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09 November 2012
Harper Government Creates Trade Opportunities for Farmers
CANADA - The Harper Government is opening markets and creating more trade opportunities for the benefit of farmers and the food industry, outlined in a report issued by Agriculture Minister Gerry...
04 November 2012
US Corn Demand Would Drop Significantly Without Ethanol
ANALYSIS - How important is the US ethanol demand growth? Without it, total US corn demand will drop like a rock, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior editor. ...
02 November 2012
Rabobank Says US Berry Market Continues to Boom
US - Following a recent growth trend, sales of US fresh berries will continue to expand by seven percent per year over the next three years, according to a report released today by Rabobank's...
Gillard Government Supports Amendments to Wheat Export Bill
AUSTRALIA - The Gillard Government’s Wheat Export Marketing Amendment Bill 2012 has this week passed the Lower House 70 to 67....
China Invests Over Six Trillion Yuan Into Agriculture
CHINA - To promote the development of its agricultural sector, China invested more than six trillion yuan ($930 billion) during the decade from 2003 to 2012, the highest in the country's history,...
China - Stockpiling Cotton Supplies
ANALYSIS - China accounted for half of the world cotton trade in 2011 and one-third this year, said Richard Pottorff, chief economist for Doane Advisory Services, at Doane's fall conference in...
01 November 2012
Innovation Hub to Boost Australia's Export Industry
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s grain export industry will receive a boost with today’s official opening of the Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC), a national centre for grain science...
31 October 2012
Indian Wheat Industry to Fill Export Gap Left by Ukraine?
INDIA - The Indian wheat industry believes they are the right country to fill the hole left from Ukraine’s exit from the export market, writes Rich Nelson, Chief Strategist with Allendale...
29 October 2012
Economist: Global Grain Demand - It's All About China
ANALYSIS - Demand from China is currently driving and supporting the global grain market - that was the key message from Richard Pottorff, chief economist for Doane Advisory Services, at Doane's...
26 October 2012
Sales of Soybean Meal Beyond October Last Year
BRAZIL - With a week to the close of the month of the trade balance, export values of soy products reached $568.7 million....
19 October 2012
Wheat - No Longer Passenger of Volatile Maize Market
ANALYSIS - For 18 months wheat has been a passenger on the movements of the volatile maize market, but this scenario can no longer continue, writes Chris Harris. ...
17 October 2012
Feed Prices Dramatically Higher in Vietnam
VIETNAM - The price of raw materials has increased dramatically pushing feed prices higher, writes Ron Lane, Senior Consultant Genesus Vietnam & Meggie Vo, Research Assistant, in his Global Market...
15 October 2012
US Rice Exports to China Appear in Sight
GLOBAL - The US Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) office in Beijing this week received a draft phytosanitary protocol from Chinese plant health officials...
Brazil to Become Main Soy Exporter
BRAZIL - Brazil should become the leader in foreign sales of soybeans in the 2012/2013 crop, exceeding the United States, according to a technical study by Expedição Safra....
12 October 2012
Indonesia to Become World's Biggest Sugar Importer
INDONESIA - Indonesia is set to overtake China and Russia as the world's largest sugar importer in 2013....
11 October 2012
Brazil's Planting Intentions Report Says Soybean Production Up
BRAZIL - Brazil's grain yield for the 2012/13 crop is expected to be 182.27 million tonnes, 10 per cent higher than 2011/12, according to the first survey of planting intentions presented on...
10 October 2012
Indian Rice Exports Eased Global Prices, Stabilised Supplies
INDIA - Agriculture Minister Shri Sharad Pawar sought to highlight India’s role in stabilising global food supplies and moderating price rises, while addressing the meeting of the ‘High Level...
04 October 2012
Egypt Lifts Rice Export Ban
EGYPT - Egypt lifted the rice export ban as of October 1, 2012, but there will be a $162/MT export tax and export permits will be allocated by tender....
Jamaica Plan to Reduce Rice Imports by 2015
JAMAICA - Jamaica plans to reduce its rice imports by fifteen per cent at the end of 2015....
02 October 2012
Pakistan Gov't Urged to Allow Sugar Export Before Crushing Season
PAKISTAN - The sugar industry as well as farmers' representatives have requested the government to allow export of sugar before the commencement of next crushing season....
17 September 2012
Brazil's Cotton Exports Increase 146 Per Cent
BRAZIL - Cotton exports in 2012 were 483 000 tonnes, representing an increase of 146 per cent over the same period last year (196,000 tons), according to the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture....
Argentina to Increase Maize Exports
ARGENTINA - Argentina will export an additional 2.75 million tonnes of maize from its 2011/12 crop, the country's Minister of Agriculture Norberto Yauhar confirmed last week. ...
13 September 2012
Significant Tightening of Global Grain Supply - Demand Balance Forecast
GLOBAL - Continued deterioration of cereal crop prospects over the past two months, due to unfavourable weather conditions in a number of major producing regions, has led to a sharp cut in FAO’s...
12 September 2012
Agribusiness Exports Grow 1.8 per cent
BRAZIL - Brazilian agribusiness exports generated $62.5 billion from January to August, growth of 1.8 per cent over the same period in 2011, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock...
11 September 2012
Second Corn Crop Will Help Ensure Domestic Supply
BRAZIL - The corn harvest confirmed the expected performance and growth should be 73 per cent or the equivalent of 16.4 million tonnes over the previous crop. ...
Aussie Barley Exports to Korea Back on Track
AUSTRALIA - Exports of barley to the Republic of Korea are back on track with Korea’s acceptance of new biosecurity clearance procedures proposed by Australia....
10 September 2012
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack on Latest Forecast for Farm Exports
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has released a statement on the US Department of Agriculture's export forecast for fiscal years 2012 and 2013, which shows a level of US agricultural exports...
04 September 2012
US Farm Exports to Reach Historic Highs
US - The US Department of Agriculture's export forecast for fiscal years 2012 and 2013, shows a level of US agricultural exports unmatched in the nation's history. ...
15 August 2012
US Grains Council: Global Analysis of Grain Supply
GLOBAL - In its monthly agricultural supply and demand update, the US Department of Agriculture again lowered the outlook for US corn production, reflecting the continued deterioration of this...
06 August 2012
Russian Grain Exports to be Maintained
RUSSIA - Russia's agriculture ministry narrowed down its estimate for its drought-hit harvest to 80m tonnes last week but Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says it will be able to maintain an exportable...
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