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Potato imports from Bhutan allowed again

Indian Government removes restrictions on potato imports from Bhutan

July 01, 2021
With retail potato prices rising sharply over April and May, the government of India has decided to permit the import of Potatoes from Bhutan without any license up to June 30, 2022.
UPGC Canadian Potato Crop Update June 23, 2021

Progress Potato Crop Canada: Update June 23, 2021

June 29, 2021
The potato crop in Canada is in varying stages - from emergence to touching between rows. Potato growers everywhere are optimistic for the good growing conditions needed to move this crop in its early life stages.
México (Chihuahua): Reportan pérdidas de casi la totalidad de los cultivos de la región sur.

México (Chihuahua): Reportan pérdidas de casi la totalidad de los cultivos de la región sur

May 31, 2021
La Sader reporta pérdidas de hasta el 90 por ciento en cultivos de maíz, frijol, papa, y sorgo forrajero, en los municipios de Guachochi , Balleza, Guadalupe y Calvo. Hay afectaciones en casi 22 mil productores de los cuales se tiene registro que el 80 porciento son indígenas.
In Georgia, potato prices hit historic lows, stocks are at record levels, and imports are increasing

In Georgia, potato prices hit historic lows, stocks are at record levels, and imports are increasing

April 20, 2021
The Georgian team of EastFruit analysts draws attention to the unusual situation in the Georgian potato market this season.
Bengal’s potato output seen up by 16% on higher area, favourable weather

Bengal’s potato output seen up by 16% on higher area, favourable weather

April 02, 2021
Cold storages full at 97% capacity; bumper crop drags prices of the spud down.
Costly seed potatoes and a low guaranteed selling price (MSP) could spell disaster for West Bengal farmers

Costly seed potatoes and a low guaranteed selling price (MSP) could spell disaster for West Bengal farmers

March 18, 2021
Potato cultivators in West Bengal were afraid they will face severe losses as the price of good quality seeds have skyrocketed even as the minimum support price (MSP) fixed has remained relatively low.
Bumper potato yield gives price stability hope in West Bengal

Bumper potato yield gives price stability hope in West Bengal

March 12, 2021
Retail prices of potatoes have risen marginally, given that farmers have been scrambling to stock up on the harvest, which has had a bumper production this year. This very bounty and the stockpiling is expected to keep potato prices stable over the next season.
México: Hay buena producción pero bajo precio en la papa al inicio de las cosechas

México: Hay buena producción pero bajo precio en la papa al inicio de las cosechas

March 08, 2021
El líder de los paperos en la región Gildardo González indicó que en el caso del tubérculo para la industria llevan buen avance en la cosecha. No obstante, lamentó que los precios del tubérculo no son los mejores al inicio de estas cosechas y se espera que tiendan a bajar un poco más.
Russian retail may offer economy-class potatoes and cucumbers for sale

Russian retail may offer economy-class potatoes and cucumbers for sale

February 04, 2021
The Potato Union of Russia sent a letter to the Association of Retail Companies (AKORT) and the Union of Independent Networks (SNS), in which it proposed introducing “economy-class” tubers into the assortment.
EU tariffs on US sweet potatoes increase 25%

EU tariffs on US sweet potatoes increase 25%

November 23, 2020
The European Union brought in $4 billion of tariffs earlier this month. The tariffs will affect a whole range of imported products, with grapefruit and sweet potatoes among them.

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