International Agricultural Trade Report

China: Evolving Demand in the World’s Largest Agricultural Import Market

While trade tensions and China’s retaliatory tariffs slashed U.S. agricultural exports to China in 2018 and 2019,
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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.
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.
On May 13, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced that supplementary import tariffs levied on certain U.S. products....
During the week of June 24, 2018, China lifted its long standing ban on imports of beef from both France and the United Kingdom.
On April 4, 2018, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and Ministry of Finance (MOF) separately announced a proposal to levy retaliatory tariffs of 25 percent....
During 2015, on the backdrop of continuous food scandals and rising consumer concerns, Chinese food regulators continued the onerous task of regaining consumer’s trust by revamping China’s Food Safety
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China: China Lifts Ban on U.S. Beef Exports

On September 22, 2016, China lifted the longstanding Chinese ban on U.S. beef exports. The lifting of the ban includes both boneless and bone-in beef from cattle below 30 months of age.
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Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan Agricultural Update

Council of European Union Approves Kazakhstan's Accession to WTO . . . Nazarbayev Encourages Increase in Exports to Russia . . . Poultry from Ukraine and Russia Restricted . . .