Rice Market: Iraq Extends U.S. Trade Agreement

🕔Jun 21, 2017USA Rice orchestrated a coordinated effort with U.S. State Department and Embassy officials in Baghdad to ensure the extension of the U.S.-Iraq Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for rice that was […]

Rice: Iraq Makes First Time Purchase of U.S. Rice – 30,000 MT Long Grain

🕔May 30, 2017With help from a last minute, full-court press by USA Rice involving Congress, the U.S. Embassy, and high-level State Department and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials, Iraq made its […]

Dossett on Rice: Bear Market is Over so Where are Those Bulls?

🕔Apr 6, 2017The rice prices in India have continued to rise as demand is strong. East Asia prices are firm but markets are quiet. There is more flooding in Argentina as the […]

Dossett on Rice: Futures Aim for the Bottom as More Acres Shift to Soybeans

🕔Feb 10, 2017USDA has published the monthly WASDE report. They failed again to subtract the 5MMT that Thailand has admitted is ethanol only. The USDA decreased milled sales by 2MMT because we […]

Dossett On Rice: Iraqi Tender Went Forward – Who Gained?

🕔Jan 27, 2017Rice futures have rallied on anticipation of the recently anticipated Iraqi tender. The deadline of January 23 has passed and most people believe that one of the big U.S. exporters […]

Rice Market: U.S. and Iraq Sign Rice MOU

🕔Jul 13, 2016This morning U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Stuart Jones signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Iraq’s Trade Minister Salman al-Jumayli that provides new opportunities for U.S. rice to be purchased for […]

Rice Market: U.S. Makes Successful 90K MT Sale to Iraq

🕔Apr 14, 2016The U.S. was successful in the latest Iraqi tender, finalized this afternoon, selling 90,000 MT of long grain rice. “It’s not possible to stress how badly we needed this sale,” […]

Rice Market: U.S. Continues to Struggle with Sales to Iraq

🕔Apr 4, 2016Against a backdrop of an erratic tendering process in Iraq that has seen price competitive bids and even country specific tenders failing in recent months, the news now coming out […]

Rice Market: Iraq Tender Derailed At 11th Hour

🕔Feb 29, 2016USA Rice has learned that the most recent rice tender from the Grain Board of Iraq has been cancelled despite on target and competitive bids from the United States, the […]

Rice Market: Futures Tumble as Weather Delays Planting

🕔Mar 6, 2015USDA’s World Market Price factors were lowered this week on both long grain rough and medium grain rough. The on-farm WMP value of long grain rough is now $10.03 per […]

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