Little Rock, AR Mon Dec 17, 2018 USDA Market News Service

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

National Weekly Rice Summary
                 (Arkansas-Louisiana-Texas-California)

                             Domestic Trend
   
   In the south, long and medium grain milled rice prices steady.  Parboiled 
prices steady.  Second heads and Brewers prices steady to firm.  Rice by-
products: Rice Bran, Millfeed and Rice Hulls steady.              
   In California, medium grain milled rice prices steady.  Second heads and 
Brewers steady to firm.  Rice by-products: Rice Bran steady.  Rice hull market 
not established. 
   CME Rough Rice settlements for Monday 17th, Jan 19 closed .02 lower at 
10.555; Mar 19 closed .005 higher at 10.695; May 19 closed .005 higher at 
10.87.  US dollar index settled at 97.13.  
   
                    Arkansas          Texas         Louisiana      California
MILLED RICE	
Long white         23.50-25.00     24.50-26.75        22.50           -----   
Long brown         25.50-25.75        28.75            NA             -----     
Medium white       30.00-31.50        -----           31.50        37.00-39.00
Medium brown           NA             -----            NA          37.00-39.00   
Short white           -----           -----           -----            NA     
Parboiled          26.00-26.50        32.50           -----           -----
Second heads       16.50-19.00     13.50-15.00        17.00        17.00-19.00   
Brewers            14.00-17.50     12.25-13.00        15.00        15.00-17.00      

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      90.00-120.00   110.00-130.00   120.00-145.00   155.00-160.00
Rice millfeed         40.00        40.00-45.00        40.00           -----
Rice hulls          5.00-10.00         5.00            5.00            0.00         
 
*NA = not available 

Source:  USDA Market News Service, Little Rock, AR
         James M. Ward, (501)823-1711 JamesM.Ward@ams.usda.gov
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/LR_GR410.txt 
         www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketnews