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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 [...]
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 [...]
27 Feb 2019
A new data dashboard provides a quick overview of the global food market situation. Explore key indicators such as world production, utilization and stocks or find out the biggest importers and exporters of the four AMIS crops: wheat, [...]
26 Feb 2019
Taking advantage of their presence in Geneva for the 8th session of the Rapid Response Forum, members of the AMIS Secretariat participated in a side event to the WTO Committee on Agriculture to promote closer dialogue between both [...]