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US picks WTO 'feed' fight with China

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US has challenged China through the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding government support of wheat, corn and rice. 

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Monsanto GM traits get EU backing

By Jane Byrne

The US Soybean Export Council (USSEC) has welcomed the long awaited EU approval of three US biotech soy traits for import and processing. 

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UK feed and farm trade groups come out against Brexit

By Jane Byrne

The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC), the trade group representing the feed, crop protection, grain and oilseed sectors in the UK, said Brexit would not be in the best interest of its members.

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US swaps top ag products trading partner

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

In a change from recent years, Canada has returned to being the US’ top trading partner for agricultural products including animal feed and feed ingredients.

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Russian ban on US soybeans, corn ‘unfortunate’

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Members of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) are still in negotiation with Russia after a temporary ban was announced on imports of soybeans and corn.

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ADM sees revenue drop in fourth quarter results

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) saw a dip in revenue and gross profit stemming from lower returns across US agricultural exports, the ethanol business and soy crushing globally.

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China launches investigation of US feed ingredients

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) recently announced that it is starting anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations regarding imports of US distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS).

US feed and poultry sectors welcome TTP deal

US feed and poultry sectors welcome TTP deal

By Jane Byrne

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has hailed the work done by the US trade representative, Michael Froman, on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP) deal, which was finalized yesterday.

Beef prices stabilize but remain at record levels, says Rabobank

Beef prices stabilize but remain at record levels, says Rabobank

By Jane Byrne

The US continues to be the driver in the global beef market with constrained supply and strong demand keeping prices high, but the big question heading into 2015, says Rabobank, is whether a new norm has been reached for prices or whether they still have...

EU pig and cattle feed demand is forecast to weaken

EU pig and cattle feed demand is forecast to weaken

By Jane BYRNE

There will be a continuing slide in demand for pig feed in the EU this year due to productivity challenges in the sector and cattle feed demand is set to decline on better weather conditions for grasslands and forages production, says trade group.

Japan’s ethoxyquin regulation change starting to hit shrimp exporters

Japan’s ethoxyquin regulation change starting to hit shrimp exporters

By RJ Whitehead

Last year, FoodNavigator-Asia reported that new Japanese regulations governing “acceptable” levels of the antioxidant ethoxyquin in fishmeal was destined to become a grave issue for shrimp exporters. Exactly six months later, the effects of this policy...

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