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Attaché Report (GAIN)

India: Oilseeds and Products Update

FAS New Delhi estimates India’s rapeseed-mustard production for marketing year (MY) 2023/2024 (October-September) at 11.9 million metric tons (MMT), harvested from 9.3 million hectares following favorable cold weather during the rabi crop season.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

India: Patchy Northeast Monsoon Impacts Rabi Planting

Cumulative rainfall during India's 2023 northeast monsoon was nine percent lower than the fifty-year average, according to India’s Meteorological Department (IMD), spurred by a delay in onset of nearly 20 days.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

India: FAIRS Annual Country Report

In 2023, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare/Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published a series of food safety notifications. The FSSAI has re-operationalized its Labeling and Display Regulations, to include a six-month implementation extension of the disclaimer for brand names and trademarks on front-of-pack labels.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

India: FAIRS Export Certificate Report Annual

In the calendar year (CY) 2023 (January-December), India's Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying/Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying published the requirement for an integrated veterinary health certificate (VHC) for the import of milk and milk products into India.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Pakistan: Pakistan's Corn Exports at Record Level

Corn exports in 2023/24 are forecast to reach 1.5 million tons. The good harvest and decrease in poultry feed demand resulted in a large exportable surplus at competitive prices. Vietnam, Malaysia, and Sri Lanka are the top destinations. Feed consumption in 2023/24 is reduced from 7.7 to 6.6 million tons.
On January 3, India’s Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAHD) published on its website, Office Memorandum L-11/1/2019-Trade (E-11542), to delay the implementation timeline of the new integrated Veterinary Health Certificate requirements for milk and milk products by six months.
On December 29, 2023, the Ministry of Trade and Integration announced the first stage of 2024 meat and poultry quotas by HS code for historic suppliers (i.e., importers). The first stage approved the distribution of 2,835 tons of beef and 31,500 tons of poultry.
International Agricultural Trade Report

Opportunities for U.S. Agricultural Products in India

India is the world’s most populous country and boasts one of the fastest growing economies in the world. As Indian households continue to reach higher levels of consumer spending, imported agricultural products are becoming more accessible to a larger number of people.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Bangladesh: Exporter Guide

In 2022, U.S. exports of consumer-oriented products to Bangladesh were valued at $9.5 million, accounting for less than 1 percent of the market share of the $2 billion in consumer-oriented products Bangladesh imported.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Pakistan: FAIRS Annual Country Report

The report outlines regulatory requirements and import procedures for food and agricultural imports into Pakistan.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Pakistan: FAIRS Export Certificate Report Annual

This report outlines Pakistan’s requirements for import permits and export certificates for various food products for human and animal consumption. It also provides a list of the Pakistani government agencies involved in the entry of imported food products.
FAS New Delhi projects India’s organic agriculture sector to be valued at $2.5 billion for the 2023/24 Marketing Year (MY). According to various sources, the domestic consumption of organic foods is trending upwards as the Indian consumer focus on health and wellness continues.