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The U.S. cash market remains depressed with ample supplies and limited export demand. Many analysts wonder how much lower prices have to go for there to be renewed interest in U.S. rice abroad.As of today, offers were unchanged around $12.50-$12.75 per...
8 hours 13 min ago
It will be a few weeks before the Italian paddy rice harvest is complete. Rice growers have started cutting paddy since the middle of September, but the very cold and damp weather of July and August created adverse growing conditions, delaying...
11 hours 52 sec ago
Chicago rough rice futures for Nov delivery settled 2.5 cents per cwt (about $1 per ton) lower at $12.530 per cwt (about $276 per ton). Rough rice futures closed slightly lower as they were unable to maintain the gains earned during morning trading....
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In China, light rain showers are expected in Yunnan, Sichuan, and Guizhou on Wednesday and Thursday. Dry weather favoured rice harvesting across the majority of southern China, including the Yangtze Valley.Scattered rain is expected across Thailand...
14 hours 37 min ago
Thailand's Commerce Ministry is likely to suggest some rice price supporting measures to the Rice Policy Committee on October 24, according to Bloomberg.The Ministry is reportedly planning to encourage rice farmers to delay sales of over one million...
16 hours 46 min ago
Vietnam rice sellers increased their quotes for 5% broken rice and 100% broken rice by about $5 per ton each to around $440 - $450 per ton and $335 - $345 per ton respectively today. Other Asia rice sellers kept their quotes mostly unchanged today.5%...
17 hours 44 min ago
Chicago rough rice futures for Nov delivery are currently noted 0.5 cents per cwt (about $0.11 per ton) higher at $12.560 per cwt (about $277 per ton) during early morning floor trading in Chicago. The other grains are seen trading with mixed results:...
17 hours 48 min ago
Rice prices in Russia have increased last year mainly because of the closure of some ports to Chinese rice imports, according to USDA Post.The Post quotes the Deputy Director General of the JSC "Habrechtorg" port as saying that last year some ports,...
20 hours 28 min ago
The Export Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has offered to provide $62.95 million to the Republic of Senegal to support its rice self-sufficiency project, according to a press release on its website.The Exim Bank will finance Senegal's rice sufficiency...
21 hours 31 min ago
The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) is considering to introduce drone technology in the country to help rice researchers gather accurate data and conduct their research effectively, according to a news release on its website.The Lead of...
22 hours 43 min ago
Critics and exporters who complained about the presence of pesticides, fungicides and other chemicals by Punjab farmers on basmati crop, need to change their stand and opinions, because recent laboratory tests now have proved that the basmati grain from...
23 hours 37 min ago
Thailand's National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) is planning to quickly close the corruption case related to the former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's involvement in the rice pledging scheme, according to local sources.In July this year, the...
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The U.S. cash market was silent today as bids continue to fall while sellers who are looking to move rice quickly are disappointed in the numbers they are seeing.As of today, offers could still be found around $12.50-$12.75 per cwt fob farm (about $276...
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"Our action for supporting [the] Italian rice growing sector is based on several different points,” reiterated the Italian Agriculture Minister Maurizio Martina this week as he met with the Italian rice growing sector in Novara. The meeting was to...
1 day 10 hours ago
For rice farmers in the exporting nations like Thailand, the tripling of world rice prices in 2008 saw rice transform from a regular cash crop to a premium export commodity. There were reports of bus drivers in Thailand giving up their jobs to become...
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