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Thai 2021 milled rice production forecast lowered to 18.6 million mt: USDA

04 / 09 / 2020

Thai 2021 milled rice production forecast lowered to 18.6 million mt: USDA

The United States Department of Agriculture has lowered its forecast for Thailand’s 2021 milled rice production by 7.2% to 18.6 million mt, although this still represents a 5.2% year-on-year...

Thai white rice prices trend upwards on strong baht, short covering and reduced production

18 / 08 / 2020

Thai white rice prices trend upwards on strong baht, short covering and reduced production

S&P Global Platts’ assessment of the benchmark Thai 5% broken white rice has been trending upwards since July 14, reaching $485/mt FOB on Aug. 18. In comparison, 5% broken white rice was assessed...

Indian Kharif crop rice planting supported by government incentives and favourable weather

03 / 07 / 2020

Indian Kharif crop rice planting supported by government incentives and favourable weather

The pace of Indian Kharif crop rice planting is far outperforming last year, supported by government measures and the early arrival of the monsoon season. While locust outbreaks in northern states...