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15 Nov 2019
The multilateral trading system faces a momentous reform objective as it heads towards next year’s WTO Ministerial Conference in June. With the objective of establishing “a fair and market-oriented agricultural trading system", a range of policy domains relevant [...]
07 Jun 2019
An abnormally wet spring has delayed plantings across much of the United States, and planting progress for maize and soybeans is at historically low levels. If these delays continue, global feed grain supplies could be significantly reduced in [...]
31 May 2019
The Crop Monitor of the Group on Earth Observations Global Agricultural Monitoring (GEOGLAM) initiative provides a public good of open, timely, science-driven information on crop conditions in support of market transparency. A new article, to be published in [...]
29 May 2019
Marcelo Fernandes Guimarães of Brazil is the new Chair of AMIS. He took over from Marco Valicenti of Canada at the closing of the 15th session of the AMIS Global Food Market Information Group on Tuesday, 28 May. In [...]
13 May 2019
G20 Agriculture Ministers confirmed their commitment to the objectives of AMIS at their 11-12 May meeting in Niigata, Japan, calling for all G20 members to proactively support the initiative. The AMIS Secretariat would like to express its appreciation to [...]
10 May 2019
The rapid spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) throughout East Asia has started to affect AMIS commodity markets. ASF is now endemic in China; it has recently spread to Viet Nam, Mongolia and Cambodia and is likely to [...]