Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

China: Imports Buoyed by Softwood Log Demand

China’s overall wood product imports are expected to increase slightly in 2021 due to low inventory and strong demand, in particular for softwood logs.
GAIN Report CH2021-0059, dated May 20, 2021, contains an incomplete translation of the draft standard. This report contains an unofficial translation of the omitted sections,
The Hong Kong government filed its first written submission to the WTO May 28 regarding the United States' new requirement to mark Hong Kong-originated products as "made in China."

News and Features

The quarterly trade forecast released today projects fiscal year 2021 U.S. farm exports at $164 billion – the highest total on record. This represents an increase of $28 billion from last fiscal year and $7 billion from USDA’s previous forecast.
May 20, 2021
Export Sales Announcement

Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for China

Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales of 1,224,000 metric tons of corn for delivery to China during the 2021/2022 marketing year.
Private exporters report sales activity to China and Mexico.

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