International Agricultural Trade Report

Foreign Demand Fuels U.S. Corn and Sorghum Exports

Strong foreign demand and reduced competition have sharply boosted exports to record levels for U.S. corn in 2020/21.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: USJTA Treatment for Coarse Grains

This report is one in a series of product briefs highlighting the tariff benefits for specific commodities and products from Year 3 (2021) to Year 5 (2023) of the agreement.
International Agricultural Trade Report

U.S. Sorghum Prices Rally with China’s Return to the Market

China’s announcement of tariff exclusions following the Phase One agreement had an immediate impact on U.S. sorghum exports mainly because of the sheer volume China purchases and its effect on prices.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Thailand: DDGS listed on the Controlled Commodities

Distiller’s Dried Grains with Solubles (DDGS) was recently added to the Thai Ministry of Commerce’s Controlled Goods and Services list, but import restrictions have not yet been established.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

China: Grain and Feed Update

China’s overall feed demand and consumption are down though not as a dramatically as expected with the reduction in the swine herd due to African Swine Fever.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

South Korea: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

In April 2019, the Rural Development Administration (RDA) announced the creation of its Center to Commercialize New Breeding Technologies.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: USJTA Treatment for Coarse Grains

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 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.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: Japan Grain and Feed Update

Rice consumption continues to decline due to a shrinking population and reductions in per capita consumption.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Malaysia: Food Processing Ingredients

Malaysia’s multi-billion dollar food processing industry is driven by an expanding economy and increased consumer spending.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: Current Impact of Fall Armyworm Limited

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF) confirmed Japan’s first outbreak of Spodoptera frugiperda, or Fall Armyworm (FAW).
Attaché Report (GAIN)

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.