Markets and Trade

Commodity policy developments

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Area
Commodity Group
Commodity
Date
Policy Category
Policy Instrument
Description
Morocco
Grains
Wheat
2021.10
Trade
Import duty
Eliminated import duties on soft wheat and durum, effective from 1 November, in order to [...]
Russian Federation
Grains
Barley, Maize and Wheat
2021.10
Trade
Export duty
Increased wheat export duty from USD 61.3 to USD 67 per tonne, and maize export [...]
Malawi
Grains
Wheat
2021.10
Production
Production support
Signed a memorandum of understanding with two Zimbabwean companies for investing in large-scale commercial irrigation [...]
Mexico
Grains
Maize
2021.10
Trade
Import policy
Announced that the country would not limit imports of GM maize from the United States [...]
Nigeria
Grains
Maize
2021.10
Other
GMO policy
Approved the cultivation of a new maize variety (TELA maize) which resists fall armyworm, stem [...]
Ukraine
Grains
Wheat
2021.10
Trade
Export quota
Set the maximum limit of wheat exports at 25.3 million tonnes for the marketing year [...]
China (Mainland)
Rice
All
2021.10
Stocks
Stock release
Put 1.81 million tonnes of paddy from state reserves for auction on 15 October 2021. [...]
China (Mainland)
Grains
Wheat
2021.10
Stocks
Stocks release
Announced the selling of 1 million tonnes of wheat at auctions from state reserves to [...]
Pakistan
Grains
Wheat
2021.10
Consumption and marketing
Government procurement
Announced that the wheat procurement price will be set at PKR 4 875 per 100 [...]
Russian Federation
Grains
Barley, Maize and Wheat
2021.10
Trade
Export duty
Increased the export duty on wheat and maize from USD 58.7 to USD 61.3 per [...]
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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.