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29 Mar 2021

GN-2021-069 EU notifies WTO on proposed changes to maximum limits for cadmium in FOOD

Following on from our previous circular No GN/2021/032, please note that the EU has notified WTO members of lowering of maximum limits or (new) on Cadmium in Food. The changes apply to many commodities including pulses, oilseeds (except soybeans)... more

26 Mar 2021

GA-2021-06 Defaulters on Awards of Arbitration

In accordance with the Arbitration Rules Form No. 125, Members are hereby notified that the following firm has been reported for having failed to comply with an Award of Arbitration as per Rule 24.1: Gafta Case No. 17-557Flashtune Kft,Arpad Cente... more

26 Mar 2021

GN-2021-068 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

24 Mar 2021

GN-2021-067 EU pesticide renewal monitor update March 2021

Croplife International have shared the recently updated EU Pesticides Renewal Monitor, prepared by Bryant Christie.  It is available in EN, ES; PT, FR on CLI website – see link below This document provides an overview of active ingredi... more

22 Mar 2021

GN-2021-065 Turkey – modification of certain customs duties

Turkey annnounced changes to customs duties for the below products and a "0%" applied until 30.06.2021 (inclusive) in an official Presidential Decree 3687 dated 19 March 2021, Rapeseeds (HS Code 1205.10 – 1205.90), Safflower seeds (HS 12... more