Thailand Bans Use of Paraquat, Farm Chemicals Oct 25, 2019

🕔Oct 25, 2019Thailand’s government agreed Tuesday to ban the use of three farming chemicals widely regarded as dangerous to human health. The government’s National Hazardous Substances Committee voted to put the herbicides […]

More Trade Tariffs: Raising the Stakes – DTN Jul 9, 2019

🕔Jul 9, 2019A year since the U.S. and China began a tit-for-tat of tariffs, talks and tweets, American farmers are seeing more diversified export routes while waiting for their largest customer to […]

Dossett on Rice: Why Bullish? Look Closely at China and India Stocks Jun 21, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019Thai rice prices continue to climb, rising $3 this week.  The Bangkok Post reports that China controls as much as 120 MM tons of old rice. The Post article also […]

Dossett on Rice: Iraq Flip Flop and Then There’s the Weather May 17, 2019

🕔May 17, 2019Cash Market Thailand and India White 5% broken made a little jump this week.  Thai rice moved up to $413 MT, India moved up to $377 MT. Thailand is maintaining […]

Ag Trade: Growing Meat Demand, Feedstuffs Imports in Southeast Asia Apr 25, 2019

🕔Apr 25, 2019Earlier this month, the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) published an article (“Southeast Asia’s Growing Meat Demand and Its Implications for Feedstuffs Imports,” by Tani Lee and James Hansen) which […]

Dossett on Rice: Expect International Prices to Stay Strong Jan 11, 2019

🕔Jan 11, 2019CASH MARKET Thailand reports that they have sold all government-held stocks. They have exported 11.12 mmt of rice. This number slightly exceeds their goal for 2018. Now, they plan to […]

Dossett on Rice: Texas Needs Rain Break; Futures Promising Nov 2, 2018

🕔Nov 2, 2018The Philippine tender for 203,000 MT for October 26th  has been postponed to November 6th. Thailand is really pushing new rice sales in an attempt to achieve an 11 million […]

Dossett on Rice: “Target Rich” Export Market; Keep Your Powder Dry Oct 26, 2018

🕔Oct 26, 2018Cash Markets Thai rice prices for White 5% Broken have been locked in at $406 MT – $409 MT for five weeks with one jump to $413 last week.  I […]

Global Markets: Cotton – U.S. Drives Ag Export Growth in Southeast Asia Sep 12, 2018

🕔Sep 12, 2018Cotton is helping drive record U.S. agricultural exports to Southeast Asia. Over the last 5 years, higher exports of cotton have accounted for over two-thirds of the total growth in […]

Dossett on Rice: September Futures Broke Through this Week Aug 3, 2018

🕔Aug 3, 2018CASH MARKETS Thai rice prices are starting to firm up. The 5% White traded $399 this week, up $2 from last week. Vietnam is a little lower at $390. India prices […]

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