National Weekly Rice Summary

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

(Arkansas-Louisiana-Texas-California)


                             Domestic Trend
   
   In the south, long grain milled rice prices mostly steady, instances 1.00 to 
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
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/LR_GR410.txt 
         www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketnews