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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...

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...

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...

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...

Other Countries

09 / 11 / 2018

Other Countries

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...

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...

South Korea update

06 / 11 / 2018

South Korea update

The USDA has forecast South Korea’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (November – October) at 3.88 million MTS, down by 2.44% year-on-year. Harvested area is expected to...

India update

05 / 11 / 2018

India update

The USDA has forecast India’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September) at 111 million MTS, down by 1.69% year-on-year. Of this volume, Kharif crop will comprise...

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...

Colombia update

25 / 10 / 2018

Colombia update

The USDA has forecast Colombian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (April – March) at 1.64 million MTS, a decrease of 7.87% year-on-year as a result of government policies to...

Jordan update

25 / 10 / 2018

Jordan update

The USDA has forecast Jordan's 2019 imports at 200,000 MTS (milled equivalent), up by 2.56% year-on-year, to meet an anticipated consumption of 200,000 MTS (+3.63%). Rice is a staple of the local...

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...

Australia update

22 / 10 / 2018

Australia update

The USDA has forecast Australian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (March – February) at 400,000 MTS, a decrease of 11.9% year-on-year. Harvested area and the average field yield...

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...

Turkey update

19 / 10 / 2018

Turkey update

The USDA has forecast Turkey’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (September – August) at 610,000 MTS. This represents a 17.3% increase year-on-year due to beneficial rainfall...

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 update

11 / 10 / 2018

India update

The USDA has forecast Indian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September) at 111 million MTS, down by 1.69% year-on-year. An anticipated increase in harvested area to...

Cambodia update

11 / 10 / 2018

Cambodia update

The USDA has forecast Cambodian 2018 milled rice production at 5.55 million MTS, up by 5.67% year-on-year due to anticipated favourable weather conditions and improved water supply. Harvested area is...

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

11 / 10 / 2018

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

The USDA has raised its forecast for 2018/19 global milled rice supply by 900,000 MTS in its latest WASDE report. Anticipated increases in production in India (+1 million MTS) and Madagascar...

Taiwan's CoA tender results

11 / 10 / 2018

Taiwan's CoA tender results

Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture (CoA) purchased 6,000 MTS of U.S. milled medium/short grain rice at a price of US $717.65 PMT in its 27 September tender, according to the USDA. Delivery is required...

Brazil update

10 / 10 / 2018

Brazil update

The USDA has forecast Brazilian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (April 2019 – March 2020) at 8.16 million MTS, down by 0.58% year-on-year. Harvested area and the average field...

Vietnam update

09 / 10 / 2018

Vietnam update

The USDA has revised its forecast for Vietnam’s 2018 paddy production down to 45.6 million MTS due to a contraction in Summer/Autumn harvested area in the Mekong Delta. However, this still...

Pakistan update

04 / 10 / 2018

Pakistan update

The USDA has forecast Pakistan’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (November - October) at 7.4 million MTS, unchanged year-on-year. Milled rice exports in 2017/18 are forecast to...

China update

02 / 10 / 2018

China update

The USDA has forecast China’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (July – June) at 141.3 million MTS, a decline of 3.22% year-on-year. Harvested area and the average...

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....

Philippines update

20 / 09 / 2018

Philippines update

The USDA has lowered its estimate for the Philippines’ milled rice production in the 2017/18 marketing year (July – June) to 12.24 million MTS, up by 4.7% year-on-year. Production in Q2...

Japan update

20 / 09 / 2018

Japan update

The USDA has forecast Japan’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (November – October) at 7.7 million MTS, down by 1.12% year-on-year. Field yields were forecast to be...

India update

13 / 09 / 2018

India update

The USDA has forecast Indian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September) at 109 million MTS, a 3.46% year-on-year decrease from 2017/18’s record level....

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...

Bangladesh update

15 / 08 / 2018

Bangladesh update

The USDA has forecast Bangladesh’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (May – April) at 34.4 million MTS, up by 5.2% year-on-year. Harvested area is forecast to...

Pakistan update

06 / 08 / 2018

Pakistan update

The USDA has forecast Pakistan’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (November – October) at 7.4 million MTS, down by 1.33% year-on-year. While harvested area is...

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...

E.U. update

02 / 08 / 2018

E.U. update

The USDA has forecast the E.U.’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (September – October) at 1.15 million MTS, down by 3.36% year-on-year. Production across Europe is...

Russia update

27 / 07 / 2018

Russia update

The USDA has forecast Russian 2018 milled rice production at 645,000 MTS, down by 8.25% year-on-year due to wet and cold weather during the planting season (May – July). Harvested area is...

Vietnam update

27 / 07 / 2018

Vietnam update

The USDA has forecast Vietnam’s 2018 paddy production at 46.31 million MTS (28.94 million MTS milled), up by 5.63% year-on-year. Both harvested area and the average field yield are forecast...

India update

27 / 07 / 2018

India update

The USDA has forecast Indian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September) at 109 million MTS, down by 0.91% year-on-year. Planting of the 2018 Kharif crop has...

Turkey update

27 / 07 / 2018

Turkey update

The USDA has forecast Turkish milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (September – August) at 540,000 MTS, which is a 3.85% year-on-year increase. This is based on an expected...

Brazil update

27 / 07 / 2018

Brazil update

The USDA has forecast Brazilian milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (April 2019 – March 2020) at 8.16 million MTS, which is a 2% year-on-year increase. While harvested area...

Indonesia update

27 / 07 / 2018

Indonesia update

The USDA has forecast Indonesian 2018 milled rice imports at 2 million MTS, up from 350,000 MTS in 2017 due to low stock levels and reduced production. Abundant rainfall benefitted main season...

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...

Australia update

11 / 07 / 2018

Australia update

The USDA has forecast Australia’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (March – February) at 450,000 MTS, down by 1.1% year-on-year. Although planted area is estimated...

Vietnam exports update

09 / 07 / 2018

Vietnam exports update

The USDA has estimated Vietnam’s total rice exports in May 2018 at 754,757 MTS. Fragrant rice was the most exported variety at 259,235 MTS, followed by 15% broken white rice (224,220 MTS), 5%...

South Korea update

04 / 07 / 2018

South Korea update

The USDA has forecast South Korean 2018 milled rice production at 3.73 million MTS, down by 6.05% year-on-year. Planted area is estimated at 705,000ha (-6.62%) and the average field yield is...

North Korea update

21 / 06 / 2018

North Korea update

The USDA has forecast North Korean milled rice production in the 2017/18 marketing year (November – October) at 1.57 million MTS, down by 6.03% year-on-year. Planting concluded at the start...

India update

13 / 06 / 2018

India update

The USDA has forecast Indian milled rice production in the 2017/18 marketing year (October – September) at 111 million MTS, up by 1.19% year-on-year. A decline in harvested area to 43.9...