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June 11, 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.
June 11, 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.
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.
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....
October 1, 2018
Harvest is underway for spring/summer crops. The 2018/19 corn production forecast is lowered as weather and pest-related stress reduced yield potential.
April 7, 2017
Nearly all players in the Chinese grains market continue to operate with little certainty about how the central government intends to manage the transition towards a more liberalized farm sector.
September 6, 2016
At a combined $23.8 billion, China and Hong Kong represent 18 percent of U.S. agricultural exports to the world, up from 10 percent just a decade ago.
April 13, 2016
On March 28, 2016, the government announced an end to the floor price for corn.
May 13, 2015
Corn and rice production are forecast to reach record levels at 226 and 209 million tons in MY 2015/16 respectively. MY 2015/16 wheat production is forecast at a near record 125 million tons.
March 29, 2013
Government grain support policies will continue to expand, but resource constraints will hinder future Chinese grain production.