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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.
March 5, 2020
This is one in a series of reports providing concise overviews of how the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA), which entered into force on January 1, 2020, affects certain product groups.
September 20, 2019
Rice consumption continues to decline due to a shrinking population and reductions in per capita consumption.
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.
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.
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.
March 21, 2018
After a record harvest of 98.5 million metric ton (MMT) last year, India’s MY 2018/19 (April/March) wheat production is forecast lower at 94 MMT on lower planting, still a record fourth highest crop.
March 21, 2018
MY17/18 grain production was better than expected due to favorable weather conditions and relatively minor losses from Fall Army Worm.
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.
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.
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.
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.
July 26, 2016
FAS/Moscow increased its April 2016 grain production forecast by seven million metric tons (MMT) to 107.7 MMT.
July 19, 2016
Australian wheat production in 2016/17 is forecast by Post to reach 26 million MT, a revision on the official estimate because of significantly more favorable seasonal conditions across virtually all
October 27, 2015
The outlook for winter grains production in Australia has deteriorated due to particularly adverse seasonal conditions, including lower than expected spring rainfall and record temperatures.
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.
October 30, 2014
Australian wheat production for 2014-15 is expected to fall to 24 million tons due to lower than expected rainfall and declining yields.
October 29, 2014
Based on the officially reported data on grain harvest progress, FAS/Moscow increased its forecast of Russia’s total grain crop in MY 2014/15 by 2 million metric tons (MMT) to 101 MMT.
August 1, 2013
Information on the Egyptian market for U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products. Prospects for U.S. bulk commodities and intermediate products remain positive in 2013.