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November 7, 2018
On September 30, 2018, the State Council Duty Commission (SCDC) announced that import tariffs for 1,585 tariff lines will be lowered effective November 1, 2018.
November 7, 2018
Jamaica is an important market for U.S. bulk agricultural products, intermediate products and high value products, with a total value of approximately USD 378 million in 2017.
November 7, 2018
The biotechnology regulatory system in Ukraine is still not fully developed, but the country has committed to shape its policy in-line with European Union standards.
November 7, 2018
Court injunctions against genetically engineered (GE) corn trials continue to affect Mexican producers and the scientific community, as field trails of GE corn are suspended.
November 7, 2018
Many Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States have engaged in efforts to comply with their obligations under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CPB) to the Convention on Biological Diversity....
November 7, 2018
After nearly ten years, Serbia still has not implemented changes to its Law on Genetically Engineered Organisms (GEOs), which was adopted in 2009.
November 7, 2018
Although drafted in 2014, Tunisia’s biosafety framework is still with the government for internal discussions, with no timeline on when it will be enacted.
November 7, 2018
Without prejudice to more recently established technical regulations, this report includes an unofficial translation of Morocco's import authorization and phytosanitary requirements for plants....
November 6, 2018
Chinese demand for high quality fruit remains strong and imports of apples and pears are expected to increased in MY 2018/19.
November 6, 2018
In 2018/2019, apple production is forecast at 583,000 metric tons, which should produce another record apple export volume totaling 390,000 metric tons.
November 14, 2018
FAS New Delhi forecasts marketing year (MY) 2018/19 declines in fresh apple import of approximately 9 percent year-over-year reaching 0.23 million metric tons (MMT).
November 6, 2018
In marketing year (MY) 2018/19, Turkey’s total apple crop is expected to increase to three million metric tons (MMT) and the pear crop to 450,000 MT due to favorable weather conditions....
November 5, 2018
India’s foodservice sector continues to rise as the number of restaurant diners grows.
November 5, 2018
The stronger purchasing power of Philippine consumers, growing middle class, and increasing urbanization drove a higher frequency of dining out.
November 5, 2018
In Marketing Year (MY) 2018/19, heavy rains during the planting season caused farmers to opt out of the government program to reduce rice acreage and continue planting rice.
November 5, 2018
FAS/Canada anticipates increased total wheat area planted to drive up total wheat production in marketing year 2018/19, more than offsetting lower yields on difficult harvest conditions.
November 5, 2018
For marketing year (MY) 2018/19, Post estimates Chile’s apple production will reach 1.24 million metric tons (MMT) and 720,000 MT of exports assuming average yields, and a 4.2 percent decrease....
November 5, 2018
The United States was Canada’s largest supplier of apples, pears, and fresh table grapes in marketing year (MY) 2017/18. For MY 2018/19, FAS/Ottawa forecasts the U.S. market share....
November 5, 2018
Improving dairy domestic production to reduce reliance on imports remains a priority for the Government of Algeria.
November 5, 2018
China is the world’s largest potato producer, accounting for roughly a quarter of worldwide fresh potato production.

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