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Commodity policy developments

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Area
Commodity Group
Commodity
Date
Policy Category
Policy Instrument
Description
Malaysia
Rice
All
2020.10
Production
Production support
Announced that it would impose price ceilings and a coupon system for the purchase of [...]
Argentina
Grains
Wheat
2020.10
Other
GMO policy
Approved the growth and consumption of HB4 drought-resistant transgenic wheat. Argentina is the first country [...]
Myanmar
Rice
All
2020.10
Production
Government procurement, purchasing prices
Announced plans to allocate MMK 20 billion (USD 15.2 million) to purchase paddy and rice [...]
Philippines
Rice
All
2020.10
Trade
Import modalities
Appealed to traders to refrain from importing rice during October and November, so as not [...]
Argentina
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Soybeans, soyoil, soymeal
2020.10
Trade
Export policy
Announced a reduction – as of 5 October 2020 – in export taxes for soybeans [...]
Brazil
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Soybeans
2020.10
Trade
Import policy
Announced that the Brazil’s tariffs on soybeans, soyoil and soymeal imported from countries outside the [...]
China (Mainland)
Rice
All
2020.09
Stocks
Stock release
Offered 1.79 million tonnes of paddy from state reserves through an auction held on 29 [...]
Bangladesh
Rice
All
2020.09
Consumption and marketing
Price controls
Effective 30 September 2020, fixed wholesale prices of fine (miniket) rice at BDT 51.5 per [...]
Sri Lanka
Rice
All
2020.09
Stocks
Strategic reserve
Approved a working capital plan to finance the acquisition and storage of 25 000 tonnes [...]
Philippines
Grains
All
2020.09
Production
Production support
Established a loan interest subsidy of PHP 24 billion (USD 402.7 million) to agriculture-fishery enterprises [...]

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.