Agri Trade Highlights

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Weed Seed Searches Launched in Australia

Helping traders to verify that commodities are not contaminated with weed seeds.

New Laboratory in Mount Wellington Awarded MPI Permit

In New Zealand SGS has invested in new facilities and renewed the MPI Permit for its agriculture laboratory.

Agri Trade Highlights: February-March 2016

Global Agricultural markets have started 2016 with a somewhat bearish outlook. Large stocks of global commodities remain, and demand for certain commodities remains limited.

New Fumigation Services in Baltic States

SGS has launched new fumigation services in all major ports across the Baltic States to minimize the risk of damage to your goods.

Changes in Government Strategy Mean Changes in Argentina's Agricultural Sector

President Macri’s election in Argentina heralds a new economic vision – opening up international trade and providing renewed impetus in the agricultural sector.

New Grains Lab and Panification Facility in Ontario

SGS has signed a joint venture agreement with Grain Farmers of Ontario to develop a dedicated grains laboratory and panification facility in Ontario, Canada.

High Yield Again in 2015 and the Possible Effects on El Nino in 2016

With the Northern Hemisphere completing its 2015 harvest we look at global factors affecting the grain and oilseed commodities market, including the possible effect of El Niño in 2016.

Fumigation Available in All Spanish Ports

Investment in technical staff and services mean that SGS Spain can now deliver fumigation, pest control, gas-free measurement and residues removal services both inland and in all Spanish ports.

Production Increases in Brazil and Argentina

In South America, production estimates in Brazil and Argentina are showing an increase on 2014.

Meeting International Rubber Standards in Thailand

To ensure the quality and safety of rubber and its derivatives it must undergo scrutiny and inspection, from raw material to final production.