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October 10, 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.
October 10, 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....
September 20, 2019
Rice consumption continues to decline due to a shrinking population and reductions in per capita consumption.
March 18, 2019
Demand for feed ingredients in Japan remains strong in MY2018/19 as livestock inventories have seen little change.
September 19, 2018
Typhoons, heavy rains and prolonged high temperatures in the summer of 2018 are expected to negatively affect both the yield and quality of rice and wheat produced in Japan.
August 1, 2018
Japan’s conclusion of a free trade agreement with the European Union (EU) and efforts to conclude the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)....
March 28, 2018
High prices for Japanese table rice led to Japan’s full utilization of the simultaneous buy and sell quota (100,000 MT), and are expected to lead to continued opportunities in the coming year.
October 19, 2017
Given competitive prices for imported feed grains (particularly for corn) and DDGS, Japanese demand is expected to remain strong in 2017/18, with corn imports again forecast to total 15.2 million MT.
May 18, 2017
FAS/Japan assisted three delegations from Montana in April, including a group of craft beer and spirits companies, Montana Senator Steve Daines, and Montana’s Director of Agriculture Ben Thomas....
March 22, 2017
Given the competitiveness of U.S. corn, wheat and rice prices, Japanese demand for these grains has remained strong.
October 25, 2016
As a result of favorable weather conditions, 2016 rice production (including feed rice) is estimated to increase slightly despite reduced planting area.
October 20, 2016
As a result of favorable weather conditions, 2016 rice production (including feed rice) is estimated to increase slightly despite reduced planting area.
March 18, 2016
Japan’s feed industry relies almost entirely on imported grains.
February 1, 2016
In line with the declining livestock numbers, Japanese feed production decreased for the fourth consecutive year in MY2014/15 (October 2014 – September 2015).
July 29, 2015
Overall feed production in Japan continues to be stable, but is gradually trending down and is expected to be below 24 million metric tons in MY2014/15.
March 18, 2015
The Japanese feed industry relies almost entirely on imported grains.
February 2, 2015
Recovering from the decline in Japanese Fiscal Year 2012 and JFY2013, corn utilization in compound feed gradually increased in the first half of JFY2014, reaching the JFY 2011 level...
November 28, 2014
As Japan’s Ministry of Finance announced import statistics ending June 2014 for wheat, Post has finalized the 2013/2014 marketing year (MY) import number in its PS&D.
October 31, 2014
As Japan’s Ministry of Finance announced import statistics ending June 2014 for wheat, Post has finalized the 2013/2014 marketing year (MY) import number in its PS&D.