Global Markets: Rice – Thai Exports Contract, But Rebound Expected Next Year Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
Thai rice exports in 2020 are forecast to decline to their lowest levels since 2013 due to severe drought that has tightened supplies and raised prices. The drought was the […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Shift in Market Dynamics in Southeast Asian Demand Feb 14, 2020

🕔Feb 14, 2020
As the population grows and per capita incomes rise in Southeast Asia, consumer tastes and preferences have shifted to include more meat and wheat-based products in their diet. However, the […]

Global Markets: Rice – Thai Exports Plunge Amid Production Declines, Global Competition Jan 15, 2020

🕔Jan 15, 2020
Thai rice exports are forecast to tumble further in 2020, dropping to the lowest level in 7 years. Exports for 2020 are forecast down by a third compared to 2 […]

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

🕔Oct 25, 2019
Thailand’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, 2019
A 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, 2019
Thai 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, 2019
Cash 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, 2019
Earlier 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, 2019
CASH 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, 2018
The 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 […]

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