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West-Bengal potato farmers make a killing as weather turns bad
March 13, 2020
As weather in West-Bengal, India turns unfavourable, output falls sharply and potato prices shoot up.
Potato prices are getting more solid in West Bengal, India
September 28, 2019
Potato prices in West Bengal have firmed up by nearly 9 per cent in the last two months, a development caused by a steady demand from neighbouring states.
Patatas holandesas de baja calidad: los comerciantes sudamericanos miran hacia China
August 21, 2019
Recientes declaraciones de Kuncan Zhu, gerente de la empresa china Shandong YSC Import & Export Co., Ltd
Chinese potato price runs high because of typhoon Lekima
August 20, 2019
Typhoon Lekima landed on Chinese shores last weekend. The typhoon caused destruction in several Chinese cities. Shouguang was one of the areas affected most by the extreme weather conditions.
Potato Farmers Bangladesh suffer as a result of the huge surplus this year
May 31, 2019
This year, the potato harvest in Bangladesh was about 150% of what the domestic need is. As a result prices have crashed and despite the high yields, farmers suffer as the can not sell their product.
Philippines lowers tax rate on potato import for chip manufacturers
October 30, 2018
A new order issued in the Philip[pines allows for the import of more potatoes at a low rate (3%), exclusively for use for the production of potato chips
Turkish potato growers confronted with rising production costs
October 01, 2018
Due to increasing production costs related to the devaluation of the Turkish lira, profit margins of potato growers are declining by the day
Azerbaijan doubles import duty on potatoes
September 06, 2018
Starting 5 September Azerbaijan has doubled customs duty on imported potatoes. Until October 31, the import duties on imported potatoes will be 30%
United Kingdom signs deal to allowing seed potato export to China
August 27, 2018
The United Kingdom has signed a major deal allowing the export of seed potatoes to China. The deal is expected to bring major benefits to Scotland, with around 70% of the 100,000 tonnes of seed potatoes exported annually from the UK coming from Scottish farms.
For now, no decrease in potato price in India
July 09, 2018
Potato prices in India are not going to come down in the near future as the production of the crop has been reportedly around 20 per cent lower this year in potato growing states.
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