International Agricultural Trade Report

Colombia Rice TRQ Unfilled for the First Time

In 2021, despite advantages offered through the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA), U.S. rice exports to Colombia have declined to just $5 million through July. The significantly lower exports to this market are a result of a larger Colombian crop and lower domestic prices, plus increased competition from South American exporters.
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Canada: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The estimated area planted to Genetically Engineered (GE) crops in Canada was down 2 percent in 2018, due primarily to lower soybean area in the prairie provinces.
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Colombia: Grain and Feed Update

The United States continues to be the main sourcing option for Colombian importers of corn and rice.
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Colombia: Grain and Feed Annual

The United States is the main sourcing option for Colombian importers of corn and rice.
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Peru: New Price Band for Rice Imports

Peru has established a new price band for rice that aims to increase importing costs. The new price band uses changes the reference price from Thai to Uruguayan rice prices.
Guatemala announced that it will open World Trade Organization (WTO) tariff quotas in 2018 for 5,000 metric tons (MT) of black beans, 150,000 MT of yellow corn, 50,000 MT of white corn....
Peruvian rice producers are demanding that the government reinstate import duties for rice.
Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA) published “Official Resolution # 6705 of 2017” which removes the phytosanitary measures for the transportation of imported paddy rice coming from the U.S.
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Peru: Grain and Feed Annual

Poultry production growing at five percent a year continues to drive demand for imported U.S. corn, making Peru our fifth largest overseas market.
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Colombia: Grain and Feed Annual

In 2016, U.S. corn dominated the Colombian market supplying 99.6% of imports due to trade preferences in the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (CTPA).
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Costa Rica: Food Processing Ingredients

Costa Rican food processors and consumers trust and value food products that include U.S. raw materials and ingredients. Demand for quality ingredients has been steadily increasing...
The Dominican Republic is scheduling the import of Tariff Rate Quotas (TRQs) established under the CAFTA-DR for rice and powdered milk for Calendar Year 2017 (CY17).