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Quarterly Agricultural Export Forecast

Quarterly Agricultural Export Forecast

FAS and the Economic Research Service jointly publish the quarterly Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade. The agricultural export forecast is updated February, May, August, and November.
Sri Lanka's National Plant Quarantine Service (NPQS) (national authority) has revised wheat grains import regulations. Previously the national authority had issued a blanket approval for the import of wheat for flour milling for human consumption.
Global prices for wheat and rice have risen during the past year due to lower production, export restrictions among major suppliers, and strong foreign demand.
On July 14, India's Food Safety and Standards Authority of India extended the compliance timeline for guidelines issued for commercial feeds/feed materials for a limited pool of industry stakeholders,
India's 2012 and 2016 labeling requirements for bulk food products will remain in effect until new standards and regulations take effect in November.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

India: Grain and Feed Update

FAS New Delhi is lowering its India MY 2021/2022 (April-March) wheat production forecast to 105 million metric tons (MMT) compared to the pre-harvest forecast of 107 MMT
International Agricultural Trade Report

Opportunities for U.S. Agricultural Exports to Southern Asia

South Asia, which includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, accounts for 24 percent of the world’s population, with 1.84 billion people in 2019.
On July 24, 2020, the Government of India’s (GOI) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) extended the compliance date for stakeholders to adopt standards established by the Bureau...
The Ministry of Agriculture announced the broad outlines of their plans for agricultural programs in 2020.
On February 1, 2020, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Government of India’s (GOI) annual budget for Indian Fiscal Year (IFY) 2020/21.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

India: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

The Indian HRI sector continues to expand as consumers increasingly demand a greater variety of food and beverage products at hotels and restaurants.
India has invited World Trade Organization (WTO) members to provide comments on its draft amendments related to standards, mainly for fortified processed foods, multi-grain atta....