NEWS & MEDIA

02 Mar 2017

Indonesia to import corn to Malaysia

Agriculture Minister said that Indonesia will be ready to export 3 million tons of corn to Malaysia in the next three years...

12 Jan 2017

Indonesia targets 7,000 tonnes of corn seed production

Indonesia targets to produce 7,000 tonnes of corn seed this year. Of the figure, 5,000 tonnes will be for the domestic market, while the rest is scheduled for export to the Philippines and Vietnam...

25 Dec 2016

Favorable weather boosts Indonesia's rice, corn production

Indonesia's rice and corn production is expected to increase in 2016-17 due to favorable weather conditions, while imports will decline slightly, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA)...

26 Nov 2016

Indonesia to halt corn imports by 2018 at latest

Indonesia plans to stop imports of corn by 2018 at the latest, the agriculture minister said on Monday, amid government efforts to promote domestic production of the grain as part of a broader push...

28 Jun 2016

Indonesia controlling wheat imports in domestic corn push

Indonesia is controlling wheat imports to encourage feed mills to use domestic corn supply, an agriculture ministry official said on Wednesday, the latest of a string of trade measures Indonesia has imposed...

20 Mar 2016

Increasing world population & food supply

The world needs to produce at least 50% more food to feed 9 billion people by 2050. But climate change could cut crop yields by more than 25%. The land, biodiversity, oceans...

Indonesia to limit 2016 feedmill corn imports

Indonesia will limit maximum corn imports for feed mills to 1 million metric tons this year as domestic supply is expected to cover demand, the agriculture ministry said in a)...

27 Jul 2015

Corn is among the four strategic commodities that receive special attention in the blueprint of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). The AEC's food blueprint aims to enhance food security & sovereignty of corn...

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