On June 29, 2021, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published a new directive changing the nomenclature ‘‘Blended Edible Vegetable Oil” or “Multi Source Edible Vegetable Oil” now to simply “Multi Source Edible Oil.”
On March 22, 2021, the Belgian government notified the European Commission of a draft national decree transposing the EU Renewable Energy Directive
As part of its package of measures to reduce food prices adopted in December 2020, the Russian government issued a number of decrees to restrict exports of some grains and oilseeds...
The Government of India’s (GOI) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has proposed new amendments in its Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labeling) Regulations, 2011.
Turkey announced additional tariff reductions on lentils and eliminated tariffs on sunflower seed. According to a Presidential Decree published in the Official Gazette on November 5, 2020...
EEC authorities plan to extend the current restriction on exports of sunflower seeds outside EAEU countries through August 31, 2020 in order to “stabilize prices for sunflower oilseeds...
Export VAT refunds for soybeans and rapeseed have been officially reestablished for all exporters. This should foster lower soybean crush numbers for marketing year (MY) 2020/21.
China continues to allow imports of Canadian canola seed though China recently reduced the acceptable dockage limits on imported canola and did not reinstate the licenses of Canada’s two largest...
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: USJTA Treatment for Fats and Oils

This is one in a series of reports providing concise overviews of how the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA), which entered into force on January 1, 2020, affects certain product groups.
On February 14, 2020, the Department of Livestock Production (DLP) of Vietnam's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) issued an official letter 76/CN-TACN to detail....
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.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Bangladesh: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

This report contains major export certificates that the Government of Bangladesh (GOB) requires from U.S. agricultural product exporters.