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August 30, 2018
Post expects lower yields for Romanian rapeseed in marketing year (MY) 2018/19 due to dry planting conditions, hot and dry spring weather, and heavy rains during the summer harvest season.
August 30, 2018
EU-28 production of peaches and nectarines in MY 2018/19 is estimated at 3.5 million MT, 12 percent lower compared to the previous campaign due to unfavorable weather conditions....
August 29, 2018
FAS provides summaries of the latest USDA quarterly forecasts for U.S. trade in agricultural products and a link to the joint FAS/ERS publication Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade.
August 28, 2018
On July 20, 2018, the Government of Panama activated the Agricultural Special Safeguard under the U.S. – Panama Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA), re-establishing the bound tariff rate of 70 percent...
August 28, 2018
Two Pest Management Regulatory Agency special reviews have proposed cancellation of all outdoor uses of clothianidin and thiamethoxam over three to five years.​
August 28, 2018
On July 31, 2018, Russia notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of draft amendments to the Unified EAEU Sanitary Requirements via G/SPS/N/RUS/152, establishing maximum residue levels....
August 27, 2018
China reported a second and third outbreak of African Swine Fever, this time in the heart of China’s pig producing area.
August 27, 2018
The growing expansion and increase in sales of food retailers in the Philippines creates opportunities for more exports of U.S. high-value, consumer-oriented food and beverage products.
August 27, 2018
On August 20, 2018, Japan’s Ministry of Environment (MOE) held its second technical meeting to discuss the handling of genome editing technology under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.
August 27, 2018
China remains one of the most dynamic retail markets in the world and offers great opportunities for U.S. food exporters.
August 27, 2018
On August 23, 2018, the People’s Republic of China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) implemented the tariffs listed in Schedule II, originally announced on June 16....
August 24, 2018
On August 8, 2018, Japan introduced new standards for liquid infant formula under the Food Sanitation Act.
August 24, 2018
On July 30, 2018, Japan notified the World Trade Organization of draft amendments to the maximum residue level (MRL) for the plant hormone Gibberellin via G/SPS/N/JPN/583.
August 24, 2018
Rice export prices declined around 1 percent due to a lack of new inquiries as traders are awaiting the results of the last government rice tenders in 2018.
August 24, 2018
Japan’s testing protocol for aflatoxin differs from the protocol in the United States.
August 24, 2018
On July 30, 2018, Japan notified the World Trade Organization of draft amendments to the maximum residue levels (MRL) for the herbicide 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) via G/SPS/N/JPN/587.
August 23, 2018
Post projects milled rice production for MY 2018/19 at 1.45 million metric tons (MMT), unchanged from the April 2018 report.
August 23, 2018
Japan’s free trade agreement with the European Union (EU) and the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will increase market competition for U.S. nut exports to Japan.
August 23, 2018
Japan’s free trade agreement with the European Union (EU) and Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will reduce tariffs for a wide range of products....
August 23, 2018
A free trade agreement (FTA) between Japan and members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), as well as a soon-to-be effectuated FTA....

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