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09 Nov 2018

GN-2018-219 Dormancy period for British and Irish malting barley: Germination testing under Gaft Contract terms

Following crop germination trials conducted by NIAB on behalf of Gafta, the Malting Barley Expert Group has considered the data regarding dormancy in respect of shipments of malting barley from the UK and Ireland and for contractual purposes the Committee has agreed the following: Spring B... more

08 Nov 2018

GC-2018-17 NON-BUSINESS DAYS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PASSING NOTICES - CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR PERIOD

The 24th and 31st December 2018 are hereby declared as non-business days for the purpose of passing notices on Gafta contracts, including those countries which do not have public/legal holidays on the 25th December 2018 and the 1st January 2019. The Non-Business Days clause in Gafta Contra... more

28 Mar 2018

GC-2018-06 Gafta Contracts 38-39

Following the ICPC meeting on 19 January 2018, Council has agreed that the Gafta Phytosanitary Clause, which was added to other Gafta FOB contracts in September 2017, shall be added to the following two Gafta contracts: Gafta 38: CONTRACT FOR GRAIN FROM ARGENTINA, IN BULK , FOB TERMS  ... more

19 Sep 2017

GC-2017-11 Gafta Methods of Analysis - Rules No. 130

Gafta Methods of Analysis - Rules No. 130 Notice GC/2017/09 advised members about the review and overhaul of the Register of Gafta Methods of Analysis Rules No. 130, applicable to all contracts concluded from 1st January 2018. Please note following clarification concerning Method 4.1 Crude... more

12 Sep 2017

GA-2017-10 Correction: Changes to Gafta Contracts

CORRECTION: CHANGES TO GAFTA CONTRACTS Further to our circular, GA/2017/09 informing members of changes to a number of Gafta contracts, a drafting error has been identified, which is corrected as follows: The sentence "The Sellers shall have the goods ready to be delivered to the Buye... more