Due to generally favorable weather conditions throughout Mexico’s crop producing regions, production is expected to be higher in marketing year (MY) 2014/15 for most crops.
The Brazilian MY 2014/15 sugarcane crop is estimated at 619 mmt, down 5 mmt from MY 2013/14, mainly due to weather related problems in the center-southern producing region.
Production and exports of cheese in 2014-15 is expected to decrease significantly due to Russia’s import ban.
Eight U.S. exhibitors reported $200,000 in sales following a successful participation in the Hong Kong Food Expo 2014 held August 14-16.
his report is an update of the Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards – Narrative report with special attention to U.S. exporters of meat and poultry products.
The Mexican dairy sector will again increase production in 2015. Milk, cheese, and most dairy products consumption continue to rise.
Turkey experienced adverse weather in 2014 that resulted in lower tree nut production.
Market demand, consumption and trade in legumes in Bulgaria are increasing. The market is diversifying and demand for higher quality product grows.
The Philippines is the 8th largest sugarcane producer and the third largest U.S. sugar tariff rate quota recipient.
The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), the regulatory body of the Russia-Kazakhstan-Belarus Customs Union (CU), published a new draft document amending the CU veterinary requirements
Milk production continues to climb (22.1 million metric tons in 2015, 1.75% up on 2014) in the face of severe price drops both at international trade level and at the farm gate.
Calendar year (CY) (January-December) 2015 fluid milk production is projected to increase to 147 million metric tons (MMT).
Indonesian imports of nonfat dry milk slowed in 2013 due to tight international supplies.
The Office of Agricultural Affairs forecasts that China’s MY2014/15 raisin production will increase by 9 percent to 180,000 tons.
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The use of manufactured animal feeds and feed supplements in Kenya has increased steadily over the last ten years.
The Government of Kenya (GOK) has undertaken key changes affecting the regulatory and research functions in a major agricultural sector reform milestone authorized by law.
Post forecasts fluid milk production to increase by 3 percent in 2014, supported by relatively strong domestic demand.

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