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November 8, 2019
This monthly report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in grains.
November 8, 2019
Monthly report on crop acreage, yield and production in major countries worldwide. Sources include reporting from FAS’s worldwide offices, official statistics of foreign governments....
June 3, 2019
Sorghum production in South Africa decreased dramatically over the past decade as producers preferred to plant more profitable crops like corn and oilseeds.
May 10, 2019
FAS Lagos (Post) forecasts Nigeria’s wheat imports in MY 2019/20 at 5.6 MMT, up almost 4 percent compared to MY 2018/19 based on growing food, seed and industrial (FSI) usage.
April 18, 2019
Milled rice production for MY 2019/20 is projected at 1.4 million metric tons (MMT). Post projects MY 2019/20 imports at 1.5 MMT, a new record.
April 3, 2019
Ethiopian wheat production for 2019/20 will reach a projected 4.6 million metric tons.
October 3, 2018
Post estimates that the decreasing trend in sorghum production in South Africa will continue in the 2018/19 MY.
July 26, 2018
All the sections of the Report have been updated based on recent regulation amendments, updated website links and to comply with the updated reporting instructions.
April 17, 2018
Nigeria’s MY2018/19 wheat consumption is projected at 5 million tons, a 5 percent increase over last year’s.
March 21, 2018
MY17/18 grain production was better than expected due to favorable weather conditions and relatively minor losses from Fall Army Worm.
February 7, 2018
Ghana is a net importer of both rice and wheat. Post estimates Ghana’s rice imports in 2017/18 at 550,000 MT, down slightly year-to-year due to growing domestic production.
February 5, 2018
On January 18, 2018, recently installed Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa issued the national investment policy statement that outlines the guidelines for investing in Zimbabwe....
October 30, 2017
Nigeria’s wheat consumption continues to increase as prices of other major locally grown staples remain higher than those for wheat products.
July 3, 2017
As millions of east African smallholder farmers seek to recover from a devastating drought, they face a new threat-fall armyworms.
April 11, 2017
Post's combined estimates of Nigeria's MY2017/18 production for wheat, rice, corn and sorghum is set at about 16.3 million tons, representing a slight drop from the current MY2016/17 estimate....
January 26, 2017
Algeria’s 2017 Finance Law increases value added tax for many products and will decrease imports of barley, corn, soybean meal, rice, oat, sorghum and DDGs.
December 14, 2016
In April 2015, Nigeria signed its biosafety bill and established the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA). NBMA functions to regulate the law and provide oversight for utilizing...
November 14, 2016
MY2016/17 imports of wheat, rice and corn, combined, are estimated at nearly 6.8 million tons. Post’s MY2016/17 wheat consumption estimate is noted at almost 4.2 million tons...
April 26, 2016
The Central Bank of Nigeria continues to restrict access to foreign exchange in an effort to reduce rapid spending of U.S. dollars outside of Nigeria.
October 6, 2015
Zambia is a landlocked country in Southern Africa and can be credited with political stability and strong economic growth in the last decade.

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