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17 June 2014
Low Rainfall to Increase India's Edible Oil Imports to $14 Billion this Year, Says Assocham
INDIA - India’s edible oils import bill is likely to shoot up to $14 billion in the current financial year from $9.3 billion in 2013-14 as deficient monsoon rains - as predicted this season...
Canadian Minister to Discuss Grains Trade with China
CANADA - Canada's Agriculture Minister is to lead a mission to China this week to strengthen agricultural science and trade partnerships, along with groups representing the beef, pork, grains...
13 June 2014
Export 10 Million Tonnes of Wheat to Avoid Huge Spoilage
INDIA - In order to avoid massive spoilage and wastage of wheat in the country, India can export up to 10 million tonnes (MT) of wheat every year, the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry...
12 June 2014
CEREALS: HGCA Celebrates Ten Years of Exports Success
UK - HGCA Exports Chairman Mike Hambly and Environment Secretary Owen Patterson celebrated the 10th anniversary of HGCA’s ukp and uks wheat export classifications yesterday, on the first day...
21 May 2014
China, Tajikistan Discuss Agricultural Cooperation
CHINA – The Chinese deputy agricultural minister Niu Dun and the Tajikistan Prime Minister Qohir Rasulzoda discussed how both countries could collaborate to strengthen the farming sector last...
19 May 2014
EU Ends Customs Duties for Ukrainian Meat, Cereals
EU & UKRAINE - As a result of talks on enhanced bilateral cooperation and trade with agricultural products between the EU and Ukraine this week, duty-free tariff rate quotas have been granted...
14 May 2014
India’s Oilmeal Exports up 20 Per Cent in April
INDIA - India has recorded a 20 per cent increase in oilmeal exports at 236,835 tonnes for April 2014, as compared to 197,554 tonnes, the Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEA) said...
13 May 2014
New Zealand, US File Disputes Against Indonesia on Agricultural Imports
GLOBAL - New Zealand and the United States have started disputes procedures in the World Trade Organisation against Indonesia over measures imposed on the import of horticultural products, animals...
06 May 2014
Trade Mission Opens Doors for US Agriculture in Northeast China
US & CHINA - The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service has announced that Michael T. Scuse, under secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, will lead...
29 April 2014
US-origin Wheat Exports to Indonesia Expected to Rise
INDONESIA - Post estimates that total Indonesian wheat imports will grow from 7.146 MMT in MY 2012/13 to 7.2 MMT in MY 2013/14 (less than one per cent)....
16 April 2014
How is Ukraine Unrest Affecting Grain Markets?
ANALYSIS - Unrest and uncertainty in Ukraine and in the Black Sea region as a whole is having a sharp impact on European grain prices and prospects, writes Chris Harris....
11 April 2014
Venezuelan Grain Production Drops; Strong Imports Expects
VENEZUELA - Venezuela is a net importer of agricultural products and depends on food imports for about 70 per cent of its food supply....
10 April 2014
Russian Grain Exports Soar
RUSSIA - Russia has exported nearly 50 per cent more grain in the first three months of the year than for the same period last year....
09 April 2014
USDA Supply, Demand Report: Friendly for Corn, Soybeans; Bearish for Wheat
ANALYSIS - The April USDA supply and demand report contained no major surprises. However, the latest government data was deemed a bit bullish for corn and soybeans, and modestly bearish for wheat,...
31 March 2014
Peru's Drought Could Boost Demand for US Rice
PERU - Peru has been a small importer of US rice but that could change in the next few months due to drought conditions in a major rice-producing region....
China Largest Importer of Brazilian Ag Products
BRAZIL & CHINA - Brazilian foods are welcomed and loved by Chinese consumers and have been for while. ...
24 March 2014
India Could Suspend Wheat Exports
INDIA - India might suspend exports of wheat even without achieving the scheduled target of 2 million tonnes due to fears of crop damage from the recent hailstorms across the country....
19 March 2014
US Corn Exports to Japan Enjoy Powerful Rebound
US - US corn exports to Japan are enjoying a powerful rebound, projecting a strong return for the remainder of the 2013/2014 marketing year that began September 1. ...
17 March 2014
HGCA Welcomes Cereal Buyers from Morocco and Algeria
GLOBAL - HGCA’s exports division, BCE, last week hosted a visit to the UK for the main buyers from the state purchasing agencies of Morocco and Algeria....
13 March 2014
Hybrid Import and Domestic Development Model to Support China’s Food Demand
CHINA - A quadrupling in the world’s population in the past 100 years has required a fundamental change in soil and crop management to meet growing food demand globally....
Turkey to Import More Wheat for Feed as Drought Persists
TURKEY - The country imported feed ingredients worth US$3 billion in 2013, and the wheat harvest id forecast to be only two-thirds of last year's due to a prolonged drought....
10 March 2014
EU-US Transatlantic Trade Talks to Resume Monday
EU & US - A fourth round of EU-US trade talks for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will kick off in Brussels Monday, 10 March 2014....
07 March 2014
Indonesia to Establish Itself As Top Three Global Wheat Importer by 2019
INDONESIA - Wheat consumption is on the rise in Indonesia, driven by economic growth and convenience. Wheat provides an economical and nutritious alternative to rice, and increased consumption...
26 February 2014
Government Promises to Back British Farm Exports
UK - Cutting red tape, encouraging innovation and safeguarding plant and animal health all set the right environment for farm businesses to grow, farming minister George Eustice told the National...
21 February 2014
HGCA: Domestic Wheat Limited
UK - Despite the improved quality of the UK wheat crop this season, domestic availability is limited by the small volume of the 2013 crop. However, although milling premiums have expanded recently,...
19 February 2014
High Crop Production Set to Challenge Brazil’s Infrastructure Again
BRAZIL - Rabobank expects another year of record production for several of Brazil’s major agricultural crops in 2014, including soybeans and, depending on weather developments, sugarcane....
12 February 2014
Food Exports Boost French Economic Recovery
FRANCE - The French food industry is the sector that has most contributed to the turnaround in the trade deficit of France....
11 February 2014
Indian Agricultural Food Exports Rise Sharply
INDIA - The Indian agricultural food products have seen a dramatic rise in exports over the last two years – rising by 55 per cent two years ago and 13 per cent last year, writes Chris Harris....
10 February 2014
Excellent Growing Conditions, Beneficial Rains in Western, South Australia
AUSTRALIA - Excellent growing conditions and beneficial rains in Western and South Australia producing areas are expected to result in significant production increases for Australian wheat in...
07 February 2014
Sanitary Practices for Transport of Food and Feed Proposed
US - The US Food and Drug Administration has put forward proposals for sanitary practices for people shipping and transporting food and animal feed....
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