Markets and Trade

Commodity policy developments

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Policy Category
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Area
Commodity Group
Commodity
Date
Policy Category
Policy Instrument
Description
India
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Oilseeds, vegetable oils
2021.10
Consumption and marketing
Market regulation
Imposed limits on private storage of edible oils and oilseeds in a bid to contain [...]
Bangladesh
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Soymeal
2021.10
Trade
Export policy
Banned exports of soymeal in a bid to mitigate high domestic prices.
Russian Federation
Grains
Barley, maize and wheat
2021.10
Trade
Export duty
Increased the export duty on wheat from USD 53.5 to USD 57.8 per tonne and [...]
Pakistan
Grains
Wheat
2021.09
Trade
Export ban
Temporarily banned the export of perishable food, including wheat and wheat flour, amid fears of [...]
Sri Lanka
Rice
All
2021.09
Consumption and marketing
Price controls
Rescinded two orders that set maximum retail prices on various qualities, effectively lifting price controls [...]
Sri Lanka
Rice
All
2021.09
Trade
Import quota
Decided to import 100 000 tonnes of rice to maintain as a buffer stock and [...]
Bangladesh
Grains
All
2021.09
Production
Production support
Approved four separate proposals for procuring 1.20 lakh (12 million) tonnes of fertilizer to meet [...]
Bangladesh
Grains
Wheat
2021.09
Trade
Import quota
Announced procurement of 1 lakh (100 000) tonnes of wheat from the Russian Federation in [...]
China (Mainland)
Meat
Bovine meat
2021.09
Trade
Import ban
Banned bovine meat imports from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (United [...]
India
Grains
Maize, Wheat and Sorghum
2021.09
Production
Production support
Released 35 varieties of different crops, including wheat, maize and sorghum, developed at the Indian [...]

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.