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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.
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Taiwan: Food Processing Ingredients

Taiwan’s food processing industry produced an estimated $17.9 billion of processed food and drinks in 2018. Consumer’s desire more convenience which creates opportunities for U.S. ingredients....
Total production of grain and other crops on a grain equivalent basis is estimated at 5.75 million metric tons (5 MMT, milled basis for rice and grain equivalent for soybeans) in marketing year....
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Japan: Grain and Feed Annual

High prices for Japanese table rice led to Japan’s full utilization of the simultaneous buy and sell quota (100,000 MT), and are expected to lead to continued opportunities in the coming year.
FAS/Japan assisted three delegations from Montana in April, including a group of craft beer and spirits companies, Montana Senator Steve Daines, and Montana’s Director of Agriculture Ben Thomas....
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Australia: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The Australian federal government is very supportive of biotechnology and has committed considerable long-term funding to research and development.
China notified the WTO of the National Food Safety Standard of Vegetable Protein for Food Industry (an update of the GB/T 20371), issued by the National Health and Family Planning Commission...