Markets and Trade

Commodity policy developments

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Commodity
Policy Category
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Area
Commodity Group
Commodity
Date
Policy Category
Policy Instrument
Description
China, Hong Kong SAR
Meat
Poultry meat
2021.10
Trade
Import ban
Suspended poultry imports from the Russian Federation due to the detection of an HPAI outbreak. [...]
Dominican Republic
Meat
Pig meat
2021.10
Production
Government support
Launched a project worth DOP 72 million (around USD 1.3 million) to provide technical assistance [...]
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Meat
Pig meat
2021.10
Trade
State market intervention
Announced that it would fund a private storage aid scheme to enable meat processors to [...]
China (Mainland)
Grains
Wheat
2021.10
Consumption and marketing
Government procurement
Raised the minimum purchasing price for wheat in 2022 from CNY 2 260 (USD 351) [...]
Burkina Faso
Rice
All
2021.10
Trade
Import requirements
Added rice to the list of products subject to Special Import Authorization (Autorisation Spéciale d'Importation [...]
India
Rice
All
2021.10
Production
Production support
Announced that a net subsidy of INR 287 billion (USD 3.8 billion) would be destined [...]
India
Grains
All
2021.10
Production
Production support
Approved an additional subsidy of INR 286 billion (USD 3.8 billion) for the Kharif [...]
Sri Lanka
Rice
All
2021.10
Trade
Import tariff
Decided that imports of semi/wholly milled raw, Nadu and Samba rice (whether white or red) [...]
Argentina
Grains
Maize
2021.10
Consumption and marketing
Government market intervention
Announced that the Government will prioritize international sales of of last season’s harvested maize before [...]
Russian Federation
Grains
Barley, Maize and Wheat
2021.10
Trade
Export duty
Increased the export duty on wheat from USD 57.8 to USD 58.7 per tonne, and [...]

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.