Rice: Do Increased Futures Mean Increased Profitability? Jun 9, 2020

🕔Jun 9, 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, international rice prices peaked amid domestic supply concerns and the institution of export restrictions by many foreign suppliers.  As countries implemented measures aimed at mitigating the […]

Rice Market Update: Firm Undertone Relative to Other Commodities Jun 5, 2020

🕔Jun 5, 2020
Despite being hamstrung by numerous weather obstacles this planting season, the South is in its final stages of planting. So far, Texas, Louisiana and California are all complete, with Arkansas and […]

Rice: Global Prices Recede from Peak; Some Remain Above Pre-Pandemic Levels May 29, 2020

🕔May 29, 2020
As several rice-exporting countries around the world begin to ease COVID-related export and other trade restrictions, global prices have become more competitive, falling from their peak earlier in May, according […]

Rice Market Update: Uncertainty Looms on Horizon for Harvest May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
The rice market has continued to steadily progress through the summer doldrums with very little change in reality, but significant trepidation and uncertainty looming on the horizon for harvest. The […]

Rice: New Tariff Code Helps Trap Aromatic Imports May 26, 2020

🕔May 26, 2020
Last week, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) approved a USA Rice request to add additional tariff code classifications for imported rice.  Beginning July 1, U.S. rice importers will be […]

Rice Outlook: U.S. Production Projected at 216.2Mln Hundredweight May 22, 2020

🕔May 22, 2020
The 2020/21 U.S. rice crop is forecast at 216.2 million cwt (hundredweight), up 17 percent from a year earlier, mostly due to a strong recovery in area. Imports are projected […]

Rice Market Update: Delta Planting Continues to Battle Weather Conditions May 21, 2020

🕔May 21, 2020
Throughout the Delta growers have been consumed with planting and battling poor weather conditions. As a result, there was very little selling interest this past week. It also didn’t help […]

U.S. Rice Back in Turkish Market May 19, 2020

🕔May 19, 2020
While Turkey was once a top market for U.S. rice, bringing in more than 100,000 tons annually, that all changed with the imposition of a 25 percent retaliatory tariff on […]

Rice Market Update: Keeping the Food Chain Supply Moving May 14, 2020

🕔May 14, 2020
Rough rice trading was scarce this week due to the lack of inventory. Planting efforts throughout the delta has the attention of farmers, the milling industry, exporters and foreign buyers […]

Rice Market: Lack of WTO Appeals May Invite Trade Violations May 12, 2020

🕔May 12, 2020
When a country believes another is violating its trade commitments, it can take the issue to the World Trade Organization (WTO), that provides a neutral forum to litigate and settle […]

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