U.S. Rice Exports Rise for 2020-21 Marketing Year, Strong Start to 2021-22 Aug 20, 2021

🕔Aug 20, 2021
The most recent U.S. Department of Agriculture’s weekly export sales report brought in the first rice trade figures of the 2021-22 marketing year and closed out what felt like a […]

Rice Market: 120K Tons Sold to Iraq Jul 29, 2021

🕔Jul 29, 2021
Sales of 80,000 tons of U.S. rice to Iraq have just been announced by ADM (subject to letter of credit approval), and an additional 40,000 tons was sold by Supreme […]

Rice: Exports to Colombia Exceeded 2020 Expectations, See Rocky Start in 2021 Mar 5, 2021

🕔Mar 5, 2021
U.S. rice imports here have been growing for many years. The 2012 U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA) ushered in a tariff rate quota (TRQ) of duty-free U.S. rice which positioned Colombia […]

Rice Market: New U.S. Trade Opportunities in 2020, 2021 Sep 21, 2020

🕔Sep 21, 2020
Global weather issues and panic-buying induced by COVID-19 have exhausted local supplies of rice throughout many heavy rice-consuming countries in 2020.  This environment has presented unique export opportunities for U.S. […]

Rice Market: Brazil Looks to Temporarily Suspend Tariffs on Imports Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
Following months of high domestic pricing and growing inflation and economic issues, Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture is exploring a temporary elimination of import tariffs on rice, corn, and soybeans for […]

Rice: U.S. Maintains Status as World’s 5th Largest Exporter Jun 15, 2020

🕔Jun 15, 2020
Just a month ago, 2020 rice trade was all-but-guaranteed to be turned upside down following the impact of COVID-19 on shipping and the chaotic procurement of staple commodities.  However, the […]

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: Mexico Drops Pest-Related Ban on Uruguayan Imports May 6, 2020

🕔May 6, 2020
In September 2019, Mexico banned imports of Uruguayan milled rice after finding khapra beetle in a shipment. The embargo on Uruguayan rice came to an end late last month when […]

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 […]

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