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| Wheat Update | Grain and Feed | Algiers | Algeria | 9/1/2014
Algeria’s MY 2014/15 total grain production suffered from water stress due to the spring drought. The preliminary forecast is 3.0 MMT, a 38 percent decrease from last year’s crop of 4.9 MMT. This will likely lead to increased wheat imports.
Grain and Feed Update_Algiers_Algeria_8-27-2014
| Cotton Update | Cotton and Products | Tashkent | Uzbekistan - Republic of | 9/1/2014
Post forecasts MY14/15 lint production at 4.3 million bales. Generally favorable weather conditions are countered by irrigation water deficit in the South and some pest problems during vegetation in several regions. Uzbekistan’s MY2014/15 domestic lint consumption is forecast at 1.5 million bales. MY2013/14 and MY 2014/15 lint exports are both forecast at 2.9 million bales.
Cotton and Products Update_Tashkent_Uzbekistan - Republic of_8-27-2014
| Meal, Peanut, Meal, Soybean, Meal, Sunflowerseed, Oil, Peanut, Oil, Soybean, Oil, Sunflowerseed, Oilseed, Peanut, Oilseed, Soybean, Oilseed, Sunflowerseed, Oil, Palm | 2014 | Oilseeds and Products | New Delhi | India | 9/1/2014
For (marketing year) MY 2014/15, total oilseed production is expected to decrease by 3.4 percent to 36.5 million metric tons (MMT) on lower kharif (fall and early harvested) area due to poor weather. Below-normal rains, high temperatures, and less water availability from major reservoirs reportedly slowed kharif (fall and early harvested) crop planting progress; this is expected to affect negatively both rainfed and irrigated crop production. MY 2014/15 total edible oil imports are estimated a...
Oilseeds and Products Update_New Delhi_India_8-26-2014
| 2014 | Biotechnology and Other New Production Technologies | Dhaka | Bangladesh | 9/1/2014
The biotechnology sector is in a nascent stage of development, but the government of Bangladesh (GOB) seeks to move forward in developing and commercializing agricultural biotechnology, such as Bt eggplant which was approved in 2013. The GOB has established a regulatory framework and approval process for all GE products developed domestically or by a third country.
Agricultural Biotechnology Annual_Dhaka_Bangladesh_8-1-2014