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India: Grain and Feed Update - January 2022

On November 24, 2021, the Indian government approved the extension of the additional free food grains scheme through March 31, 2022. With this extension, an additional 16 million metric tons (MMT) of grains will be released from government stocks.
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Pakistan: Grain and Feed Update

Given the pace of imports during the first six months of 2021/22, the wheat import forecast is reduced from 2.5 to 2 million tons. With harvest complete and better than expected yields, the 2021/22 rice production estimate is increased from 8.2 to a record 8.9 million tons.
On November 8, 2021, the Indian government’s Food Safety and Standards Authority of India published amendments to the Food Safety and Standards (Food Product Standards and Food Additives) Regulations (2011) in the Official Gazette of India (notification No. 1-116/Scientific Committee/Notif.28.4/2010-FSSAI (1) (Pt.F)).
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Bangladesh: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The Government of Bangladesh has demonstrated a willingness to adopt and implement a modern agricultural policy framework and guidelines which support the safe and appropriate use of science and technology, including biotechnology, to address the...
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Bangladesh: Grain and Feed Update

Post's marketing year 2021/2022 rice harvested area and production forecast is 11.42 million hectares and 35.5 million metric tons, respectively, on reduced Aus rice production. The Government of Bangladesh reduced the rice total tax incidence...
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India: Grain and Feed Update

On September 8, 2021, the Indian government raised the minimum support prices (MSP) for the select upcoming rabi (winter-planted) crops, including wheat.
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Kazakhstan: Grain and Feed Update

This report contains FAS-Nur-Sultan’s production estimates for MY2021/22 and trade estimates for MY2020/21. An unusually warm and dry growing season led to an earlier grain harvest, beginning in mid-August.
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Pakistan: Grain and Feed Update

The 2021/22 rice production forecast is reduced from 8.2 to 7.9 million tons due to lower-than-average monsoon rains.
Sri Lanka's National Plant Quarantine Service (NPQS) (national authority) has revised wheat grains import regulations. Previously the national authority had issued a blanket approval for the import of wheat for flour milling for human consumption.
On July 14, India's Food Safety and Standards Authority of India extended the compliance timeline for guidelines issued for commercial feeds/feed materials for a limited pool of industry stakeholders,
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Bangladesh: Grain and Feed Update

Bangladesh rice production in marketing year (MY) 2021/22 is forecast to increase to 36.2 million metric tons (MMT) of milled rice production.
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India: Grain and Feed Update

The 2021 monsoon kicked off with some force in June, reaching four-fifths of the Indian subcontinent.