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03 June 2013
US Agricultural Trade Forecast Down but Still Record
US - US agricultural exports for the current financial year are forecast to be $2.5 billion lower than the forecast issued in February. ...
28 May 2013
Helping Agriculture Seize Opportunities of Asian Century
AUSTRALIA - A new A$28.5 million Asian Food Markets Research Fund will create new opportunities for Australian agriculture and food industries in Asia and boost rural research and development....
23 May 2013
Strong Demand Anticipated for 2013 Western Canadian Winter Wheat Crop
CANADA - The executive manager of Winter Cereals Canada expects a strong demand this year in the United States for winter wheat grown in western Canada....
22 May 2013
MHP Looks to Exports for Future Growth
UKRAINE - In its report for the first quarter of 2013, MHP reports chicken production up 15 per cent compared to the same period last year and it predicts a strong harvest this year, weather...
06 May 2013
Implications of Brazil Ethanol Imports
US - The current domestic ethanol market is dominated by the ongoing collision between the RFS for renewable biofuels and the E10 blend wall. Given the slow pace of market penetration of E15...
02 May 2013
Tunisia Wheat, Barley Revised Downwards
TUNISIA - The Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture has revised total planted area for wheat and barley for market year (MY) 2013/14 down to 1.13 million hectare, including 662,000 hectares (HA)...
23 April 2013
Import Price Hike for Agricultural and Fishery Goods in March
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's import prices of agricultural, livestock and fishery products rose slightly in March from a year earlier, a customs agency report showed....
20 April 2013
USDA Grain Review: Bids Mixed on Weather, Lower Chinese Growth, Bird Flu
GLOBAL - Compared to last week, grain and soybean bids traded mixed. ...
19 April 2013
Harper Government Secures Additional Capacity for Export of Canola to China
CANADA - Canadian canola producers and exporters will have expanded access to the lucrative Chinese market, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and International Trade Minister Ed Fast announced...
16 April 2013
Wheat Growers Welcome US Support for Japan’s Entry to Trans-Pacific Partnership
GLOBAL — The US wheat industry welcomed President Barack Obama's announcement that the US will support Japan’s bid to become the 12th country to join Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade...
Viet Nam Quarantine Law Needed to Protect Production, Exports
VIET NAM - The Vietnamese Government has highlighted the need for stricter regulations on the safety of aquaculture and agricultural goods for export, as it is holding the country back in a competitive...
15 April 2013
High Levels of Lead Detected in US Rice Imports
US - Research has found that commercially available rice imported into the US contains levels of lead far higher than regulations suggest are safe....
10 April 2013
CME: USDA Expected to Revise Estimates of Corn Ending Stocks
GLOBAL - Following a grain stocks report that was significantly different that what trade was expecting, USDA will update on 10 April its grain and meat protein balance sheets, write Steve Meyer...
09 April 2013
Australia Export Highest Food Value in a Decade
AUSTRALIA - Australia exported more than A$30.5 billion worth of food in 2011–12 – the highest food export value in a decade....
02 April 2013
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: EU Unemployed at Record Levels
GLOBAL - In overnight news, there was more dour economic data coming out of the European Union Tuesday. The number of Euro zone unemployed workers rose to a record level in February, which...
28 March 2013
China Could Dominate Soymeal Exports to South East Asia
CHINA - China has the potential to replace South America as the dominant exporter of soymeal to South East Asia, according to a report from Rabobank. ...
26 March 2013
Brazilian Export Issues Threaten Market Ties
BRAZIL - Brazil is harvesting a record soybean crop, however exports are being delayed by severe port congestion. ...
25 March 2013
Soybeans Remain Top US Oilseed Export to Malaysia
MALAYSIA - Soybeans remain the top US oilseed product export to Malaysia, with sales averaging around 300,000 tons annually....
19 March 2013
NFU Warns of Renewable Export Dangers
EU - The NFU has warned of the potential for damaging impacts on farmers in England and Wales and on global land use patterns if biofuel production is exported from Europe....
06 March 2013
Cotton Exports Through Wagah Border Altered
INDIA - India’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued a policy circular modifying procedures for cotton exports sent via the land route through the Wagah-Atari border to Pakistan for...
01 March 2013
How Sustainable Is the US Soybean?
ANALYSIS - Jim Sutter, CEO US Soybean Export Council, explains why it's important to global export markets that US soybeans are grown in a sustainable manner, reports Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite.com...
26 February 2013
China Soybean Shipment Confirmed
CHINA - The USDA has received notification of large soybean shipment to China. ...
USDA’s Chief Economist Expects Exports, Yields Up; Feed Prices Down
ANALYSIS - Despite the historic drought, USDA chief economist Joseph Glauber said at the 2013 USDA Outlook Conference that US agricultural exports will have another record-breaking year and the...
22 February 2013
Brazil, Russia Agree Soybean Marketing Rules
BRAZIL - Brazil and Russia have signed an agreement that allows trade in products, mainly soybeans, between the two countries. ...
16 February 2013
How Are Ag Exports Bolstering the US Economy?
US - American Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack traveled to Minnesota this weekend, where he visited a St. Paul rail yard to underscore the importance of trade and exports to the American economy. ...
14 February 2013
NFU President Secures Role as EU Food Chain Chairman
EU - Farmers and co-operatives from across the EU have endorsed NFU President Peter Kendall for a further two year term as Chairman of the Copa-Cogeca Food Chain Working Party to represent all...
12 February 2013
Jamaica Sorghum Production Will 'Reduce Import Bill'
JAMAICA - Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Roger Clarke, says the production of sorghum in Jamaica augurs well for the future of the agriculture industry. He said that large scale...
06 February 2013
Sharply Lower Flax, Rapeseed Production to Cut Kazakhstan Exports
KAZAKHSTAN - Kazakhstan oilseed production has shown dramatic growth in recent years, reaching a record in 2011 of 1.1 million metric tons. While overall crop area, and especially in North Kazakhstan,...
Vietnam to Import Staple Foods from Argentina
ARGENTINA - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Nation has reported that the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is now included in the list of countries registered to import...
05 February 2013
USDA Saves $4 Billion in Agricultural Exports
US - The US Department of Agriculture resolved dozens of export issues in 2012, freeing up an estimated $4 billion in US agricultural and forestry exports and protecting roughly 30,000 American...
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