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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...

KCCO amends 18 December domestic tender

13 / 12 / 2018

KCCO amends 18 December domestic tender

The U.S. Kansas City Commodity Office (KCCO) amended its 18 December domestic tender. The initial volume requested included 270 MTS of U.S. #2, 7% broken long grain white rice destined for Guatemala...

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...

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

11 / 12 / 2018

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

The USDA has raised its forecast for 2018/19 global milled rice production in its latest WASDE report by 400,000 MTS to 491.1 million MTS. Increased forecasts of Nigerian and Nepalese production is...

Taiwan's CoA re-tender results

11 / 12 / 2018

Taiwan's CoA re-tender results

The LRI understands that Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture awarded the full 18,100 MTS of medium/short grain brown rice in its 11 December U.S. Country Specific Quota re-tender. Shipment is required...

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...

KCCO tender results

10 / 12 / 2018

KCCO tender results

The U.S. Kansas City Commodity Office has awarded the full 2,040 MTS in its 6 December domestic tender. Beaumont Rice Mills was awarded 810 MTS of U.S. #5, 20% broken fortified long grain white rice...

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...

KCCO announces domestic tender

07 / 12 / 2018

KCCO announces domestic tender

The U.S. Kansas City Commodity Office will hold a domestic tender for 4,820 MTS of rice on 18 December. Of this volume, 270 MTS will comprise U.S. #2, 7% broken long grain white rice destined for...

U.S.A.

07 / 12 / 2018

U.S.A.

Fresh demand for U.S. long grain remained subdued and mills concentrated on processing orders for Iraq and regular...

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...

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06 / 12 / 2018

#Japan: City of Hakui in Ishikawa Prefecture hopes to export organic #rice to the #USA next year at JPY 2,000 per k… https://t.co/7yslDMwerP

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...

U.S.A.

30 / 11 / 2018

U.S.A.

The market in the South was quiet following Thanksgiving last week; exporters anticipate that fresh trade will remain...

Taiwan’s CoA re-tender results

30 / 11 / 2018

Taiwan’s CoA re-tender results

Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture (CoA) did not make any awards in its 29 November re-tender for 18,000 MTS of brown medium grain under the U.S. Country Specific Quota as offers were above the...

Taiwan's CoA to hold medium/short grain brown rice tender

30 / 11 / 2018

Taiwan's CoA to hold medium/short grain brown rice tender

Taiwan's Council of Agriculture will hold a normal tender for a total of 18,134 MTS of medium/short grain brown rice under the U.S. Country Specific Quota on 7 December. Shipment is required from 8...

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...

KCCO tender results

29 / 11 / 2018

KCCO tender results

The U.S. Kansas City Commodity Office has awarded the full 4,030 MTS in its 27 November domestic tender. Colorado County Rice Mill was awarded 450 MTS of U.S. #2, 7% broken long grain white rice at a...

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....

KCCO announces domestic tender

28 / 11 / 2018

KCCO announces domestic tender

The U.S. Kansas City Commodity Office will hold a domestic tender for 2,040 MTS of rice on 6 December. Of this volume, 810 MTS will comprise U.S. #5, 20% broken long grain white rice destined for...

27 November 2018

27 / 11 / 2018

27 November 2018

Despite the recent strengthening of the Rupee against the U.S. Dollar, there is a soft undertone to the Indian market...

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27 / 11 / 2018

#IvoryCoast’s 2018 agricultural imports from #USA up by 33% year-on-year so far, including #rice https://t.co/w98YbAjyTF

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.

23 November 2018

23 / 11 / 2018

23 November 2018

Vietnamese Fragrant 5% is assessed down to US $520 PMT FOB (-$3 PMT) as exporters lower their offers to conclude trade;...

U.S.A.

23 / 11 / 2018

U.S.A.

The U.S. market was quiet, with many participants out of the office during the second half of the week due to...

U.S. exports update

22 / 11 / 2018

U.S. exports update

According to the USDA, U.S. long grain paddy exports in the 2018/19 marketing year (1 August – 31 July) totalled 361,700 MTS as of 8 November 2018, up by 13.4% year-on-year. Mexico imported the...

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...

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...

U.S.A.

16 / 11 / 2018

U.S.A.

There was a soft undertone to the white rice and paddy market in the South. While strong domestic demand for white rice...

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15 / 11 / 2018

#Vietnam: Hapro signs #rice export contacts with #Malaysia and #USA worth up to $2.5 million (Fr.) https://t.co/67IxpPBUZZ

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...

KCCO announces domestic tender

15 / 11 / 2018

KCCO announces domestic tender

The U.S. Kansas City Commodity Office (KCCO) will hold a domestic tender for a total of 4,030 MTS on 27 November. Of this volume, 2,680 MTS will comprise U.S. #2, 7% broken long grain white rice...

AARQ announces next tender for U.S. TRQ imports

14 / 11 / 2018

AARQ announces next tender for U.S. TRQ imports

The Association for the Administration of Rice Quotas (AARQ) announced its next tranche of Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) licences to export U.S. rice into the E.U. A total of 9,681 MTS of semi-milled or...

13 November 2018

13 / 11 / 2018

13 November 2018

Indian 25% WR is assessed up to US $355 PMT FOB (+$5 PMT) as lower offers are no longer available. Lower offers were...

USA: Update on Californian fires

13 / 11 / 2018

USA: Update on Californian fires

The LRI understands that Californian mills and paddy fields have not been damaged by the ongoing fires in northern California. However, many industry members have lost their homes and properties. The...

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12 / 11 / 2018

#India considers barter trade system with #Iran to bypass #USA sanctions; 2017 Basmati #rice exports to Iran valued… https://t.co/vFx0vafPDj

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...

U.S.A.

09 / 11 / 2018

U.S.A.

There were mixed sentiments in the Southern milled rice market. Mills in Louisiana remained busy processing recent...

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.

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

08 / 11 / 2018

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

The USDA has raised its forecast for 2018/19 global milled rice supply by 17.7 million MTS to 651.4 million MTS in its latest WASDE report due to higher prospects for Chinese ending stocks and...

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...

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...

U.S. reimposes economic sanctions on Iran

05 / 11 / 2018

U.S. reimposes economic sanctions on Iran

The U.S. government reimposed further economic sanctions on Iran yesterday (4 November). U.S. President Trump has cited alleged cyber attacks, ballistic missile tests and support for violent...

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.

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02 / 11 / 2018

#Indian traders exporting #rice to #Iran under Rupee payment mechanism in anticipation of #USA sanctions taking eff… https://t.co/8SItudgsZj

U.S.A.

02 / 11 / 2018

U.S.A.

The milled rice market in the South had a soft undertone. Mills reported extremely thin demand, with no substantial...

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...

Central America imports update

01 / 11 / 2018

Central America imports update

Central American imports between January – June 2018 totalled 373,000 MTS, up by 23.5% year-on-year, according to local reports. The imports are valued at US $163 million MTS (+56.7%); of this...

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...

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...

U.S.A.

26 / 10 / 2018

U.S.A.

High levels of activity were reported in Louisiana, with mills continuing to process recent orders for Iraq. Covering...

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%...

KCCO tender results

25 / 10 / 2018

KCCO tender results

The U.S. Kansas City Commodity Office has awarded the full 370 MTS in its 23 October domestic tender. Colorado County Rice Mill was awarded 270 MTS of U.S. #2, 7% broken long grain white rice at a...

Taiwan's CoA tender results

25 / 10 / 2018

Taiwan's CoA tender results

Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture (CoA) purchased 3,000 MTS of U.S. milled rice from four companies at a price of TWD 5.022 per kg (US $162 PMT) in its 9 October Simultaneous-Buy-Sell tender,...

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...

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...

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23 / 10 / 2018

#USA: #Rice farmers in Louisiana concerned by potential loss of market share due to Trump tariffs https://t.co/e24rBE5Pgw

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...

@LiveRiceIndex

19 / 10 / 2018

#USA: Milled #rice exports to the #EU expected to decline due to additional 25% tariff https://t.co/kMmkpbYy1M

U.S.A.

19 / 10 / 2018

U.S.A.

Col-Rice awarded the full 15,881 MTS of Tariff Rate Quota import licences in its 11 October auction. The lowest winning...

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.

Col-Rice auction results

19 / 10 / 2018

Col-Rice auction results

Col-Rice has awarded the full 15,881 MTS of Tariff Rate Quota import licences in its 11 October auction. The lowest winning bid was US $126.11 PMT (up from US $82.51 PMT in its 7 June auction) and...

17 October 2018

17 / 10 / 2018

17 October 2018

Some exporters in Pakistan have lowered their offers in reaction to this week’s currency and local market price...

USA exports update

16 / 10 / 2018

USA exports update

U.S. paddy, milled and brown rice exports in the 2018/19 marketing year (August – July) totalled 450,970 MTS as of 4 October, up by 10.6% year-on-year, according to the USDA. Mexico imported the...

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...

U.S.A.

12 / 10 / 2018

U.S.A.

We concluded our crop transition for U.S. #2, 4% broken white rice, which closed the week assessed down to US $495 PMT...

11 October 2018

11 / 10 / 2018

11 October 2018

Despite a 8.2% depreciation of the Pakistani Rupee against the U.S. Dollar since yesterday (10 October), whole grain WR...

KCCO amends date for 16 October domestic tender

11 / 10 / 2018

KCCO amends date for 16 October domestic tender

The U.S. Kansas City Commodity office has amended the date of its 16 October domestic tender, which will now be held on 23 October. Please click here for more details.

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...

9 October 2018

09 / 10 / 2018

9 October 2018

There is a soft undertone to the Pakistani market following a 7% depreciation of the Rupee today (9 October) due to a...

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...

KCCO announces domestic tender

05 / 10 / 2018

KCCO announces domestic tender

The U.S. Kansas Commodity Office will hold a domestic tender for a total of 370 MTS on 16 October. Of this volume, 270 MTS will comprise U.S. #2, 7% broken long grain white rice and 100 MTS will...

KCCO tender results

05 / 10 / 2018

KCCO tender results

The U.S. Kansas City Commodity Office has awarded the full 300 MTS of U.S. #2, 7% broken fortified long grain white rice in its 2 October domestic tender. Supreme Rice was awarded the volume at a...

U.S.A.

05 / 10 / 2018

U.S.A.

The Iraqi Ministry of Trade (MoT) purchased a total of 90,000 MTS of U.S. rice under the countries’ Memorandum...

4 October 2018

04 / 10 / 2018

4 October 2018

Pakistani 5%, 10% and 15% WR are all assessed down by US $2 PMT to US $383 PMT FOB, US $378 PMT FOB and US $373 PMT FOB...

Iraq's MoT purchases U.S. rice under MoU

04 / 10 / 2018

Iraq's MoT purchases U.S. rice under MoU

The LRI understands that the Iraqi Ministry of Trade (MoT) has purchased 90,000 MTS of U.S. rice under the countries’ Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoT purchased 60,000 MTS from ADM for...

@LiveRiceIndex

28 / 09 / 2018

#USA: One degree increase in temperature from climate change could result in ten percent reduction in the average… https://t.co/NWb9z5WFM2

@LiveRiceIndex

26 / 09 / 2018

#USA: Late spring rains delay harvesting in Butte County, California; planted area down by 25,000 acres (8,094ha) https://t.co/QElVpQZhJz

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19 / 09 / 2018

#USA: Californian 2018 harvested area expected to total 500,000 acres (202,343ha), up by 12.4% year-on-year https://t.co/d1S6cmGt6D

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18 / 09 / 2018

#USA: Government to impose import tariffs on #Chinese #rice (Sp.) https://t.co/LVkl5XxsIH

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14 / 09 / 2018

#USA: Arkansas #rice industry donates 134,695 pounds (61 MTS) of rice to the Arkansas Food Bank https://t.co/Uxd3zlDRIr

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14 / 09 / 2018

#USA: #Paddy harvest in Arkansas delayed by rains from Tropical Storm Gordon https://t.co/HlUyqMutRO

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13 / 09 / 2018

#USA: Harvesting of the 2018 #paddy crop in Arkansas accelerates ahead of Tropical Storm Gordon https://t.co/V6oosoV133

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12 / 09 / 2018

#USA: Rough #rice futures expected to increase to levels last seen in June https://t.co/bdH0eYhUWV

@LiveRiceIndex

07 / 09 / 2018

#USA: #Rice producers in Louisiana support the inclusion of a provision in the Farm Bill to improve trade with #Cuba https://t.co/gden6nsgqe

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31 / 08 / 2018

#USA: Near-record field yields recorded during ongoing #rice harvest in Texas https://t.co/xxFClZhbPH

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23 / 08 / 2018

#USA: 2018 #paddy field yields in Mississippi are forecast to be close to last year's level https://t.co/tSGDr8EjsK

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22 / 08 / 2018

#USA: USDA to release details of a US $12 billion assistance plan for farmers on Friday (24 August) https://t.co/iBEOI0e1wR

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22 / 08 / 2018

#USA: #Paddy harvesting in Louisiana close to 65% complete https://t.co/7q0dv2WkY0

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21 / 08 / 2018

#USA: #Paddy field yields predicted to be strong despite heavy rains in northeast Arkansas https://t.co/QKyj1dGzft

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21 / 08 / 2018

#USA #rice deal with #Iraq expected to boost profits for Louisiana farmers https://t.co/Z0F1GHDJ3b

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15 / 08 / 2018

#USA: Researchers in Missouri explore innovations in #rice production https://t.co/p6I76P3Tvy

@LiveRiceIndex

10 / 08 / 2018

#LRI Report Published! #USA 2018 #paddy output forecast to increase to 9.56 million MTS; #Pakistani 2017/18 milled… https://t.co/KIBAjcqMqf

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03 / 08 / 2018

#USA: New #rice research facility opens to explore best temperatures for rice cultivation https://t.co/dsWKFfEOqE

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13 / 07 / 2018

#LRI Weekly Published! #SouthKorean tender results; #USA #paddy production forecast raised to 9.66 million MTS in W… https://t.co/MatNMSqk56

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12 / 07 / 2018

#USA: Government intends to introduce 10% import tax on #Chinese #rice https://t.co/AIHXYGGCnD

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10 / 07 / 2018

#USA: #Rice production increasing in Illinois, but still remains a 'niche crop' https://t.co/pSpv2E995L

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25 / 06 / 2018

#EU imposes 25% import tariff on #rice from the #USA on 22 June (Sp.) https://t.co/MHWwNThTbY

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19 / 06 / 2018

#USA: Scientists advise #rice farmers in Louisiana to look out for weeds following a few reports of blast and sheat… https://t.co/ibbdw4Xczw

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14 / 06 / 2018

#USA: #Paddy crop in Arkansas rated good, although herbicide application affected by rain in April https://t.co/hHhkXfppDT

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14 / 06 / 2018

#USA: CBOT's #paddy futures July contract declined last week due to slow demand https://t.co/FOAUMPRBVg