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Monday 03/17/14

Southeast Asian Demand for U.S. DDGS Grows

Demand for U.S.-produced dried distillers grains with solubles in on the rise in Southeast Asia, according to an article by the U.S. Grains Council (http://bit.ly/…).

Southeast Asia's 2013 DDGS imports increased from 2012, totaling more than 1 million metric tons of DDGS from the U.S. It appears that 2014 is on track for even more gains, as January's 110,112 tons have already surpassed January 2013's 93,304 tons.

The gains are attributed in part to rising imports by Vietnam (more than 22,000 tons) and the addition of Myanmar (Burma) to the region's list of DDGS importers.

The addition of Myanmar is attributed to the Council's efforts beginning in a 2012 meeting with local feed millers and traders there to acquaint them with DDGS. Adel Yusupov, USGC regional director for South Asia, said that until that time, DDGS was an unknown product to the area.

A subsequent trip educated feed millers on feed technology and DDGS use in poultry and swine nutrition.

"We held seminars and one-on-one meetings to share information about DDGS use in animal nutrition, DDGS production, product qualities and trade," Yusupov was quoted in the article. "The result of these successful trips is that we're seeing exports of U.S. commodities pick up in markets such as Myanmar."

Cheryl Anderson can be reached at Cheryl.anderson@dtn.com.

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Posted at 12:13PM CDT 03/17/14 by George Orwel
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