Mercados y Comercio

Commodity policy developments

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Commodity
Policy Category
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Area
Commodity Group
Commodity
Date
Policy Category
Policy Instrument
Description
Türkiye
Grains
Wheat
2011.02
Trade
Import quota
Wheat and oats 130 percent import tariff suspended until 1 May 2011.
Viet Nam
Rice
All
2011.02
Production
Government procurement, support prices
Member companies of the Vietnam Food Association to purchase 1 million tonnes of winter-spring paddy, starting [...]
Viet Nam
Rice
All
2011.02
Trade
Minimum export prices
Minimum export prices for 5% broken rice set at USD 520 per tonne and at [...]
Republic of Korea
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Soybeans
2011.02
Consumption and marketing
State purchases
Announced inclusion in public reserves to stabilize domestic supplies
Ukraine
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Sunflowerseed and sunflower oil
2011.02
Trade
Market regulation
Private sector agreed to temporary, voluntary export restrictions to secure domestic supplies
Libya
Oilseeds, oils and meals
All edible oils
2011.02
Trade
Sales tax
Suspended sales taxes and custom duties to check impact of rising prices on consumers
European Union
Meat
Pig meat
2011.02
Production
State market intervention
Introduction of a Private Storage Aid (PSA) program for European pigmeat on Feb 1 in [...]
South Africa
Meat
All
2011.02
Trade
Export ban
Ban on the export of meat and live animals due to a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak [...]
South Africa
Meat
Live animals
2011.02
Trade
Export ban
Ban on the export of meat and live animals due to a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak [...]
Argentina
Grains
Maize and Wheat
2011.02
Trade
Export quota
Additional wheat and maize export quota, allowing 1 million tonnes of wheat and 7 million [...]

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.