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|Jeremy Zwinger – President & CEO:|
|“As the world and market transforms, so must we or we will be left behind.”|
Jeremy Zwinger is the CEO/President of The Rice Trader, Farm And Trade, Inc., and International Commodity Institute. Mr. Zwinger is the founder of the World Rice Conference, along with several other key projects which help build bridges between a vast number of global entities. He was raised on his family’s farming operation in North Dakota, USA, and is a graduate of North Dakota State University, where he also attended graduate school for agriculture economics. Jeremy followed up this graduate school studies by taking on the position of the market analyst for U.S. Wheat in Washington DC, where he was able to get hands on experience in complexities of global trade and U.S. agricultural trade policy. His interests are broad, ranging from commodities markets to the digitalization of global business to the rapidly changing international cultural/geopolitical environment. Development of water distribution systems, ownership of water rights, and large-scale water trading are also key passionate interests. On a personal note, Mr. Zwinger is blessed with five children and an amazing family, whose support has allowed him to be here today.
A regular participant at international events and conferences, Mr. Zwinger has contributed extensively on the analysis of markets by predicting inter-commodity effects (rice, wheat, corn, soybeans, sugar, etc.), as well as currency and oil price led impacts on the rice markets. He is also well known among clients for his direct advisory work and market analysis that has proven to be very close to actual market developments. His 2007 speech forecast rice prices to go past $1,000 per ton levels, the more recent global food oversupply predictions, his prediction of the 2016 Trump presidency more than a year in advance of the U.S. elections, and a split 2020 election, are a just a few key examples that are well regarded.
Additionally, Mr. Zwinger has extensive experience that extends globally in the fields of publishing, brokerage, water trading, advisement, production financing, and consultancy services to a number of internationally respected players, including several Fortune 500 companies. He has consulted for many countries on key strategic interests, with direct access to heads of state and their cabinet members throughout the globe. More recently, he has become heavily involved in globally critical topics such as water rights and value, food security issues, electronic trading, international production financing, global investment strategies with a focus on the commodity fields, market development strategies, and the coming solar cycle, which is likely to lead to major global issues on a multitude of levels. In 2020, he was also made a lifetime member of the Farm Foundation, a prestigious agriculture and trade policy group, which helps make recommendations for the future, while facilitating key leaders into action. Mr. Zwinger has recently taken on the role of a weekly market discussion analyst on Direct TV, talking about the commodity markets and the important topics of the day. The changes brought on by Covid-19 have forced major developments in Mr. Zwinger’s business, where unique software was developed to help allow personalized networking with automated contracts. The goal remains of a more efficient trade mechanism in this new and ever-changing environment.
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Subra’s contributions extend to covers developments and market intelligence gathering across all major rice markets, with an emphasis on development of TRT’s focus on rice market verticals that look at markets specifics like white rice, parboiled rice, fragrant rice, basmati rice, broken rice as well as key price trends and analysis in global rice markets and how these relay market signals and trends in procurement. Special reports on African markets, China, Indonesia, the Philippines and all the major export markets of India, Vietnam, Thailand, Pakistan, US, South America, Myanmar and Cambodia are also part of Subra’s market specific special reports that provide readers with specialist insights into global rice markets.
Subra is well-known for his role in the TRT World Rice Conference (held since 2009) the annual meeting place for the global rice trade.
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Educated in Singapore and the United Kingdom - Economics degree (University of Leicester) and a Masters in Science (MSc) degree in shipping trade and finance (City University, London, now known as the Cass Business School), Subra started his career at the Singapore Trade Development Board compiling trade statistics between Singapore and Malaysia. Subra subsequently joined Peregrine Futures where he provided daily market reports and analysis (including fundamental and technical analysis) to clients on futures markets, with emphasis on Coffee, Cocoa, Sugar as well as the metals markets of the London Metals Exchange.
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Myanmar expects to export more than 2 million tons of rice in the coming 2023-24 fiscal year, U Ye Min Aung, president of Myanmar Rice Federation (MRF), told Xinhua on Tuesday.
The yields of rainfed rice in India are projected to reduce by 20 per cent in 2050 and 47 per cent in 2080 in the absence of adaptation measures, according to a study by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, told the Lok Sabha.
Agriculture and farmers welfare minister MRK Panneerselvam on Tuesday tabled agriculture budget for the financial year 2023-24 on the second day of the assembly session. This is the third agriculture budget tabled by the DMK government. Before going to the assembly hall, the minister took the budget to the memorial of former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi and paid tribute to him.
China's overall exports to North Korea more than doubled in the first two months of 2023 from a year earlier, with major exports including granulated sugar, soybean oil and rice, Chinese customs data showed on Monday.
Scientists keep trying to warn everyone that our efforts to combat climate change aren't enough to meet emission targets.
Feed change advised for modernity
US businesses exploring investment, business opportunities in Vietnam
The Tamil Nadu government will provide cooperative crop loans to the tune of Rs 14,000 crore to farmers in the State during 2023-24, Agriculture Minister M R K Panneerselvam said on Tuesday.
Vietnam and India plan to step up two-way trade in agricultural products and processed food. Here’s what it looks like now and what is expected to drive that change.
As per the Ministry of Agriculture census of 2015-16, the average size of operational holding is 1.08 hactare, with small & marginal farmers being 86.08 per cent (nearly 13 crore families).
As Pakistan spirals further into economic and political instability, the caretaker Punjab government has signed an agreement to hand over around 45,267 acres of land to the army for 'corporate agriculture farming'.
Federal Minister for Commerce Syed Naveed Qamar on Thursday appreciated the barter trade model and said that the same could be used to enhance exports.
Pakistan has received a loan tranche from China of $500 million that will help the country shore up its depleting foreign exchange reserves as the government battles an ongoing economic crisis.
A FEW years back, the question of "What will feed the feed mills" was not even asked. The "feed" for the feed mills, which is yellow corn, was always available at competitive prices, or a range of P9 to P12 per kilogram.
SEN. Ana Theresia "Risa" Hontiveros said that President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. being the concurrent secretary of agriculture has "done more harm than good" for the industry.
RICE PRICES are rising even during the dry season harvest, reflecting the higher cost of fertilizer, according to a farmers’ organization.
Bangladesh has set a vision of sustainable, safe and profitable agriculture that is in line with smart development policy.
Government-level cooperation between Bangladesh and India is strong but similar impetus should be given to business-to-business cooperation to unlock the trade benefits enjoyed by cross-border alliances in other parts of the world, business leaders from both countries said Tuesday.
The next morning our group of 23 American and Bangladeshi students and professors crossed the Jamuna River, as the Brahmaputra is known here, to the Sirajganj Hard Point.
Agriculture and Food Security Minister Datuk Seri Mohamad Sabu leads a delegation from the ministry for a three-day working visit to Indonesia from today.
The Indonesian government has approved a variety of GMO wheat for human consumption designed to better resist drought, leading Argentine biotech firm Bioceres [told Reuters].
In a rush to secure metals for electric vehicle batteries, many investors have pumped billions into nickel processing, stoking tensions with locals and worsening pollution.
About 3.6 percent of the spring sowing across China has been completed, about the same pace as last year, the China Media Group reported on Sunday, citing data from the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Affairs (MOA).
The Chinese president is looking to bolster his credibility as a responsible global actor after successfully helping to deliver a landmark deal to resume diplomatic ties between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Chinese Premier Li Qiang met the press on Monday after the closing of the first session of the 14th National People's Congress, and answered 10 questions from the media concerning China's economic development, international relations and people's livelihoods.
Days after the 12th anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan began making preparations for the dumping of nuclear-contaminated wastewater from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
The leaders of South Korea and Japan promised to resume ties in a fence-mending summit – the first such meeting in 12 years – as the two neighbors seek to confront threats from North Korea and rising concerns about China.
South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol said on Wednesday that cooperation with Japan is vital in confronting North Korea's growing threats and protecting global supply chains, calling on both countries to not snarl relations in domestic politics.
Post forecasts that MY2023/24 rice production will reach a five-year record of 20.4 million metric tons due to abundant water supplies and attractive farm-gate prices.
A government order has disestablished Thailand’s Parliament, allowing candidates to change parties closer to election day. An election with stronger candidates and more supportive parties could reduce the political influence of the country’s military.
Facing disruptions to the global fertilizer supply chain due to the Ukraine war, Thailand, a key producer of food and agricultural products in Southeast Asia, has decided to restart a potash mining project that has been dormant for decades.
Stock markets rose in Europe and Asia on Tuesday ahead of a Federal Reserve decision on another possible interest rate hike amid worries about global banks.
Arjuna Jinadasa owns a plot of land full of coconut trees in Kurunegala, in northwestern Sri Lanka, where he enjoys a good produce of about 3,000 coconuts a month.
Hundreds of thousands of North Korean troops are mobilizing to help plant and harvest crops. The country’s military is rejiggering some of its munitions factories to produce tractors and threshing machines, while also converting some airfields into greenhouses.
Tanzania has become a hub for food exports, feeding countries in the African region as well as rest of the world, latest statistics from the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) and the Ministry of Agriculture show.
Agriculture in Nigeria has an interesting history. A history of ups and downs. Long before the discovery of oil and gas in commercial quantity, from the precolonial and colonial days to the First Republic, agriculture was the mainstay of the economy.
Approximately 52 million square kilometers of the earth surface is made by arid zones, defined as areas where the total amount of rainfall is balanced by evaporation from the surface and natural transpiration of plants.
On March 2nd, 2023, SSG held a national workshop on seed systems development in Madagascar and presented a recently-completed survey of farmer crop variety preferences and seed access.
In spite of the massive rise in the price of rice from about N8,500 per 50 kilogramme bag in 2015 to roughly N45,000 per bag currently, the federal government yesterday said it has transformed rice production in the country in the last eight years.
The World Bank has identified Borno and Yobe states as areas where food insecurity could deteriorate to a crisis condition in the next three months, as the dry season continues.
Tropical Cyclone Freddy made its second landfall in Mozambique on 11 March and then moved inland towards southern Malawi.
Agriculture is a key sector of the African economy. It provides employment, income, and food security for millions of people.
South Africa’s rand extended its losses against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday after new data showed the economy contracted more than expected in the last quarter of 2002.
More than 10,000 farmers from Bugiri, Bugweri and Namutumba districts are optimistic that the Shs200b rice irrigation project which has been commissioned by the government will boost their household income.
Black Sea wheat and Australian crop traditionally compete for Asian demand when its marketing season begins every July. But the Russia-Ukraine war, which broke out in February 2022, halted wheat supplies from Black Sea into Asia.
BASF presents the latest advancements in its agricultural innovation pipeline of crop protection, seeds and traits, and digital solutions. Their focus is to provide much-needed solutions for farmers to overcome local and crop system specific pest pressures, climate challenges, changing regulatory requirements and rising consumer expectations.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Australian rice industry held a Women in Rice Forum to help empower female leadership and build a stronger, more diverse Australian rice industry.
Grains Australia chair and former Great Southern grain grower and livestock producer Terry Enright has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to the Australian grains industry, receiving the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Seed of Gold award.
There is growing optimism about the rice industry's ambitious water efficiency goal, but some growers are questioning if it can be achieved in the time frame given.
Development of new rice varieties could help decrease water use and improve yield.
Australian Water Information
Australia’s record-breaking agriculture production streak is expected to continue this year, with the sector expected to reach $90 billion for the 2022-23 financial year.
The gross value of Australian agriculture production in the 2022-23 financial year ending 30 June is on track to hit A$90bn ($60bn), exceeding the 2021-22 record by A$2bn, according to the latest agriculture overview by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF).
Australia could see agriculture production and exports fall significantly in 2023/24 due to dry weather as a result of El Nino.
Commission pays a further €1.5 billion in macro-financial assistance to Ukraine
From tomorrow, at the United Nations Water Conference in New York from 22 to 24 March, the EU will be confirming its strong engagement for global water security by announcing 33 commitments for action starting now.
International Donors' Conference – Together for the people in Türkiye and Syria in Brussels today
This month’s trade tracker takes a deep dive into trade deals. It looks at what deals the UK has recently signed and is currently negotiating, as well as the economic impact they may have.
BASF presents the latest advancements in its agricultural innovation pipeline of crop protection, seeds and traits, and digital solutions.
EU and Thailand relaunch trade negotiations
Later this year, the EU will decide whether to re-approve glyphosate, the active ingredient of the controversial weed killer Roundup.
Russia on Monday suggested renewing a deal allowing the safe export of grain from Ukraine's Black Sea ports but only for half the term of the previous renewal while the United Nations pledged to do everything possible to ensure the agreement's integrity remained intact.
The severe lack of precipitation affecting the Maghreb and Türkiye, and the consequent drought situation, raise concerns regarding potential impacts on agriculture, water availability and energy production and usage.
The EU is making changes to the levels of arsenic allowed to be present in certain foods. The new maximum levels for inorganic arsenic differ for certain foods, and are laid out in Section 3, Subsection 3.5 of the Annex to Regulation (EC) No 1881/2006, as follows
The United Nations (UN) 2023 Water Conference will take place in New York from March 22-24, 2023. This will be the second UN Conference dedicated to water after the one held in Mar del Plata, Argentina, in 1977.
In 2022, the Government of Ecuador continued to support floor prices for local production of corn, rice, and wheat as well as began subsidizing the price of fertilizers for small producers.
Corn and soybean prices remained high heading into spring, but input costs and global competition remain concerns for producers.
President Rodrigo Chaves Robles reveals why the Central American nation is having an increasingly outsize impact on the world.
Honduras President Xiomara Castro announced Tuesday that her government will seek to establish diplomatic relations with China, which would imply severing relations with Taiwan.
Even as the Caribbean’s successful completion of its Food Security Terminal remains a critical indicator of the progress being made towards the fending off of threats to regional food sufficiency, the World Bank’s latest global security update issued in February sharply underlines the critical importance of pressing ahead with the full and final completion of what has become a critical regional undertaking, the planned regional Food Security Terminal.
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Lavoro Limited (Nasdaq: LVRO; LVROW), the first agricultural inputs distributor in Latin America to have its shares listed on Nasdaq, announces the execution of an agreement to acquire a controlling interest in Referência Agroinsumos. Based in Dom Pedrito, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, the partnership represents Lavoro's first retail distribution operation in the state, making it an important player in the region.
The South American agricultural giant's harvested acreage for its soybean and first-crop corn will both be records for the 2022-2023 season, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agriculture Service.
Agriculture Ministry announces support for drought affected farmers
Farmers in Saudi Arabia saw their funding from a dedicated investment organization rise by 167 percent year-on-year in the first three months of 2023, it has been revealed.
Uzbekistan is interested in supplies of agricultural machinery of the Belarusian producer of agricultural machinery Bobruiskagromash, BelTA learned from the company.
As 2022 proceeded, crop commodity prices came down from their peak, maintaining historically elevated levels. This has continued into 2023, while fertilizer and energy prices declined at a slower pace, leading to lower but still historically high farmer profitability.
As water scarcity threatens Egypt’s food and national security, the state is moving forward with megaprojects to secure alternative water sources.
The pinnacle event in Qatar’s culinary calendar, the 12th Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) is welcoming thousands of visitors to the newly-opened Lusail Al Sa’ad Plaza – the street synonymous with the FIFA World Cup 2022 final celebrations – from 11 March until 21 March 2023. QIFF is Qatar’s largest and longest-running food and drink festival.
Bangladesh is expecting a $1 billion solar project with Saudi energy giant ACWA Power to start generating power within the next year, a state minister told Arab News on Sunday, as the two countries work closer to step up their energy cooperation.
The 12th Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF), the country’s largest and longest-running food and drink festival has opened in the new Lusail Al Sa’ad Plaza to run until March 21.
Iran and Saudi Arabia have agreed to re-establish relations after years of hostility that had threatened stability and security in the Gulf and helped fuel conflicts in the Middle East from Yemen to Syria.
Since 9 February, 143 trucks have passed through the Bab al-Hawa and Bab al-Salam border crossings, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
Afghanistan’s exports to Pakistan surpassed one billion dollars mark during the past 10 months while imports from the neighboring country hit $940 million.
In the south, long and medium grain milled rice steady.
ADAMA Ltd. (the "Company") (SZSE: 000553), today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and twelve-month period ended December 31, 2022.
Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the organic rice market was valued at USD 1.97 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach the value of USD 3.94 billion by 2029, at a CAGR of 9.05% during the forecast period of 2022-2029.
Data for Week Ending March 9, 2023
The Indica Rice (Long Grain) Market research report plays an important role in running a successful business as it covers essential industry-related data.
In the south, long and medium grain milled rice steady. Parboiled prices steady.
The files below contain data as it was reported and appeared at the time of publication in each World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report from April 2010 to current
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today previewed plans to provide up to $250 million in assistance to rice farmers and what steps they can take to be prepared to sign up when the program is released later this spring.
Across the nation, we celebrate farmers and the many folks involved in the industry who are committed to producing the food, fuel, and fiber for our growing world population. National Ag Day is March 21, and this year marks the 50th annual celebration hosted by the Agriculture Council of America (ACA).
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) announced today that it does not expect to purchase and sell sugar under the Feedstock Flexibility Program for crop year 2022, which runs from Oct. 1, 2022, to Sept. 30, 2023.
The California rice producer has helped establish the first standards for regenerative rice and set a goal for its entire crop to be ROC by 2027.
More than 50 US agriculture and food groups on Thursday urged Congress to approve new legislation enabling the United States to negotiate more free-trade agreements, arguing that without them American agriculture was falling behind global competitors, Reuters reported.
As the struggle against fossil fuels carries on in our states and communities, the quest for serious action in Washington on climate and ecological renewal will focus largely on the national push for a radically new kind of Farm Bill.
Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural futures closed mixed on Thursday, with corn and soybean rising and wheat falling.
Two programs of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will host a day-long series of information sessions on April 13 to highlight recent investments in agricultural research.
Soybeans lower in overnight trading; H-2A temporary visas jump again
Lawmakers in Congress and across the country are sounding national security alarms about foreign buyers, particularly those with links to the Chinese government, acquiring control of U.S. farmland and forestland.
Ahead of the UN 2023 Water Conference and following the 2nd WASAG (The Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture) International Forum, the Director of the Land and Water Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Li Lifeng, talks about one of the most pressing global challenges facing humanity: water scarcity.
USD$220 million in new agricultural investment grants for 15 national governments was announced by the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP), a global multilateral fund dedicated to reducing food insecurity and poverty in low-income countries.
Leading Market Research Firm: Skyquest Technology has announced the release of its latest report on Rice Seeds Market.
Market.us proffer a complete understanding of the Rice Market [Snapshot - Global Market Size, Largest Segment, Fastest Growth, and Growth Rate in % (CAGR)] in its latest research report.
The global Seed market is carefully researched in the report while largely concentrating on top players and their business tactics, geographical expansion, market segments, competitive landscape, manufacturing, and pricing and cost structures.
The drought-hit regions of northern and central India, all the way up to Pakistan, are staring at lower food output and high prices as the region is set to receive lower than normal rainfall due to the El Nino weather pattern in the second half of the year.
Reuters writer Ana Mano reported yesterday that, “China is actively buying Brazil’s second corn, known as ‘safrinha,’ even as farmers grapple with planting delays in the world’s third biggest producer of the cereal.
There is a trough moving through the Rockies and another in the Gulf of Alaska. Small and transient ridges are off to the east of both troughs.
Claim: A widely shared video on WhatsApp claims that there is a massive production of an “artificial rice” which is deadly for consumption somewhere in an undisclosed location.
Global indoor farming market will reach $72,276.7 million by 2032, growing by 11.5% annually over 2022-2032, driven by the increasing food requirements due to the growing population, decreasing arable land, growing adoption of controlled growing environments, high investments by the public and private players, and the rising health consciousness amid COVID-19 pandemic.
The ‘China Online Food Delivery Market Size, Share, Growth, Analysis, Report and Forecast 2023-2028’ by Expert Market Research, gives an extensive outlook of the China online food delivery market, assessing the market on the basis of its segments like platform, delivery type, payment method, and cities.
The Global Cereal Ingredients Market 2032 Industry Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Cereal Ingredients Market by QMI.
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The Chiba Prefectural Government and the Chiba Food Industry Liaison Council have awarded specialty food prizes to six local food products.
Sushirrito, a San Francisco-based restaurant that has four brick-and-mortar locations and 10 as part of a licensing agreement with Local Kitchens, a micro food hall, specializes in burrito-sized sushi with Japanese and Latino influences.
Cultivated in Valencia since the eighth century, rice is the beating heart of the city’s renowned gastronomy. But with the importation of cheaper varieties, the fight to preserve this historic grain — and the traditions that come with it — is on.
China is the world's leading producer and exporter of rice cookers. In 2021, China exported 51,539,300 rice cookers, up 4.28% year-on-year, with an export value of US$ 890 million, up 20.35% year-on-year
Smart farming refers to managing farms using modern ICT to increase the quantity and quality of products while optimising the human labour required.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will hold its biannual Data Users’ Meeting April 18 from 1-4:30 p.m. CT at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City – Omaha Branch. A virtual attendance option will also be available.
A report by Stratagem Market Research (SMI) provides a 360-degree analysis of the global Grain Pre-cleaner market.
There is an emerging cocktail of risk factors in markets and this week we saw the contagion risks grow from the Silicon Valley Bank collapse (along with recent news from Credit Suisse in Europe and other banks across the world) dominated financial markets and leading to a weaker U.S. dollar. As one of many consequences along with some strong shifts in global equity markets, especially with banking related stocks, and a spillover across the market.
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