Useful links

In order to give you, our clients, the needed leverage to be able to source a lot more information on Non Traditional Exports products (NTEs), GEPA has selected some useful links for its esteemed publics.

CBI Market Info – Roots and Tubers

CBI (Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries) offers free online information on exporting roots and tubers to Europe. This includes, among others:

  • Potential markets on country level
  • Trends and opportunities
  • (Market access) requirements
  • Identification of competition

 

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Fruit Inform

Informational, analytical and consulting agency specialized in the fruit and vegetable markets of Ukraine, Russia and other Eastern European countries

  • Regular daily and weekly prices monitoring
  • Price trends
  • Available upon subscription
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United States Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service

The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) links U.S. agriculture to the world to enhance export opportunities and global food security.

  •   Market reports about many different food products aimed for USA exporters
  • Advanced search possibilities by product, country and date
  • Product/Country specific food reports, retail trends, beverages
  • For free
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European Commission – Food Safety

The European Commission aims to assure a high level of food safety within the EU. This portal provides information on the various regulation

  • General Food Law
  • Food Hygiene
  • Food Contaminants and Extraction Solvents
  • Food Labelling
  • Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF)
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CBI

The CBI (Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries) contributes to sustainable and inclusive economic development in developing countries through the expansion of exports from these countries to Europe.

  • Product/Country specific market reports for the European markets
  • 17 different food and agricultural market sectors covered
  • EU market requirements
  • Tips on doing business and finding buyers
  • For free
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State of the Plate

Study of America’s consumption of fruit and vegetables with a.o:

  • Consumption trends
  • Forecasts
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Ghana Timber Millers Organisation

The Ghana Timber Millers Organisation (GTMO) represents 100 timber processing companies, including producers of plywood, veneer and furniture (parts).

  • Consultation between the government and the industry
  • Sharing information on timber trade among members
  • Improving the standard of timber products
  • Attracting foreign investors
  • Involvement in forest resources improvement programmes and the social needs of the people of Ghana, especially in the rural areas
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EU Timber Regulation

The European Union’s Timber Regulation (EUTR) also covers plywood, veneer and wooden furniture. This portal provides information on the regulation.

  • Legal text
  • Obligations and scope
  • Updates on current developments
  • Guidance documents
  • FLEGT or CITES licensing
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CBI Market Information

CBI provides European market information on sectors like timber and timber products (incl. plywood and veneer) and home decoration (incl. furniture).

  •  Trends
  • Trade statistics
  • Market channels and segments
  •  Competition
  • Buyer requirements
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World Bank – Global Economic Monitor (GEM) Commodities

The World Bank’s Global Economic Monitor (GEM) Commodities provides monthly prices and indices for commodities like plywood, from 1960 to present.

  • Series – plywood nominal
  • Time
  • Country or world
  • Table or chart
  • Download in Excel-file
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Global Timber Forum

The Global Timber Forum is an international advocacy and networking platform for the timber sector.

  • News
  • Timber sector reports, analysis and statistics
  • Sustainability certification schemes
  • Industry organisations and trade federations
  • Market legality requirements and strategies
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Fruitnet

Fruitnet brings together several of the fresh produce industry’s leading publications to provide a single, reliable source of news, insight and analysis

  • Industry news
  • Publisher of the Fresh Product
  • Newsletter
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Seafood News

The most widely read seafood industry news in North America, with subscribers in over 50 countries providing a quick daily snapshot of the global seafood industry.

  • Free report highlights
  • Free quarterly Urner Barry’s “Reporter” magazine
  • Specials market intelligence services for subscribers: ‘Comtel’ (USA up-to-the-minute market information), USA ‘Foreign Trade Data’, ‘Seafood Price-Current E-Mail’
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European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture Products

The European Market Observatory for fisheries and aquaculture (EUMOFA) is a market intelligence tool on the European Union fisheries and aquaculture sector

  • Regular annual EU extensive fish market report
  • Weekly, monthly and yearly trends on specific queries
  • Monthly highlights and case study reports
  • Price structure analysis
  • For free
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Woodworking Network

Woodworking Network is a hub for the professional woodworking industry. It presents technology, supplies, education and inspiration.

  • News – categories for furniture and veneer
  • Knowledge Center – Best Practices
  • Webcasts
  • Community – Ask a Woodworker
  • Events
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Fresh Fruit Portal

Market news and information from the global fresh fruit market

  • Market news
  • Fruit prices
  • Newsletter
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GLOBEFISH

Market reports on global fish economy

  • Specific market reports for 14 different species
  • Regular market highlights for specific countries
  • Monthly trade statistics
  • For free
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Timber Trades Journal

Timber Trades Journal is a renowned forum for the timber sector. It provides the latest business and market trends across the timber industry.

  • News
  • Market intelligence
  • Buyer’s guide
  • Features, opinion pieces and blogs
  • Events
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United States Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service

The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) links U.S. agriculture to the world to enhance export opportunities and global food security.

  • International market reports about fish and seafood
  • Advanced search possibilities by product, country and date.
  • For free
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Fresh Plaza

The number one portal for the fresh produce industry, offering the latest news, price-watch and photo albums.

  • Sort news by continent or by sector
  • Sort news by specific products
  • See latest wholesale prices
  • Find world retailers
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European Commission – Food Safety

The European Commission aims to assure a high level of food safety within the EU. This portal provides information on the various regulations.

  • General Food Law
  • Food Hygiene
  • Food Contaminants and Extraction Solvents
  • Food Labelling
  • Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF)
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CBI

The Dutch CBI (Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries) contributes to sustainable and inclusive economic development in developing countries through the expansion of exports from these countries to Europe.

  • Product/Country specific seafood market reports for the European markets
  • Information on market demand, channels and market segments
  • EU market requirements and seafood policy
  • Tips on doing business and finding buyers
  • For free
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Cocoa Beans: Chocolate & Cocoa Industry Quality Requirements

This guide is a comprehensive, up-to-date reference document with key requirements related to cocoa farming practices, food safety and quality.

  • Flavour
  • Food safety
  • Physical characteristics
  • Certification and Quality Standards
  • Aspects of cocoa production
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European Timber Trade Federation

The European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF) represents timber and wood product importers, as well as non-importing.

  • Timber Trade Portal with extended country profile of Ghana
  • Member federation index
  • News
  • Trade statistics and analysis
  • Information on EU regulation
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European Commission – Food Safety

The European Commission aims to assure a high level of food safety within the EU. This portal provides information on the various regulations.

  • General Food Law
  • Food Hygiene
  • Food Contaminants and Extraction Solvents
  • Food Labelling
  • Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF)
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CBI Market Information

CBI provides European market information on the cacao sector. It also discusses the markets for fine flavour cocoa and certified cocoa specifically.

  • Trends
  • Trade statistics
  • Market channels and segments
  • Buyer requirements
  • Tips on finding buyers and doing business in Europe
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World Bank – Global Economic Monitor (GEM) Commodities

The World Bank’s Global Economic Monitor (GEM) Commodities provides monthly prices and indices for commodities like cocoa, from 1960 to present.

  • Series – cocoa nominal
  • Time
  • Country or world
  • Table or chart
  • Download in Excel-file
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UTZ

UTZ stimulates sustainable farming to help farmers, workers and their families to fulfil their ambitions and safeguard the world’s resources.

  • Webinars
  • UTZ Academy Online
  • Resource library
  • Marketing sustainable products
  • Strengthening your reputation
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Marine Stewardship Council

International non-profit organisation established to address the problem of unsustainable fishing and safeguard

  • seafood supplies for the future.
    News on sustainable fishing
  • List of companies that sell MSC certified products
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Kuapa Kokoo

Kuapa Kokoo is a Fairtrade Certified cocoa farmers cooperative in Ghana aiming to supply quality cocoa products and improve the livelihood of members.

  • News
  • International partners
  • Social projects
  • Mutual health insurance
  • Credit union
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Fairtrade Africa

Fairtrade is a global movement addressing the injustices of conventional trade by helping smallholder farmers and workers secure better terms.

  • African chapter of the global Fairtrade movement
  • News
  • Networks & partners
  • Producers & products
  • Resources
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IntraFish

USA national marine fisheries service

  • Detailed monthly statistics for USA by region and for Japan
  • Customized market prices information by species
  • For free
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Cocoa Abrabopa Association

The Cocoa Abrabopa Association provides tailor-made services for Ghanaian cocoa farmers to improve their productivity, income and livelihood.

  • Practical scientific knowledge on cocoa farming and good agricultural practices
  • Certification to ensure sustainable cocoa production
  • Tailor made input packages like fertilisers, fungicides and insecticides on credit
  • State of the art warehousing solutions
  • Access to the Cocoa Abrabopa Pension Scheme (CAPS)
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SeafoodSource

The leading international seafood industry resource

  • Information on supply and trade
  • Aquaculture news from the globe
  • Suppliers directory
  • Subscription provides market prices, market reports, webinars and more
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Undercurrentnews

Market portal which brings global business news and information for the seafood industry

  • Filter news by specific region or by fish species
  • Latest price news
  • Company information
  • Information on supply and demand
  • Possibility to purchase market reports with the names of importing companies
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World Cocoa Foundation

The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) promotes sustainability by supporting cocoa farmers to grow more quality cocoa and strengthen their communities.

  • Manuals and training materials
  • Research and articles
  • Program and training videos
  • Webinars
  • International support
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Cocoa CONNECT

Cocoa CONNECT is a digital platform for players in the field of sustainable cocoa where they can share, meet and learn.

  • Farmers & production
  • Chains & relations
  • Markets & policies
  • Crops & soil
  • Matchmaking
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International Cocoa Organisation

The International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) is a global organisation of both cocoa producing and consuming member countries.

  • Cocoa Information Centre
  • World Cocoa Directory
  • News
  • Cocoa prices
  • Statistics
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