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29 January 2013
China's Rice Imports Won't Endanger World Food Security: Ministry
CHINA - China's rising rice imports last year will not alter the supply and demand balance in the domestic rice market or threaten global food security, the Ministry of Agriculture has said....
Thailand Rice Prices Increase
THAILAND - Rice export prices have increased around one per cent due to the strengthening of the Thai Baht. Domestic and exportable supplies are tighter due to the government paddy pledging programme....
14 January 2013
USDA Grain Review: Markets Mixed Ahead of Reports
US - Compared to last week, grain and soybean bids traded mixed as traders awaited Friday’s USDA reports. ...
13 January 2013
Analysts: USDA Reports Paint Final Picture for 2012 Crops
GLOBAL – Corn and soybean markets continue to be filled with uncertainty due to the lasting effects of the lingering drought, but there is now a high level of certainty about the size of the...
06 January 2013
Brazil: Now Second Largest Exporter of Corn
South America - Brazil has bumped Argentina out as the world's second largest exporter of corn, in a year in which Argentine harvests declined, according to a report by consultancy Informa Economics...
31 December 2012
India Export Additional 25 Lakh Tonnes of Wheat
INDIA - The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the export of additional wheat from central pool stocks of the Food Corporation of India (FCI)....
19 December 2012
What's Driving Grain Markets, What to Watch in 2013
GLOBAL - David Norris of Noggers Blog explained his view of recent grain price movements and where they might be heading next at a conference organised by Teagasc in the Republic of Ireland in...
14 December 2012
ANAC Applauds Delayed Introduction of New Import Requirements on Grains Entering Canada
CANADA - The Animal Nutrition Association of Canada is applauding a Canadian Food Inspection Agency decision to delay introduction of new import requirements on a range of grains entering Canada....
13 December 2012
What's Driving the Surge in Ethanol Imports?
US - With ethanol production margins under pressure in recent months there has been an understandable search for explanations. One widely-discussed factor is the recent surge in "cheap" imports...
November Sales Lead to Surge in Soy Oil Exports
GLOBAL - In November, unusually large export sales of soybean oil have suddenly boosted US trade prospects for the commodity....
Australia's Primary Exports Forecast to Remain Strong in 2012-13
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s earnings from agricultural, fisheries and forestry exports are forecast to remain strong in 2012-13, at around A$39.5 billion....
12 December 2012
CFIA Delays Implementation of Proposed Import Requirements for Crops
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has delayed the implementation of new import requirements on crops entering Canada....
South Korea's Agricultural Exports Rise 7.9 per cent in November
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's exports of food and agricultural products increased significantly last month on growing shipments to Russia and Asian countries, the government said Tuesday, 11 December....
11 December 2012
Chinese Demand, South American Weather Fuel Soy Rally
GLOBAL - News last week that China has bought 6 cargoes of US beans has given new life to soybean prices, lifting them above their 200-day moving average, according to grain analysts at GeoGrain....
10 December 2012
EU Appeals to WTO Argentine Import Restrictions
EU/ARGENTINA - The EU has called on the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Geneva to give a ruling in the dispute over Argentina’s import restrictions, which the EU claims are damaging to European...
07 December 2012
Allendale Inc Releases Supply & Demand Report Estimates
ANALYSIS - Allendale, Inc., an agricultural brokerage and consulting firm in the Chicago area, predicts USDA to lower corn demand due to exports and ethanol use in their release of the World...
05 December 2012
Canadian Wheat Board Ships First Load of Canola Overseas
CANADA - CWB recently dispatched its historic first shipload of canola from the Port of Prince Rupert. The cargo of 42,000 tonnes of Prairie canola is now travelling aboard the vessel Tai Health,...
US Soy Exports Remain Strong
US - US soybean farmers continue to reassure international customers of US soy by meeting demand with high-quality soybeans. According to US Census Bureau figures, U.S. soybean farmers exported...
04 December 2012
International Cotton Prices Decline
INDIA - There is a decline in international cotton prices due to overstocking and lower global mill demand during the last Cotton Season....
03 December 2012
Secretary Vilsack Reponds to Soaring US Exports
US - The US Department of Agriculture has released its second Outlook for US Agricultural Trade in fiscal year 2013, and the latest forecast continues an astonishing trend for American farm exports...
US Agricultural Exports Soar Higher
US - The US Department of Agriculture released its second Outlook for US Agricultural Trade in fiscal year 2013, and the latest forecast continues an astonishing trend for American farm exports...
29 November 2012
China's Corn Harvest Hits Record High
CHINA - In spite of a strong typhoon that hit major corn producing areas, the Chinese corn harvest increased by 3.6 per cent to 119.74 million tonnes, writes Ron Lane, senior consultant for Genesus...
26 November 2012
Record for German Agricultural Exports
GERMANY - German agricultural product and food exports rose by seven per cent in the period between January and August this year....
23 November 2012
Economist: US Unlikely to Dominate Future Corn Exports
US - The United States remains the world's corn export king, although its empire is shrinking, says a Purdue University agricultural economist....
19 November 2012
India, Chile Seek Agricultural Cooperation
GLOBAL - Under the project of cooperation in agriculture and agribusiness, executed by Chile Farm Bureau in India, was made a working trip to link Chilean universities with prestigious research...
16 November 2012
National Australia Bank's Commodity Watch: Cost of Production Critical
AUSTRALIA - Australian farmers are experiencing price volatility (of around $100 per tonne in recent months) following a significant dry spell in the US Midwest. So, how can they adopt hedging...
World Barley Production Forecast Down at 130.8 Mt
World barley production is forecast down to 130.8Mt from last year's 134.3Mt, according to the latest USDA report. ...
15 November 2012
Proposal from ADM Shot Down by GrainCorp
ANALYSIS - GrainCorp Ltd., the largest grain handler in eastern Australia, has shot down an ADM proposal offering A$2.7 billion ($2.8 billion), citing that the ADM offer "materially undervalues...
14 November 2012
EUROTIER: China Changing Global Soybean Market
GERMANY - China is changing the world in the soybean market according to the European president of the American Soybean Association, writes Chris Harris. ...
09 November 2012
Creation of Bilateral Group for Jobs and Growth
EUROPE - A report from the British National Farmers Union expected by the end of the year is expected to call on the EU and US to step up trade talks and move towards a form of free trade agreement....
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