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24/09/2018
The Ministry of Agriculture announced in September that maize grain held by the Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (ADMARC), a government parastatal that procures and sells cereals, will be sold [...]
19/09/2018
On 4 September, the Government introduced a 12 percent export duty on all products, valid with immediate effect until 31 December 2020 (Decree 793/2018). The measure aims to increase government [...]
18/09/2018
On 6 September, the Government introduced a limit on exports of wheat flour made from domestically-produced grain to 1 percent of total exports. No limits were placed on wheat flour [...]
01/08/2018
On 31 May 2018, the Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (Sagarpa) increased the 2018 support prices for maize, sorghum and rice by 20 percent due to [...]
10/07/2018
The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare of India increased the Minimum Support Prices (MSP) for 2018 Kharif crops, now being planted and to be harvested from September onwards (GIEWS [...]
25/06/2018
On 19 June, the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply approved the new minimum prices of selected agricultural commodities produced in the summer season, including cereals and beans. The minimum [...]
12/06/2018
On 7 June, the Government announced it will increase import duties on rice to 28 percent from the previous 2 percent, which was set in August last year, after domestic [...]
25/05/2018
The Government increased the import duty on wheat from 20 percent to 30 percent on 24 May, which follows a 10-percentage-point rise in November last year (FPMA Food Policies). The [...]
15/05/2018
Expecting a solid cereal harvest, the Government recently approved the restoration of the common wheat import duty at 135 percent from the previous level of 30 percent, effective until 31 [...]
15/05/2018
The Government of Brazil announced in late April the sale of 1 million tonnes of maize from its state reserves through auctions. The measure aims to support livestock producers, amidst [...]
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