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08 Oct 2020
According to this month’s report, production prospects for all AMIS crops are favourable, with some even heading for record output levels. Specifically, world maize output is expected to exceed the high 2019 level to a new record while [...]
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 [...]
11 Apr 2019
Freight markets slumped earlier this year as disappointing spot demand and concerns about weakening global economic growth dashed expectations for a strong start to the season. The Baltic Dry Index (BDI), which is a benchmark for costs across [...]
11 Mar 2019
FAO-AMIS foresees global wheat production to strongly recover from last year, rising by 4.0 percent, to 757.4 million tonnes in 2019. This would be close to the record crop of 2017, with the bulk of the recovery originating [...]