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Turkey: Turkey Raises Tariff on Imported Sunflowerseed

Turkey recently announced that the tariff on imported sunflowerseed would increase from zero to 5 percent from October 27 through the end of 2022. This revision coincides with Turkey’s sunflowerseed harvest.
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2021 Agricultural Export Yearbook

The 2021 U.S. Agricultural Export Yearbook provides a statistical summary of U.S. agricultural commodity exports to the world.
On March 17, the Serbian Government added refined sunflower edible oil to the list of grains and oilseeds that cannot be exported because of their importance to food security. In the same amendment the Serbian Government removed raw sunflower seed oil from the list that is now free for export.
On August 17, 2021, the European Commission (EC) approved seven genetically engineered (GE) crops (3 corn, 2 soybean, 1 rapeseed, and 1 cotton) and renewed the authorizations for two corn and one rapeseed crop used for food and animal feed.
On March 22, 2021, the Belgian government notified the European Commission of a draft national decree transposing the EU Renewable Energy Directive
As part of its package of measures to reduce food prices adopted in December 2020, the Russian government issued a number of decrees to restrict exports of some grains and oilseeds...
Turkey announced additional tariff reductions on lentils and eliminated tariffs on sunflower seed. According to a Presidential Decree published in the Official Gazette on November 5, 2020...
EEC authorities plan to extend the current restriction on exports of sunflower seeds outside EAEU countries through August 31, 2020 in order to “stabilize prices for sunflower oilseeds...
In May 2020 France notified the European Commission of its intention to delist in-vitro random mutagenesis with chemical or physical agents to comply with French Council of State’s February 2020...
Export VAT refunds for soybeans and rapeseed have been officially reestablished for all exporters. This should foster lower soybean crush numbers for marketing year (MY) 2020/21.
On April 9, the Government of Romania (GOR) suspended most exports of grains, oilseeds, and related products as of April 10, 2020, to non-European Union (EU) markets.
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Turkey: Oilseeds and Products Annual

Turkey’s total production of oilseeds in Marketing Year (MY) 2020/21 is projected to decrease about five percent compared to MY 2019/20, totaling 3.04 million metric tons (MMT).