USDA Ark/Louisiana/Tex/Calif Weekly Rice Review - Nov 20

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Little Rock, AR Mon Nov 20, 2017 USDA Market News Service

National Weekly Rice Summary

(Arkansas-Louisiana-Texas-California)

Domestic Trend

In the south, long grain milled rice prices mostly steady, instances 1.00 to

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2.00 higher in Arkansas; medium grain milled rice prices steady. Parboiled

prices steady. Second heads and Brewers steady. Rice by-products: Rice Bran,

Millfeed and Rice Hulls steady.

In California, medium grain milled rice prices 1.00 to 4.00 higher. Second

heads and Brewers steady. Rice by-products: Rice Bran prices steady; Rice

hull market continues non-existent as trade avenues were lost due to other

substitutes. Rice Mills are having to pay for dispose of rice hulls.

CME Rough Rice settlements for Monday 20th, Jan 17 closed .09 higher at

12.375; Mar 18 closed .10 higher at 12.66; May 18 closed .09 higher at 12.905.

US dollar index on Monday settled at 94.09.

Arkansas Texas Louisiana California

MILLED RICE

Long white 24.50-25.50 25.50 24.50 -----

Long brown 25.50-27.50 27.50 NA -----

Medium white 25.00-27.50 ----- 24.50 36.00-39.00

Medium brown NA ----- NA 36.00-39.00

Short white ----- ----- ----- NA

Parboiled 25.50-27.50 29.50 ----- -----

Second heads 15.00-18.00 13.50-14.00 12.00-12.25 16.00-18.00

Brewers 15.00 12.25 9.50 14.00-16.00

Domestic shipment: Offers, fob mills, milled rice, spot prices, dollars per

cwt, bagged. (All milled rice grade No 2 not to exceed 4 percent broken, except

California grade No 1. All second heads grade No 4 or better, second head and

brewers are bulk.)

Rice by-products (spot prices, dollars per short ton, fob mills).

Rice fat bran 100.00-110.00 100.00-120.00 120.00-140.00 130.00-140.00

Rice millfeed 40.00 40.00 40.00 -----

Rice hulls 5.00-8.00 5.00 5.00 0.00

*NA = not available

Source: USDA Market News Service, Little Rock, AR

James M. Ward, (501)671-2203 JamesM.Ward@ams.usda.gov

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November 20, 2017 16:43 ET (21:43 GMT)