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Rice Bans 2023: Evaluating Their Impact on the Global Market

Gabriela Cabezas
Published Nov 12, 2023
The global rice sector, vital for over 50% of the world's population, faces a significant challenge in 2023 with a notable production shortfall leading to elevated prices and impacting food security, especially in Asia. India, holding a substantial market share, has enforced a ban on non-basmati white rice exports to stabilize domestic prices, triggering concerns about global food inflation and security. Myanmar, another key exporter, imposed a 45-day export ban, influenced by India's actions, disrupting global trade dynamics. The UAE and Russia, both reliant on rice imports, responded with export bans to secure domestic supply and maintain market stability, respectively. These bans have collectively led to a 15-year high in rice prices, raising concerns about food inflation and prompting countries to diversify rice sources, potentially reshaping long-term global trade patterns.

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Key Takeaways …………….……………………………………….………………….…………….…………………….. 3

Part I - Rice Industry Overview ….…………………..………………………………………………………..…….. 4

- Global Rice Production

- Global Rice Consumption

- Global Rice Trade

- Global Rice Stocks

Part II - Rice Trade Restrictions 2023 ….…………………………….…………………………………..……. 10

- India

- Indian Rice Trade Overview

- 2023 Indian Rice Ban

- Effect of the Indian Rice Ban

- Myanmar

- Myanmar’s Rice Trade Overview

- 2023 Myanmar’s Rice Ban

- Effect of the Myanmar’s Rice Ban

- United Arab Emirates (UAE)

- UAE’s Rice Trade Overview

- 2023 UAE’s Rice Ban

- Effect of the UAE’s Rice Ban

- Russia

- Russian Rice Trade Overview

- 2023 Russian Rice Ban

- Effect of the Russian Rice Ban

Part III - Ripple Effect of the 2023 Rice Bans….………………………………………………………..……. 22

- Price Increase

- Market Diversification

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