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01 Feb 2021

GN-2021-019 Covid 19 - EU extends temporary measures in relation to performance of official controls until 1 July 2021

The EU has published Regulation 83/2021 extending its temporary measures in relation to carrying out of official controls and activities from 1st February 2021 to 1st July 2021 as the pandemic is expected to continue for next months. Member State... more

01 Feb 2021

GN-2021-018 Canada: Outlook For Principal Field Crops - January 25, 2021

For 2020-2021, the outlook incorporates the results of Statistics Canada’s (STC) November Farm Survey of crop production which was released on December 3, 2020. These are the final survey-based production estimates for 2020 and replace the m... more

01 Feb 2021

GN-2021-020 EU publishes S&D projections 2020-21 for cereals, rice, proteins and oilseeds and latest presentations on market situation

Please find attached the European Commission's balance sheets and forecasts for cereals, proteins and oilseeds for 2020/21 published 28 January 2021. Also link to Cereals, rice and... more

29 Jan 2021

GN-2021-017 EU import duties - What are current calculations for EU import duties on cereals?

The EU published the latest factors they take into account to calculate the EU import duties on cereals which are published weekly on the last working day. Please see the latest publication attached. All futures prices (CME Minneapolis) are price... more

27 Jan 2021

GN-2021-016 EU authorises 8 GMO traits

The EU has published Implementing Decisions No 2021/60 to 2021/67 on 26th January granting authorisations for 6 GMO maize traits and 2 GMO soyabean traits. The list of GM traits approved are accessible at the following... more