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Mexico: Grain and Feed Update

Post forecasts 2021/22 production, utilization, and trade for corn, rice, sorghum, and wheat.
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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.
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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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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Japan: Current Impact of Fall Armyworm Limited

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF) confirmed Japan’s first outbreak of Spodoptera frugiperda, or Fall Armyworm (FAW).
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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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Mexico: Grain and Feed Update

Rice and sorghum production has been revised downward, as poor pricing has driven down planting.
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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.
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India: Grain and Feed Annual

After a record harvest of 98.5 million metric ton (MMT) last year, India’s MY 2018/19 (April/March) wheat production is forecast lower at 94 MMT on lower planting, still a record fourth highest crop.
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Mexico: Grain and Feed Annual

Post expects relatively minor changes in 2018/19 in Mexican production of corn and sorghum, with a larger percentage decrease in wheat production due to water availability among other factors.
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Ghana: Grain and Feed Update

Ghana is a net importer of both rice and wheat. Post estimates Ghana’s rice imports in 2017/18 at 550,000 MT, down slightly year-to-year due to growing domestic production.