International Agricultural Trade Report

Vietnam: A Feed Importing Powerhouse

Vietnam is an emerging economy in Southeast Asia that has experienced rapid growth and development during the last few decades. As has historically been the case in many countries, growth in animal-based protein consumption has gone hand-in-hand with this economic development.
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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.
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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.
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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.
In MY 2018/19, total production of grain and other crops (grain-equivalent basis for potatoes) dropped 12 percent from the previous marketing year to an estimated 4.9 million metric tons....
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Japan: Japan Grain and Feed Update

Rice consumption continues to decline due to a shrinking population and reductions in per capita consumption.
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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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South Korea: Barley Market Brief in Korea

Although Korea’s production of barley increased 38 percent in 2018, production and consumption of barley are expected to remain fairly constant over the next few years.
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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....
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China: Grain and Feed Update

Harvest is underway for spring/summer crops. The 2018/19 corn production forecast is lowered as weather and pest-related stress reduced yield potential.
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Japan: Japan Grain and Feed Update

Typhoons, heavy rains and prolonged high temperatures in the summer of 2018 are expected to negatively affect both the yield and quality of rice and wheat produced in Japan.
Japan’s conclusion of a free trade agreement with the European Union (EU) and efforts to conclude the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)....