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Japan: MAFF Increases Crop Diversification Payments

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) set Japan's 2021 recommended table rice production at 6.93 million metric tons (brown rice basis), a 300,000 ton reduction from 2020...
Following the February 1, 2021 coup by the Burmese military, agricultural trade has been crippled due to country-wide peaceful protests in opposition to the military’s actions...
On February 14, 2020, the Department of Livestock Production (DLP) of Vietnam's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) issued an official letter 76/CN-TACN to detail....
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China: China Announces a New Round of Tariff Exclusions

On February 18, 2020, China announced a new round of tariff exclusions for U.S. agricultural commodities impacted by the retaliatory Section 301-tariffs levied by China.
On February 6, 2020, the State Council Tariff Commission announced that China would cut in half the additional tariffs for certain commodities from the United States on February 14, 2020.
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Burma: FAIRS Annual Country Report

Burma is in the process of updating many of its laws and regulations.
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Philippines: Exporter Guide

The United States is the Philippines’ largest supplier of agricultural products with a 28 percent market share.
On August 23, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced new tariffs on certain U.S. products, valued at $75 billion USD.
On August 28, China’s State Council Customs Tariff Commission (SCCTC) announced that China will administer a second round of tariff exclusions for certain imports originating from the United States...
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China: China Announces Increases to Additional Tariffs

On August 23, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced new tariffs on certain U.S. products, valued at $75 billion USD.
The Fall Armyworm (FAW; Spodoptera frugiperda) – a crop-eating pest – first detected in China in January 2019 has now spread across 15 Chinese provinces....
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China: Voracious Fall Armyworm Invades South China

The Fall Armyworm (FAW; Spodoptera frugiperda) – a crop-eating pest – first detected in China in January 2019 has spread across China’s southern border and currently impacts about 8,500 hectares....