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April 6, 2018
Post forecasts cotton planted area for 2018/19 to increase to 1.2 million hectares, the highest level since 2012, based on higher prices and domestic demand.
April 6, 2018
There are over 7,000 food processing and manufacturing companies in Egypt, generating sales of $22.2 billion in 2017 (up 55 percent compared to 2016).
April 6, 2018
The Food for Progress Program for Jordan funded the construction of the al-Karak Dam in the al-Karak Governorate, 150 kilometers south of Amman.
April 6, 2018
Turkey’s wheat production for marketing year (MY) 2018/19 is forecast at 19.3 MMT, which is slightly lower compared to the previous year due to decreased planting area.
April 6, 2018
MY 2018/19 (May-April) total rice area and production levels are forecast to increase to 11.7 million hectares (HA) and 34.7 million metric tons (MMT), due to a recovery....
April 6, 2018
Timely precipitation in March and better margins compared to alternative crops led Spanish farmers to increase the area planted to cotton in MY2018/19.
April 6, 2018
In 2017, Spain imported $1.7 billion worth of agricultural, fish and forest products from the United States.
April 6, 2018
Rice export prices increased by 2 to 4 percent due to strong demand for low-grade white rice from African countries.
April 5, 2018
Rice production continues to be strong despite falling demand, as many farmers prefer the guaranteed income that comes from the government rice procurement program.
April 5, 2018
U.S. wood exports to South China Climb to New Record…Upcoming opportunities for U.S. exporters to meet with a wide range of South China importers....
April 5, 2018
The United States’ position as the leading supplier of cotton to Indonesia was overtaken by Brazil during the period August 2017 to January 2018.
April 5, 2018
FAS India’s 2018/19 cotton production forecast is 28.7 million 480 lb. bales on 11.9 million hectares.
April 5, 2018
On February 1, 2018, Morocco published its new policy to specifically counter highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).
April 4, 2018
On April 4, 2018, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and Ministry of Finance (MOF) separately announced a proposal to levy retaliatory tariffs of 25 percent....
April 4, 2018
On April 1, 2018, Japan’s duty on U.S. frozen beef reverted to 38.5 percent as the special safeguard system reset for the new Japanese fiscal year.
April 4, 2018
Uzbekistan is a major producer of cotton. The government continues to lower the targeted cotton planting area and production of seed cotton to increase vegetable and fruit production....
April 4, 2018
Steady economic growth in Japan is forecast to contribute to moderate growth in vegetable oil production and consumption in marketing years 2017/18 and 2018/19.
April 3, 2018
Indonesia offers significant opportunities for U.S. ingredient suppliers to meet the demand for raw materials for its food processing industry.
April 3, 2018
FAS/Nairobi forecasts an increase in Kenya’s corn, wheat and rice imports due to a widening domestic supply deficit during the marketing year (MY) 2018/2019.
April 3, 2018
Turkey has revised its livestock genetics import requirements for 2018 and this year has focused on simplifying the import process.

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