Global Markets: Rice – Weak Haitian Demand Dampens U.S. Export Prospects Dec 10, 2021

🕔Dec 10, 2021
Rice is a significant part of the Haitian diet, but Haiti is dependent on imported rice to supplement higher-priced domestic rice. In 2020, imported rice accounted for 85 percent of […]

Global Markets: Rice – Philippines Lowers Import Tariff with Potential to Diversify Suppliers Jun 18, 2021

🕔Jun 18, 2021
The Philippines is expected to be the second-largest importer in 2021, and recently announced a change to its import tariffs that has the potential to shift its suppliers. In February […]

U.S. Hog Prices Climb – Imports to the Philippines Rise, Chinese Demand Expected to Moderate Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
Last week, Reuters News reported that, “Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday reduced pork import tariffs as the government seeks to address a domestic shortage by ramping up purchases from abroad. “The Southeast Asian country, the world’s […]

Global Markets: Rice – Philippines’ Import Forecast Cut Amid Larger Production Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
In 2018/19, the Philippines became the largest rice importer, following the removal of quantitative restrictions on its imports. However, in 2020/21 imports are set to decline for the second year […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Philippine Imports Surge While Duties Implemented on Turkish Flour Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
The Philippines is currently the world’s third largest wheat importer, with demand for wheat flour and milling wheat nearly doubling in the last decade. Its expanding population, coupled with increasing […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Shift in Market Dynamics in Southeast Asian Demand Feb 14, 2020

🕔Feb 14, 2020
As the population grows and per capita incomes rise in Southeast Asia, consumer tastes and preferences have shifted to include more meat and wheat-based products in their diet. However, the […]

Global Markets – Rice – Philippines Nearly Ties with China as Top Global Importer Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019
In just a few years, the Philippines has emerged as one of the top global importers of rice, nearly on par with China. The Philippines rice imports have nearly quadrupled, […]

Ag Trade: Growing Meat Demand, Feedstuffs Imports in Southeast Asia Apr 25, 2019

🕔Apr 25, 2019
Earlier this month, the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) published an article (“Southeast Asia’s Growing Meat Demand and Its Implications for Feedstuffs Imports,” by Tani Lee and James Hansen) which […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Smaller Production, Lower Consumption, Tighter Stocks Apr 10, 2019

🕔Apr 10, 2019
Global production in 2018/19 was down 4 percent from the previous year to the lowest level in 4 years. Much of the decline was in major exporting countries. The European […]

Global Markets: Rice – Philippine Imports at Record Levels Mar 8, 2019

🕔Mar 8, 2019
As of March 5 2019, the Philippines has implemented a law replacing rice import quantitative restrictions with tariffs and reverting the Minimum Access Volume (MAV) from 805,200 tons to its […]

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