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12 Oct 2021
Poor weather conditions hit wheat crops particularly hard this season in several key producing countries. Not surprisingly, therefore, global wheat inventories could fall below opening levels in the 2021/22 marketing season. With most of the drawdowns concentrated in [...]
07 Oct 2021
How will developments in global food markets in 2021/22 differ from the COVID-19-driven situation of 2020/21? As world economic activity gradually returns to pre-pandemic levels, the likely upward pressure on food demand, along with rising energy prices as [...]
16 Sep 2021
Member organizations of the AMIS Secretariat discussed the future of AMIS and the initiative's strategic direction at yesterday's meeting of the AMIS Secretariat Steering Committee. Held exactly ten years after the initiative's official launch on 15-16 September 2011, [...]
29 Jul 2021
With the outbreak of COVID-19, food systems have been exposed to an unprecedented external shock as the pandemic has impacted different segments of the global value chain. Overall, the agriculture sector has demonstrated its resilience to provide sufficient, [...]
07 Jun 2021
Higher prices year-on-year across a broad spectrum of goods and services have raised concerns about inflationary pressures within the agricultural sector. The May FAO Food Price Index revealed a steep appreciation, reporting a 30.8 percent rise compared to [...]
10 May 2021
At its 21 April meeting, the AMIS Rapid Response Forum (RRF) took stock of the uncertain economic and trade environment caused by the year-long global pandemic. For 2021, the latest IMF estimates point to a 6 per cent [...]
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