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Mexico Puts Last Two State-Owned Sugar Mills Up for Sale

June 13, 2016

The Mexican Service of Administration and Disposition of Assets (SAE) published an announcement in the Diario Oficial (Federal Register) containing the public tender for the last two state-owned sugar mills.  These mills have been managed by the Fund of Expropriated Sugar Sector Businesses (FEESA), a fund created to administer the government expropriated sugar mills, since 2001.

Mexico Puts Last Two State-Owned Sugar Mills Up for Sale

Mexico: Grain and Feed Updates

June 9, 2016

Corn production is likely to increase slightly in marketing year (MY) 2016/17 (October/September) to 24.2 MMT, mostly due higher planted area than initially anticipated, and assuming favorable weather conditions. The wheat production estimate is down for MY2016/17 (July/June), due to insufficient water supply in the “Bajio” region (Guanajuato, Michoacan, and Jalisco). Rice production is forecast to be up in MY2016/17, reflecting information from industry and official contacts. The Post/New total sorghum production and harvested area estimates for MY 2015/16 were revised downward and upward, respectively, based on updated official data. MY2016/17 imports are forecast lower for corn while up slightly for wheat.

Grain and Feed Update in Mexico City



Mexico Establishes TRQs but no Need to Worry

June 8, 2016

On June 8, 2016, the Secretariat of Economy (SE) published in Mexico’s Federal Register (Diario Oficial - DOF) a decree establishing tariff rate quotas (TRQ) for the import of live cattle for feeding purposes, fresh, chilled, and frozen beef; and paddy, husked brow, milled, other and broken rice. These TRQ’s are intended for countries which whom Mexico has no free-trade agreements. Imports of products from the United States have duty-free access under NAFTA

Mexico Establishes TRQs


Mexico Revokes Antidumping Duties on U.S. Apples

June 7, 2016

On June 7, 2016, the Secretariat of Economy (SE) published in the Diario Oficial (Federal Register) the final resolution on the antidumping investigation against imported U.S. apples.  The Mexican government decided to conclude the investigation and revoke the provisional antidumping duties.

Mexico Revokes Antidumping Duties on U.S. Apples


Select Mexico Continues to Expand Greenhouse Tomato Production

June 6, 2016

Tomato production for marketing year 2016/17 is estimated at 2.9 million metric tons (MMT), slightly higher than the previous marketing year.  Mexican producers continue to move from open field production to protected agriculture technologies, resulting in higher yields.  Exports are expected to remain relatively stable at approximately 1.5 MMT

Tomato Annual Report-Mexico City

Mexico's Dairy Products Imports to Increase in MY2016

May 25, 2016

Fluid milk production is expected to increase in MY2016 at the same time international demand for dairy products contracts. Shifts in consumption patterns toward value-added products that offer health benefits despite their relatively higher cost is stemming fluid milk consumption. Thus, Mexico will keep importing dairy products, mainly Non Fat Dry Milk and cheeses, to fulfill its processing needs and to cover the demand for specialized products.

Dairy Products Semi-annual Report-Mexico City