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13/11/2018
In late October, the Mexican Food Security Agency under the Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (Sagarpa) announced the reintroduction of guaranteed prices for key crops, maize, [...]
05/11/2018
In mid-October, the Government imposed restrictive measures on the exportation of maize grain and maize meal products. These restrictions are reportedly temporary, in order to allow the Food Reserve Agency [...]
26/10/2018
On 23 October, the Government lifted a ban on the imports of basic commodities, including food products, which had been in place since 2016. The measure aims to boost dwindling [...]
22/10/2018
On 19 October, the Government announced a suspension of the import duty on soft wheat, currently at 135 percent, between 1 November and 31 December 2018. The import duty is [...]
08/10/2018
On 3 October, the Ministry of Agriculture of India increased the Minimum Support Prices (MSP) for 2019 winter - Rabi - crops, currently being planted and to be harvested from [...]
28/09/2018
On 17 September, the Government fixed the price of a standard loaf of the so-called “social” bread for low-income population at UZS 1020 (USD 0.12). This type of bread is [...]
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 [...]
10/09/2018
On 5 September, the Government raised import duties on potatoes from 15 to 30 percent of the custom value, effective until 31 October 2018. The country imports around 15 percent [...]
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