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Mexico: Mexico Announces Unilateral Rice TRQs

On August 7, 2020, the Secretariat of Economy (SE) published in Mexico’s Federal Register (“Diario Oficial” – DOF) an agreement establishing the specific provisions governing the unilateral tariff...
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Taiwan: Taiwan Completes First US Rice Tender of 2020

Price volatility and U.S. logistical challenges caused by COVID-19 delayed Taiwan's rice tendering process until the summer. On July 21, 2020,
On May 12, 2020, China notified the National Food Safety Standard for Quick-Frozen Flour and Rice Products and Quick-Frozen Prepared Foods (Draft for Comments) to the WTO SPS Committee...
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Costa Rica: Rice Situation Update

Costa Rican consumers rushed to the supermarkets to buy higher volumes of basic staples such as rice and beans as the first cases of COVID-19 hit the country in March.
On February 14, 2020, the Department of Livestock Production (DLP) of Vietnam's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) issued an official letter 76/CN-TACN to detail....
On February 6, 2020, the State Council Tariff Commission announced that China would cut in half the additional tariffs for certain commodities from the United States on February 14, 2020.
Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries added information to the published results of the Simultaneous Buy and Sell (SBS) rice tenders in connection with the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement
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Jordan: Exporter Guide

Jordan counts with increasingly westernized consumer tastes. Its 10.5 million consumers are demanding a wider variety of foreign food and agricultural products that are attractively packaged....
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.
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China: China Announces Increases to Additional Tariffs

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.
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....
On December 27, 2018, the General Administration of Customs of China (GACC) granted market access to U.S. milled rice and listed 7 U.S. rice facilities as approved to export to China.