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December 13, 2016
Canadian planting of biotech crops is estimated at about 10.3 million hectares for 2016, flat from the previous year. The main biotech crops remain canola, corn and soybeans, with small amounts...
December 8, 2016
Malaysia has a dynamic hotel and restaurant industry. Changing lifestyles and growing middle class underpin demand.
December 8, 2016
The Dominican Republic is the fifth largest market for U.S. consumer oriented products in the Western Hemisphere, after Canada, Mexico, Colombia and Chile, with exports reaching $451 million in 2015.
December 8, 2016
The Dominican Republic is the third largest market for US consumer oriented agricultural products in the Western Hemisphere, after Canada and Mexico respectively, with $489 million in imports in 2013.
December 6, 2016
News on developments in agriculture and food in Egypt.
November 24, 2016
The first advance planted area estimates for 2016 indicate that a normal monsoon led to a marginal increase in overall Kharif season planting area. While the area seeded under pulses increased...
November 11, 2016
On October 27, 2016, the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (GBRV) temporarily (one year) eliminated import tariffs and value added taxes for scarce agricultural products...
November 4, 2016
The National Committee for the Sustainable Development of Sugarcane (CONADESUCA) through the Secretariat Economy published in the Diario Oficial (Federal Register), the standard sugar reference...
October 28, 2016
Sugar shortages have been widely reported over the last few weeks in most of Egypt’s governorates.
October 26, 2016
The Secretariat of Economy (SE) published in the Diario Oficial (Federal Register), on October 21, 2016, an announcement containing the maximum quota allotment of sugar to be exported...
October 21, 2016
Demand for food products served as an anchor for the Ukrainian economy in 2016. On-going political and economic crisis resulted in general economic slowdown in 2013-15.
October 19, 2016
Lower polarity rates in the last two harvest seasons and unchanged sugar quotas led to a substantial increase in sugar imports in 2015.
October 11, 2016
The Agricultural Economic Fact sheet for Angola has been updated to include calendar years 2013, 2014 and 2015. Due to the relative low oil prices Angola’s oil exports dropped by 45 percent...
October 10, 2016
Total MY 2015/16 (December/November) raw sugar production is forecast to decline slightly to 2.10 MMT from 2.15 MMT in MY2014/15 due to the extremely dry weather conditions experienced in the first...
October 6, 2016
FAS/Moscow increased its forecast of Russian sugar beet production in 2016 from the April 2016 forecast by 5.9 million metric tons (MMT) to 47.9 MMT.
October 6, 2016
Brazil’s MY 2016/17 sugarcane crush is revised downward at 658 mmt, due to dry weather and inadequate crop management. Approximately 45 percent of the crop should be diverted to sugar, a clear sign...
October 6, 2016
The EU-28 sugar production for food purposes for MY 2016/17 is now forecasted at 16.2 million MT in raw sugar equivalent (RSE), with another 1.8 million MT produced for industrial purposes.
October 6, 2016
Post forecasts Australian sugar production to increase to 5.1 million MT in 2016/17 assuming that improved seasonal conditions prevail.
October 5, 2016
China’s MY 2016/17 sugar production is expected to rebound slightly from the 15-year low of 2015/16, as high domestic prices have encouraged expanded sugar area.
October 5, 2016
Post forecasts that the South African sugar cane crop will remain flat at 14.9 MMT in the 2016/17 MY as a result of the prevailing drought conditions.