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31 Mar 2020

GN-2020-061 Covid 19 Measures taken in Paraguay - for information only

Capeco - Cámara Paraguaya de Exportadores y Comercializadores de Cereales y Oleaginosas in Paraguay have shared the following information: All people quarantined since March 8 to March 25. The Minister of Heath has announced the quarantine... more

31 Mar 2020

GN-2020-062 Covid 19 - EU publishes guidelines on free movement of workers

Celcaa have shared the link to the Communication of the Commission published today concerning the exercise of the free movement of workers during COVID-19 outbreak. The guidelines published today identify a range of workers that exercise critical... more

31 Mar 2020

GN-2020-063 Kazakhstan export ban - for information

Please find attached the official publication from the authorities in Kazakhstan implementing an export ban on the following commodities (most notably wheat or meslin flour, buckwheat, sunflower and veg oils) with following CN codes: 1008 100 09... more

31 Mar 2020

GN-2020-064 Covid 19 Private sector position in response to CFS discussions at FAO

In response to the growing COVID-19 pandemic the Private Sector Mechanism has penned a position paper which outlines what they believe will be the key aspects to watch as the situation continues. It reads, in part "The global COVID pandemic has r... more

31 Mar 2020

GN-2020-060 Russia considers export quotas

The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) published on Friday a draft Government Regulation to establish an export quota for the period of 1st April-30th June 2020. In this draft version, the export quotas are expected to apply to grains including wheat... more