Global Markets: Rice – Bangladesh Imports to Resume with Lower Tariff Aug 13, 2022

    🕔Aug 13, 2022
    Bangladesh is expected to import rice in large quantities for the next few months, more than doubling the 2022 estimate to 650,000 tons this month. On June 23, the government […]

    Global Markets: Rice – Philippines’ Import Forecast Cut Amid Larger Production Jan 15, 2021

    🕔Jan 15, 2021
    In 2018/19, the Philippines became the largest rice importer, following the removal of quantitative restrictions on its imports. However, in 2020/21 imports are set to decline for the second year […]

    Global Markets: Cotton – Global Stocks Boom Since May’s Initial Forecast Nov 8, 2019

    🕔Nov 8, 2019
    Dampened global cotton consumption and higher carryin have driven the 2019/20 forecast for global ending stocks higher compared with the initial May forecast. World ending stocks for 2019/20 are now […]

    Global Markets: Rice – Chinese Imports Decline as Exports Soar Jun 12, 2019

    🕔Jun 12, 2019
    The convergence of China’s rice import and export quantities is shifting global rice trade dynamics. Only 10 years ago, China played a minor role in rice trade, largely self-sufficient as […]

    Cleveland on Cotton: U.S. Textile Supply Chain Leaving China May 24, 2019

    🕔May 24, 2019
    Cotton prices had a plus week with December gaining 121 points going into the weekly close at 67.55. The market found solid support all week as mills were active with […]

    Rice: Parboiling Method Reduces Inorganic Arsenic Apr 17, 2019

    🕔Apr 17, 2019
    Contamination of rice with arsenic is a major problem in some regions of the world with high rice consumption. Now, researchers reporting in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology have found […]

    Global Markets: Grains – Chinese Stocks Swell on Production Revisions Nov 9, 2018

    🕔Nov 9, 2018
    Last month, China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released revised area, yield, and production estimates for corn, wheat, and rice from 2007/08 through 2017/18. This month’s Supply and Demand balance […]

    Global Markets: Cotton – Mali, Burkina Faso Drive Record West Africa Exports Oct 12, 2018

    🕔Oct 12, 2018
    West Africa (WA) exports for 2018/19 are projected to surpass last year’s record, driven by record production. Mali and Burkina Faso are the largest producers and are forecast to have […]

    Global Markets: Rice – Bangladesh Reinstates Import Tariff Jun 13, 2018

    🕔Jun 13, 2018
    The forecast for Bangladesh rice imports was lowered to 1.2 MMT for 2018 in response to tariff policy changes. The government announced the reinstatement of a 25 percent import tariff, […]

    Global Markets: Cotton – Record World Consumption and Stocks Outside of China May 11, 2018

    🕔May 11, 2018
    USDA’s first detailed forecast for the 2018/19 marketing year shows world ending stocks forecast down slightly. However, stocks outside of China will increase for the third year in a row […]


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