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14 May 2020
As COVID-19 spreads around the globe, fears are mounting that food supplies may start running short. While we should take these concerns seriously, they should not be overstated either, especially in the case of basic staples. As noted [...]
20 Mar 2020
In view of the many uncertainties regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the AMIS Secretariat Steering Committee convened a virtual extraordinary meeting on 19 March to discuss possible implications for global food markets. While previous crisis situations of global food markets have [...]
05 Mar 2020
After only two months since the first reported outbreak of a novel coronavirus in Wuhan, a city of 11 million in China’s central province of Hubei, it has already spread to almost 80 countries worldwide (according to the [...]
13 Feb 2020
Forward curves are an important instrument in supply and demand analysis. They are constructed by drawing a line along the sequence of futures contract price quotations, typically proceeding forward for about 18 to 24 months from the spot [...]
03 Feb 2020
The European Union was elected as the next AMIS Chair at the 9th Session of the AMIS Rapid Response Forum. Represented through Dr Tassos Haniotis, a long-time supporter of AMIS who has been part of the initiative since [...]
20 Dec 2019
World maritime transport lost momentum last year, expanding at a rate below the historical average. Nearly 2 percent of maritime trade was affected by tariffs escalations (September 2018 to May 2019), especially grain, containerized trade and steel products, [...]