Rice Market: Long Awaited Iraq Tender Arrives Jan 27, 2021

🕔Jan 27, 2021
Iraq’s Ministry of Trade has announced a global tender for 30,000 MT of rice. This tender is outside of the US-Iraq Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and can be filled by any […]

Global Markets: Rice – Iraq Increases Reliance on India Nov 11, 2020

🕔Nov 11, 2020
Iraq is a key Middle Eastern rice importer and is the only country in the region to source substantial quantities from both Asian and Western Hemisphere suppliers. However, this year, […]

Rice Market: Iraq Positioned to Purchase from U.S. Aug 17, 2020

🕔Aug 17, 2020
Last Friday, the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) unanimously approved a $450 million loan to assist Iraq in the purchase of U.S. goods and services, including rice and […]

Rice: U.S. Exports Up in 2019, Likely to Increase Again in 2020 Jan 8, 2020

🕔Jan 8, 2020
Trade policy in 2019 felt like a roller coaster, but the numbers show that U.S. rice exports coasted to an increase over 2018 sales. While 2019 census data is one […]

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

🕔Sep 13, 2019
Production 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, 2019
Iraq’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, 2019
Cash 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, 2018
CASH 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, 2018
The 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, 2018
Following 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 […]

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