Indica: July 2020

04 / 08 / 2020

Indica: July 2020

The Thai white rice market had a soft undertone in H1 July as persistently slow demand and off-season crop arrivals weighed on local prices. After reaching a low of $440/mt FOB in mid-July, our...

August 4, 2020

04 / 08 / 2020

August 4, 2020

Thai 5% WR was assessed up to $459/mt FOB based on higher offers, supported by the strength of the baht against the...

Thai rice exports from July 13-19 up by 15% on week to 67,130 mt: USDA

04 / 08 / 2020

Thai rice exports from July 13-19 up by 15% on week to 67,130 mt: USDA

According to the USDA, unofficial and preliminary Thai rice exports (excluding Hom Mali fragrant rice) from July 13-19 totalled 67,130 mt, up by 8,937 mt from the previous week. Rice exports from...

Vietnamese milled rice exports total 449,791 mt in June: USDA

04 / 08 / 2020

Vietnamese milled rice exports total 449,791 mt in June: USDA

Vietnamese milled rice exports in June totalled 449,791 mt, down by 53% month-on-month from May’s unusually high level. Exports in May were boosted by COVID-19 related demand, which eased in June,...

Vietnam widens rice export lead over Thailand in June: trade data

03 / 08 / 2020

Vietnam widens rice export lead over Thailand in June: trade data

Vietnam widened its 2020 rice export lead over Thailand to approximately 600,000 mt in June, according to trade data from both countries. While Thai exports in H1 totalled 2.89 million mt, down by...

Myanmar

31 / 07 / 2020

Myanmar

A 1.4% appreciation of the kyat against the US dollar from July 24-30 and tight supply supported the Myanmar market....

Cambodia

31 / 07 / 2020

Cambodia

Cambodian trade remained slow amid tight supply and sluggish offshore demand. Importers were reportedly unwilling to...

Other Countries

31 / 07 / 2020

Other Countries

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has awarded 40 mt of Australian rice, out of a possible 1,000...

South America

31 / 07 / 2020

South America

Exporters expressed concerns that soaring domestic paddy prices and the strength of the Brazilian real against the US...

Pakistan

31 / 07 / 2020

Pakistan

Pakistani market activity gradually slowed as migrant labor left Karachi and mills closed ahead of Eid al-Adha (July...

FAO All Rice Price Index down by 1 point in June

02 / 07 / 2020

FAO All Rice Price Index down by 1 point in June

The FAO’s All Rice Price Index decreased by 1 point (-0.8%) last month to 114.8 points, according to its July report. Although this was the first decline in 2020, the Index is still up by 14%...

US rice harvested area forecast at 1.16 million hectares, paddy stocks estimated at 2.1 million mt: USDA

30 / 06 / 2020

US rice harvested area forecast at 1.16 million hectares, paddy stocks estimated at 2.1 million mt: USDA

The USDA has forecast total US 2020 harvested area at 2.87 million acres (1.16 million hectares) in its Acreage report, a 16% year-on-year increase. Of this total, long grain is expected to account...

Philippines’ PITC cancels June 8 government-to-government tender

26 / 06 / 2020

Philippines’ PITC cancels June 8 government-to-government tender

The Philippine International Trading Corporation (PITC) has cancelled its June 8 government-to-government tender for 300,000 mt, according to a government website. As per Rule 6.4 of the Implementing...

South Korea awards 79,105 mt in June 23 tender: KAFFTC

23 / 06 / 2020

South Korea awards 79,105 mt in June 23 tender: KAFFTC

South Korea's Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation (KAFFTC) has awarded 79,105 mt out of a possible 80,605 mt in its June 23 Minimum Market Access tender (see table). The four purchased lots...

Taiwan’s Bank Corporation will hold two brown rice tenders on July 21

23 / 06 / 2020

Taiwan’s Bank Corporation will hold two brown rice tenders on July 21

Taiwan's Bank Corporation (TBC) will hold a tender for 18,500 mt of US brown rice on July 21. The TBC will also hold a tender for 109 mt of Australian brown rice on the same day.

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03 / 06 / 2020

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29 / 05 / 2020

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28 / 05 / 2020

#Mozambique: Minister hails partnerships aimed at improving #rice production (Pt.) https://t.co/SvCgkUeEUS

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28 / 05 / 2020

Global #rice trading prices rose to their highest levels in seven years in April due to export restrictions https://t.co/y4mkM6arkx

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28 / 05 / 2020

#India: Haryana government softens stance on #paddy diversification order https://t.co/gimUO80qs5