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The National Potato Council Welcomes the Signing of a Phase One Agreement between the US and China
Today the National Potato Council welcomed the signing of the Phase One Agreement reached between the United States and China by President Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the White House.
Western Australian delegation visits Egypt to assess export opportunities seed potatoes
A trade delegation including Western Australian (WA) potato industry leaders toured Egypt in November, confirming the potential to export at least 10,000 tonnes of seed potatoes.
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Lower potato prices in Ukraine not enough to stop Russian imports
Despite the fact that potato prices are declining in Ukraine, their reduction so far has not been sufficient to stop the huge flow of Russian imports.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
HZPC certificate price down 10% to € 145.80 on last stock trading day
The value of the shares in HZPC Holding B.V., the world market leader in potato breeding, has been fixed at €145.80 during the recent stock trading day. This means the value of the certificate has once again decreased by the maximum (10%) that is allowed.
Potato Industry on Export Fast-track
Backed overwhelmingly by industry, the Potato Growers Association of Western Australia (PGAWA) is moving forward to establish an export entity by May 2020.
Codex Alimentarius approves global trade standard for ware potatoes proposed by India
Draft quality standards for ware potatoes proposed to the Codex Alimentarius Commission by India during its recent meeting in Mexico, were approved and will apply to global trade in potatoes
Saturday, October 12, 2019
US potato farmers seek new trade deal with Mexico to 'level the playing field'
Potato farmers are asking U.S. agricultural officials for support in expanding export trade into Mexico. Currently, American potato farmers and exporters are mostly barred from selling fresh potatoes in Mexico due to restrictions by the Mexican government
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Analyst Insight: No deal Brexit in the fresh chipping sector
The fresh chipping sector makes up about 12% of total potato production in Great Britain. The market follows season trends with demand driven by chip shop footfall throughout the year.