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AFB Rice Close: Ended Higher On Limited Activity

By AaronT May 9, 2013


Rice futures ended higher on limited trade activity. U.S. export demand remains good with Texas and Louisiana mills seeking supplies from outside sources. Columbia, Haiti, and Iran have all been buyers of U.S. rice and keeping mills schedule well into June. Asian rice offerings are plentiful with the general market undertone working lower amid concerns about huge Thai intervention stocks.

Long Grain Cash Bid for May – – –  to – – –
NC 1442/cwt  to – – –


Chicago Futures: May up 21 at 1528 1/2
July up 11 at 1534
Sept up 8 1/2 at 1521 1/2
Nov up 8 1/2 at 1537 1/2
Jan up 8 at 1555 1/2
Today’s Arkansas LDP rate for long grain rice is
medium grain rice is


By AaronT May 9, 2013