Our re-survey of the Mexican 2019 Spring-Summer dry bean crop confirmed definitively that the bean planting surface was reduced as a result of the drought from June-August, the critical growing period. As a result, production is estimated at 417,101 MT, 54% less than SIAP’s (Mexican agricultural data Secretariat) estimates and 52.5% less than the average […]Read More
Introducing our new Affiliated Membership!
USDBC is offering affiliate membership to any company that handles
beans directly, such as shippers, packagers, exporters, etc.
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For many years the Dominican Republic (DR) has been one of the top export destinations for US dry bean exports in the Americas and is the top export market in the region (minus Mexico) for the period September – July 2019 at 26,000 MT. This is down slightly from the same period in 2018 which […]Read More
On October 7, 2019 the U.S. and Japan signed a trade agreement with the explicit goal, according to the USTR “to open markets and support expansion of U.S. food and agricultural exports, increase farm income, generate more rural economic activity, and promote job growth.” A trade agreement with Japan has always been a top U.S. […]Read More