Global Markets: Wheat – Middle East Import Demand Lowered Amid Record Production Sep 13, 2019

🕔Sep 13, 2019Production across the Middle East is projected at a record high in 2019/20. The largest year-to-year production increases in the region were for Iran, Iraq, and Syria. Yields in all […]

Rice Market: Iraq Purchases 120,000 MT from U.S. Under New Tender May 29, 2019

🕔May 29, 2019Iraq’s Ministry of Trade has purchased 120,000 MT of U.S. rice that is four times the amount they had originally intended to purchase. A tender for 30,000 MT issued earlier […]

Dossett on Rice: Iraq Flip Flop and Then There’s the Weather May 17, 2019

🕔May 17, 2019Cash Market Thailand and India White 5% broken made a little jump this week.  Thai rice moved up to $413 MT, India moved up to $377 MT. Thailand is maintaining […]

Dossett on Rice: Beware of Planting Too Much Rice in 2019 Dec 21, 2018

🕔Dec 21, 2018CASH MARKET Thai rice prices have remained steady to higher for 3 weeks. White 5% is up to $404. Thai officials still believe they can export 11 MM tons because […]

U.S. Rice Market: Futures Have had Good Run Oct 5, 2018

🕔Oct 5, 2018The export sales report for the week reported low volume for the current installment, a roughly 70% decrease over the volume of the previous report.   Of note is the sale […]

U.S. Rice Sale to Iraq a Shot in the Arm Oct 5, 2018

🕔Oct 5, 2018Following closely on the heels of a 30,000 MT award in August, Iraq has just announced another purchase of 90,000 MT of U.S. rice.  Last month, Iraq’s Ministry of Trade […]

Rice Market: U.S. Wins Iraqi Global Tender Aug 22, 2018

🕔Aug 22, 2018Iraq recently agreed to purchase 30,000 MT of U.S. rice on a public tender with shipment scheduled sometime this fall. This purchase by Iraq’s Ministry of Trade was done under […]

Dossett on Rice: September Futures Broke Through this Week Aug 3, 2018

🕔Aug 3, 2018CASH MARKETS Thai rice prices are starting to firm up. The 5% White traded $399 this week, up $2 from last week. Vietnam is a little lower at $390. India prices […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Indonesia Forecast as Largest Importer, Increasingly Supplied by Black Sea Feb 9, 2018

🕔Feb 9, 2018Indonesia is forecast to be the largest wheat importer for 2017/18 at 12.5 million metric tons, passing Egypt, which has traditionally been the top wheat importer. Indonesia wheat imports have […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Imports Surge in Indonesia, Middle East Dec 13, 2017

🕔Dec 13, 2017Indonesia: Strong Wheat Imports Displace Other Grains Indonesia’s drive for self-sufficiency is resulting in record wheat imports displacing imported rice and corn. The country’s rise to the second-largest wheat importer […]

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