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Mexico Puts Tariffs on US Frozen Potato Products in Response to Trump's Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Mexico Puts Tariffs on US Frozen Potato Products in Response to Trump's Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

June 13, 2018
Effective immediately frozen potato products entering Mexico from the United States under Harmonized code 2004.1 will be assessed a 20% tariff.
Agrico sees sales grow in tons of seed potatoes

Agrico sees volume growth in sales of seed potatoes

May 21, 2018
Last month, potato cooperative Agrico announced to its members an average indication price for seed potatoes of € 26.00 per 100 kg in 2017. The price is for all sizes and classes and is higher than at the beginning of the season was expected.
Despite current low prices, more potatoes planted in North-western Europe

Despite current low prices, more potatoes planted in North-western Europe

May 10, 2018
The NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) estimate that the growers in the 5 leading potato growing countries will plant 0,4% more potatoes than last year.
Potato Prices in Bangladesh up due to tight supply

Potato Prices in Bangladesh up due to tight supply

May 08, 2018
Over the last month, potato prices in Dhaka, Bangladesh have seen large increases, as supplies are tight.
Two German Potato Packers fined ‎€13.2 million for price fixing

Two German Potato Packers fined ‎€13.2 million for price fixing

May 06, 2018
Two potato packaging companies in Germany have been fined a total of ‎€ 13.2 million (USD 15.8 million) for price fixing related to their supplies to the Metro Supermarket group.
Sri Lanka increases import taxes of potatoes as local prices drop.

Sri Lanka increases import duties on potatoes as local prices drop

May 06, 2018
Sri Lanka's Ministry of Finance has announced that the special commodity levy on imported big onions and potatoes had been increased with effect from midnight Wednesday, May 2nd.
Searching for the occasional market for excess potatoes

Searching for the occasional market for excess potatoes

April 16, 2018
Organisations representing potato farmers in Belgium and France, have started a project (interreg-GEPOS) to look for alternative destinations for potatoes in Belgium and the North of France in seasons marked by large surpluses.
India: Higher Potato Prices reported in Punjab, West-Bengal

India: Higher Potato Prices reported in Punjab, West-Bengal

March 22, 2018
Higher potato prices are reported in various states of India (Punjab, West-Bengal), offering relief (Punjab) or even a windfall (West-Bengal) for farmers.
Perú empezó a exportar papa blanca al Brasil

Perú empezó a exportar papa blanca al Brasil

March 07, 2018
El Gobierno logró impulsar la primera venta de papa blanca al mercado brasilero. Se trata de un lote de 20 toneladas de la variedad Yungay, que beneficiará a productores de Junín, Huánuco, Ayacucho y Huancavelica.
Banco Mundial destaca cadenas de valor de la papa nativa

Banco Mundial destaca cadenas de valor de la papa nativa

March 06, 2018
Un libro publicado por el Banco Mundial cuenta cómo los agricultores andinos venden sus variedades de papas nativas a mejores precios, gracias al trabajo del Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP) y sus socios.

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