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16 May 2022

GN-2022-102 China: Over 185m tons of autumn grain purchased from 2021 to 2022

China's main producing areas have purchased a total of 370.5 billion jin (185.25 million tons) of autumn grain, an increase of 25 billion kg year-on-year from 2021, marking a successful conclusion of national autumn grain purchase, said National F... more

16 May 2022

GN-2022-103 Ukraine crisis- Request to consider loosening privately initiated private controls and certifications

Please see note from EU trade association, Coceral, asking for consideration when requesting phytosanitary and veterinary certificates where they are not required legally. Sometimes they are requested but do not add to the level of food safety. A... more

14 May 2022

GN-2022-101 India prohibits exports of wheat

India published notification 6 on 13th May amending the export policy on wheat. Due to the sudden spike in global prices of wheat and in order to manage the overall food security of the country and to support needs of neighbouring countries and ot... more

11 May 2022

GN-2022-100 EU IMPORTS AND EXPORTS CEREALS, RICE AND OILSEEDS at 01-07-2021 - 10-05-2022 (EU 27 only)*

CEREALS (mt) EXPORTS IMPORTS Common Wheat 22 770 538t 2 086 523t Common Wheat Flour 468 873t 210 285t Durum Wheat 856 052t 1 129 099t Durum Wheat Meal 186 0... more

09 May 2022

GN-2022-099 World Wheat, Soya, Barley, Maize, Buckwheat and Oats export statistics - March 2022

Export statistics for world wheat, soya, barley, maize, buckwheat and oats by destination, for major exporters for month to March 2022. Please find the table attached. Australian exportsUS wheat exportsUSDA maize exportsArgentinian exportsEU expo... more