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04 Sep 2019

GC-2019-04 Notice

We have been notified of the following by Centro de Exportadores de Cereales, Argentina: “Buenos Aires, 2nd September 2019 Ref.: Varadure Following our previous communication please note, as from last Saturday 31st at 13:00 hrs, the MV Cassiopeia Ocean went afloat again. Af... more

02 Sep 2019

GC-2019-02 Gafta Contract Changes 1 September 2019

Following careful consideration at Gafta's International Contracts Committee, Gafta Council has approved the following changes to a number of Gafta contracts. The changes became effective for contracts entered into on or after 1 September 2019. The new contracts can be found on Gafta's website.... more

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