Ban on poultry imports from Japan lifted  

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) has lifted a temporary ban on poultry imports from Japan, after that country’s poultry industry was deemed free of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), or bird flu.    Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar signed Memorandum Order No. 52 on Sept. 10 which lifted the ban on Japanese domestic and wild birds and their products, including meat, day-old chicks, eggs, and semen.    […]

Port of Rotterdam Authority, Koole Terminals, Chiyoda Corporation and Mitsubishi Corporation Sign MoU to Study Commercial-Scale Hydrogen Imports to the Netherlands

TOKYO, Jul 30, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – The Port of Rotterdam Authority (POR), Koole Terminals, Chiyoda Corporation and Mitsubishi Corporation have entered into an MoU for the joint-study of commercial-scale imports of hydrogen to the Port of Rotterdam utilizing Chiyoda?s hydrogen storage and transportation technology (SPERA HydrogenTM). In May 2020, POR announced […]

Meat imports up by 44.3% in H1

MEAT IMPORTS in the first half rose 44.3% year on year to 581,827.61 metric tons (MT) led by pork, buffalo, beef, and turkeys, the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) said. The BAI said pork imports for the period rose 175.8% year on year to 277,850.59 MT. Buffalo imports increased 102.9% year on year to 27,279.1 […]

Senator seeks import probe

A senator has sought an investigation of the importation of goods at lower tariffs. Senator Imee Marcos lauded the compromise on the tariff for pork imports but said all minimum access volume (MAV) or imports subject to lower tariff, should be probed. “The MAV issue doesn’t stop there because our agricultural industry continues to struggle,” […]