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Indonesia – an economic success story

Indonesia – an economic success story Maggie Bauer In the past 30 years, Indonesia has grown from one of the world’s poorest countries into a large and thriving market for U.S. agricultural commodities. Last year, Indonesia imported record amounts of agricultural, fish and forest products from the United States. The population – already the world’s […]

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Alimentaria 2004 – Trade Show Opportunity

Alimentaria 2004 – Trade Show Opportunity – Brief Article BARCELONA, SPAIN The Show: Alimentaria, a biennial event, is the largest food and beverage exposition on the Iberian Peninsula. In 2002, Alimentaria had more than 3,000 exhibitors occupying 82,000 net square meters of floor space, and attracted 141,000 professional visitors from 80 countries. Location: Barcelona, Spain […]

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Cruising for new markets in the Mediterranean?

Cruising for new markets in the Mediterranean? Joanna Apergis Think of a cruise and you may envision travel to beautiful ports of call in the Caribbean and Mediterranean. To U.S. high-value food suppliers, these cruises represent a food service destination that requires millions of dollars of quality products each year. Second only to the Caribbean […]

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Dairy industry ready to milk opportunities in global trade – includes related article on Dairy Export Incentive Program

Dairy industry ready to milk opportunities in global trade – includes related article on Dairy Export Incentive Program – Industry Overview Arthur Coffing Convinced that exports can help build stronger sales, the U.S. dairy industry is no longer content to graze exclusively on home pastures. Producers, processors and exporters are moving aggressively into the global […]

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Fact file on Vietnam

Fact file on Vietnam – market profile Market Overview Vietnam is a Southeast Asian country bordered by Laos and Cambodia to the west, China to the north, and the South China Sea to the east. The agricultural sector is the largest part of the economy, accounting for nearly two-fifths of Vietnam’s gross domestic product. Paddy […]

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Austrian pets hunger for quality U.S. pet foods

Austrian pets hunger for quality U.S. pet foods Walter Krucsay Like other developed Western nations, Austria’s population is “graying,” and increasingly living in single households. And it’s a demographic truism that people living alone tend to have pets. Together, these facts should alert U.S. pet food exporters to the opportunity for increased pet food sales […]

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Bakery products exports on the rise

Bakery products exports on the rise Thomas St. Clair Bakery Products Exports On the Rise Consumers in most countries have a sweet tooth when it comes to bakery products – whether it’s a doughnut, a steamed bun filled with sweetened soybean paste, gingerbread cookies or a fruit-topped torte. While most demand for something sweet is […]

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Trade barriers and tradition limit U.S. wood sales to China

Trade barriers and tradition limit U.S. wood sales to China Roseanne Freese Overall, U.S. sales of forest products to China declined from a peak of $448 million in 1988 to an estimated $26 million in 1995. Despite this decline in sales, the Chinese market holds potential for U.S. exporters, primarily because of the growing need […]

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vital link in exporting to the world

Transportation: vital link in exporting to the world In 1995, more than $50 billion in U.S. agricultural products will move by air, land and sea to foreign buyers. Selling the product, in most cases, is just the first step in a long and complex trip that starts in the field and ends in markets around […]

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International Food and Drink Exhibition: London, England

International Food and Drink Exhibition: London, England Shawn Dook The Show: IFE (the International Food and Drink Exhibition) is the United Kingdom’s largest international food and drink exhibition. Organized by FreshRM (in conjunction with its U.S. partner, Reed Exhibition Companies), IFE typically attracts over 25,000 visitors from around the world. Location: ExCel, Royal Docks London, […]