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May 12, 2020
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.
May 12, 2020
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....
April 9, 2020
The government of China recently announced several grain policy changes to meet increasing feed demand and confront the global spread of COVID-19.
March 6, 2020
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.
February 28, 2020
In 2019, there have been no revisions or amendments to China’s regulatory approval process for agriculture biotechnology.
September 20, 2019
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.
September 19, 2019
Corn production in 2019/20 is up 20 million tons from July’s projection to 250 million tons, as area harvested and yield are adjusted higher.
August 28, 2019
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.
July 8, 2019
Current corn prices have recovered from lows in MY2016/17 as mounting pressures from supply shocks weigh on historic shifts in demand.
May 30, 2019
The Fall Armyworm (FAW; Spodoptera frugiperda) – a crop-eating pest – first detected in China in January 2019 has now spread across 15 Chinese provinces....
May 17, 2019
On May 13, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced that supplementary import tariffs levied on certain U.S. products....
May 7, 2019
The Fall Armyworm (FAW; Spodoptera frugiperda) – a crop-eating pest – first detected in China in January 2019 has spread across China’s southern border and currently impacts about 8,500 hectares....
April 19, 2019
Persistent dry weather and lingering uncertainty about prices at harvest are likely to delay planting of the MY2019/20 corn crop for the second consecutive year in North East China....
April 8, 2019
Presenters at the 2018 China Forage Conference noted that China is seeking to balance domestic forage production, imports and environmental protection goals, while also maintaining meat, poultry....
April 1, 2019
In January 2019, China approved five new genetically engineered traits and renewed the bio-safety certificates for 26 traits previously approved.
March 15, 2019
China’s food regulatory regime continues to evolve. In 2017, China issued numerous new regulations and measures to reflect the requirements introduced under the 2015 Food Safety Law.
February 25, 2019
Overall MY2018/19 corn quality in North East China is rated as better-than-average due to higher-than-average test weights, lower moisture content and relatively low levels of aflatoxin.
February 25, 2019
From January 2018 to late October 2018, China auctioned more than 100 million tons of corn from its state-owned inventories, or about 43 million tons more than over the same period in 2017....
February 22, 2019
Corn prices have steadily risen reflecting overall tightness in feed-quality corn supplies, despite official reports of greater supplies, and weaker demand associated with the spread....
February 20, 2019
FAS provides summaries of the latest USDA quarterly forecasts for U.S. trade in agricultural products and a link to the joint FAS/ERS publication Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade.

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