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China export ‘surge’

Western policy analysts refer to an “export surge” from China, but China’s exports to developed markets have stagnated for years. However, China...
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Posted on May 22, 2024

Nepal Imports and exports

Nepal is suffering a trade deficit as goods worth Rs 1303 billion were imported, while exports were limited to just Rs 126 billion. In the first 10 months ...
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Posted on May 21, 2024

US tariffs on green Chinese exports

The USA's reported plan to levy tariffs on imports from China's emerging industries and its commerce department's decision to add 37 Chinese entities in hi...
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Posted on May 17, 2024

Australian cattle exports

Monthly Australian cattle shipments totalled 23,021 head in February; the export volume was 56 percent below the rolling five-year average for the month, a...
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Posted on March 29, 2024

Increase in container shipping imports from China into Mexico

There has been a massive increase in container shipping imports from China into Mexico. Increase in demand for container shipping imports from China int...
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Posted on March 27, 2024

EU import tariffs on Russian grain imports

It is reported that the European Union is preparing to levy tariffs on grain imports from Russia and Belarus. The aim is to placate farmers and some of the...
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Posted on March 25, 2024

Belgium top import market for Kenyan coffee

Belgium has ousted America as Kenya’s top export market for coffee for the first time in a decade. Belgian Kenyan coffee imports amounted to Sh6.5 bil...
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Posted on March 21, 2024

India defence imports

India is reducing its dependence on Russian arms imports to counter tensions with Pakistan and China. According to the Stockholm International Peace Resear...
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Posted on March 13, 2024

Ukraine exports and imports

Ukraine’s exports of goods in January-February 2024 increased by 4.6% year-on-year. Imports decreased by 1%, from $10.1 billion to $10 billion, the State...
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Posted on March 12, 2024

Vietnam Forestry exports

Vietnam's forestry exports totaled US$2.68 billion in the first two months of 2024, an increase of 47.4% year-on-year. The sector enjoyed a trade surplus ...
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Posted on March 11, 2024

Poland farmers protest against Ukraine farm imports

Thousands of angry farmers demonstrated in Warsaw against European Union regulations and cheap Ukraine imports, with police reporting that two officers had...
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Posted on March 7, 2024

Chinese Imports Impacting Hungarian Honey Market

A member of the board of the Hungarian Honey Producers’ Association said that the issue at stake is the European import of honey of Chinese origin and no...
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Posted on March 4, 2024

US spirits exports reach record high in 2023

The Distilled Spirits Council of the US (Discus) showed in the American Spirits Export Report that US spirits exports totalled US$2.2 billion in 2023, up 8...
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Posted on March 1, 2024

Saudi Arabia resumes beef imports from South Africa

Saudi Arabia recently decided to resume lamb and beef imports from South Africa after a hiatus of more than two decades. This has opened up substantial op...
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Posted on February 29, 2024

Chilean cherries 10% costlier but fewer import

The prices of Chilean cherries are 10% higher this year in Vietnam due to lower import volumes. A VnExpress survey this week found that most of the import...
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Posted on February 28, 2024

Vietnam imports husked brown rice from India

Vietnam has imported husked brown rice from India for the first time in decades. They will process the grain and export the refined, white variety, accordi...
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Posted on February 27, 2024

Department of Agriculture limits imports’

Limiting imports under the lower tariff rate could drive pork prices higher as micro, small and medium enterprises would lose access to “cheaper” impor...
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Posted on February 26, 2024

Leaders Discuss Boosting Ukrainian Food Exports

The prime ministers of Canada and Poland have discussed boosting exports of Ukrainian grain and other crops to the world’s poorest countries to ease prot...
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Posted on February 23, 2024

Ukraine poultry exports cause French producers’ fury

At an international agricultural event in Paris recently, farmers’ anger was met with action from riot police. French poultry producers blame increasing ...
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Posted on February 21, 2024

French exports of perfumes and cosmetics

There has been a slowdown in key markets, such as China and the United States but French exports of perfumes and cosmetic products continue to grow rapidly...
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Posted on February 14, 2024

Thailand cheap imports

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)in Thailand are asking for protection against the influx of cheap Chinese imports to maintain their competitivenes...
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Posted on February 13, 2024

Mexico exports more to USA than China

For the first time in more than two decades, last year Mexico surpassed China as the leading source of goods imported into the United States. The shift...
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Posted on February 12, 2024

EU dismisses measures against imports of solar panels from China

European solar manufacturers are struggling to break even and are accusing China of unfair trade practices. The European Commission gives priority to ...
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Posted on February 8, 2024

Drought boosts Algeria’s cereal imports

Wheat and barley imports to Algeria look set to remain at elevated levels in the 2024-25 marketing year with delayed sowing, below-average rainfall and poo...
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Posted on February 7, 2024

Poultry imports to South Africa

Poultry imports (mainly chicken) peaked in 2018 at 566,00 tonnes but have since seen a steady decline down to just 373,000 tonnes in 2022. However, for the...
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Posted on February 6, 2024

European Commission proposes to extend duty-free imports from Ukraine

The European Commission has proposed that import duties on Ukrainian exports to the EU remain suspended until June 2025; exceptions will apply to certain a...
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Posted on February 5, 2024

Kenya aims to cut imports

The government of Kenya has started plans to almost double the land under rice production to reduce annual imports, which currently stand at 80 per cent. ...
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Posted on January 30, 2024

USA Wheat Imports Highest in Six Years

U.S. wheat imports are expected to be their highest in six years for the 2023/24 marketing year, according to USDA's Economic Research Service. Several ...
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Posted on January 29, 2024

Iran’s Declining Fish Exports

The head of Iran’s union of canning industries, Masoud Bakhtiari, acknowledged the crisis in the country’s cheap food market on January 16. There was a...
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Posted on January 26, 2024

Turkish imports from Israel rose by 60.5 per cent from October to November

Turkish imports from Israel rose by 60.5 percent from October to November, according to official figures. According to a Turskish journalist, citing da...
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Posted on January 25, 2024

India continues allow edible oil imports at lower duty

India will extend imports of edible oil at a lower duty by another year until March 2025. The lower import duty structure on crude palm oil, crude sunflowe...
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Posted on January 24, 2024

Nigeria low exports, not high imports – Businessday NG

Nigeria's volumes of imports or exports is low considering the size of the country and its level of development. A recent report exploded the myth that ...
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Posted on January 23, 2024

S. Korea record whisky imports in 2023

Customs data shows that South Korea has set a new record for whisky imports in 2023. There is thanks a growing number of foreign liquor enthusiasts in ...
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Posted on January 22, 2024

Bulgaria’s exports in January – November 2023

BY the end of November 2023, the total value of all the goods exports from Bulgaria amounted to 80 056.0 million leva, 7.1 per cent less than in January ...
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Posted on January 15, 2024

Ukrainian Imports Compensation

The Ministry of Agriculture in Hungary announced on Wednesday that it had secured HUF 6 billion (EUR 15.9 million) in compensation from Brussels for domest...
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Posted on January 11, 2024

USA Investigation into Imports of Unfairly Priced Wine Bottles

On December 29, 2023, the U.S. Glass Producers Coalition, a coalition of U.S. wine bottle manufacturers and American workers, filed petitions to counter un...
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Posted on January 4, 2024

Korea’s orange imports increased by 11.5 percent

Korea's total citrus production is forecast at 570,000 metric tons (MT), a 2.1 percent decline from the previous marketing year (582,000 MT), driven by low...
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Posted on January 3, 2024

Main exports from Singapore resume growth

The non-oil domestic exports from Singapore rose by 1 percent year-on-year in November after contraction for 13 straight months, according to a report by g...
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Posted on December 22, 2023

China requires sincerity from Australia to improve trade

Australian official have said that China could lift the ban on imports of Australian wine early next year. Chinese analysts warned that Australia needs to ...
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Posted on December 21, 2023

China has lifted restrictions on meat imports from 3 abattoirs in Australia

Trade and agriculture ministers in Australia said on Tuesday (Dec 12) that China had lifted restrictions on imports of meat from three large abattoirs in A...
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Posted on December 15, 2023

Discussions about banning Russian grain imports

A ban on imports of Russian grain is being discussed at the European level after Latvia's suggested it. What companies import grain, does this productio...
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Posted on December 14, 2023

MEPs to curb spike in bogus imports

The European Parliament has approved an ambitious policy in advance of talks with EU ministers on the overhaul of European honey marketing rules. This is ...
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Posted on December 12, 2023

China develops growing appetite for food imports

Imported food has increasingly become a feature on Chinese dining tables. In addition to milk from New Zealand, coconuts from Thailand, cherries from Chile...
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Posted on December 11, 2023

Heathrow imports increase expected before Christmas

A Heathrow-based freight forwarder said it expects its imports in the run up to Christmas to be up almost one third compared to last year, adding that Indi...
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Posted on December 7, 2023

German exports & imports decline in October 2023

German exports in October 2023 experienced a marginal decline of 0.2 per cent; imports saw a more significant drop of 1.2 per cent compared with September ...
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Posted on December 6, 2023

UK Trade with EU Remains Strong post Brexit

The United Kingdom (U.K.) is the fifth largest importer by value of agricultural products in the world. The U.K. has a limited capacity to produce agricul...
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Posted on December 4, 2023

Walmart increases goods import from India

Walmart,the world's largest retailer, shipped one quarter (25%) of its US imports from India between January and August, as compared to just 2% in 2018. ...
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Posted on November 30, 2023

Isle of Man bans livestock imports after UK bluetongue cases – BBC

The importation of livestock to the Isle of Man has been banned after cases of bluetongue were confirmed in the UK. The immediate ban covers sheep, cattle...
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Posted on November 29, 2023

Vietnamese firms urged to encourage imports from the UK

Firms in Vietnam should foster their imports of raw materials from the United Kingdom (UK) to enjoy preferential tariffs brought by the UK-Việt Nam Free ...
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Posted on November 23, 2023

China resumes Australian barley imports

China resumed imports of Australian barley in October, importing 313,700 tons worth $88.4 million. This is the first batch of imports for more than thre...
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Posted on November 22, 2023
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