China wants to buy cherries, potato and wheat from Pakistan
January 13, 2019
China is keen on building stronger socio-economic ties with Pakistan and is interested in importing more from the country, said Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing, including potatoes
Potato Growers Pakistan concerned by false rumors of Export Ban, Duties
December 29, 2018
There have been rumors that the government of Pakistan banned potato export or levied duties on the export of potatoes. The Ministry of National Food Security & Research condemned these rumors and stated they are entirely false and fictitious.
All Australian markets reopened for WA seed and ware potatoes as surveillance shows potato psyllids not infected
December 21, 2018
The government of Western Australia has announced that it has succeeded in regaining market access for Western Australian potatoes in all of Australia, following the detection of tomato potato psyllid in February 2017.
Stop of seed potato import in 2021, says Algerian Minister of Agriculture
December 11, 2018
The Algerian Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries Abdelkader Bouazghi said that Algeria would stop the import of seed potatoes in 2021
Llevarían a Colombia ante la OMC por imposición de aranceles
November 10, 2018
El país suramericano quiere aplicar impuestos contra las papas fritas de Bélgica, Países Bajos y Alemania.
Colombia moves ahead with anti-dumping tax on the import of frozen french fries
November 02, 2018
According to a news release of the Colombian government an anti-dumping duty is recommended on the import of frozen potatoes from companies in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany.
Medidas ‘antidumping’ a la importación de papa congelada
November 01, 2018
El Ministerio de Comercio, Industria y Turismo de Colombia, recomendó imponer, en forma definitiva, derechos antidumping a las importaciones de este tipo de papa procedente de Bélgica, Holanda y Alemania.
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
Pepsico to invest $5 million by 2020 to expand its sustainable farming programme in India.
October 30, 2018
Snacks and beverages manufacturer PepsiCo plans to invest $5 million by 2020 to expand its sustainable farming programme in India.
Indian government limits movement of seed potatoes to contain Potato Cyst Nematodes
October 29, 2018
In an effort to limit the spread of the Potato Cyst Nematode, the government of India has prohibited the movement of seed potatoes from Himachal, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand and Jammu Kashmir to other states
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