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10 December 2014
India’s Oilmeals Export Down by 45 Per Cent During April to Nov 2014
INDIA - India’s oilmeals export has recorded a whopping 45 per cent drop at 1.42 million tonnes during April to November 2014....
Australian Farm Output Forecast Down for Next Year
AUSTRALIA - Following an estimated increase of 10 per cent in 2013-14, the gross value of Australian farm production is forecast to fall by five per cent in 2014-15, according to the latest forecast...
09 December 2014
Farmers Welcome Early Commencement of Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement
AUSTRALIA & KOREA - The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has welcomed the announcement by Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb that Australia’s Free Trade Agreement with South Korea (KAFTA)...
Strong US Soybean Exports Provide Price Support
US & CANADA - Although, the latest production estimates from Statistics Canada were bearish and the initial price reaction saw a dip in Canadian canola futures, this was short-lived. ...
05 December 2014
Milestone Sets Up Canola for Tariff-free Access to Korea
CANADA & KOREA - Ratification of the Canada Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) by the Korean and Canadian Parliaments will give canola exporters tariff-free access to the South Korean market....
03 December 2014
Farm Incomes to 'Fall Sigficantly' in 2015
IRELAND - Following a relatively stable 2014, a new report from Teagasc economists suggests a mixed bag in terms of possible income developments across Ireland’s farming sectors during the...
28 November 2014
Pakistan Raises Sugar Tariff, Allows Exports
PAKISTAN - The Government of Pakistan has increased the tariff on sugar imports from zero to 20 per cent and authorized an export quota of 500,000 metric tons....
Exports are Key to Avoid Major Wheat, Barley Surpluss
UK - Substantial surpluses of wheat and barley have been forecast by Defra as part of their estimates for UK cereals supply and demand, published this week....
27 November 2014
Lower Ukrainian Barley Crop Could Help UK Exports
UKRAINE & UK - The total planted area for barley in Ukraine fell by 16 per cent this year in comparison to 2013/14 according to the Agricultural Ministry. ...
20 November 2014
USDA Helps Open and Expand Export Markets
US - The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service has awarded funding to more than 60 US agricultural organisations to help expand commercial export markets for American...
14 November 2014
US Soy Exports Hit New Milestones
US - US soybean farmers continue to provide their international customers with reliable, quality products, and those customers have once again rewarded them with big purchases. ...
04 November 2014
What Challenges Face Ukraine?
ANALYSIS - The trouble-torn country of Ukraine is facing more challenges than the political unrest that is being seen on televisions and in news reports around the world, writes Chris Harris....
03 November 2014
Comeback for Russian Wheat into Export Market
RUSSIA - After being conspicuous in it’s absence from the export market for several weeks, Russia has returned to the world wheat market, writes Brenda Mullan, Analyst, AHDB/HGCA Market Intelligence....
29 October 2014
All Eyes are on Maize
UKRAINE - Export data from UkrAgroConsult confirms that maize shipments from Ukraine totalled a record 19.87Mt in 2013/14, 58 per cent higher year-on-year, reports Dr Amandeep Purewal, Senior...
28 October 2014
NFU Puzzled at Fruit and Veg Aid Scheme Decision
UK - The NFU is bitterly disappointed after learning that Ministers have decided not to take advantage of an EU aid package for fruit and vegetable producers impacted by the Russian trade ban....
24 October 2014
India’s Vegetable Oil Imports up 21 Per Cent in September
INDIA - India has recorded a 21 per cent increase in vegetable oil imports for September 2014 at 1.04 million tonnes....
20 October 2014
EU Export Commitments Escalate
EU - This week has seen a substantial increase (945Kt) in EU soft wheat export commitments, with the 2014/15 season cumulative total now at 8.4Mt, according to the HGCA Grain Market Daily....
17 October 2014
Russian Trade Ban Discussed at EU Agriculture Council
EU - The 3337th Council meeting Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting held in Luxembourg earlier this week under the presidency of Maurizio Martina, Minister for Agricultural, Food and Forestry...
09 October 2014
Strong Potato Yields Expected to Bolster EU Supply
ANALYSIS - The European potato supply is growing, fueled by a 3-4 per cent increase in acres and almost perfect growing conditions, reports Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior editor. ...
08 October 2014
US Macroeconomic Indicators for Cotton Supply Chain
US - A range of macroeconomic data releases suggest US economic growth will continue at a moderate pace. ...
06 October 2014
Does China Really Impact the Global Grain Price?
ANALYSIS - Does China really have a strong impact on the US and global commodity prices? No, says economist Kel Kelly. ...
30 September 2014
Australia Exports Expected to Ease on Back of Strong Year
AUSTRALIA - The latest ABARES Agricultural Commodities report forecasts a 5.3 per cent decrease in total farm production in 2014-15....
29 September 2014
Canola Oil on Track for Tariff-free Access to the EU
CANADA - The Canadian canola industry is optimistic that the formal end of negotiations for the Canada-Europe Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) means that the canola industry...
24 September 2014
India’s 2014-15 Cotton Crop Estimated at 46.85 Million Bales
INDIA - India’s cotton output during the 2014-15 has been estimated at 46.85 million bales of 170 kgs each....
23 September 2014
Governments Committed to Implement Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement
CANADA & KOREA - The signing of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) by the Canadian and Korean governments means that Canadian canola is well on its way to tariff-free access to South...
18 September 2014
Export Customers Commit to Buy $2.3 Billion of US Soy
US - Buyers from China at the second-annual, soy-checkoff-funded US Global Trade Exchange have agreed to buy $2.3 billion of US soy totaling 176 million bushels of US soybeans, marking the second...
17 September 2014
India’s Oilmeals Export down 36 Per Cent
INDIA - India’s oilmeals export has posted a 36 per cent negative growth during April to August at 864,929 tonnes....
India’s August Veg Oil Imports Up 76 Per Cent
INDIA - India has recorded a 76 per cent increase in vegetable oils (edible & non-edible) imports during August 2014 at 1.33 million tonnes, consisting of 1.32 million tonnes of edible oils and...
16 September 2014
Efforts Made to Reduce Government-imposed Trade Barriers
EU - American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman is leading a delegation of the organization’s leaders to Europe this week to discuss efforts to increase trade through comprehensive...
05 September 2014
EU Outlines Measures Taken to Help Agriculture Sector Affected by Russian Import Ban
EU - In order to help agriculture and fishing businesses affects by Russia's import ban, the European Commission (EC) is now monitoring carefully the market prices for affected products in each...
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