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Rice: Columbia Expands Market for U.S. Export of Rough-Paddy Rice

Rice: Columbia Expands Market for U.S. Export of Rough-Paddy Rice

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The government of Colombia has reached an agreement with USDA to allow for expanded market access for U.S. exports of paddy rice. The agreement was announced August 17 by USDA Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and the U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.

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Global Markets: Corn – Colombia A Promising Market for U.S. Growers

Global Markets: Corn – Colombia A Promising Market for U.S. Growers

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 11, 2017

After Mexico, Colombia is the second-largest market for U.S. corn in the Western Hemisphere. Because Colombia does not produce enough yellow corn domestically, it is heavily reliant on imports to meet growing demand from its pork and poultry industries. U.S.

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U.S. Rice Allowed Access into Colombia

U.S. Rice Allowed Access into Colombia

👤By Sarah Moran, USA Rice 🕔Jun 22, 2017

On June 6, 2017, the Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA) published “Official Resolution #6705 of 2017” which removed a previous resolution that restricted imported U.S. paddy rice to the port of Barranquilla. The previous resolution also implemented phytosanitary measures for the

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Rice Market: End in Sight for Colombia’s Restrictions on U.S. Paddy

Rice Market: End in Sight for Colombia’s Restrictions on U.S. Paddy

👤By Deborah Willenborg, USA Rice 🕔Apr 13, 2017

It’s been a long journey with too many delays, but the government of Colombia looks close to removing longstanding import restrictions on U.S. paddy.  Colombian plant health officials have acknowledged to their U.S. counterparts that the fungal disease Tilletia Horrida

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Rice Market: Colombia to Remove Import Restrictions on U.S. Rough Rice

Rice Market: Colombia to Remove Import Restrictions on U.S. Rough Rice

👤By Bob Cummings, USA Rice 🕔Mar 1, 2017

The Colombian government informed the United States in early February that it has begun the process of removing existing restrictions on the import of U.S. paddy rice.  USA Rice was informed of this positive news by USDA’s Animal and Plant

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Rice: Colombia to Increase Imports, Origin Unlcear

Rice: Colombia to Increase Imports, Origin Unlcear

👤By Ernesto Baron, USA Rice 🕔Feb 9, 2016

Last week, USA Rice held high level meetings in Colombia with representatives of Induarroz (National Federation of Industrial Rice), Fedearroz (National Federation of Rice Producers), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service.  Of utmost concern was Colombia’s announcement

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Rice Industry Maintains Push to Increase Exports

Rice Industry Maintains Push to Increase Exports

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Feb 4, 2016

The possibility of exporting rice to China could become reality this year, and work continues to open trade with Cuba, the USA Rice president reported to rice growers at their annual meeting Feb. 3. “We understand the urgency of getting

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Rice: Colombia to Ramp Up Imports… But From Where?

Rice: Colombia to Ramp Up Imports… But From Where?

👤By Sarah Moran, USA Rice 🕔Jan 5, 2016

Nearly one-third of Colombia’s provinces are in a state of emergency due to extreme drought caused by El Niño, prompting the Colombian government to allow additional rice imports to maintain adequate inventory. On December 22, 2015, Colombia’s Ministry of Agriculture

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