Highlights Agroberichten Buitenland week 12, 2020

Highlights Agroberichten Buitenland is de wekelijkse nieuwsbrief van het Landbouwattachénetwerk. U wordt iedere week geattendeerd op nieuws, activiteiten en achtergrondinformatie van 57 landbouwteams actief in 77 landen.

Coronavirus en internationaal zakendoen

Het coronavirus (COVID-19) roept vragen op bij ondernemers: wat zijn de lange- en kortetermijngevolgen bij zakendoen, en wat gebeurt er met geplande handelsmissies en wat zijn de actuele reisadviezen? Via deze informatiebronnen blijft u het beste op de hoogte.

Coronavirus en internationaal zakendoen

- EUROPA - Q&A for companies COVID-19 measures Poland

The government of Poland took extra measures based on the ‘state of epidemiological threat’. The measures will be in place for 10 days and can be extended with 20 days and again for another month. You can find here Q&A's for companies regarding these measures.

Q&A for companies COVID-19 measures Poland

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Ukraine plans to simplify procedures for import of seeds

The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade supported the changes initiated by the producer associations to the Law of Ukraine "On Protection of Rights for Plant Varieties" and the Law of Ukraine "On Seeds and Planting Material".

Ukraine plans to simplify procedures for import of seeds

African Swine Fever (ASF), slowly entering Hungarian wild boar populations

Hungary witnessed its first ASF infection cases in wild boars on April 21st 2018, in Heves county. At the moment, no outbreaks in the domestic pig production have been found, but the disease is currently found in several counties.

African Swine Fever (ASF), slowly entering Hungarian wild boar populations

Speciality & Fine Food Fair 2020 in London: doe mee met het Nederlands paviljoen!

Van 6 t/m 8 september 2020 zal in het Olympia Exhibition Centre in Londen de 21e editie van de Speciality & Fine Food Fair plaatsvinden. Deze beurs wordt bezocht door winkeliers, chefs, importeurs, distributeurs, inkopers en groothandelaren die kennis willen maken met producenten en leveranciers van ambachtelijke producten.

Speciality & Fine Food Fair 2020

Serbia: trade in the time of Corona pandemic

The Serbian Government introduced a state of emergency on March 15th, which will affect international trade. Reporting on the latest information and guidelines.

Serbia: Trade in the time of Corona pandemic

Spain: Trump’s tariffs drive Spanish olive oil out of the US

The 25% tariff imposed by the Trump Administration on Spanish olive oil is forcing Spanish companies to import the product from other countries in order to avoid losing it share in the US market.

Spain: Trump’s tariffs drive Spanish olive oil out of the US

Myanmar - NL partnership demonstration slaughterhouse opens in Yangon

The Netherlands-Myanmar Poultry Cooperation and Myanmar-based Wai Yang Aung company jointly opened the demonstration slaughterhouse on 13 March 2020 at Wai Yan Aung Facility, Hlaing Thar Yar Industrial Zone in Yangon.

Partnership demonstration slaughterhouse opens in Yangon, Myanmar

Tariff changes on import of agricultural products in India

Many of India’s bound tariff rates on agricultural products are among the highest in the world, ranging from 100 percent to 300 percent.  While many Indian applied tariff rates are lower (averaging 32.7 percent on agricultural goods), they still present a significant barrier to trade in agricultural goods and processed foods.

Tariff changes on import of agricultural products in India

Singapore is growing vegetables in their supermarkets

Singapore’s aim to increase its food security has resulted in the emerge of several high-tech indoor farms: farms that grow leafy greens in a controlled environment. Many supermarkets in Singapore now offer locally produced vegetables.

Singapore is growing vegetables in their supermarkets

Indoor farmed vegetables

- MIDDEN-OOSTEN - Success story of Dutch technology in UAE

An agreement has been signed during AgraME 2020 in Dubai between Double Dutch General Trading LLC and contracting company Swaidan Trading Co. LLC. Double Dutch General Trading LLC has been established in 2019 in Dubai, UAE, as the Middle-East arm of the Dutch company Holland Agri Machinery.

Success Story of Dutch technology in UAE

Maatregelen omtrent COVID-19 in de Golfregio

Als gevolg van de recente ontwikkelingen rondom het coronavirus hebben de overheden van verscheidene Golfstaten een aantal ingrijpende maatregelen moeten nemen.

Maatregelen ivm COVID-19 in de Golfregio

Jordan Valley Farms Damages by 'the Dragon' Cold Front

Jordan Valley farmers were struck with severe damage from a storm that shook their greenhouses and crops last weekend. This highlights the vulnerability of small and medium sized horticultural entrepreneurs.

Jordan Valley Farms Damages by 'the Dragon' Cold Front

Jordan storm

- AFRIKA - ‘Uganda biedt legio kansen voor Nederland’

Jasmijn Appels kreeg de kans om als trainee een tijd actief te zijn op de landbouwafdeling van de Nederlandse ambassade in Uganda. In dit artikel blikt zij terug op haar werkzaamheden. “De mogelijkheden in Uganda zijn eindeloos, als je maar de tijd neemt om de lokale context te snappen.”

‘Uganda biedt legio kansen voor Nederland’

Jasmijn Appels in gesprek met een Ugandese veehouder

On Pretoria’s agenda, Dutch Agri and Food technologies grows loud in Africa

Being the second largest exporter of agri and food products, the Netherlands continues to share innovations and knowledge to the world. The Netherlands Embassy in Pretoria has positioned itself as a facilitator for Dutch companies and institutions to share their innovations and knowledge to the South African and other African agri and food sectors.

On Pretoria’s agenda, Dutch Agri and Food technologies grows loud in Africa

- AMERIKA - Opportunities for agricultural technology in Texas

What does the agriculture market look like in Texas? What are the opportunities for Dutch companies in agricultural technology? With this mission, NBSO Texas developed two reports which aim to help Dutch businesses to succeed in the Lone Star State.

Opportunities for agricultural technology in Texas

Texas

3 Dutch start-ups win challenge Mexico

GreenTech is all about innovation and knowledge exchange. To give an extra impulse to the sector and help the growers and breeders with innovative solutions, a start-up challenge was launched. This challenge gives young and innovative companies from the Netherlands a chance to get in touch with the Latin American market. 3 Winners namely Gearbox Innovations, Nature Does (AND) Biopharma BV and Evja, were selected from a large group of entries.

3 Dutch start-ups win challenge Mexico

Nederland Lounge op FENAVI Pluimvee Congres, Colombia

Bent u ondernemer in de pluimveesector? Ga dan mee naar het 20e Nationale Pluimvee Congres in Colombia van 21 t/m 23 oktober 2020. Het congres wordt door de Colombiaanse pluimvee sectororganisatie FENAVI georganiseerd, in combinatie met een beurs.

Nederland Lounge op FENAVI Pluimvee Congres, Colombia