Category: Agrifood

Chihuahua increases its meat production in the first half of the year

CHIHUAHUA – The slaughter of cattle in the state of Chihuahua increased 647% from January to July 2019, compared to the same period in 2018 According to the statistics of slaughter of cattle on municipal trails from the National Institute of...

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Mexico ranks first in chili pepper export

MEXICO – According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Sagarpa), Mexico is the world’s number one exporter of chili peppers and peppers, with 2971% of its total production destined for the international market Currently, the...

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Mexico and the U.S. sign agreement to export tomato without tariffs

MEXICO – Mexico and the United States signed the new Tomato Anti-Dumping Suspension Agreement, with which Mexican producers can export the product to that nation without paying tariffs until 2024 This new agreement suspends the dumping...

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Mexico limits maximum quota to export sugar to the U.S.

Mexican sugar producers may export 439,315 tons of sugar derived from cane or beets to the United States, in accordance with the maximum quota established by the Ministry of Economy This assignment will be effective from October 1, 2019, to...

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Wheat production grows 63% in Sonora

SONORA – Thanks to the “Guarantee Prices program”, the production of wheat increased 63% in Sonora, going from 250,000 tons harvested in the Fall-Winter 2017/2018 cycle, to 407,000 tons in the Fall-Winter 2018/2019 cycle Said program is...

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Tamaulipas receives US$715,696 of investment in the fishing sector

TAMAULIPAS – Just over US$715,696 was invested in Tamaulipas for the resurgence of catfish and shrimp fishing This investment will benefit the municipalities of Tampico, Madero, Altamira, among others The head of the Secretary of Fisheries and...

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Grocery sales go up 9.6% in Nuevo León

NUEVO LEON – The commercialization of groceries in the Northern region of the country¾including Nuevo León¾increased 96% during the month of July, slightly below the national increase of 10%, reported the National Association of Wholesale...

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Mexican banana reaches record in imports

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO – US imports of Mexican fresh bananas touched in 2018 an unregistered level since 1993, before the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) entered into force, with 418,996 tons Mexican exports of this product to the United...

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Walnut export is affected by trade war

CHIHUAHUA –  Chihuahua’s nogaleros foresee a black outlook after being in the middle of the trade war between the United States and China, since it is not profitable for them to export their nut to the Asian market with North American...

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Mexican trade chief slams U.S. demand on tomato inspections as ‘unacceptable’

MEXICO – A top Mexico trade negotiator slammed a US proposal to inspect all Mexican tomato exports as “totally unacceptable,” saying the measure would trigger a logistical “collapse” in cross-border trade Jesus Seade, Mexico’s deputy...

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