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August 12, 2020
Overall swine production and slaughter will hit record lows in 2020 as African Swine Fever continues to impact China’s hog industry.
August 5, 2020
In 2020, Mexico's livestock production continues to grow and has proven resilient against Mexico’s economic recession and pandemic mitigation efforts.
August 3, 2020
German companies produced 37 % more meat substitute products in the first quarter of 2020 than in the previous year. But, the market still represents only a small niche.
July 22, 2020
The 2019 U.S. Agricultural Export Yearbook provides a statistical summary of U.S. agricultural commodity exports to the world and the United States’ primary trading partners.
July 17, 2020
The calendar year (CY) 2020 cattle (Bos taurus or Bos indicus) and water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) population is estimated at 303.1 million head, 400,000 head above last year.
July 10, 2020
This quarterly report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade...
July 8, 2020
Despite continuing challenges facing the Turkish livestock industry, the number of cattle in Turkey is estimated to grow 6 percent in 2020 to 18.1 million animals...
June 25, 2020
On May 29, Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare (MHLW) confirmed that the U.S. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) system for meat and poultry is sufficient...
June 3, 2020
Since late April, six mink farms at eight locations in the Netherlands have identified mink infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19).
June 3, 2020
On May 29, 2020, Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries opened a public comment period on the proposed new U.S.-Japan organic equivalence arrangement for livestock products.
June 2, 2020
On May 14, 2020 the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) published guidance for using the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) certificate...
June 1, 2020
On May 27, Japan’s Cabinet Office approved the draft of a second supplementary budget aimed at addressing COVID-19-related impacts.
June 1, 2020
After the temporary closure of a slaughterhouse in Groenlo (Gelderland), some government inspectors working at a facility in Helmond (North Brabant) tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
June 1, 2020
The temporary closure of hotels and restaurants in response to COVID-19 lowered domestic demand for high-end meats and slashed prices by 40 percent for meat products...
May 29, 2020
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.
May 28, 2020
On May 19, 2020, the Philippines formally granted market access to U.S. bovine embryos, leveling the playing field for U.S. exporters vis-à-vis the competition in Australia and Canada.
May 26, 2020
The Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) has suspended its inspections at a swine slaughterhouse in Groenlo after coronavirus (COVID-19) was detected among the workers...
May 13, 2020
Burma's livestock sector, which has been experiencing strong growth, is expected to slow due to travel restrictions, decreasing demand, and low prices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 5, 2020
This report is an update to the “Beef Export Protocol to Singapore” GAIN report issued on 4/30/2019. This update provides information on the Singapore Food Agency’s new simplified procedures...
May 4, 2020
Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is expected to revise the calculation method for payments under the Beef Marukin program which provides financial support to beef producers...