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While Thailand and the US don't share common markets, paddy prices in the origin have demonstrated some correlation at times. In the last year the correlation between US rough rice futures and Thai paddy...
1 week 1 day ago
We last looked at Asia’s currencies back in mid-March in our article, Asian Currencies Paint a Troubling Picture.  How have the currencies discussed fared since then? The Thai baht advanced about 3.1%...
2 weeks 3 days ago
Making a list of the bullish and bearish fundamentals of the market is a quick way to learn your own bias. Our list of fundamentals appears to be decidedly bearish but we conceded that the rice market has...
6 months 2 weeks ago
indian rupee, brazlian real
Looking at currencies we noticed an interesting odd couple - the Indian rupee and the Brazilian real. While day to day movements show little correlation the graph demonstrates an interesting correlation...
6 months 3 weeks ago
Today the US Federal Reserve cut its outlook for interest rate rises this year, maintaining an interest rate target of 2.25-2.50%. It also laid out plans to cease trimming its balance sheet.  This was a...
7 months 1 day ago
India’s summer monsoon amplified global warming 130,000 years ago, helping to end the ice age by pulling heat and moisture into the northern hemisphere, according to a new study published in Nature...
7 months 2 days ago
The USDA published a March 13 updated titled, The Release of China’s Rice Stocks Could Impact Global Feed Markets. The USDA notes that China’s rice stocks, defined as unused rice kept in storage, continue...
7 months 1 week ago
We intended to share a few VERY brief thoughts on Brexit, but as is the nature of Brexit itself, words multiply and confusion reigns.   First, An Overview of the UK Rice Sector UK’s The Rice Association...
7 months 1 week ago
Last year saw serious currency volatility across Asia with most rice exporting nations, with the exception of Thailand, experiencing currency weakness which made their rice exports more competitive on the...
7 months 1 week ago
Just looking at global rice export quotes and news, we could describe the current market sentiment for rice as sleepy.  There have been many calls that this is the bottom, okay almost the bottom, well the...
7 months 1 week ago
Though Iran has been claiming that rice import from India was banned in 2014 due to their own surplus availability owing to local supplies or excess imports in 2013, they have created a system where by...
4 years 1 month 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...
4 years 12 months ago
Commercializing Golden Rice in the Philippines is a contentious topic to say the least as the country is an important battleground between those for and those against the use of Golden Rice and...
5 years 1 week ago
In theory, there should be many avenues for getting rice to consumers in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. The three West African countries have some of the highest rates of rice consumption per capita in...
5 years 1 week ago
There is a myth which exists that up until the end of the 20th century, before the Thaksin administration came into power, that Thailand was a pillar of free trade in international rice markets, and that...
5 years 2 weeks ago

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While Thailand and the US don't share common markets, paddy prices in the origin have demonstrated some correlation at times. In the last year the correlation between US rough rice futures and Thai paddy...
1 week 1 day ago
We last looked at Asia’s currencies back in mid-March in our article, Asian Currencies Paint a Troubling Picture.  How have the currencies discussed fared since then? The Thai baht advanced about 3.1%...
2 weeks 3 days ago
Making a list of the bullish and bearish fundamentals of the market is a quick way to learn your own bias. Our list of fundamentals appears to be decidedly bearish but we conceded that the rice market has...
6 months 2 weeks ago
indian rupee, brazlian real
Looking at currencies we noticed an interesting odd couple - the Indian rupee and the Brazilian real. While day to day movements show little correlation the graph demonstrates an interesting correlation...
6 months 3 weeks ago
Today the US Federal Reserve cut its outlook for interest rate rises this year, maintaining an interest rate target of 2.25-2.50%. It also laid out plans to cease trimming its balance sheet.  This was a...
7 months 1 day ago
India’s summer monsoon amplified global warming 130,000 years ago, helping to end the ice age by pulling heat and moisture into the northern hemisphere, according to a new study published in Nature...
7 months 2 days ago
The USDA published a March 13 updated titled, The Release of China’s Rice Stocks Could Impact Global Feed Markets. The USDA notes that China’s rice stocks, defined as unused rice kept in storage, continue...
7 months 1 week ago
We intended to share a few VERY brief thoughts on Brexit, but as is the nature of Brexit itself, words multiply and confusion reigns.   First, An Overview of the UK Rice Sector UK’s The Rice Association...
7 months 1 week ago
Last year saw serious currency volatility across Asia with most rice exporting nations, with the exception of Thailand, experiencing currency weakness which made their rice exports more competitive on the...
7 months 1 week ago
Just looking at global rice export quotes and news, we could describe the current market sentiment for rice as sleepy.  There have been many calls that this is the bottom, okay almost the bottom, well the...
7 months 1 week ago
Though Iran has been claiming that rice import from India was banned in 2014 due to their own surplus availability owing to local supplies or excess imports in 2013, they have created a system where by...
4 years 1 month 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...
4 years 12 months ago
Commercializing Golden Rice in the Philippines is a contentious topic to say the least as the country is an important battleground between those for and those against the use of Golden Rice and...
5 years 1 week ago
In theory, there should be many avenues for getting rice to consumers in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. The three West African countries have some of the highest rates of rice consumption per capita in...
5 years 1 week ago
There is a myth which exists that up until the end of the 20th century, before the Thaksin administration came into power, that Thailand was a pillar of free trade in international rice markets, and that...
5 years 2 weeks ago

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