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THREE MEXICAN STATES INCREASE MANGO SHIPMENTS TO USA IN WEEK 6 .....

By Will Cavan
Executive Director
International Mango Organization (IMO)
Vista, California






www.mangoworldmagazine.blogspot.com








February 11, 2012






Week six shipping data from EMEX (The Mexican Mango exporter's Association) reveals that the Mexican state of Oaxaca led the three states for the current reporting period, that are currently shipping mangoes to the USA.


Oaxaca shipped 68,952 (4kg) cartons of mango to the USA market during week six 2012. This accounts for 47.81% of all mangoes shipped to both USA ports of entry and 100% of all mangoes from Mexico crossing at Nogales, Arizona.


Total shipments to the USA market from Mexico amounted to 144,216 cartons. This quantity is 58.16% of all mangoes shipped since January 28, 2012 when Mexico began the 2012  mango export season to the USA.


So far this year, 247,962 (4kg) cartons of mango have been shipped to the USA market from Mexico.


Chiapas leads in the accumulated season category with overall shipments totalling 43.52 % or 107,904 cartons thr…

MEXICAN PROCESSOR OF IQF MANGO CHUNKS ...

IQF Frozen Mangos


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The Mexican Mango is one of the sweetest tropical fruits in the world. Mexico produces a high quantity of mangos every year. The sweet taste and the attractive color make this tropical fruit one of the delicacies in Mexico and all around the world.

Only selected fresh mangos, 100% Mexican, are used as raw material for frozen IQF mangos. The frozen mango is obtained from Mexican varieties (Tommy, Hayden and Kent) and is freezed in an IQF tunnel with the highest care.

Before entering the IQF tunnel the mango is thoroughly washed in water, peeled and cut. The available cuts for our frozen mangos are dices (10mm, 15mm and 20mm) and chunks (3/4”-1’), every cut is hand made.

With the highest hygiene standard and carefully controlled temperature your product is free of risks. Our supervision and quality control in the production reassure the safety of the product and the high quality you deserve.

Dipasa’s 15 years of experience in the commercialization of fro…

DAMADAMM: I MISS YOU BABY ...LIKE MANGO

COLLAPSE IN GLOBAL TRADE: WHAT THE CHARTS ARE SHOWING ...

Friday, February 10, 2012 11:36 AM
Petroleum 3-Month Rolling Average Turns Sharply Lower; Negative Shipping Rates; Collapse in Global Trade On February 6, I noted (with huge thanks to reader Tim Wallace) a Huge Plunge In Petroleum and Gasoline Usage.

Tim used weekly numbers, which show, much week-to-week volatility. Instead, I proposed using rolling three-month averages, compared to the same three months in prior years.

Today I received some updated charts that are much easier to see precisely what is happening.

Gasoline Usage Last Three Months vs. Last Three Months Prior Years


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Gasoline Usage by Quarter Ending December 2011


Petroleum Usage by Quarter Ending December 2011


Wallace writes "Gasoline and petroleum demand recently has plunged more than at any time in the recession. When you see petroleum usage back to numbers in the 1990's, you know there is serious economic trouble no matter what the talking heads say."

Wallace willing, each month I…

PRAGMATIC: THE AUSAID APPROACH

Partnerships in Aid Delivery

Partnerships with a wide range of groups are essential for an effective aid program. The 8th Millennium Development Goal (MDG) highlights the need to develop global partnerships for development to achieve the MDGs by 2015.

Australia works with a range of partner organisations including:

Regional Governments: Australia looks for opportunities to use partner country processes and systems in aid program delivery.

Australian Government Departments provide a wide range of expertise that enables Australia to address the development, economic, security and political aspects found in many of Australia's neighbouring countries.

Other Government Donors: Australia works closely with other government donor agencies to improve aid effectiveness through better harmonisation and coordination of donor programs.

Business for Development: The Prime Minister has recently stressed the important role Australian businesses have in contributing skills, knowledge and experience tow…

AUSAID: AHEAD OF THE WORLD ...

LIFTing people out of poverty in Burma Above and below: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi visited two villages in Myaing Township, central Burma, where AusAID is supporting local communities through the Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund. She was accompanied by the Australian Ambassador HE Bronte Moules, the British Ambassador HE Andrew Heyn, AusAID Counsellor Mr Michael Hassett and Head of DFID Mr Paul Whittingham. Photos: Yasmin Padamsee/LIFT Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of the Burmese National League for Democracy, has seen first-hand the work being done to help lift Burmese people out of poverty. Ms Suu Kyi was accompanied by Australia’s Ambassador to Burma, Ms Bronte Moules, and AusAID Counsellor, Mr Michael Hassett, on 31 January to projects run under the Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT) in central Burma as well as villages in Myaing township. LIFT was established by Australia, the United Kingdom and other international donors to assist recovery efforts following the dev…

DEMOCRACY IN BLOOM AT THE EPICENTER OF THE MANGO WORLD ...

Thousands cheer Suu Kyi on campaign trail


By Paula Hancocks and Moni Basu, CNN
updated 12:36 PM EST, Sat February 11, 2012



Aung San Suu Kyi takes her campaign for a parliament seat to Kaw Hmu, Myanmar, on Saturday.

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
Adoring supporters greet Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi
She is running for a parliamentary seat in southern Myanmar
48 seats are under contention in April elections


Suu Kyi, Myanmar's face of democracy, spent years under house arrest

Kawhmu, Myanmar (CNN) -- Thousands of cheering people crammed the streets in a southern Myanmar district Saturday to catch a glimpse of democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi on the historic first official day of her campaign.



Supporters lined the streets of Kawhmu with the party flags of Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy as the 66-year-old Nobel Peace Prize laureate's convoy of 40 cars and vans made its way south to Kawhmu.

It was the first time Suu Kyi, hidden from her people for years under house arrest, has been able to op…