Covid-19

27 May 2020

GN-2020-179 Covid19 developments - East Africa

Please find below the latest update from the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) regarding ten countries in the Eastern and Southern Africa regions and shared by IGTC. The update relates to infection rates, government policies and commercia... more

27 May 2020

GN-2020-180 China Covid19 developments - week of 25-05-2020

IGTC have shared the above update from the China National Association of Grain Sector (CNAGS). The document relates to: Soybean market - supply, volumes, price levels Paddy and rice - markets and price levels China's first "Germplasm... more

26 May 2020

GN-2020-176 Covid 19: APEC policy brief on export restrictions

APPAMEX - Asociación de proveedores de productores agropecuarios México policy brief from APEC posted yesterday (22 May) entitled "Export restrictions and food security in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic" (website here) and sh... more

14 May 2020

GN-2020-159 MRLs - update on Chlorpyrifos and WTO initiatives on MRL suspension

For information! Chlorpyrifos - EU implementation update As mentioned in the last Gaftworld article, the EU has agreed to lower the MRL for chlorpyrifos (0.01 mg/kg) and we are awaiting the publication in the EU official journal expect... more

13 May 2020

GN-2020-158 COVID-19 - Downpipe and collapse of Parana´s River Channel Edge

We have been notified of the following by Centro de Exportadores de Cereales, Argentina: "Buenos Aires, 12 May 2020 COVID-19 - Downpipe and collapse of Parana´s River Channel Edge According with our previous letters, from Ma... more