* Cambodian supply to Vietnam offsets demand from
Thai rice export prices rose to their highest in nearly two months this week on concerns over supply even as demand remained sluggish, while a strong rupee kept rates for the Indian variety near an eight-month trough.
Nov 12 Vietnamese rice export prices rose this
week on fresh orders from the Philippines and China, while the
onset of winter and sparse rainfall raised concerns over supply,
which, when coupled with a stronger baht, propelled Thai rates
* Bangladesh expects rain-fed rice output to fall by 15%
Oct 22 Flooding slowed rice harvest in most
Asian hubs this week, pushing up export prices for the
Vietnamese variety and domestic rates in Bangladesh, while Thai
traders warned of a risk to fresh supply.
Flooding slowed rice harvest in most Asian hubs this week, pushing up export prices for the Vietnamese variety and domestic rates in Bangladesh, while Thai traders warned of a risk to fresh supply.
Oil prices will stay near current levels this year as rising novel coronavirus cases threaten to slow the pace of demand recovery and counter output curbs by top producers, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday.
Oil prices will see little change this year and a modest uptick in 2021 as output cuts take effect, with the demand picture clouded in uncertainty due to the coronavirus pandemic, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday.
Jan 30 The capesize component of the Baltic sea
freight index plunged to an all-time low on Thursday, hurt by
high fuel costs owed to new shipping regulations and a seasonal
slowdown worsened by a coronavirus outbreak.