Thailand: Exports between 1 January - 21 September totalled 8.22 million MTS (milled equivalent), up by 2.9% year-… https://t.co/7K4WqqJ0t4

@LiveRiceIndex

28 / 09 / 2018

#Thailand: Controlled addition of zinc during #rice planting could increase average field yield (Vn.) https://t.co/8aXLaerNYL

@LiveRiceIndex

25 / 09 / 2018

#Thailand: 200,000 rai (32,000ha) of #paddy fields in Korat affected by drought https://t.co/8zpZJ9cr6y

@LiveRiceIndex

13 / 09 / 2018

#Cameroon purchased 85% of its imported #rice from #Thailand in 2017, followed by #India (7%) and #Myanmar (2%) (Fr… https://t.co/o1MuLV8dZX

@LiveRiceIndex

31 / 08 / 2018

#Thailand: Government sells 267,300 MTS of old crop #rice suitable for animal and industrial use in Thursday's auct… https://t.co/TTHy4plsZx

@LiveRiceIndex

28 / 08 / 2018

#Thailand: Government to auction remaining old crop #rice stocks later this week, all of which is unfit for human c… https://t.co/pYg5Ls1r9j

@LiveRiceIndex

15 / 08 / 2018

#Thailand: Government looks to develop more #rice varieties to compete with other major exporting countries https://t.co/bEzpAgJvRf

@LiveRiceIndex

10 / 08 / 2018

#Philippines: 219,000 bags imported #rice from #Thailand arrive in Eastern Visayas https://t.co/pU2JVo4VRy

@LiveRiceIndex

09 / 08 / 2018

#Thailand: 2018 off-season #paddy production forecast at 12 million MTS (Vn.) https://t.co/iDzQfOU8O8

@LiveRiceIndex

09 / 08 / 2018

#Thailand: 2018 off-season #paddy production forecast at 12 million MTS (Vn.) https://t.co/iDzQfOU8O8

@LiveRiceIndex

08 / 08 / 2018

#Thailand: 2018 milled #rice exports forecast at 11 million MTS worth US $5.6 billion https://t.co/HCQrnCWsBB

@LiveRiceIndex

06 / 08 / 2018

#Thailand: Government launches investigation into allegations that 940,000 MTS of old crop #rice stocks are missing https://t.co/VfnmIJz9ad

@LiveRiceIndex

06 / 08 / 2018

#Thailand: #Rice exports totalled 6.4 million MTS as of 1 August 2018 https://t.co/ZP0VnAKNRt

@LiveRiceIndex

20 / 07 / 2018

#Thailand: #Chinese company signs Memorandum of Understanding to import 10,000 MTS of 'Kor Khor 43' #rice (Fr.) https://t.co/FrdRVjFvny

@LiveRiceIndex

19 / 07 / 2018

#Thailand: Public Warehouse Organisation to file lawsuit against parties connected with #rice-pledging case https://t.co/3J0U5WDNky

@LiveRiceIndex

18 / 07 / 2018

#Thailand: Paddy fields inundated in Roi Et Province due to flash floods https://t.co/qruj4LrMT3

@LiveRiceIndex

17 / 07 / 2018

#Thailand: Government instructs agencies to speed-up lawsuits against private contractors in #rice-pledging case https://t.co/L1VS0ooHbY

@LiveRiceIndex

16 / 07 / 2018

#Thailand: Exporters working with farmers to increase production of new #rice variety https://t.co/NgYARaAxpz

@LiveRiceIndex

05 / 07 / 2018

#Thailand: #Rice farmers in Chiang Rai request compensation for flooded rice fields as water is drained from Tham L… https://t.co/AYr5jrfVjJ

@LiveRiceIndex

19 / 06 / 2018

#Philippines: Imported #rice from #Thailand and #Vietnam arrives at Subic Port but has not been unloaded due to rain https://t.co/lzyXuzrtl3

@LiveRiceIndex

18 / 06 / 2018

#Thailand: Auction for 540,000 MTS of old crop #rice stocks that are not suitable for export gained 11 bidders https://t.co/LEPuk8mkJN