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30 Jan 2015

GN-2015-057 EU Issues Licences for Import of Rice under TRQ

The EU Commission published Regulation N°2015/136 issuing licences for Rice under TRQ for January period. 1. Quantities allocated for January: A. Wholly milled or semi milled Rice (CN code 1006 30) as provided for in Article 1(1)(a) of Regul... more

28 Jan 2015

GN-2015-052 China’s Grain and Soybean Import Data for 2014

According to customs data, China imported 19.5 mmt of grain in 2014 which is an increase of 33.8% on last year. In December, 2.3 mmt of grain and flour were imported and 73,703 tons of rice exported. Rice exports for 2014 amounted to 419,071 tons... more

28 Jan 2015

GN-2015-054 Russian Grain Stocks and Intervention Update

According to the Russian State Statistical Service, grain stocks amounted to 32.6 million tonnes at the beginning of 2015, which is 3.7 million tons (12.9%) higher than in 2014. This included: 8.82 million metric tonnes of wheat (up by 20.4%) ... more

27 Jan 2015

GN-2015-049 CONFERENCE CALL ON MIFID II - FRIDAY 30th January at 14.00 UK Time

Since Gafta responded to the first consultation on MIFID II (May - August 2014), ESMA has delivered its technical advice to the Commission. The process of developing delegated acts in now in place. On 19th December, ESMA published another consulta... more

27 Jan 2015

GN-2015-050 Ukraine Grain Exports Reach 21.2 mmt

The Ukrainian Ministry of Agrarian Policy announced that as of 26th January, Ukraine has exported 21.2 million metric tonnes of grain since the beginning of the marketing year. Exports included 8.57 million metric tonnes of wheat, 8.62 million me... more