October 5, 2021

05 / 10 / 2021

October 5, 2021

The S&P Global Platts Thai WR and PB assessments rose Oct. 5, as a seller withdrew previously available offers amid...

October 1, 2021

01 / 10 / 2021

October 1, 2021

The Thai market closed the week stable Oct. 1, with little activity reported as sources in the country assess the...

September 29, 2021

29 / 09 / 2021

September 29, 2021

While floods remained a concern for Thai market participants, the rice market had a slightly softer tone Sept. 29 as...

September 28, 2021

28 / 09 / 2021

September 28, 2021

Despite the continuing weakness of the baht against the dollar, an increase in WR and PB local prices due to floods in...

September 24, 2021

24 / 09 / 2021

September 24, 2021

Thailand marked a public holiday Sept. 24, but traders said long grain export prices have risen following the recent...

South Korea: KAFFTC awards full 42,222 mt in Sept 8 MMA rice tender

15 / 09 / 2021

South Korea: KAFFTC awards full 42,222 mt in Sept 8 MMA rice tender

South Korea's Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation (KAFFTC) awarded the full 42,222 mt in its Sept. 8 Minimum Market Access tender for medium and long grain rice.
The US-specific medium grain...

Japan to hold MA tender for 54,000 mt of milled rice Sept 17: MAFF

13 / 09 / 2021

Japan to hold MA tender for 54,000 mt of milled rice Sept 17: MAFF

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) will hold a Minimum Access (MA) tender Sept 17 for a total of 54,000 mt of medium and long grain milled rice (see table).
This is...

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

12 / 08 / 2021

USDA releases its latest WASDE and Crop Production reports

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has raised its projection for 2021-22 global milled rice production to 507.5 million mt in its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report....

South Korea: KAFFTC awards 22,222 mt out of possible 39,226 mt in Aug 11 MMA rice tender

11 / 08 / 2021

South Korea: KAFFTC awards 22,222 mt out of possible 39,226 mt in Aug 11 MMA rice tender

South Korea's Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation (KAFFTC) awarded 22,222 mt out of a possible 39,226 mt in its Aug. 11 Minimum Market Access tender for US rice.
The volume comprises...

South Korea: KAFFTC awards 68,994 mt out of possible 91,216 mt in July 20 MMA rice tender

03 / 08 / 2021

South Korea: KAFFTC awards 68,994 mt out of possible 91,216 mt in July 20 MMA rice tender

South Korea's Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation (KAFFTC) awarded 68,994 mt out of a possible 91,216 mt in its July 20 Minimum Market Access tender.
As in KAFFTC’s past two tenders, the US...