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Commodity policy developments

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Commodity Group
Commodity
Date
Policy Category
Policy Instrument
Description
Italy
Grains
Wheat
2020.04
Consumption and marketing
Marketing measures
Extended the validity of mandatory labelling of origin for pasta until 31 December 2021. The [...]
Belarus
Grains
All
2020.03
Trade
Export ban
Issued a decree imposing a three-month export ban on a number of staple foods, including [...]
Kazakhstan
Grains
Wheat
2020.03
Trade
Export ban
Lifted the export ban previously introduced on wheat flour and buckwheat.
Kazakhstan
Grains
Wheat
2020.03
Trade
Export quota
Announced quotas for export shipments in April covering wheat (200 000 tonnes) and wheat flour [...]
Ukraine
Grains
Wheat
2020.03
Trade
Export quota
Set a maximum limit of wheat exports for the 2019/20 season at 20.2 million tonnes [...]
El Salvador
Grains
Maize
2020.03
Stocks
Food stocks policy, government purchase
Government purchased around 50 000 tonnes of white maize to boost its national strategic reserves. [...]
Morocco
Grains
Wheat
2020.03
Trade
Import duty
Revised the end date of the wheat import duty suspension from 30 April to 15 [...]
Russian Federation
Grains
All
2020.03
Trade
Export quota
Introduced an export quota of 7 million tonnes of wheat, maize, barley and rye from [...]
Ukraine
Grains
Wheat
2020.03
Stocks
Stocks release
Announced the sale of 160 000 tonnes of milling wheat into the domestic market.
India
Grains
All
2020.03
Consumption and marketing
Government market intervention
Increased the monthly quota of subsidized food grains to beneficiaries of the PDS scheme from [...]

Disclaimer: The policy records included in the tool are based on publicly available information from both official and private sources. While efforts have been made to verify its content, FAO does not guarantee the full accuracy or comprehensiveness of the information and recommends to consult / refer to other FAO publications reporting policy developments, especially the Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update, the Monthly News Report on Grains and the FAO Rice Market Monitor. The frequency of updates may differ across commodities.