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Indian poultry hopeful of corn imports after elections

The Poultry Federation of India (PFI) is hopeful that a new government, elected after June, would be open to reducing corn import duties. Ricky...

Corn – the problem the Philippines is struggling to solve

Corn supply has long been a problem for the Philippine animal protein sector. It makes up the bulk of the grain used for feed...

Ample supply prompts corn imports from Brazil and Argentina

Southeast Asia will likely import more corn in 2024/25, with Vietnam leading the way. The USDA forecasts the region will import 19.4mt, mainly from...

Feed industry positive but must remain vigilant

Falling raw material prices helped ease business for Asia’s feed industry in the second half of 2023. While global feed production dipped last year,...

Bulog imports corn only when local supply is limited

Indonesia’s State Logistics Agency (Bulog) has imported 400,000 tons of feed corn from a total allocation of 750,000 tons. The imported feed corn had...

Thailand’s corn imports to grow 5.2%

According to Kasikorn Research Center, Thailand’s corn imports for feed are forecast to rise 5.2% yoy to 1.4mt in 2024, with nearly all coming...

Philippines to import more corn in MY 2024/25

The USDA Manila office forecasts higher corn imports (~1mt) for MY 2024/25 to cover the rise in feed consumption. Local corn production, projected at...

Philippines uses more corn in feeds with favorable pricing

The Philippine poultry and livestock sectors are expanding, and are using more corn in feed rations. The USDA Manila office forecasts higher corn imports...

Indonesia will stop corn imports to support domestic prices

The Indonesian government announced stopping corn imports in April to ensure adequate absorption, price stability, and optimum production. Based on the Central Bureau of Statistics...

Red Sea turmoil – should we be concerned?

Shipping is once again experiencing disruption, this time because of escalating turmoil in the Red Sea. With large freighters, especially from Europe, forced to...

What is the fuss surrounding corn?

Corn refuses to move away from the headlines in Asia despite global prices softening. From Indonesia to India, we hear complaints of corn not...

Imports not helping to reduce local corn price

Indonesia imported 171,000 tons of feed corn in November-December to stabilize local corn prices for poultry farmers. However, corn producer Dean Novel said the...

Sri Lanka gets corn from Pakistan as imports open

Sri Lanka started importing feed corn from Pakistan after the government issued import licenses in August. It simultaneously reduced the import levy from USD...

Indonesia to import 250,000 tons of corn this month

The National Food Agency plans to import 250,000 tons of corn to be distributed directly to independent farmers to lower feed production costs, due...

Indonesia’s corn imports for independent farmers only

Indonesia will import feed corn only for independent farmers, the National Food Agency said. Agency head Arief Prasetyo Adi said the State Logistics Agency (Bulog)...

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