RICE: WORLD MARKETS AND TRADE
PRICES: See PDF version for charts
International: Export prices in Thailand have increased in line with the continued strengthening of the Thai Baht. There are no quotes out of Vietnam due to the export ban.
Domestic: U.S. #2/4 long grain milled rice remains unchanged from last month at $434 per ton, FOB. The spread between comparable qualities of Thai and U.S. rice is $120 per ton compared to $34 per ton this time last year. U.S. medium grain prices have increased by $50 over last month with quotes at $575 per ton, FOB.
TRADE CHANGES FOR 2007
TRADE CHANGES FOR 2006
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Last modified: Monday, December 11, 2006