Rice Market: Iraq Purchases 40K Metric Ton Purchase from U.S. Jul 19, 2022

    🕔Jul 19, 2022
    After an absence of nine months, Iraq has come back into the market with the purchase of 40,000 MT of U.S. rice, as part of the USA Rice – Al […]

    Rice Market: Mexico Removes Duty on U.S. Competitors May 25, 2022

    🕔May 25, 2022
    Last week, Mexican President López Obrador announced a series of measures to help soften the impact of inflation on Mexico’s economy, including a one-year suspension of import tariffs for 66 […]

    U.S. Jasmine Rice Proves Popular in Taiwan Apr 20, 2022

    🕔Apr 20, 2022
    A USA Rice-funded research report demonstrating the high-quality cooking characteristics of U.S.-grown rice, shared with local importers, has resulted in an uptick in sales of U.S.-grown rice here. The report covered […]

    Rice Market: El Salvador Suspends Import Tariffs Mar 15, 2022

    🕔Mar 15, 2022
    Last Thursday, President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador announced a one-year suspension of import tariffs for twenty basic goods, including rice, for the United States and 65 other countries. This and […]

    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 […]


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