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19 Jul 2022
The inability of Ukraine to export from its Black Sea ports has sharply reduced grain shipments from one of the breadbaskets of the world, sending shockwaves through international food markets and sparking global food security concerns. While some [...]
10 May 2022
Joseph Glauber will serve as interim Secretary of the Agricultural Market Information System following the retirement of Abdolreza Abbassian in January. Glauber is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington. Prior to [...]
15 Apr 2022
The overall surge in agricultural commodity prices observed over the last year, coupled with uncertainties arising from the Russia-Ukraine conflict, have revived the threat of export restrictions, and the negative consequences these may have on agricultural markets.Moderated by [...]
06 Apr 2022
The ongoing Black Sea conflict has roiled many markets, including for grains and oilseeds (and products), where the Russian Federation and Ukraine collectively account for about 30 percent and 15 percent of global wheat and maize exports, respectively, [...]
25 Mar 2022
The United States will be the new Chair of AMIS, taking over responsibilities from Mexico at the next meeting of the Global Food Market Information Group. The United States was elected at the 11th session of the AMIS Rapid [...]
11 Mar 2022
The AMIS Chair, Ms. Adriana Herrera, delivered a statement in today's extraordinary meeting of G7 Ministers of Agriculture on the conflict in Ukraine. Apart from outlining the risks from this crisis for agricultural markets and food security, Ms. Herrera [...]