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05 Jan 2021

GN-2021-002 China draft Standard for MRLs Pesticide Legislation in Food

For information - Ministry for Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) published a draft national food safety standard MRLs for 75 pesticides and 212 MRLs for various Food products including grains and oilseeds. The following draft MRLs for cereals a... more

05 Jan 2021

GN-2021-003 UK policy on tariffs on agri products relating to the EU US WTO disputes (aluminium and steel and Boeing - Airbus cases)

Gafta has received many questions on what UK policy is in relation to applying tariffs on agricultural products linked to EU US trade conflicts and retaliation lists (since 1st January). In short, the UK is suspending the retaliatory tariffs resu... more

04 Jan 2021

GN-2020-422 Canada: Outlook For Principal Field Crops - December 18, 2020

This report is an update of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC) October 22 Principal Field Crops outlook for the 2020-2021 crop year. For most crops in Canada, the crop year started on August 1 and ends on July 31, although for corn an... more

04 Jan 2021

GN-2020-423 EU published agricultural outlook 2020-30: yields growth expected for arable crops sector

For your information, the Commission has published this week its EU agricultural outlook 2020-30 for markets, income and environment. Please find it here and below the main conclusion for the arable crops. Please note that the targets set out in t... more

04 Jan 2021

GN-2021-001 EU IMPORT AND EXPORT CEREALS, RICE AND OILSEEDS at 01-07-2020-4-1-2021 (EU +UK) - exceptionally data only until 31-12-2020

CEREALS (mt) EXPORT IMPORT Common Wheat 12,863,700t 1,352,117t Common Wheat Flour 216,485t 14,819t Durum Wheat 110,059t 1,557,204t Durum Wheat... more