Global Markets: Rice – India Raises Minimum Support Price for Paddy Rice

🕔Jul 13, 2018This month, the Government of India announced a further increase to the Minimum Support Price (MSP) received by farmers for non-basmati rice. Over the past several years, the MSP has […]

WASDE Rice: Increased Production, Higher Stocks

🕔Jul 12, 2018U.S. 2018/19 all rice supplies are increased this month by 4.8 million cwt to 272.3 million as higher production more than offsets reduced beginning stocks. Rice production increased by 9.8 […]

Webinar: Assessment of The Cuban Rice Value Chain, July 12

🕔Jul 10, 2018Cuba’s rice industry will be the focus of a webinar on Thursday, July 12, at 3 p.m. Central. Dr. Alvaro Durand-Morat, University of Arkansas economist, will  describe the production, processing and market […]

Rice Market: Turkey Raises Import Tariffs in Trade Retaliation

🕔Jul 5, 2018USA Rice staff traveled to Turkey last week to meet with local trade and gather firsthand market information on the country’s rapidly changing political and economic environment. Turkey faces strong […]

Rice: U.S. Gains Greater Foothold in Japanese Sushi Market

🕔Jun 27, 2018Shokuryu Co., Ltd., a nationwide food wholesaler of seafood items in Japan, recently added U.S. medium grain to their product line for their sushi-related customers. Earlier this month, the company […]

Rice Update: Prices on Slow Slide, Exports Off Expectations

🕔Jun 22, 2018The past week in the rice industry has been slow to say the least. There have been very few changes in most of the benchmark areas for analysis and those that […]

Rice: Trade Mission to Japan Points to Market Opportunities

🕔Jun 20, 2018Last week’s trade mission to Japan, with approximately 100 participants, was the largest in USDA history. Designed to reach new contacts and potential customers for U.S. agricultural products in Tokyo […]

Rice Update: Market Digesting WASDE, Tariff News

🕔Jun 15, 2018In the two weeks since the last report there has been very little movement in the market from a cash price standpoint but a significant amount of news and information […]

Rice Outlook: U.S. Export Forecast Raised

🕔Jun 15, 2018There were several revisions this month to the 2018/19 U.S. rice balance sheet. First, carryin was increased 3.0 million cwt to 37.3 million due to trade revisions for 2017/18. Second, […]

Global Markets: Rice – Bangladesh Reinstates Import Tariff

🕔Jun 13, 2018The forecast for Bangladesh rice imports was lowered to 1.2 MMT for 2018 in response to tariff policy changes. The government announced the reinstatement of a 25 percent import tariff, […]

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