Commodity News

Rising Africa

The African Continental Free Trade Area formally launched on January 1, 2021 covering over 1.2 billion people in 44 countries in Africa.

Cashew Market News.

For Cashew Kernel – in first 11 months shipments from Vietnam reached 468,000 MT which was up by 12.2 % over the same period in 201

Pepper market update

Vietnam exports from January to November 2020, estimated at 263,000 MT valued at US$596 million. Vietnam Pepper crop for 2021 projected c

Pepper market update

Vietnam exported 186,160 MT of pepper from January to July 2020. Vietnam crop size for year 2020 estimated at 230,000 to 245,000 MT, with

Agri reforms In India

The Indian government has proposed a major overhaul of the 1958 legal framework under which there has been little private investment in t

Cashew Market Overview June 2020

Vietnam had a very good crop this year approximately 450,000 MT due to good weather conditions. Crop in Cambodia was also good and estima

Supply chain and demand outlook for Cashews April-June 2020

With India restarting agricultural harvesting and processing activities from next week, and Vietnam already operating at nearly full capa


The FAO and the WHO have raised alerts on a looming food shortage due to COVID-19 restrictions. Ripening crop collections are reduced as

The EU and Vietnam signed a comprehensive free trade agreement

The EU and Vietnam signed a comprehensive free trade agreement on February 11, 2020, eliminating tariffs. Effective July 2020, it will go

NCoV-2019 Virus and commodity trade

How will the virus affect the commodity trade with China and other countries? Preliminary analysis suggests the following effects