Post revised its Marketing Year 2021/2022 (MY21/22) estimates of the Cambodia rice harvested area and production at 3,335 thousand hectares (THA) and 9.61 million metric tons (MMT), higher than the USDA official numbers.
Most raw materials for food processing are imported into Singapore due to its limited land, natural resources, livestock, and agricultural production. Singapore imported $680 million of U.S. processed food products in 2021.
This report provides information on the food and agricultural import regulations and standards in Cambodia. Cambodia is a growing market for U.S. agricultural exports, with exports valued at over $72 million in 2020.
This report provides information on the regulations and procedures for the importation of food and agricultural products from the United States to Singapore. Updates in this report include modifications to the Singapore Food Regulations (guidelines governing imported food).
Singapore does not have any domestic commercial production of plant biotechnology. The Singapore Food Agency provides a link in its website that lists a total of 57 genetically engineered (GE) crops that have been approved for use as food for direct consumption, ingredients, and further processing into ingredients for other food in the country.
Post maintains its estimates for marketing year 2020/2021 (MY20/21) paddy area and production at 3,265 thousand hectares (THA) and 9.48 million metric tons (MMT). Despite reported droughts and floods in some parts of the country, industry sources expect higher production of the MY21/22 main wet season crop.
Singapore’s food retail sector is highly developed and competitive. The industry is comprised of a range of large supermarkets/hypermarkets, convenience stores, “mom and pop” traditional stores, and specialty retailers.