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21 Feb 2017

GN-2017-051 Kazakhstan grain stocks reach 13 mmt

As of 1st February 2017, the registered carry-over stocks of grains and pulses in Kazakhstan amounted to 13.119 million metric tonnes, according to the Statistics Committee of the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The ca... more

20 Feb 2017

GN-2017-049 China sets bottom prices for rice purchases

China has set minimum prices for state procurement of rice products in 2017 to protect the interests of growers, according to the top economic planner. The National Development and Reform Commission said in a statement that the minimum price for... more

20 Feb 2017

GN-2017-050 EU update on developments with EU Japan FTA negotiations

Commissioner Malmström and Japan's Minister of Foreign Affairs confirm commitment for an early conclusion of EU-Japan FTA negotiations. Commissioner notes that tremendous progress has been made but a few issues remain to be solved.  Com... more

20 Feb 2017

GN-2017-048 Ukrainian Grain Exports reach 37.292 mmt

The Ministry of Agrarian Policy announced that as of 17th of February 2017, 28.48 million metric tonnes of grain were exported since the beginning of the marketing year 2016/17. Exports included 13.205 million metric tonnes of wheat, 10.141 milli... more

20 Feb 2017

GN-2017-047 Canada publishes grains and pulses outlook

Canada's  Ministry of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC) published the January outlook report for the current crop year, 2016-17, and the up-coming 2017-18 crop year. For most crops in Canada, the crop year runs from August 1 to... more