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31 Dec 2020

Private Sector Mechanism Newsletter on Issues Related to the UN Committee on World Food Security - December 2020

We wish you all a very happy holiday season and look forward to continuing our work in 2021. CFS High Level Special EventCFS47 is scheduled to take place 8-11 February 2021 on a virtual basis. Please save the date. To keep up with the CFS Multi... more

31 Dec 2020


NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The Association's Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 21st January 2021 at 12:30pm, for the following purposes: ORDINARY BUSINESS A – To consider the adoption of the Council's Report and Accoun... more

30 Dec 2020

GN-2020-420 UK-Canada Trade Continuity Agreement - delay

For information The UK-Canada Trade Continuity Agreement (TCA) was signed in Ottawa on 9th December 2020. Defra have informed us that the TCA will not enter into force on 1st January 2021 as expected, as Canada did not manage to ratify the deal b... more

28 Dec 2020

GN-2020-418 Turkey modifies customs duties on rice

The Turkish government has lowered customs duties on rice and paddy rice. The reduced duties have been published in the official Gazette and apply until 30 April 2021. There are changes to 30 different tariff codes which are included on page 2 of... more

28 Dec 2020

GN-2020-419 India: Extension of derogation on Methyl Bromide (MBr) Fumigation until 30.06.2021

The Ministry of Agriculture has published a Memorandum confirming the extension of the derogation relaxing the fumigation regulations for imports of agrcultural commodities for which fumigation treatment with MBr is stiptulated in PQ Order 2003. ... more