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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THE US DRY BEAN COUNCIL (USDBC) APPLAUDS SIGNING OF TRADE AGREEMENT WITH JAPAN

October 2, 2019

Portland, OR The U.S. dry bean industry looks forward to new opportunities to grow market share in Japan with the announcement of an initial trade agreement that eliminatesimportdutieson most classes of U.S. dry beansas of January 1, 2020. The U.S. has maintained a steady and consistent market share in Japan but the lack of a […]

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MEXICO BEAN HARVEST AND PRODUCTION POST BIG DECREASES

September 20, 2019

We have been reporting on the possibility of a diminished dry bean harvest in Mexico as a result of weather challenges. Our August Planting Intentions report confirms that the extended drought in Mexico during the critical planting period resulted in an almost 50% decrease in bean planting surface and a production drop of over 56% […]

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CHINA PULSE CONFERENCE PRESENTS UPDATED PRODUCTION NUMBERS

September 20, 2019

The China International Pulse Conference in late august presented updated dry bean production estimates with more definitive projections of volume expected at the end of this month following harvest. Production estimates for various types of dry beans are presented below: Both planting and harvest area for black beans has been significantly reduced due to a) […]

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