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  • Rice Outlook: January 2013

    RCS-13A, January 15, 2013

    The U.S. 2012/13 rice crop estimates was slightly based on a higher yield reported by NASS. In the global market, export forecasts were raised for both 2012 and 2013 largely based on larger exports from India and Vietnam.

  • Rice Outlook: January 2014

    RCS-14A, January 14, 2014

    The January 2014 outlook for both the U.S. and global rice markets is analyzed based on the latest projections contained in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Uses Estimates report.

  • Rice Outlook: January 2015

    RCS-15A, January 14, 2015

    The January 2015 outlook for both the U.S. and global rice markets is analyzed based on the latest projections contained in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report.

  • Rice Outlook: January 2017

    RCS-17A, January 17, 2017

    The January 2017 Rice Outlook Report will contain updated U.S. and global rice market forecasts for 2016/17.

  • Rice Outlook: July 2012

    RCS-12G, July 12, 2012

    There were several major revisions to the 2012/13 U.S. rice balance sheet this month. On the supply side, the 2012/13 carryin was increased 5.0 million cwt to 34.5 million cwt. A higher area estimate raised the 2012/13 production forecast 8.0 million cwt to 191.0 million cwt. In contrast, 2012/13 imports were lowered 0.5 million cwt to 21.5 million cwt. On balance, these revisions resulted in a 12.5-million cwt increase in the 2012/13 total supply forecast to 247.0 million cwt.

  • Rice Outlook: July 2013

    RCS-13G, July 15, 2013

    The U.S. 2013/14 rice export forecast lowered to 95.0 million cwt.

  • Rice Outlook: July 2014

    RCS14G, July 15, 2014

    The July 2014 outlook for both the U.S. and global rice markets is analyzed based on the latest projections contained in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report.

  • Rice Outlook: July 2015

    RCS-15G, July 14, 2015

    The July 2015 Rice Outlook Report will contain U.S. and global rice market forecasts for 2015/16 and any revisions for 2014/15.

  • Rice Outlook: July 2017

    RCS-17G, July 14, 2017

    The July 2017 Rice Outlook Report will contain updated U.S. and global rice market forecasts for 2016/17 and 2017/18.

  • Rice Outlook: June 2012

    RCS-12F, June 13, 2012

    There were several revisions this month to both the 2011/12 and 2012/13 U.S. rice balance sheets. For 2011/12, total exports were raised 4.0 million cwt to 101.0 million, with milled rice accounting for all of the increase. On the 2011/12 supply side, imports were lowered 0.5 million cwt to 20.0 million. These revisions resulted in a 4.5-million cwt reduction in the 2011/12 ending stocks forecast to 29.5 million cwt.

  • Rice Outlook: June 2013

    RCS-13F, June 14, 2013

    The U.S. 2013/14 rice crop is projected at 189.5 million cwt.

  • Rice Outlook: June 2014

    RCS-14F, June 13, 2014

    The June 2014 outlook for both the U.S. and global rice markets is analyzed based on the latest projections contained in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report.

  • Rice Outlook: June 2015

    RCS-15F, June 12, 2015

    The June 2015 Rice Outlook report will contain U.S. and global rice markets forecasts for 2015/16 and any revisions for 2014/15.

  • Rice Outlook: June 2017

    RCS-17F, June 13, 2017

    The June 2017 Rice Outlook Report will contain updated U.S. and global rice market forecasts for 2016/17 and 2017/18.

  • Rice Outlook: March 2016

    RCS-16C, March 11, 2016

    The March 2016 Rice Outlook report will contain U.S. and global rice markets forecasts for 2015/16 and any revisions to 2014/15.

  • Rice Outlook: March 2012

    RCS-12C, March 12, 2012

    This month, USDA made several small revisions to the U.S. 2011/12 rice balance sheet. On the supply side, total imports were raised 1.0 million hundredweight (cwt) to 20.0 million cwt, up 5 percent from a year earlier and the first year-to-year increase since 2007/08.

  • Rice Outlook: March 2013

    RCS-13C, March 12, 2013

    The U.S. 2012/13 rice export forecast was raised based on a stronger than expected sales to Iran and Latin America.

  • Rice Outlook: March 2014

    RCS-14C, March 12, 2014

    The March 2014 outlook for both the U.S. and global rice markets is analyzed based on the latest projections contained in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report.

  • Rice Outlook: March 2015

    RCS-15C, March 12, 2015

    The March 2015 outlook for both the U.S. and global rice markets is analyzed based on the latest projections contained in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report.

  • Rice Outlook: May 2016

    RCS-16E, May 12, 2016

    The May 2016 Rice Outlook report will contain the first U.S. and global rice markets forecasts for 2016/17 and any revisions to 2015/16.