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Rice Update: Positive Market Signals Needed for New Crop Planting Decisions

Rice Update: Positive Market Signals Needed for New Crop Planting Decisions

👤From the Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Dec 15, 2017

The holiday season is upon us and the rice market has responded accordingly with trading and market moves grinding to a crawl. In the exports sales component, traders have begun to wrap up the calendar year and taken a step back. The

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Rice Outlook: U.S. Season-Average Farm Price Forecasts Lowered for Both Classes

Rice Outlook: U.S. Season-Average Farm Price Forecasts Lowered for Both Classes

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 15, 2017

There were no supply side revisions to the U.S. 2017/18 rice balance sheet this month. On the use side, the total U.S. 2017/18 export forecast was lowered 1.0 million cwt to 103.0 million cwt, with the reduction all in medium-

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Global Markets: Rice – South America Threatens U.S. Paddy Export Dominance

Global Markets: Rice – South America Threatens U.S. Paddy Export Dominance

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Over 40 percent of U.S. rice exports (product weight basis) are paddy rice, which differs from world market trade as the top Asian exporters almost exclusively ship milled rice. This feature is attributable to two factors: U.S. milled rice prices

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WASDE Rice: Reduced Rough Rice Exports Partially Offset by Higher Milled Trade

WASDE Rice: Reduced Rough Rice Exports Partially Offset by Higher Milled Trade

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 12, 2017

Total 2017/18 U.S. rice supplies are unchanged at 248.9 million cwt. Exports are lowered 1.0 million cwt (all medium- and short-grain) on increased competition from other suppliers in the Mediterranean region. A 2.0-million-cwt reduction in rough rice exports is partially

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Rice Update: Low Stocks Tighten Market Prices, Increased Demand Needed

Rice Update: Low Stocks Tighten Market Prices, Increased Demand Needed

👤From the Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Assocation 🕔Dec 11, 2017

As the holiday season approaches, the rice market is beginning to slow down as well with very little movement in most major market sectors. In the export sales component, total sales volume was improved over the previous report. Current levels, and

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Rice Market: Underreporting of Exports Cause for Concern

Rice Market: Underreporting of Exports Cause for Concern

👤By Sarah Moran, USA Rice 🕔Dec 5, 2017

In a recent meeting with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, USA Rice members heard an update on export sales reporting – a federal requirement for exporters of specific commodities, including rice.  On a weekly basis, exporters are mandated to report

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Rice Update: Firm Market Brings Optimism to Farmers

Rice Update: Firm Market Brings Optimism to Farmers

👤From the Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Dec 1, 2017

The rice market continues to be quiet but upbeat as the market continues to digest the recent positive news of the Iraqi purchase.  Export sales were reported as “off” from the previous reports tonnage, however the current levels are still

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Rice Outlook: U.S. Export Forecast Lowered 2.0 Mln Cwt

Rice Outlook: U.S. Export Forecast Lowered 2.0 Mln Cwt

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 17, 2017

This month, USDA fractionally lowered its 2017/18 U.S. rice production forecast to 178.4 million cwt due to a smaller yield. The crop reduction was offset by a higher long-grain import forecast, with total supplies nearly unchanged from the previous forecast.

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Rice Update: Market Moved by New Business, Demand Factors

Rice Update: Market Moved by New Business, Demand Factors

👤From the Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Nov 17, 2017

For the first time in some weeks, the rice industry has seen some significant market movements as a result of new business and demand factors.  In the export sector, the sales volume was notably decreased from the previous report. At face

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Rice Market: Interest in U.S. Rice Runs High in Shanghai

Rice Market: Interest in U.S. Rice Runs High in Shanghai

👤By Sarah Moran, USA Rice 🕔Nov 17, 2017

The overwhelming number of visitors to the USA Rice booth at the Food and Hotel China (FHC) show in Shanghai, China, this week, and their interest in U.S. rice, is a good indication of how ready the Chinese market is

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