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
Russian Federation
Grains
All
2021.09
Consumption and marketing
Government market intervention
Allocated RUB 1.5 billion (USD 21.4 million) for supporting and improving the transportation of agricultural [...]
Brazil
Grains
Maize
2021.09
Trade
Import duty
Announced the exemption of maize imports from federal taxes until 31 December 2021 in order [...]
Zimbabwe
Grains
Maize and Sorghum
2021.09
Consumption and marketing
Government market intervention
Supported the formation of production and marketing contracts between private players and farmers in order [...]
Zimbabwe
Grains
Wheat
2021.09
Consumption and marketing
Government procurement
Raised the minimum producer prices for wheat from ZWD 43 778.84 (USD 120.97) to ZWD [...]
Russian Federation
Meat
Bovine meat
2021.09
Trade
Trade protocol
Signed a protocol with China on terms for checks, quarantine and requirements for veterinary certificates [...]
Russian Federation
Milk and dairy products
Dairy products
2021.09
Trade
Import ban
Extended the foodstuffs embargo against products from countries that applied economic sanctions against the Russian [...]
Russian Federation
Meat
All
2021.09
Trade
Import ban extended
Extended the foodstuffs embargo, including meat and meat products, up to December 2022. The embargo [...]
China (Mainland)
Meat
All
2021.09
Trade
Market access
Authorized meat imports from 17 new US meat processing plants of pig, bovine and poultry [...]
China (Mainland)
Rice
All
2021.09
Stocks
Stock release
Sold 4 339 tonnes of paddy from state reserves, out of a total of 1.81 [...]
Russian Federation
Grains
Barley, Maize and Wheat
2021.09
Trade
Export duty
Decreased the export duty on wheat from USD 52.5 to USD 50.9 per tonne, on [...]

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.