USA Rice Helps Resolve Issues with Costa Rican Testing Protocols Feb 14, 2020

🕔Feb 14, 2020
Costa Rica has been a longtime loyal buyer of U.S. rice, primarily in rough form, importing an annual average of 80,000 tons over the last five years. While U.S. exporters […]

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 […]

Rice Market: Mexico Bans Uruguayan Imports Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019
Mexico has banned imports of Uruguayan rice after finding khapra beetle in a container earlier this month.  The National Health Service, Food Safety and Food Quality (SENASICA) in Mexico has […]

Rice: U.S. Makes 1st Sale to China Jul 3, 2019

🕔Jul 3, 2019
After decades chasing the enormous China market, a sale of U.S. rice was confirmed here last week. “This sale marks a turning point for the U.S. rice industry and its […]

Rice: Lower U.S. Tariffs Have Ripple Effect, Turkey Reciprocates May 23, 2019

🕔May 23, 2019
As a response to the U.S. lowering import duties last week on Turkish steel and aluminum from 50 to 25 percent, the Government of Turkey published an official announcement yesterday […]

Rice: Congress Rallies to Push for Iraqi Tender May 15, 2019

🕔May 15, 2019
Over the weekend, the government of Iraq issued a tender for 30,000 MT of U.S. rice, however the timing and schedule proposed by the tender made it almost impossible to […]

Rice: U.S. Medium Grain – Does it Pass the Sushi Test? Mar 12, 2019

🕔Mar 12, 2019
Last week at Foodex Japan 2019, USA Rice conducted a taste-testing demonstration at the U.S. Embassy Agricultural Trade Office (ATO) booth to promote the availability and suitability of U.S. medium […]

Rice Market: U.S. to End Special Treatment for Turkey, India Mar 6, 2019

🕔Mar 6, 2019
President Trump directed U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer to make changes to a little-known U.S. trade assistance program that will affect U.S. rice exporters and importers. Lighthizer announced on […]

Rice Market: China Approves 32 U.S. Facilities as Suppliers Feb 28, 2019

🕔Feb 28, 2019
The General Administration of Customs in China announced today that all 32 U.S. rice facilities interested in exporting milled rice to China have been approved. The announcement comes after Chinese […]

California Rice Grower Meetings Share Outlooks for International Markets Jan 29, 2019

🕔Jan 29, 2019
Last week, the California Rice Commission held annual grower meetings to provide updates on political matters in the state and in Washington, DC, the water outlook for 2019 and progress […]

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