In the past decade, India has emerged as a major agricultural exporter, with exports climbing from just over $5 billion in 2003 to a record of more than $39 billion in 2013.
Argentina’s raisin production and exports for Calendar Year (CY) 2015 are expected to rebound from the previous year.
In 2013, Croatia imported $7.2 million in almonds, $6.9 million in walnuts, $4.9 million in hazelnuts and $1.4 million in pistachios.
Production of both ethanol and biodiesel continues to grow in line with consumption.
The information contained in this report deals with both public health and quarantine requirements for foods imported into Australia.
The agricultural minister of Lower Saxony has introduced a new protein feed initiative on July 29. The goal of the initiative is to promote the cultivation of peas, beans and lupins.
Retail sales are expected to grow by almost five percent per annum in the next five years and 2014 sales are projected to reach R424.8 billion (USD $40 billion).
he UK presents strong market opportunities for many U.S. consumer-oriented products.
According to Chinese government sources, a drought has affected 2.3 million people, 2.5 million head of livestock, and about 5 million hectares of cropland in 12 provinces and regions this summer.
In 2015, the poultry sector is likely to show another year of moderate growth.
On August 20, 2014, the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) published the list of commodities subject to tariff rate quota (TRQ) regulations in 2015.
The Ministry of Consumer Affairs revised the raw sugar subsidy to $55.09 (INR 3,371) per metric ton (MT), which is applicable from August 1, 2014, to September 30, 2014.
Imports of livestock into India require an import license issued by the Ministry of Commerce and complying with sanitary conditions as specified in the applicable veterinary health certificate.
On May 12, 2014 Ministry of Agriculture issued Regulation No. 65/2014 on animal quarantine measures for importation, exportation and distribution of consumable products of animal origin.
Cherry production for 2014-15 is forecast to expand to 18,000 MT, 12 per cent above the previous year, with the harvest area significantly revised upwards.
As of August 15, 2014 the Colombian National Office of Taxes and Customs (DIAN) information on the 2014 TRQ fill rates demonstrated a positive trade trend.
U.S. corn exports to Colombia have dominated the market against Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR) competitors.
Wheat, barley, corn and oat production in 2014/2015 is forecast at 49.7 million metric tons (MMT), 20 percent lower than MY 2013/14, but exports are forecast to remain strong.
The German Federal State of Lower Saxony has introduced stricter rules for broiler production.

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