On April 20, the Government of Serbia (GoS) lifted its prohibition on the export of wheat, corn, flour, and refined sunflower oil. In its place, introduced monthly export quotas. On April 30, the GoS increased export quotas on wheat and wheat flour.
Following the February 1, 2021 coup by the Burmese military, agricultural trade has been crippled due to country-wide peaceful protests in opposition to the military’s actions...
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...
On November 18, 2020, the Egyptian Cabinet approved a draft bill that exempts importers of key commodities from paying value-added tax (VAT) on shipping costs.
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Algeria: Grain and Feed Update

Crop conditions look normal overall, which indicate optimistic forecasts for Algeria’s MY2020/21 grain crop.
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.
Ecuador extended its tariff exemption for soybean meal and wheat imports from all origins for five years, effective January 1, 2020.
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....
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China: China Announces a New Round of Tariff Exclusions

On February 18, 2020, China announced a new round of tariff exclusions for U.S. agricultural commodities impacted by the retaliatory Section 301-tariffs levied by China.
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.
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Burma: FAIRS Annual Country Report

Burma is in the process of updating many of its laws and regulations.
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El Salvador: Retail Foods

During 2019, the Salvadoran retail sector, valued at approximately $4.5 billion, continues to show positive signs of growth as supermarkets and discount stores have expanded operations.