International Agricultural Trade Report

Vietnam: A Feed Importing Powerhouse

Vietnam is an emerging economy in Southeast Asia that has experienced rapid growth and development during the last few decades. As has historically been the case in many countries, growth in animal-based protein consumption has gone hand-in-hand with this economic development.
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China: Grain and Feed Update

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.
In MY 2018/19, total production of grain and other crops (grain-equivalent basis for potatoes) dropped 12 percent from the previous marketing year to an estimated 4.9 million metric tons....
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Japan: Japan Grain and Feed Update

Rice consumption continues to decline due to a shrinking population and reductions in per capita consumption.
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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.
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China: Grain and Feed Update

Harvest is underway for spring/summer crops. The 2018/19 corn production forecast is lowered as weather and pest-related stress reduced yield potential.
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Japan: Japan Grain and Feed Update

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.
Total production of grain and other crops on a grain equivalent basis is estimated at 5.75 million metric tons (5 MMT, milled basis for rice and grain equivalent for soybeans) in marketing year....
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Japan: Grain and Feed Annual

High prices for Japanese table rice led to Japan’s full utilization of the simultaneous buy and sell quota (100,000 MT), and are expected to lead to continued opportunities in the coming year.
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Japan: Grain and Feed Update

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.
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Japan: Grain and Feed Update October 2016

As a result of favorable weather conditions, 2016 rice production (including feed rice) is estimated to increase slightly despite reduced planting area.
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Australia: Australia Grain and Feed Update October 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.