May 26 2020

26 / 05 / 2020

May 26 2020

Thai 5% WR was assessed down to $488/mt FOB based on bids and offers. All whole grain WR grades were assessed down as a...

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26 / 05 / 2020

#Nepal: #Paddy planting hampered by shortage of fertiliser due to #India’s lockdown https://t.co/C2quku5lID

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26 / 05 / 2020

#India: Haryana farmers protest #paddy cultivation restrictions https://t.co/1UUyhSh8Ly

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22 / 05 / 2020

#India: Punjabi #rice farmers concerned that their fields will “stay barren” amid labour shortage https://t.co/5yKeBEUX7M

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22 / 05 / 2020

#India: Farmers in Punjab and Haryana expected to plant less #paddy and more cotton due to labour shortage https://t.co/i6aryqiiEn

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21 / 05 / 2020

#India: #Rice farmers in Punjab cancel large land leases amid labour and equipment shortages https://t.co/aI0blYRqMH

May 21 2020

21 / 05 / 2020

May 21 2020

The Thai WR market was supported by short covering for sales to Angola and the Philippines; 5% WR was assessed up at...

May 19 2020

19 / 05 / 2020

May 19 2020

The Thai market was supported by a 0.4% appreciation of the baht against the dollar from May 18-19 and rising local...

May 13 2020

13 / 05 / 2020

May 13 2020

Thai 5% WR was assessed unchanged at $475/mt FOB based on a reported trade to West Africa. Slow demand and competitive...

Status of export operations in Asia amid the coronavirus pandemic

12 / 05 / 2020

Status of export operations in Asia amid the coronavirus pandemic

The logistical and political issues which coronavirus has caused in the last two months are far from over, even though the first wave of COVID-19 is subsiding in most of Asia.
COVID-19 created a...

India

03 / 04 / 2020

India

The Indian market remained inactive due to the nationwide lockdown. Many exporters were unwilling to offer until the...

India

27 / 03 / 2020

India

The Indian market was extremely quiet, with many exporters unwilling to offer as the government introduced measures to...

India

20 / 03 / 2020

India

The Indian market had a soft undertone due to the weakness of the Rupee against the U.S. Dollar. Additionally, fresh...

India

13 / 03 / 2020

India

The Indian market was closed on Tuesday (10 March) for a public holiday and remained quiet for the rest of the week as...

India

06 / 03 / 2020

India

The Indian non-Basmati market had a soft undertone due to the weakness of the Rupee against the U.S. Dollar amid...

Japan's MAFF SBS tender results

22 / 01 / 2020

Japan's MAFF SBS tender results

Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has awarded a total of 8,855 MTS out of a possible 30,000 MTS in its 22 January Simultaneous-Buy-Sell tender. Please see the table below for...

Japan's MAFF SBS tender results

20 / 12 / 2019

Japan's MAFF SBS tender results

Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has awarded a total of 7,056 MTS out of a possible 25,000 MTS in its 20 December Simultaneous-Buy-Sell tender. Please see the table below for...

Mauritius’ STC tender awards

11 / 12 / 2019

Mauritius’ STC tender awards

Mauritius’ State Trading Corporation (STC) has awarded the full 6,000 MTS of long grain white rice in its 22 November tender. The STC purchased Pakistani rice from K.K. Rice Mills and M. M. Rice...

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

10 / 12 / 2019

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

The USDA has raised its forecast for 2019/20 global supplies by 600,000 MTS to 671.6 million MTS in its latest WASDE report, largely on account of increased prospects for Chinese production. The...

Mauritius’ STC tender awards

17 / 10 / 2019

Mauritius’ STC tender awards

Mauritius’ State Trading Corporation (STC) has awarded the full 6,000 MTS in its 7 August tender. Meskay and Femtee was awarded the largest volume, while Garibsons, Mac Impex and Octavius Tea &...