Japan invites public comments on the newly developed Japanese Agricultural Standards (JAS) for textured soy protein products. Textured Soy Protein Products include soy meat (soybean-based alternative meat products with no animal-derived ingredients)...
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China: Oilseeds and Products Update

China’s soybean imports in marketing year (MY) 20/21 hit a record 99.8 million metric tons (MMT) on high feed demand in the swine and poultry sectors.
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Malaysia: Oilseeds and Products Update

Post is adjusting its MY 2021/22 crude palm oil (CPO) production forecast down 1.5 million metric tons (MT) from the USDA Official estimate to 18.2 million MT.
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Vietnam: Oilseeds and Products Update

Vietnam continues to struggle through its fourth Covid-19 outbreak which began in May 2021. The latest, and most severe outbreak has negatively affected the livestock and aquaculture sectors, as well as total feed demand due to strict government regulations and restrictions.
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China: Oilseeds and Products Update

Soybean imports are forecast at 101 million metric tons (MMT) in marketing year (MY) 21/22, up 3 MMT from the previous year.
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Indonesia: Oilseeds and Products Update

The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) has issued a new regulation requiring Import Recommendations for soybeans, however implementation may depend on corresponding regulations from the Ministry of Trade (MOT).
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Malaysia: Oilseeds and Products Update

Post adjusted the Marketing Year (MY) 2020/21 crude palm oil (CPO) production forecast down by 8,000 tons to 18.7 million tons. COVID-19 has caused acute labor shortages as the Government of Malaysia (GOM) halted the intake of new foreign workers indefinitely, while allowing foreign workers with expired work permits to return home, thus exaggerating the labor issues.
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China: Oilseeds and Products Update

FAS China forecasts soybean production to fall to 17.5 million metric tons (MMT) in marketing year (MY) 21/22 from an estimated 18.5 MMT the previous year due to a shift in planted area to corn production. With domestic corn prices currently near a...
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Taiwan: Oilseeds and Products Annual

Taiwan’s soybean imports are projected to reach 2.66 million metric tons (MMT) in marketing year (MY) 2021/22 after an expected decline in MY 2020/21 to 2.56 MMT.
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Vietnam: Oilseeds and Products Annual

Soybean meal demand for feed use is forecast to increase in MY2021/22 as the swine herd repopulates from the impacts of African Swine Fever, along with a forecasted increase in poultry production and bovine herd expansion.
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Philippines: Oilseeds and Products Annual

The Philippines is the largest market for U.S. soybean meal (SBM) and the world’s top coconut oil (CNO) exporter.
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Australia: Oilseeds and Products Annual

Australian oilseed production is expected to be strong again in marketing year (MY) 2021/22, continuing the recovery that started in MY 2020/21 following two years of extreme drought.