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Highlights Agroberichten Buitenland week 33, 2022

Highlights Agroberichten Buitenland is de wekelijkse nieuwsbrief van het Landbouwattachénetwerk. U wordt iedere week geattendeerd op nieuws, activiteiten en achtergrondinformatie van 60 landbouwteams actief in 80 landen.

Tot einde augustus verschijnt de nieuwsbrief Highlights in een tweewekelijke frequentie in verband met de zomerperiode. De volgende editie verschijnt op 1 september.

Doe mee met het Export Accelerator Program

Overweeg je internationaal actief te worden? En wil je groei op buitenlandse markten realiseren?  Ben je als bedrijf geïnteresseerd in internationaal ondernemen maar weet je niet hoe? Doe dan mee aan het Export Accelerator Program dat op 22 september weer van start gaat.

Export Accelerator Program

Export Accelerator Program

- Spain: oils have risen in price by 56%, dairy and eggs by 16% since January 2021

With runaway inflation reaching 10.8% in July, a new record since 1984, a recent report analyzes the impact of rising food commodity prices on price of foodstuffs in Spain. It warns of the effect of the war in Ukraine as a factor of upward pressure on food prices.

Spain: Oils have risen in price by 56%, dairy and eggs by 16% since January 2021

- Poland: trends in the Polish sector of ornamentals

For many years Polish market for cut flowers and ornamental plants is growing. Even in the last difficult pandemic years and with a war in Ukraine taking place behind the border with Poland, the sector of ornamental flowers and plants notes positive export numbers and seems to be resistant to all the economic changes.

Trends: Polish sector of ornamentals

- Hungary: regulations on logging relaxed, including in protected forests

The Hungarian government has announced that regulations on logging in the country’s forests have been relaxed, including protected native woods. The regulation change is meant to help provide firewood due to high energy prices caused by the war in Ukraine.

Hungary: Regulations on logging relaxed, including in protected forests

Aerial photo of a small lake and a lush green forest
Beeld: © Máté Melega

AZIË - South Korea: how smart is South Korea’s smart agriculture?

In the recent years the interest for cooperation between South Korea and the Netherlands has grown, and lead to introduction of many advanced smart agricultural technologies from the Netherlands to Korea. Although South Korea has embraced Smart Farming, the road ahead is a long one and the majority of farmers are still using conventional farming methods. What is the status of smart agriculture in this country?

How Smart is South Korea’s Smart Agriculture? Time for an upgrade!

- India: global tender enquiry for supply of high value horticulture fruit plants/planting material

The agriculture department of the Netherlands Embassy in Delhi wishes to inform potential Dutch exporters of fruit planting materials about a recently published e-tender by the Indian authorities for the procurement for the season 2022-2023 of fruit plants of various varieties /cultivars/ root-stock varieties like apples and walnuts. 

Global tender enquiry for supply of High Value Horticulture fruit plants/planting material in India

- South Korea: Join the Netherlands Pavilion at KIEMSTA 2-5 November 2022 in Daegu

Are you in active in the agriculture industry? Are you looking for new opportunities in South Korea or wish to expand your market further? Korea International Exhibition of Machinery, Equipment, Science and Technology for Agriculture, KIEMSTA 2022, one of major horticulture technology expos in South Korea will resume its next edition after 2018 in a new location Daegu. 

Join the Netherlands Pavilion at KIEMSTA, 2-5 November 2022 in Daegu, South Korea

- Vietnam: tuna export in 2022 is expected to reach over 1 billion USD

According to statistics of Vietnam Customs, tuna export turnover in June 2022 reached 90 million USD, up 41% compared to June 2021. Accumulated in the first 6 months of 2022, tuna export turnover reached 553 million USD, up 56% over the same period in 2022. Tuna exports to main markets grew well, except the EU, Israel and Egypt.

Vietnamese tuna export in 2022 is expected to reach over 1 billion USD

Tuna
Beeld: © mard.org.vn

AMERIKA - Colombia: Petro takes office as Colombia’s president, rural development stands a “second chance”

Last August 7th in the city centre of the Colombian capital, the former M-19 guerrilla member and Mayor of Bogotá, Gustavo Petro, was inaugurated as the first leftist president in the history of the country at a ceremony as full of symbols and history as the Simón Bolívar plaza.

Petro takes office as Colombia’s president: Rural development stands a “second chance”

- Mexico: registration open for Poultry & Pig Farming Roadshow

Are you a Dutch supplier of sustainable solutions for the poultry or pig farming sector and are you interested in the opportunities the Mexican market offers? Then take part in the Roadshow Mexican poultry and pig farming from 10 to 14 October 2022.

Mexico - Poultry & Pig Farming Roadshow. Registrations now open!

- Mexico: extreme droogte in het noorden

Al meer dan een jaar heeft het noorden van Mexico te maken met uitzonderlijke droogte en de afgelopen maanden zijn de watertekorten nog nijpender geworden. Zowel urbane als rurale gebieden ondervinden de gevolgen.

Noord Mexico kampt met extreme droogte

- Peru: tender for purchase of urea in the international market

The current crisis generated by the conflict between Russia and Ukraine has  decreased in the supply of nitrogen fertilisers, also in Peru. This puts at risk the fragile food security of the country as well as many others in similar situations.

Peru: Tender for purchase of urea in the International Market