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Potato Trade

Potato Trade

Idaho potato farmers heading to Taiwan on trade mission
A team of fresh Idaho potato shippers will soon head to Taiwan to develop new business relationships in the Southeast Asian market.
Potato Farmers Bangladesh suffer as a result of the huge surplus this year
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.
Mexico removes tariffs on import frozen potatoes from the United States
President Trump removed the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico on Friday, May 17. Mexico responded by removing its 20% tariff on frozen potatoes imported from the United States on May 20.
China Hikes Tariffs on U.S. Goods After Trump Warning. (Courtesy: Capital Watch)
As the Trump administration’s trade fight with China twists and turns, exporters of frozen and dehy potatoes are facing a hit.
Potatoes now worth one billion dollars to New Zealand economy
The Latest Potatoes New Zealand Industry Volumes & Values
Will added North American potato processing capacity lead to increased acreage?
North American potato processors either have or will be bringing at least 1.3 billion pounds of new processing capacity online between October 2018 and December 2019. In Potato Country, Bruce Huffaker of NAPMN discusses the impact.
Potato export from Egypt to Europe already at 200.000 tonnes
Egypt has succeeded in opening new markets for agricultural crops, including potatoes.
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Belarus looking to export potatoes to the European Union
Belarus plans to get domestic potato producers certified for compliance with the EU requirements, according to Aleksei Bogdanov, Head of the Central Office for Foreign Economic Activities of the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry
Wednesday, February 27, 2019