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Minister Didiza congratulates the Citrus Industry on Record Exports and Commits to Work with Stakeholders to Boost Growth in the Sector

MEDIA STATEMENTMINISTER DIDIZA CONGRATULATES THE CITRUS INDUSTRY ON RECORD EXPORTS ANDCOMMITS TO WORK WITH STAKEHOLDERS TO BOOST GROWTH IN THE SECTOR 02 FEBRUARY 2021 The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Ms Thoko Didiza (MP), congratulatesthe citrus industry on the record exports they made. Citrus is one of South Africa's most importantsubsectors in the agricultural sector that provides a...


Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for Costa Rica and Guatemala

WASHINGTON, February 12, 2021—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity: Export sales of 195,338 metric tons of corn for delivery to Costa Rica.  Of the total, 135,644 metric tons is for delivery during the 2020/2021 marketing year and 59,694 metric tons is for delivery during the 2021/2022 marketing year; andExport sales of 115,577 metric tons...


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President Cyril Ramaposa sends Covid-19 warning to South Africa as Festive Season approaches

As the festive season approaches, it is critical that ‘we do not become the architects of our own undoing’, says president Cyril Ramaphosa. Writing in his weekly letter to the public on Monday (9 November), the president said that ‘the greatest vigilance’ is required from all citizens to keep the virus at bay. “A resurgence at any scale will not just...


Export Sales Announcements


Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for China and Unknown Destinations

WASHINGTON, September 23, 2020—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity:


Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for China and Unknown Destinations

WASHINGTON, September 22, 2020—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity:


Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for China, Pakistan, and Unknown Destinations

WASHINGTON, September 21, 2020—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity:


Features


U.S. Foods Take Center Stage at Berlin Food Week

During Berlin Food Week September 17-23, the Foreign Agricultural Service is introducing German consumers and culinary professionals to an array of premium U.S. foods.


Philippines Culinary Competition Features U.S. Ingredients

Enderun Colleges beat out two other culinary schools to win the first-ever Great American Taste Culinary Competition, hosted by the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines and the U.S. Department of Agriculture in partnership with the Lyceum of the Philippines University on Saturday, May 5, 2018.


Fair Trade and the World Trade Organization

May is World Trade Month, a time to recognize and echo the importance of global trade, particularly fair trade. As we kickoff World Trade Month here at USDA, it’s important to acknowledge that trade is on our minds not only during May but every single day of the year.


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