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29 Mar 2020

GN-2020-059 Covid 19: For information - summary of documents and policies shared by Gafta

FAO – World Committee on Food Security Interim Issues paper on impact of Covid 19 on food security and nutrition, report at: http://www.fao.org/cfs/home/en/ Private sector mechanism of which Gafta is a member drafting messages to share with... more

27 Mar 2020

GN-2020-055 Covid-19 East Africa effects on grain sector

Please find attached a statement from the East African Grain Sector on Covid and its implications for the Grain Sector. Cross border Trade update from Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan (next communique will include on Ethiopia, Burundi... more

27 Mar 2020

GN-2020-057 EU import duties - What are current calculations for EU import duties on cereals?

The EU published the latest factors they take into account to calculate the EU import duties on cereals which are published weekly on the last working day. Please see the latest publication attached. All futures prices (CME Minneapolis) are price... more

27 Mar 2020

GN-2020-058 Covid 19 - India statements on measures in relation to Covid 19

India - statements on measures in relation to Covid 19 The Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs has published Order No 40-3/2020 on 24th March implementing strict measures across the country from 25th March, for 21 days, to stop the spre... more

27 Mar 2020

GN-2020-056 Defra - temporary changes to documents that accompany consignments

Due to Covid 19, Defra have advised Gafta of some temporary changes they are introducing to the requirements for original paper phytosanitary certificates to accompany consignments imported from third countries. The following changes have been no... more