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USDA GAIN: Oilseeds, Cotton, Sugar, Grain and Feed

USDA GAIN Report - Oilseeds, Cotton, Sugar, Grain & Feed

USDA GAIN Reports - Oilseeds, Cotton, Sugar, Grain and Feed

 

Severe floods on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia last month caused production to drop 22.5 percent compared to November....

Favorable weather conditions throughout Mexico’s crop producing regions have resulted in higher production expectations in...

The United States won contracts totaling 60,067 MT (milled) of rice, worth $62 million, under the 2014 Minimum Market Access...

Unusually rainy weather along with cooler temperatures this year made the season challenging for the farmers. It resulted in...

MY 2013/2014 wheat consumption is estimated at 1.85 million tons, an increase from MY 2012/2013 due to the likely the use of...

Recent floods damaged an estimated 80,000 hectares of cotton area, a small fraction of Pakistan’s 3.1 million hectares of...

Sugar production for marketing year 2014/15 (Oct/Sept) is forecast to be about 6.3 MMT-RV. Sugar production for MY 2013/14...

FAS/Moscow lowered its forecast of Russia’s sugar beet production in 2014 from the April 2014 forecast by three million...

The soon-to-be-harvested sugarcane crop was largely unaffected by recent flooding. An estimated 20,000 hectares of cane were...

2014/15 soybean production area is forecast at 21 million hectares, with production forecast at 57 million metric tons (mmt),...

Post’s September forecast for MY14/15 total oilseed production is 55.8 million tons, down by 5 percent from an estimated 58.7...

The Brazilian MY 2014/15 sugarcane crop is estimated at 619 mmt, down 5 mmt from MY 2013/14, mainly due to weather related...

TH4088 – MY2014/15 sugar production in Thailand is revised down to 10.2 million metric tons due to drought- reduced sugarcane...

Australian sugar production is projected to grow to 4.6 million tonnes in 2014-15 with sugar cane acreage up slightly. World...

EU sugar production for food in MY 2014/15 is forecast at 16.3 million MT, up from 16.0 million MT in MY 2013/14, but down...

TH4086 – Export prices declined around 1 percent due to the sales of government stocks. The result of the second public...

MY 2014/15 (Aug/July) rainy season started normally in May for most selected countries but a long pause during June and July...

Marketing year (MY) 2014 sunflowerseed area and production is now estimated at 530,000 hectares and 1.2 million metric tons...

Post forecasts Brazil’s Marketing Year (MY) 2014/15 cotton area to drop by about 11 percent to one million hectares, compared...

The report provides trade data on Vietnam's monthly rice exports by grades and destinations, and weekly quotes for export rice...

This report provides EU-28 production, supply, and demand forecasts for major EU oilseeds, protein meals and related products.

Pakistan’s 2014/15 cotton production is forecast 500,000 480 lb bales higher at 10.0 million bales. Despite below average...

TH4075 – Export prices declined 2 percent due to new supplies of off-season rice harvest and anticipated sales of government...

The MY 2014 Turkish cotton crop is forecast at 430,000 hectares and 680,000 MT (3.1 million bales). Even though excessive rains...

FAS/Moscow increased the previous Russia total grain crop forecast for MY 2014/15 by 5 million metric tons (MMT) to 99 MMT due...

TH4074 – Forecast rice exports for 2014 are revised up to 9.5 million metric tons. Meanwhile, MY2013/14 wheat imports were...

TH4072 – Export prices declined slightly as new off-season rice supplies entered the market. The government plans to issue a...

The pace of planting quickened across central and southern India with the arrival of the delayed monsoon. FAS Mumbai forecasts...

Post forecasts MY14/15 lint production at 4.3 million bales. Generally favorable weather conditions are countered by irrigation...

For (marketing year) MY 2014/15, total oilseed production is expected to decrease by 3.4 percent to 36.5 million metric tons...

Algeria’s MY 2014/15 total grain production suffered from water stress due to the spring drought. The preliminary forecast is...

Very good growing conditions across much of EU28 saw an early start to harvest. However, recent rains on the Continent have...

TH4071 – Export prices increased 1 to 4 percent due to tight domestic supplies. The government’s approval of its rice stock...

Wheat, barley, corn and oat production in 2014/2015 is forecast at 49.7 million metric tons (MMT), 20 percent lower than MY...

TH4069 – Export prices increased 1 to 2 percent due to tight domestic supplies. The government has not finalized last week’s...

Vietnam rice export prices decreased for 5 and 10 percent broken rice last week. This is due to the ban from the Chinese...

Post expects imports of yellow corn, rice, and wheat to continue strong based on rising domestic food demand, continued strong...

MY 2013/14 and MY 2014/15 production levels are projected at 115,000 and 120,000 bales on good weather and increased hybrid...

For marketing year (MY) 2014/15 (May to April), Post’s estimate for total rice area and production is revised down to 11.8...

Wheat 2014/15 projection is practically unchanged. Exports for 2013/14 are expected at 2.5 million tons, 500,000 tons higher...

The marketing year (MY) 2014/15 corn production forecast has been revised slightly downward to 22.3 MMT mainly due to lower...

The report provides trade data on Vietnam's monthly rice exports by grades and destinations, and weekly quotes for export rice...

Despite the resurging 2014 monsoon in the week ending July 25, 2014, India’s overall levels of precipitation continues to be...

Post’s July forecast MY14/15 total oilseed production is forecast at 56.8 million tons, down by 3.3 percent, primarily due to...

TH4066 – Export prices remained unchanged. The sales of rice stocks will likely resume next month.

TH4064 – Precipitation remains below average in major corn and rice growing areas. MY2013/14 corn exports are revised up due to...

Indonesia expects a weak to moderate El-Nino phenomenon to arrive during the October to December 2014 period. Crude Palm Oil...

FAS/Moscow increased the previous Russia total grain crop forecast for MY 2014/15 by 2 million metric tons (MMT) to 94 MMT....

The Russian feed sector is continuing to develop, supported by strong growth in the livestock and poultry sectors and the...

Zimbabwe received above average rainfall in the 2013/14 production season. As a result, post estimates corn production to...

The summer grain harvest is advancing at full speed in Ukraine with about 50 percent of the total barley area harvested and...

TH4061 – Export prices increased 1 to 2 percent. The military government plans to resume the sale of rice stocks next month.

Downward adjustments were made to wheat imports due to a shift away from feedwheat use to yellow corn consumption in MY...

TH4051 – The military government announced that it will no longer continue the rice pledging and income insurance programs. All...

TH4050 – Export prices remained unchanged as the military government allows the shipments of rice from government rice stocks...

The Philippines is the second largest market for U.S. soybean meal (SBM) and the world’s largest coconut oil (CNO) exporter....

Post estimates that Jamaica's production will increase to 140,00 MT in 2013/14. The improved performance will be a result from...

Seeding intentions released, impact of late spring too early to tell, Thunderbay Shipping Route open and pressure for...

TH4039 – Export prices remained unchanged from the previous week. A scheduled tender in the AFET this week was postponed until...

Egyptian wheat imports are forecast to be around 10.3MMT in 2014/15 compared to 10.0 MMT in MY 2013/14. Post attributes this...

Indian sugar production for marketing year (MY) 2014/15 (Oct-Sept) is forecast to rise by three percent to 27.9 million metric...

Turkey will plant 8 percent more sugar beet area to meet the new 2014/2015 beet sugar quota of 2,317,500 metric tons (MT),...

Cotton exports appear to have defied expectations during April, lifting 2013/14 exports during the August-April period to 8.0...

Sugar beet and sugar production in Ukraine in marketing year 2014/15 is expected to increase by 13 and 20 percent,...

The report provides trade data on Vietnam's monthly rice exports by grades and destinations, and weekly quotes for export rice...

MY 2014/15 wheat production estimate is revised lower to 94 million metric tons (MMT) based on the revised official planting...

MY 2013/14 Indonesian cotton production is estimated to decline to 25 million bales as farmers switch to more lucrative food...

FAS Cairo forecasts slight increase in total raw sugar production in MY2014/2015 by 3 percent or 57,000 MT at 2,070 TMT...

In the 2014/15 MY, Zimbabwe’s sugar cane output is projected to drop by three percent to 3.8 MMT, due to a 12 percent drop in...

TH4035 – Export prices declined 1 to 3 percent as the government continued to sell its rice stocks to finance the delayed...

In marketing year (MY) 2013/14, Post expects Indonesian wheat imports to increase to 7.2 MMT from 7.146 MMT MY 2012/13 (less...

TH4033 – There are no quotations this week due to the Thai New Year holiday. The Thai government continued to sell its rice...

Sugar production and exports for Honduras are projected up for marketing year 2014/15 on improvement in yields and the...

The Philippine grain market in 2013-15 is turning out to be a period of extraordinary dynamism. In wheat, massive imports of...

Australian sugar production is projected to grow slightly to 4.4 million tons in 2014/15 assuming that normal seasonal...

The Hong Kong rice market has undergone significant change since its full liberalization in 2003 that saw the elimination of...

Argentine sugar production for MY 2014/15 is forecast at 2 million tons (raw value), a recovery from last year’s low production...

For marketing year (MY) 2014/15, post forecasts soybean area to increase to 20.6 million hectares (ha) with production...

Pakistan’s next year (MY) 2014/15 sugar production is forecast at 4.86 million tons, a seven percent decrease from the current...

TH4032 –MY2014/15 sugar production is likely to decline to 10.4 million metric tons compared to 11.4 million metric tons in...

Canada's total oilseed production (canola, soybeans and sunflowers) in MY 2014/15 is forecast to decrease 6 percent to 21.7...

Australia’s cotton outlook has been affected by adverse seasonal conditions with production and exports forecast to decline by...

FAS/Moscow forecasts Russia’s sugar beet production in 2014 at 39 million metric tons (MMT), the same level as 2013. Sugar beet...

Guatemalan sugar production for Marketing Year (MY) 2014-2015 (October 2014 to September 2015) is forecast at 2.9 million...

Sugar production for marketing year 2014/15 is forecast to be slightly higher, at 6.89 MMT-RV, than in MY2013/14, as rainfall...

Sugarcane planted area in 2013/2014 (Nov 2013-Oct 2014) is higher than in 2012/13 reaching 69,815 hectares (ha). The Salvadoran...

The Venezuelan sugar industry expects domestic production to drop in 2014, constrained by price controls and the absence of...

Taiwan’s demand for soybean meal continues to be the driving force behind Taiwan’s demand for imported soybeans. Soybean import...

FAS Quito forecasts Ecuador’s total sugar production in marketing year (MY) 2014/15 at 615,000 metric tons (MT), up 38,000 MT...

In Marketing Year (MY) 2012/13 (Calendar Year 2013), U.S. soybean exports to Vietnam were 556 thousand metric tons (TMT), a...

Post estimates Vietnam’s wheat imports in MY 2013/2014 at 1.85 million tons. Post’s initial forecast for MY 2014/2015 imports...

TH4031 – Domestic and export prices declined further due to sales from government rice stocks. The government will issue four...

The Post/New MY 2014/2015 total Mexican cotton production is forecast to increase approximately 16 percent due to an expected...

The Government of Cote d’Ivoire (GOCI) made remarkable efforts to boost local rice production and expects to reach...

Argentine wheat production in marketing year (MY) 2014/15 is projected up at 12.0 million tons as most farmers indicate they...

The report provides trade data on Vietnam's monthly rice exports by grades and destinations, and weekly quotes for export rice...

Nigeria is a huge export market for wheat and rice. High demand for wheat flour for the production of bread, noodles, pasta,...

Overall grain production continues to be held back due to control policies and insufficient agricultural inputs. This factor,...

China’s wheat, rice, and corn production are forecast to maintain record or near-record levels, supported by high...

India’s total oilseed production in marketing year (MY) 2014/15 will be 37.4 million metric tons (MMT), a 2.5 percent decrease...

Grain crop production in Morocco is expected to decrease in Marketing Year 2013/14 and will result in higher importation,...

Wheat imports by the Dominican Republic during MY 2013 totaled 519,000 MT; a decrease of almost 10% from MY 2012. Post expects...

During Marketing Year 2012/2013 (MY 2013), sugar production reached 556,000 Metric Tons (MT) and Post estimates overall...

Total production of wheat, barley, oats and corn is forecast to fall 22 percent in 2014 to 51.4 million metric tons (MMT) from...

Australian wheat production for 2013/14 is estimated at 27 MMT, representing an upward revision of 3 percent from Post’s...

MY 2014/15 wheat consumption is forecast at 4.45 million tons, an increase of nearly 150,000 tons from the current marketing...

Agriculture employs more than two thirds of Ethiopia’s population and is the backbone of the country's economy. While Ethiopia...

Colombian sugar production in Marketing Year (MY) 2013/14 is expected to increase by a substantial 18 percent, leveling at 2.3...

TH4028. Soybean imports are expected to increase in MY2013/14 and MY2014/15. Trade sources believe Thailand will import...

TH4029 – Cotton imports in MY2013/14 are likely to fall due to the stagnant domestic economy. Higher spinning activity in...

Spain is the EU’s second largest cotton growing Member State after Greece. In MY 2014/15 area planted to cotton in Spain is...

Uzbekistan's marketing year (MY) 2013/14 final lint production is estimated at 4.45 million bales, with exports decreasing to...

Tunisia’s grain planted area in 2013 is estimated at about 1.47 million HA, 30 percent up from the previous year. Following...

Pakistan’s (MY) 2014/15 (August/July) cotton production is forecast at 10.3 million (480 lbs.) bales, up 12 percent from last...

Jordan’s domestic production of cereals is negligible. This report covers Jordan’s production, supply and demand of wheat,...

Turkish marketing year (MY) 2014 oilseeds production is expected to be about 2.2 million metric tons (MMT), which is about the...

TH4027 – Domestic and export prices declined one percent due to the sales of government rice stocks and the weakening of the...

TH4024 – Domestic and export prices declined 1 to 3 percent due to sales of government rice stocks. The government will be...

Ecuador’s consumption of wheat, corn, and rice are anticipated to increase in line with population growth. At FAS Quito we find...

In the second year of the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (CTPA), U.S. rice exports exceeded the 82.5 thousand metric...

MY2014/15 rice and corn production is forecast to decline 2-3 percent due to unfavorable weather conditions and uncertainties...

Peru’s fishmeal production in marketing year (MY) 2014/15 (January-December) is forecast to reach 950,000 metric tons (MT),...

Japan’s feed industry relies almost entirely on imported grains. Corn is predominant in feed by far, traditionally making up 50...

On February 14, 2014, the Ministry of Agriculture forecast ICY 2013/14 grain production at 263.2 MMT, a record, and revised ICY...

India’s 2013/14 cotton exports are expected to reach 8.0 million 480 lb bales, unchanged from the previous FAS Mumbai estimated...

TH4019 – Domestic and export prices remained unchanged from the previous week. The government plans to conduct a public tender...

FAS Buenos Aires maintains its estimates for soybean area and production for marketing year 2013/14 to 20.3 million hectares...

Paraguayan soybean area is estimated to increase by 3 percent to 3.2 million hectares in the 2014/15 marketing year with...

Peru’s wheat production in MY 2014/15 (July/June) is forecast to reach 230,000 metric tons (MT), down 3,000 MT or 1 percent...

The report provides trade data on Vietnam's monthly rice exports by grades and destinations, and weekly quotes for export rice...

TH4018 – Domestic and export prices remained unchanged from the previous week. The government is expected to conduct another...

Due to bad weather and lack of rain, the Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture estimates Tunisia olive production for MY 2013/14 at...

Saudi wheat production continues its drastic decline, as the Saudi government enforces its policy to phase-out wheat...

TH4016 – Export prices increased 1 to 6 percent due to the strengthening of the Thai baht. The Thai government has not yet...

Domestic and export prices remained unchanged. The government is expected to conduct tenders totaling 709,589 metric tons of...

Israel is almost completely dependent on imports to meet its grain and feed needs. Corn and feed wheat are the main ingredients...

Indian MY 2014/15 wheat production should hit 96 MMT from 31.5 MHA (both records) if favorable weather and moisture conditions...

Marketing year (MY) 2013/2014 (May to April) rice production is projected to rise slightly to 34.6 million tons on higher...

FAS Buenos Aires reduces its estimates for soybean area and production for marketing year 2013/14 to 20.3 million hectares and...

Barley production for 2013/14 is increased to 4.9 million tons, 150,000 tons more than USDA due to higher than expected yields...

Australian wheat production for 2013/14 is forecast to increase by 17 per cent to around 26.2 MMT. Australian barley production...

Much of Turkey is experiencing drought conditions. The impact is being felt most in the Cukurova, the Southeastern Anatolian...

Production data from the Kazakh Statistical Agency was recently released, showing total grain production in 2013 at 18.2...

Total production of wheat, barley, oats and corn is forecast to fall 20 percent in 2014 to 52.0 million metric tons (MMT). High...

Post’s total corn production estimate for MY2013/14 (October-September) has been revised downward to 21.5 million metric tons...

Another record corn crop, this year over 30 million metric tons, has set Ukraine firmly among the top five corn exporters in...

First estimates for the 2013/14 MY indicate that South African commercial corn producers planted 2.7 million hectares, up four...

The latest data for 2013 shows total crop production at a record high harvest of 10.4 MMT. Strong export demand sustained...

Post expects imports of wheat and yellow corn to be strong in 2014 based on steady food demand, specific requirements for the...

Post estimates for marketing year (MY) 2012/13 Indonesian crude palm oil (CPO) are stable at 28.5 million metric tons (MMT)....

MY 2013/14 wheat consumption is revised to 4.3 million tons from the previous forecast, down 400,000 MT due to decreased use in...

TH4009 – Domestic and export prices increased slightly due to the lack of government rice sales.

The Russian State Statistical Service (Rosstat) published preliminary data on crop production in 2013, with overall production...

2013/2014 wheat production is up eight percent to 4.75 million metric tons (mmt) based on increased profitability at the time...

TH4003 – Export prices remained unchanged from the previous week due to quiet trading. The government postponed its plan to...

The overall import share of US corn continues to lag behind that of Brazil with prospects of recovery. Japan announced the 2013...

Brazil's 2013/14 soybean production forecast is raised to 89.5 million metric tons (mmt), based on increased hectares planted...

TH4006 – Domestic and export prices increased 1 to 2 percent as the sales of government rice stocks are on hold due to...

Korea purchased a total of 388,353 metric tons (MT) of rice from the United States, China, Thailand, Australia, Vietnam and...

The report provides trade data on Vietnam's monthly rice exports by grades and destinations, and weekly quotes for export rice...

TH4001 – Export prices declined significantly from the previous week due mainly to the weakening of the Thai baht to 33 baht/US$.

Turkey’s sugar sector is regulated by production quotas which remained unchanged at 2,532,000 MT during the last three...

MY 2014 wheat planting is likely to reach a new record, surpassing the previous record of 29.9 million hectares in MY 2012/13....

TH3116 – Domestic and export prices declined 1 to 2 percent due to additional sales of government rice stocks. The government...

Stronger demand will push edible oil imports to a record 11.6 million metric tons (MMT) in marketing year (MY) 2013/14. Due to...

Bulgaria 2013 total crops harvest exceeded 10 MMT with the latest individual crop estimates exceeding previous expectations....

TH3115 – Export prices remained unchanged from the previous week due to quiet trading activity. The current MY2013/14 main-crop...

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FAS/Nairobi estimates that Kenya will increase its corn imports to 800,000 metric tons during the July/June marketing year (MY)...

Pakistan’s MY 2013/14 (August-July) cotton production is revised downward to 9.1 million bales (480 lbs), 11 percent lower from...

Brazil's soybean production is on target to reach 88.5 million metric tons (mmt). Key factors include well-distributed and...

TH3112 – Despite an increase in domestic rice prices, most export prices remain unchanged due to the weakening of the Thai baht.

Post estimates that in marketing years (MY) 2012/13 and 2013/14, Indonesia’s cotton production will remain stable at 30,000...

Korea’s rice production in 2013 is revised slightly downward to 4.23 million tons from the initial Korean government’s estimate...

The report provides trade data on Vietnam's monthly rice exports by grades and destinations, and weekly quotes for export rice...

TH3111- MY2013/14 rice production is revised down slightly due to a decrease in the planting acreage of the off-season rice...

A return to more normal weather patterns have enabled better than expected rough/paddy rice yields in Colombia. Accordingly,...

Post reduces the estimate of Vietnam's 2012/2013 cotton production to 3,608 metric tons (equivalent to 17 thousand bales) from...

Due to weather impacts which lowered yields in major production regions, Post’s MY13/14 cotton production forecast is lowered...

India’s cotton exports jumped to an estimated 900,000 480 bales during November, of which 85 percent was destined for China....

Marketing Year (MY) 2013 Turkish soybean area and production are about 30,000 hectares and 110,000 metric tons (MT). During MY...

This report updates the September 2013 cotton report. In all selected West African countries, the rainy season started late...

FAS Buenos Aires maintains its estimates for soybean area and production for marketing year 2013/14 at 20.5 million hectares...

TH3108 – Export prices remained unchanged from the previous week. The government sold approximately 200,000 metric tons in last...

The short 2012/13 cotton crop is constraining Brazil’s 2013/14 cotton exports, estimated at 2.1 million bales. The 2013/14...

Post has revised Indonesia’s soybean production down by 3.2 percent due to excessive moisture during the dry season. Soybean...

Post forecasts the marketing year (MY) 2013-2014 cotton lint production at 4.5 million bales. The exports forecast have been...

The short 2012/13 cotton crop is constraining Brazil’s 2013/14 cotton exports, estimated at 2.1 million bales. The 2013/14...

TH3105 – Export prices declined slightly. Besides the public rice tender of 452,538 metric tons this week, the government is...

TH3103 – Export prices remained unchanged. The government expects to issue its seventh tender totaling 452,538 metric tons of...

Production in 2013/14 is rebounding to normal levels, with favorable weather this year, after last year’s hurricane damage....

During MY 2012/2013, sugar production reached an estimated 556 TMT. For MY 2013/14, Post forecasts overall production of 541...

TH3100 – Domestic and export prices declined approximately 1 to 2 percent due to additional sales of the government rice...

Pakistan’s marketing year MY 2013/14 (October/September) sugar production forecast has been revised to a record 4.97 million...

Marketing year 2013/2014 is proving to be a good year for Canadian grains, oilseeds and livestock producers. Grains and...

The estimate of India’s 2013/14 cotton production is unchanged at a record 29 million 480 lb bales (37.2 million 170 kg...

Corn production is likely to contract slightly in marketing year (MY) 2013/14 (October/September) to 21.7MMT mostly due of...

Increased output for the current marketing year means that Ukraine will continue to be a strong competitor in international...

For 2012/2013, Brazilian wheat production has been revised upward to 4.38 mmt but remains over 24 percent below the 2011/2012...

Drier than expected growing conditions have lowered the 2013-14 forecast for wheat production in eastern Australia while a good...

The report provides trade data on Vietnam's monthly rice exports by grades and destinations, and weekly quotes for export rice...

No significant changes in Venezuelan trade and production of basic grains, but current government policies are resulting in...

The Philippine flour milling industry has filed an anti-dumping duty petition on Turkish flour, which now comprises 82 percent...

MY 2012/13 rice exports have been raised to a record 11.0 MMT based on preliminary trade statistics. MY 2013/13 rice exports...

Bulgaria enjoyed a bumper crop with total production of grains and oilseeds exceeding 10 MMT. This is a new record and 20...

Turkey will have increased demand for high quality wheat due to a decrease in wheat area and lower quality available from...

The 2013/14 soybean production forecast is maintained at 88 million metric tons (mmt), as planting continues at a steady pace,...

Indonesian wheat PSD estimates are unchanged, with the exception of MY 2012/13 imports, which are revised from 6.9 to 7.146 MMT...

MY13/14 soybean production is forecast at 11.8 million tons, down slightly from the previously forecast of 12 million tons, due...

TH3098 – Export prices remain unchanged from the previous week. Last week’s tender on the Agricultural Futures Exchange of...

MY2013/14 corn production is estimated at 210 million tons, 1 million tons lower than the previous USDA estimate due to a...

MY 2013/14 total sugar production is forecast at 14.8 million tons (raw value), up 5 percent from the previous estimate, due to...

Wheat imports from the United States for MY2012/13 declined 3 percent due to an increased supply of Canadian spring wheat,...

Post forecasts Indian sugarcane planted area of 5.1 million hectares and production of 340 million metric tons (MMT) of...

Production quotas for both beet sugar and starch based sugar were unchanged at 2,288,000 MT and 244,000 MT respectively for the...

FAS/Moscow estimates 2013 production of Russia’s three major oilseed crops (sunflowerseed, rapeseed, and soybeans) at 11.2...

TH3097 – Export prices remain unchanged from the previous week as traders and exporters waited to see if the sales of...

For the 2013/14 MY, South Africa will increase sugar cane production by almost 20 percent to 20.7 MMT, due to improved climatic...

Increased land planted to soybeans and better genetics are forecast to produce a record 2013/14 crop at 88 million metric tons...

The first normal tender of the 2013 U.S. rice CSQ for 10,034 MT of medium/short grain brown rice failed the October 1st tender....

The Philippine flour milling industry has filed an anti-dumping duty petition on Turkish flour, which now comprises 82 percent...

Though a minor player in the international sugar market due to its high production costs, the Philippines is the 8th largest...

Cotton is a major agricultural crop in Greece, accounting for more than 8 percent of total agricultural output. Greece’s MY...

TH3090 – New stocks from the MY2013/14 main rice crop caused domestic and export prices to decline by 2 to 4 percent.

Post revises total rice production for MY 2012/2013 up over 500,000 tons, to 44.32 million tons of paddy rice, compared to...

Croatia, which became the EU’s 28th member on July 1, 2013, negotiated a sugar production quota of 192,877 MT of white sugar....

FAS/Moscow has reduced the estimate for Russia’s 2013 grain production by 1 million metric tons (MMT) to 90 MMT as a result of...

TH3084 – Export prices increased slightly due to the concerns over the strengthening of the Thai baht. Meanwhile, domestic...

The Post/New marketing year (MY) 2013/14 (October/September) sugar production forecast is 6.5 million metric tons – raw value...

Despite replanting 12-14 percent of total planted cotton area in April, weather conditions have been favorable and Post...

TH3083 - Export prices are close to the previous week's level.

TH3073 - Domestic and export prices declined 3 to 6 percent due to an increase in exportable supplies of government rice...

TH3072 – Domestic and export prices declined slightly as the government continues to issue tenders for its rice stocks.

The seasonal break for the 2013-14 Australian winter cropping year was late which encouraged many grain producers to switch...

TH3071 – Domestic and export prices declined 1-2 percent due to the sales of the government rice stocks. The Government sold...

In July 2013, Morocco issued its final cereal production estimate for MY 2013/14 crop at 9.70 million MT. This total is about...

Oilseed imports are on a downward trend due to increased local production, especially local rapeseed production. For FY 2014...

According to official reports, planted area under cotton has reached an estimated 10.5 million hectares, well ahead of the...

For marketing year (MY) 2013/14, Post lowers Argentine wheat production to 12 million metric tons (MMT) and slightly boosts...

Post forecasts that sugarcane production in Mozambique will increase to almost 3.8 million tons in the 2013/14 MY, based on an...

Marketing year (MY) 2013 was the year of barley in Turkey. Wheat product is forecast at 18 million metric tons (MMT) and durum...

After relatively normal weather in Calendar Year (CY) 2012, Indonesia is experiencing another wet dry season in CY 2013. High...

Marketing year 2013/14 rice planting is progressing under favorable rainfall and soil moisture conditions and the recently...

The Ministry of Agriculture’s Fourth Advance Estimates for the Indian crop year 2012/13 (July/June), estimates record MY...

Wheat consumption in MY 2013/14 is expected to increase 0.2 million tons to 4.8 million due to greater demand in feed grade...

Minister of Trade Regulation No. 25 (Regulation No. 25) that aimed at providing price and market guarantee for soybeans is...

TH3068 – Domestic and export prices declined 1-3 percent due to the sales of the government rice stocks of 90,000 tons which...

The harvest season in Ukraine is going well so far with about eighty percent of wheat and barley area harvested about a week...

Based on a trend analysis, post estimates that the commercial area planted to corn for the South African 2013/14 marketing year...

Overall feed production in Japan continues to be stable. While corn utilization in feed has shrunk further this marketing year...

The Canadian grain market has undergone major changes since August 2012, but for the most part planting intentions continue to...

TH3066 – Export prices declined 1 percent as the government is likely to sell around 483,600 metric tons of its rice stocks...

TH3063 – Export prices declined 1 percent due to the government’s announcement that it will issue rice tenders. The government...

FAS/Moscow’s forecast of Russia’s 2013 total grain production remains unchanged at 91 million metric tons for the total grain...

Kazakhstan’s wheat production in 2013 is expected to recover and reach 14.0 MMT. However, while soil moisture levels in key...

TH3060 – Export prices declined 1 percent due to the depreciation of the Thai baht. The government plans to sell approximately...

TH3058 – Export prices declined 1 percent due to sales of the government rice stocks. The National Rice Policy Committee...

Government of Pakistan (GOP) procured 5.98 million tons of wheat at the end of 2013 procurement season. MY12/13 consumption...

China’s wheat production in MY13/14 is revised to 118 million tons, a two percent decrease from the previous year, due to yield...

Post’s MY13/14 soybean production forecast of 12 million tons planted on 6.8 million hectares (MHa) and MY13/14 soybean imports...

TH3054 – Export prices declined 1 to 3 percent due to the weakening of the Thai baht. The Thai Government took the...

Post’s MY13/14 soybean production forecast of 12 million tons planted on 6.8 million hectares (MHa) is unchanged from our...

TH3052 – Export prices declined 1-3 percent due to the weakening of the Thai baht. The MY2013/14 Rice Paddy Pledging Program...

MY 2013/14 wheat production estimate is lowered to 87 million metric tons (MMT) on lower than anticipated yields in major wheat...

TH3050 – Export prices declined approximately one percent due to the weakening of the Thai baht. Domestic prices will likely...

Cotton planting is underway in northern India where the crop is largely irrigated. Planting is slightly ahead of the year-ago...

Ethiopia is an agrarian economy with a mainly rain fed agricultural system. The major grain crops grown in the country are teff...

FAS/Moscow forecasts a large increase in Russia’s grain production in 2013, with the total grain crop forecast raised to 91...

The Government of Egypt is assessing ration card holders’ receptivity in 6 governorates to 100 percent sunflower oil in lieu of...

TH3049 – Export prices were unchanged from the previous week due to quiet trading. The Ministry of Commerce has reportedly...

TH3047 – Domestic and export prices declined one percent as the National Rice Policy Committee urged the Ministry of Commerce...

In 2012/2013, Post expects a 33 percent drop in sugar imports to 930 TMT due to high stocks, temporary antidumping measures and...

Nigeria is a huge export market for wheat and rice. High demand for wheat flour for the production of bread, noodles, pasta and...

Nigeria’s sugar refining capacity, estimated at 2.1 million tons, exceeds the country’s current total demand of 1.45 million...

TH3046 – Domestic and export prices declined 1-3 percent as the government is reportedly speeding up its rice stock sales to...

TH3045 – Domestic and export prices declined approximately 1-2 percent as the government is reportedly speeding up its rice...

Costa Rica’s sugar cane production forecast to increase by 12 percent in 2012/2013. Sugar production is expected to reach...

Sri Lankan rice production in marketing year (MY) 2012/13 is reduced from 3.127 to 2.675 million tons due to lower than...

MY 2013/14 wheat production is revised lower to 92 million metric tons (MMT) based on harvest reports of lower yield compared...

Following 2012 fall draught and above normal temperatures, the winter was mild with snowfall around average. No winterkill...

Egypt’s cotton production is expected to decline in 2013/2014 in the face of what Egyptian farmers regard as relatively low...

The drought conditions that impacted southern Israel during the winter of 2012/13 will reduce the MY 2013/14 harvest by 40...

Post increased its estimate for MY 2012/13 seed cotton production by 100,000 tons to 1.6 million tons, a 29 percent increase...

Total EU-27 oilseed production for marketing year (MY) 2013/14 is expected to reach 29.7 million metric tons (MMT), an increase...

The Philippines was the 2rd largest market for US soybean meal (SBM) and the world’s largest coconut oil (CNO) exporter in...

2012/13 cotton production is estimated higher at 34.0 million 170 kg bales (26.5 million 480 lb bales / 5.7 mmt). The Cotton...

Post expects significant imports of yellow corn, rice and wheat to continue, based on domestic food demand, requirements of...

In marketing year 2012/13, sugar beet planted area decreased by 13 percent but overall production stayed at a level similar...

Export prices remained unchanged. The government postponed its plan to sell stocks of old-crop white rice due to the concern...

The Venezuelan sugar industry expects domestic production to drop in 2013, constrained by price controls and the absence of...

Grain and pulse production in Ukraine is expected to increase in Marketing Year 2013/14 and will result in higher exports,...

For the 2013/14 MY, post forecasts that sugar cane production in Swaziland will increase by four percent to 5.9 MMT, due to an...

Pakistan’s marketing year (MY) 2013/14 (October-September) sugar production is forecast to decrease by 3 percent to 4.54...

This report updates BR12014. Brazil’s MY 2013/14 sugarcane crop is forecast at 640 mmt, up 48.9 mmt from the previous season...

In marketing year (MY) 2012/13, Post forecasts Indonesian wheat imports will increase by approximately 6.9 percent to 6.9...

Sugar production for Marketing Year (MY) 2013-2014 (November 2013-October 2014) is forecast at 2.6 million metric tons (MMT)....

This report updates BR12014. Brazil’s MY 2013/14 sugarcane crop is forecast at 640 mmt, up 48.9 mmt from the previous season...

The Philippines is a major sugar producer and typically the third largest recipient of U.S. sugar quota, but a minor player in...

Sugar production for marketing year (MY) 2013/14 (October/September) is forecast to be slightly lower, at 6.36 million metric...

Ecuador's sugar production will increase in MY2013/14 by 4 percent to 657,000 MT raw sugar value. This is due mainly to...

Colombian sugar production in Marketing Year (MY) 2012/13 is expected to decline a marginal three percent, leveling at 2.2...

The sugar industry in Honduras aims to increase investment, refining capacity, and efficiency. Sugar production is forecast...

Kenya will continue to import wheat, corn, and rice in marketing year (MY) 2013/2014 due to increased demand that continues...

TH3037 - Despite an anticipated increase in planting acreage for MY2012/13, sugar production will likely decline to...

Production quotas for both beet sugar and starch based sugar were unchanged at 2,288,000 MT and 244,000 MT respectively for...

Sugarcane planted area in 2012/2013 is slightly higher then in 2011/12 reaching 64,000 hectares (ha). The Salvadoran Sugar...

BM1054 - Burma’s rice paddy production and exports are expected to increase in MY 2012/2013. Corn production is expected to...

The Post New MY2013/14 total Mexican oilseed production forecast is increased to 402,000 metric tons (MT) based on assumed...

Kenya’s sugar sub-sector seems unprepared for market liberalization ahead of the expiry of Common Market for Eastern and...

Cane sugar production for CY2013 is estimated at 1.16 MMT, up from 1.1 MMT in CY2012. Peruvian sugar exports in CY 2013 are...

Total sugar production in Australia for 2012/13 Australian sugar crop was 4.25 million MT. In 2013/14 total production is...

Post estimates MY 2012/13 milled rice production will reach 4 million tons in selected West African countries, recovering...

For the 2013/14 MY, post forecasts a five percent increase in sugar cane production to 18.1 MMT, due to improved climatic...

Taiwan's wheat imports for MY2012/13 and MY2013/14 are expected to remain stable at 1.25 MMT with an almost 80% U.S. market...

The Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture revised MY2013/14 wheat and barley planted area down from 1.5 million hectare to 1.13...

Argentine sugar production for 2013/14 is projected to remain practically unchanged at 2.35 million tons (raw value). Exports...

TH3038 – Most rice businesses closed for the Thai New Year holiday, thus, there are no quotations to report.

The outlook for the MY2013/14 EU27 grain crop is positive. While there were some weather-related fall planting delays, the...

Pakistan’s marketing year (MY) 2013/14 (October/September) vegetable oil imports are forecast at a record 2.44 million metric...

Post forecasts marketing year (MY) 2013/14 wheat production at 4.05 million metric tons (MMT), a two percent decrease from...

Post estimates corn import volume in TY 2012/13 to be 1.6 million tons due to the increase demand of the animal feed industry...

Japan, a mature soybean market, consumed approximately 3.1 million metric tons (mmt) of soybeans and soybean products in...

The MY 2013/2014 grain crop is progressing well under favorable conditions. Total grain area is estimated at 4.97 million HA...

Durum wheat production is forecasted at 2 million metric tons (MMT). Farmers planted less land in Central Anatolia and the...

Post forecasts Egypt’s wheat production in MY 2013/2014 to reach 8.7 MMT, up 2.3 percent compared to MY 2012/2013, due to...

Turkish cotton area and production are expected to decline a second year in a row to 330,000 hectares and 500,000 MT (2.3...

Assuming a normal monsoon season (June-September), India’s total oilseed production is expected to grow 6.4 percent to 37...

Forecast MY 2012/13 record wheat production of 95.2 million metric tons (mmt) and expected government procurement of 44.1...

Conditions to date are favorable with grain production expected to be similar to last year’s level, assuming normal conditions...

Post projects the following for crop season 2013/14: wheat planted area and production are expected to increase as result of...

FAS/Moscow forecasts Russia’s 2013 production of its three main oilseed crops (sunflowerseed, soybeans and rapeseed) at 11.2...

In 2012, US soybean exports to Vietnam reached a record of 461 thousand metric tons (TMT), double the 2011 level due to high...

Pakistan’s cotton production in marketing year (MY) 2013/14 (August/July) is projected at 10.2 million (480 lbs) bales, up 9...

Uzbekistan MY 2012/13 cotton lint production is estimated at 4.5 million bales and the export forecast remained unchanged at...

Favorable seasonal conditions have increased forecast Australian cotton production for 2012/13 to 4.3million bales and...

Spain is the EU’s second largest cotton growing Member State after Greece representing about 20 percent of the total...

Assuming normal weather conditions, Bangladesh food grain production is forecast at 35.4 million tons in MY 2013/14 (34.2...

Kazakhstan grain production is expected to recover from last year’s poor crop, with wheat production forecast at 15 million...

Post estimates record 2012/13 soybean production at 82 million metric tons (mmt) on 27.65 million hectares and record exports...

A shift in planting area to higher profit, alternative crops drops MY13/14 domestic cotton production forecast to 7 million...

Taiwan’s total soybean imports are expected to recover modestly to 2.4 MMT in MY2012/13 on better crushing margins and...

The Canadian grain market has undergone major changes since August 2012, but for the most part planting intentions will...

Some Indonesian cotton spinners are still recovering from a challenging 2011 calendar year (CY) with regard to the...

TH3033 - MY2012/13 cotton imports will likely increase to 1.5 million bales as Thailand’s textile and garment industry...

Due to limited cotton production -- less than two percent of total cotton demand -- Vietnam relies heavily on cotton imports...

TH3032. Soybean imports are expected to grow in MY2012/13 and MY2013/14 in line with increased demand and reduced domestic...

2013/14 area planted to wheat is forecast to grow by five percent, due to high prices and export prospects in the South....

TH3034 – Domestic and export prices remain unchanged, except for parboiled rice, which declined 1 to 2 percent from the...

For the 2013/14 MY, post forecasts a seven percent increase in the area planted with oilseeds, to a record 1.14 million...

For marketing year (MY) 2013/14, post forecasts soybean area to increase to 20 million hectares (ha) with production...

Brazil’s 2012/13 cotton production is estimated at 5.5 million bales on a planted area of 900,000 hectares, representing...

MY 2013/14 wheat production is forecast at 24.0 million tons, up three percent from last year, however, four percent less...

Post expects that growth levels for Indonesian crude palm oil (CPO) and palm kernel oil (PKO) will remain robust throughout...

For 2013, FAS/ Moscow’s initial crop forecast is for a recovery from the drought - impacted 2012 crop, with total grain...

Cotton is a major agricultural crop in Greece, accounting for more than 8 percent of total agricultural output. Greece’s MY...

A slightly larger volume of wheat production is expected, with no major change in imports. Corn imports are not expected to...

Paraguayan soybean area is estimated to increase by 3 percent to 3.1 million hectares in the 2013/14 marketing year with...

Bangladesh raw cotton imports in MY 2012/13 are estimated at 3.7 million bales, a 15.6 percent increase from MY 2011/12, Strong...

MY 2012/13 wheat imports are expected to reach 5.2-5.4 million tons given higher than expected feed wheat imports while MY...

MY 2013/14 wheat production is estimated at 118 million tons on strong profit signals and growing conditions. Corn acreage and...

India’s 2013/14 cotton production is forecast at 34.5 million 170 kg bales (26.9 million 480 lb bales /5.9 mmt) from 12...

Post forecasts that declining trend in hectares planted with wheat in South Africa will continue in the 2013/14 MY, as...

Wheat production in Serbia from the record planted area of 600,000 Ha is estimated to be 2.4 million MT, leaving almost...

Acreage is expected to decline but yields are forecast to return to normal for the 2013 oilseeds crop, which should result in...

While Bangladesh is a predominantly rice-consuming country, wheat is the second-most important food staple, accounting for...

On March 6, 2013, the Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet (ECC) approved an inland freight subsidy and the Federal...

The wheat production estimate for the 2012/13 Australian crop remains at 22.077MMT. Export estimates also remain at 18MMT but...

TH3029 – Domestic and export prices declined again as millers continue to sell their old-crop rice stocks. The MY2012/13...

Soybeans are the leading U.S. oilseed product export to Malaysia, with U.S. soybean sales expected to be around 300,000 tons...

For marketing year (MY) 2013/14 post forecasts planted area for soybeans at 1.2 million hectares. Area and production is also...

With little commercial production of feed grains domestically, Japan’s feed industry relies almost entirely on imported...

TH3027- MY2012/13 and MY2013/14 Thai rice exports will likely be driven by the sale of government stocks. However, Thailand...

The marketing year (MY) 2013/14 corn production estimate is expected to increase by 500,000 metric tons (MT) to 22.0 MMT as a...

Total oilseed production for Turkey in marketing year (MY) 2013 is projected to go up about eleven percent to 2.26 MMT due to...

Consumption patterns of wheat, corn, and rice in Ecuador are expected to increase in response to domestic population and...

MY13/14 total oilseed production is forecast at 54.9 million tons, down by 2.2 percent, primarily cottonseed, from the...

Tunisia soybean imports decreased slightly in CY 2012 after several years of increase. The decrease was mainly due to...

Post predicts that Indonesia will produce an estimated total of 25.6 million metric tons (MMT) of sugarcane in marketing year...

Post slightly lowered Brazil’s 2012/13 soybean production estimate to 82.5 million metric tons (mmt), which is still a new...

Favorable weather and strong MY 2012/13 oilseed prices encouraged farmers to plant an additional 300,000 hectares, bringing...

Soybean meal imports into Peru are forecast at 1.056 MMT in MY 2013. Soybean oil imports are forecast at 450,000 MT. Fishmeal...

TH 3022 – Domestic and export prices declined around one percent due to the sale of government rice stocks. The new MY2012/13...

Peruvian wheat imports in CY 2012 from all sources were a record of 1.7 MMT. U.S. wheat exports are forecasted at 600,000 MT...

Corn and rice imports are forecast to grow only marginally through 2013/14, while wheat imports are expected to decline in...

Highlights: TH 3021 – Domestic and export prices remain unchanged due to quiet trading. The new MY2012/13 Off-Season Paddy...

MY 2013/14 (April/March) wheat exports are forecast to increase to 8.0 million tons, including 5 million tons of government...

TH 3017 – There are no quotations this week due to Lunar New Year holidays. The government will likely begin the pledging...

In MY 2012/2013 Post estimate for wheat production is 108 MMT, unchanged from the last quarterly update due to head blight in...

Wheat imports in MY 2012/13 are expected to increase to 5 million tons, up 600,000 tons from the October forecast as Korean...

Post predicts that Indonesian crude palm oil (CPO) production will total upwards of 28 million metric ton (MMT) in marketing...

TH 3016 – Export prices declined slightly due to a lack of new inquiries. Domestic supplies of white rice will likely ease as...

Post has revised its forecast for the 2012/13 Australian wheat crop down by 2MMT to 22 MMT. The forecast for barley has also...

Benin is predominantly a rural society -more than 70% of the population depends on agriculture which contributes around 38%...

Kazakh grain exports have slowed in recent months, as a severe drought in 2012 has reduced exportable supplies. Wheat prices...

Post’s total corn production estimate for MY 2012/13 has been revised upward to 21 million metric tons (MMT) due to more...

The record summer drought and above average temperatures continued into the fall. The potential for record yields from fall...

The grain and feed sector in Canada has been experiencing ongoing changes, including reforms to the way that Western Canadian...

The report provides trade data on Vietnam's monthly rice exports by grades and destinations.

TH 3015 – Export prices declined around one percent due to the weakening of the Thai Baht. Domestic rice traders are...

Algeria CY2012 wheat imports declined about 15 percent compared to CY2011, according to the Algerian Customs Information and...

First estimates for the 2012/13 MY indicate that South African commercial corn producers planted 2.8 million hectares, up...

Wheat production and exports for marketing year 2012/13 are dropped to 10.3 million metric tons (MMT) and 4.3 MMT,...

Ukraine has exported 5.96 million metric tons of wheat, 1.95 million metric tons of barley, and 7.32 million metric tons of...

Domestic grain prices have continued to soar in Russia as a result of a severe drawn-down in stocks due to a smaller crop and...

TH 3013 – Export prices increased around 1 percent due to the strengthening of the Thai Baht. Domestic and exportable supplies...

Due to an increase in ingredient costs, primarily corn, the price of feed soared in the third quarter of Japan’s Fiscal Year...

Typhoon Bopha (Local Code: Pablo) passed through the southern Philippines in early December 2012, damaging 35,000 hectares of...

The 2012/13 wheat production estimate is revised downwards by ten percent due to volatile weather. With limited wheat supplies...

TH 3008 – Export prices increased around 1 percent due to concerns over the strengthening of the Thai Baht. Exportable...

FAS/Nairobi estimates Kenya will increase its corn imports to at least 600,000 metric tons during the July/June marketing...

TH 3005 – Domestic and export prices increased around 1 percent due to tighter exportable supplies. White rice paddy pledges...

TH 3002 – Domestic and export prices remained unchanged due to quiet trading. The current pledging program has received...

Initial reports from the field suggest that Pakistan’s wheat planting area in MY 2012/2013 is likely to be at last year’s...

Serbia’s fall wheat crop planted area is 600,000 HA, or 25 percent higher than previous years. With estimated wheat yields of...

The Post/New Marketing Year (MY) 2012/13 total Mexican cotton production estimate is 2 percent higher than USDA Official data...

Domestic and export prices declined around 1 percent from the previous week due to the anticipated sale of government stocks...

TH 2129 – Parboiled rice prices further declined 2 to 3 percent from last week, while prices for white and fragrant rice...

Post forecasts MY2012/2013 Uzbek lint production at 4.55 million bales, at the same level as reported previously. The...

MY 2012 Turkish soybean area and production are estimated about 20,000 hectares and 70,000 MT. High temperatures during the...

Larger than expected production from Xinjiang raises total production estimate to 6.9 million tons (MT), however, production...

The MY 2012 Turkish cotton crop is now projected a 410,000 hectares and 600,000 MT (2.7 million bales). Despite a higher than...

India’s 2012/13 cotton production is expected to drop slightly to 25.3 million 480 lb bales as a result of heavy rains and...

Post revises its estimate of Vietnam’s total production for MY 2011/2012 to 43.32 million tons of paddy rice, over 1.1...

2012/13 Brazil cotton crop planting commences.

Export prices for most rice varieties remained unchanged from the previous week, except for parboiled rice, which declined...

Preliminary trade data suggests that Indonesia will likely import 3.1 MMT of soybean meal in MY 2011/2012.

Post’s forecast of Australia’s 2012-13 cotton crop has been revised downward (nearly 6%) to 4.0 million bales

Post estimates Uzbekistan's MY 2012/13 wheat production at 6.7 million tons, which is 400,000 tons more than in the previous...

Total Wheat imports for MY 2012/2013 are forecast to reach 720,000 MT, and 50,000 MT are expected to be imported from the U.S.

Estimated rice production in 2012 is revised downward to 4 million tons from official USDA estimate of 4.1 million tons.

Despite serious damage to infrastructure in major northern ports and feed mills caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake and...

Post estimates that Indonesian corn consumption will increase to 6.1 million metric tons during marketing year 2011/12.

Export prices remained unchanged from the previous week. The Thai Government plans to sell 1.1 million metric tons of its...

TH 2120 – Export prices remain unchanged from the previous week, except for parboiled rice prices which declined around 1...

MY2012/13 main-crop rice production is revised down due to deficient rainfall in the northeastern region. Participation in...

Statistics Korea estimates 2012 rice production in Korea at - the lowest in 32 years - at 4.07 million metric tons (MMT). The...

Vietnam’s MY 2011/2012 total wheat consumption was reported at 2.66 million tons. The overall wheat demand is expected to...

Kazakh grain exports have dropped sharply in recent months from record levels during the first half of 2012. Despite this...

Based on the latest trade reports, MY 2011/12 rice export estimate has been raised higher to a record 10.4 million tons, and...

Post’s MY 2012/13 rice production forecast for Bangladesh has been revised marginally lower to 33.8 million tons on lower...

India’s 2012/13 cotton harvest is underway with reported arrivals of 850,000 170 kg bales through the end of October. The onset...

With the wheat harvesting ending in the Urals and Siberia, and continued poor yields from these areas, FAS/Moscow has lowered...

Philippine sugar production declined by seven percent to 2.24 million metric tons (MMT) in Crop Year (CY) 2011/12 (September...

MY 12/13 corn production, up 3 percent to 198MMT, and lower domestic prices could lead to higher corn utilization in feed in...

TH 2113 – Prices for rice exports increased around 1 percent due to tighter domestic supplies as exporters purchased more...

The Post/New marketing year (MY) 2012/13 corn production estimate has been revised downward from USDA/Official forecast due...

Post forecasts a five percent increase in South Africa’s corn area for the 2012/13 MY to 3.3 million hectares on higher...

Posts reduces wheat production for 2012-13 at 10.8 million tons as result of excessive spring rains. This reflects a drop of...

Bulgaria’s weather, while very favorable during harvest of spring crops and planting of fall crops, the drought’s...

U.S. wheat exports have increased through the first seven months of CY 2012. Algeria has suspended import duties and VAT on...

TH 2107 – Domestic and export prices for most grades of rice remained unchanged, except for white rice prices which...

Morocco’s rainfall during the 2012/2013 season significantly improved compared to the previous season, which should...

This report updates IN2058. Official statistics indicate sugarcane plantings in marketing year 2012/13 (October-September) are...

Good weather during harvest time resulted in a slight recovery in production, which is now set at 2.09 million tons (raw...

Imports of U.S. wheat to Brazil are forecast at a record 900,000 metric tons (mt). Total wheat imports are forecast at 7.4...

Sugar cane production is expected to increase by 10 percent to 18.6 MMT in the 2012/13 season on better climatic conditions,...

In MY 2012/13, total sugar production is forecast at 14.6 MMT (raw value), up 18 percent due to a rise in yield and acreage...

Post predicts that Indonesian crude palm oil (CPO) production may reach 25.4 million metric tons (MMT) in marketing year (MY)...

TH 2105 – Domestic and export prices for most grades of rice declined 1-2 percent, except for parboiled rice prices which...

Post has revised its MY 2012/13 (Oct/Sept) sugar production forecast to a record 4.65 million tons, up13 percent from the...

TH 2102 – Export prices declined 1-2 percent as the Thai Government continued to sell its rice stocks to help finance the...

EU sugar production for MY 2012/13 is forecast to decrease by 10 percent to 16.4 MMT from 18.3 MMT in MY 2011/12. This...

Extended dry weather conditions through the middle of July impeded timely planting of kharif crops while earlier anticipation...

FAS/Moscow estimates Russia’s 2012/13 beet sugar production to fall from last year’s record, but still be at the second...

TH 2101 – Export prices declined 1-2 percent due to the release of government rice stocks and a lack of new inquiries. The...

This report updates BR12005. Brazil’s MY 2012/13 sugarcane crush is estimated at 570 mmt, up 5 mmt from the previous...

The Vietnam Marketing Year (MY) 2012/13 cotton supply and demand estimates include smaller production and ending stocks...

FAS/Moscow forecasts production of Russia’s three major oilseeds (sunflowerseeds, soybeans and rapeseed) in 2012 at 10.1...

Despite Government plans to increase agricultural production, the gap between supply and demand remains large, and...

Post increased Brazil’s 2012/13 estimated soybean planted area to a record 27.5 million hectares as historic futures prices...

TH2098 – Sugar production is revised down to 10.2 million metric tons in MY2011/12 and will likely decline to 9.9 million...

Normal to excessive rains fell during September in the major rice growing areas, thereby benefitting the standing kharif...

Turkey’s sugar sector is regulated by production quotas which remained unchanged in MY2013. Post expects that, given the normal...

Based on current official data for MY 2012, production is estimated at 548,000 MTRV, while consumption remains stable at...

TH 2094 – Domestic and export prices declined about 1.0 percent from the previous week due to the release of government rice...

TH2092 – Export prices declined about 1.0 percent due to an increase in the exportable supplies from the government stock...

Spanish Rice Producers to switch to Japonica Varieties.

TH2087 - The price of exported rice increased slightly due to the strengthening of the Thai baht to 31.1 baht/$. Meanwhile,...

Forecast drop in 2012/13 cotton production area, exports and consumption.

India’s 2012/13 cotton area and production are forecast higher at a respective 11.1 million hectares and 24.4 million 480 lb...

Drought in key spring wheat growing regions such as the Urals has continued to negatively impact the Russian grain crop in 2012.

The MY 2012 Turkish cotton crop is now projected at 400,000 hectares and 600,000 MT (2.7 million bales).

The official estimate of Morocco’s cereal production in 2011/12 has been revised upwardly, from 4.8 million MT to 5.1 million...

TH2084 Domestic and export prices increased 2-7 percent due to tighter domestic supplies. The Government will conduct a...

Wheat and Barley production forecast is being revised downward. Corn and paddy rice production forecast has not changed....

Better than expected yields, despite harsh growing conditions, led to increased estimates for wheat, barley, and rye. Corn...

TH2079 Export prices declined about one percent due to a lack of new purchases of white rice and parboiled rice. The...

TH2081 MY2012/13 rice production forecast remains at 21.1 million tons, up 3.0 percent from the previous year, in...

Almost halfway through the 2012 monsoon season (June-September), rains have been significantly deficient in the central,...

Post estimates that in MY 2011/2012 (Nov 2011 – Oct 2012) in-shell peanut production fell even further below government...

Post estimates MY 2011/12 Indonesian total wheat imports to decrease by 1.5 percent to 6.5 million metric tons (MMT) due to a...

The country experienced hot dry weather with spotty showers in June and July during the critical pollination and grain...

The marketing year (MY) 2012/13 corn production estimate is expected to increase by 500,000 metric tons (MT) to 21.5 MMT as a...

Compared to Post’s April 17 estimates (KS1230), for MY2011/2012, final wheat imports were lower than previous Post estimate,...

TH2077 Domestic and export prices for most grades of rice did not change significantly. The Government is considering...

The open-market for western Canadian wheat and barley begins August 1, 2012. The Canadian industry has adjusted relatively...

In most provinces of the Volga Valley, the Urals, and Siberia, dry and hot weather have continued to damage crops prospects....

Algeria wheat imports decreased in the first six months of 2012. Algeria will not import durum and barley for the rest of...

Post increased its forecast for corn area planted in the 2012/13 MY by 10 percent to 3.3 million hectares, as farmers will...

For MY 2012/13, corn acreage and production is forecast to rise 2.7 and 1 percent to 34.3 million HA and 195 MMT. Due to...

As a result of very dry weather conditions in some key growing regions, Kazakhstan’s 2012 grain production is expected to...

Planted area for cotton in Argentina is forecast to decrease to 400,000 hectares (ha) in marketing year (MY) 2012/13 due to...

Post raises 2011/12 corn production estimate to 71 million metric tons, due to optimal weather. Corn export records are...

TH2070 Domestic and export prices declined 3.0 – 4.0 percent from the previous week due to a lack of new enquiries. The...

Pakistan is a net importer of oilseeds and edible oils. Cotton, the principal oilseed crop in Pakistan, is lagging behind in...

Corn production in Zimbabwe is expected to drop by 35 percent to 900,000 MT in the 2012/13 MY, due to unfavorable weather...

TH2066 Domestic and export prices continued to decline 1.0 percent due to a lack of new enquiries. The Government is...

Dryness and hot weather in key winter grain growing areas has negatively impacted crop prospects in Russia. As a result the...

Rice production and imports are forecast to increase while exports remain constrained by a ban on exports.

MY 2012 Turkish soybean area and production is now estimated about 20,000 hectares and 75,000 MT. Low cotton prices helped to...

TH2065 Domestic and export prices declined 1-3 percent due to a lack of new enquiries. The Government cancelled the tender...

Despite the Government of Pakistan’s lower than targeted wheat procurements this season, Pakistan is not expected to face any...

Weak foreign demand, a more stringent export registration policy and relatively firm prices have combined to limit India’s...

The MY2012/13 grain crop in Spain has developed under challenging weather patterns. After a long winter drought, the...

Domestic and export prices further declined slightly 0-1 percent in anticipation of an intervention stock release.

TH2058 Domestic and export prices declined 2-3 percent due to lack of new enquiries, particularly for parboiled rice. Also, the...

A late start to the rainfall season in most parts of Zimbabwe resulted in a 19 percent decrease in area planted to corn in...

Mozambique’s sugarcane production is expected to increase to almost four million tons in Marketing Year (MY) 2012/13, based...

Following recent signals from the European Commission that sugar production quotas will be phased out by 2015/16, MY 2012/13...

FAS/Moscow forecasts grain production in Russia in 2012 at 88 million metric tons (MMT). This includes a forecast of 54 MMT...

MY 2011/12 corn imports are unchanged at 5.5 MMT. MY 2012/13 corn imports are forecast to rise to 7 MMT on rising livestock...

TH2055 Export prices declined approximately 1.0 percent due to the weakening of the Thai baht and lack of enquiries for white...

A slight drop in planting area as farmers substitute more profitable alternative crops continues to dampen production estimates...

TH2054 Domestic and export prices increased 1-3 percent as some foreign buyers are still sourcing Thai parboiled rice for...

Post forecasts 17.5 MMT of wheat, 7 MMT of barley, 4.2 MMT of corn and 750,000 MT of paddy rice production in Turkey in MY...

Bulgaria experienced challenging weather this past fall and winter that stymied seeding operations and brought record low...

TH2050 Domestic and export prices of white rice increased 2-4 percent due to tighter exportable supplies caused by the...

TH2049 Domestic and export prices were offered 3-5 percent higher as foreign buyers are placing new orders for parboiled rice...

Sunflower and soybean production are expected to increase in Ukraine, while rapeseed production is on the decline....

Domestic beet sugar production in Ukraine has increased to over two million metric tons, creating an exportable surplus....

MY12/13 domestic cotton production is forecast to drop to 6.85 million metric ton (MMT) on lower forecast planted area of...

For MY 2012/13, EU sugar production is forecast at 15.5 million MT on a raw sugar basis, dropping 10 percent back to 2010/11...

Corn production in Ukraine is forecast to reach a record high for the second year in a row. Marketing Year 2012/13 corn...

The sugar industry in Honduras aims at increasing investment, refining capacity, and improving efficiency. Sugar production is...

Cotton production in Peru is expected at 38,500 MT in CY 2012. Cotton imports in CY 2011 reached 66,571 MT, of which 66,080...

Imports of soybeans and soybeans meal decreased in MY 2011/12, negatively impacted by disease problems in the poultry...

Post forecasts planted area for corn in the 2012/13 MY at three million hectares. This should result in a crop of about 11.4...

Area planted to cereals in Tunisia in 2011/12 is estimated at 1.3 million HA, of which 800,000 HA are wheat and 500,000 HA...

TH2045 Trading activities are quiet this week. Exportable supplies remain tight due to the aggressive government intervention...

Sugar production for Marketing Year (MY 2013 November-October basis) is forecast at 2.5 million metric tons (MMT). Planted...

The Post/New MY 2012/13 total Mexican cotton production is forecast to decrease approximately 17 percent due to an expected...

The Ministry of Agriculture’s third advance estimate has raised India’s food grain production for the Indian crop year...

In 2012/2013 total sugar imports are forecast at 1,150 TMT compared to 1,430 TMT in MY 2011/2012. The decrease in imports is...

The Venezuelan sugar industry foresees domestic production only slightly increasing in 2012, constrained by low profitability...

MY 2012/13 wheat area is estimated at 480,000 hectares (HA), some 2.6 percent lower than last year. Wheat production is...

Post/New total wheat production and harvested area estimates for MY 2012/13 have been revised downward from Post/Old...

Although Nigeria’s wheat imports from the US fell in 2011/12, it remains the most consistent, loyal customer for US wheat....

In the 2011/2012 season, the Nicaraguan sugar cane production reached over 603,727.27 MT, an 18 percent increase compared to...

Ethiopia is one of the largest grain producing countries in Africa, although it is still a food insecure country and a net...

Indian sugar production is poised to increase to 29.8 million metric tons (raw value basis) in marketing year (MY) 2012/13...

MY 2012/13 wheat imports are projected at 4.6 million tons, down roughly 15 percent from the current marketing year, of which...

Costa Rica's sugar cane and sugar production rebounded in 2011/2012 to 3,750,000 and 390,000 MT, respectively. Good weather...

Sugarcane planted area in 2011/2012 is slightly higher than in 2010/11 reaching 64,000 hectares (ha). The Salvadoran Sugar...

Kenya will likely import about 250 thousand tons of refined sugar during calendar year (CY) 2012, when compared with 300...

Argentine sugar production in marketing year 2012/13 is projected at 2.04 million metric tons (raw value). Everything was set...

Colombian sugar production is expected to increase by 30,000 tons to 2.31 million tons in MY 2011/2012, and is forecast to...

Post forecasts MY (Oct-Sept) 2012/13 seed cotton production to increase 17 percent (205,000 tons) compared to MY 2011/12 Post...

Iraq is facing mixed prospects for the 2012/13 winter grain crop. Late plantings and well-below-average winter precipitation...

TH2042 Domestic and export prices increased approximately 1.0 percent due to tighter exportable supplies caused by the...

TH2041 Sugar production will likely increase to 10-11 million tons in MY2011/12 and MY2012/13 in anticipation of a bumper...

A lower quality and smaller volume of wheat production is expected, which in turn means increased imports. But corn imports...

Sri Lankan 2011/12 paddy production is estimated at 4.869 million tons, a record high. Record rice production is leading to...

In MY 2012/13, total sugar production is forecast at 13.1 MMT (raw value), up 6 percent due to increased acreage for both...

Philippine sugar production in Crop Year 2011/12 (September/August) is projected to reach 2.24 MMT, down 7 percent from the...

Indonesian soybean meal (SBM) consumption will increase from 3 MMT in MY 2010/2011 to 3.3 MMT in MY 2011/2012 due to higher...

Growing conditions for sugarcane have improved in most production areas after consistent rains in late 2011. These rains come...

Production quotas for both beet sugar and starch based sugar remained unchanged at 2,288,000 MT and 244,000 MT respectively...

Nigeria depends almost exclusively on sugar imports in the form of brown sugar, largely imported from Brazil (98 percent)...

Assuming a normal monsoon and favorable growing conditions, total oilseed production in Marketing Year (MY) 2012/13 is likely...

Ecuador's sugar production will increase in MY2011/13 by 7 percent to 605,000 MT raw sugar value. This is due mainly to...

For the 2012/13 season, post forecasts that sugarcane production in Swaziland will increase to 5.2 million tons, as...

This report updates BR11016. Brazil’s MY 2012/13 sugarcane crop is forecast at 565 mmt, up 4 mmt from the previous season...

Post estimates Vietnam’s total wheat imports for MY 2011/2012 at 2.3 million tons. In CY 2011, total corn import volume dropped...

Total EU-27 oilseeds production is expected to be stable, reaching about 29 million metric tons (MMT) in marketing year (MY)...

The Algerian Agriculture ministry’s current statements suggest a good crop for this year on rains and snow that occurred in...

Sugar production for marketing year (MY) 2012/13 (October/September) is forecast slightly higher at 5.45 million metric tons...

In marketing year (MY) 2011/12, Post forecasts Indonesian wheat imports to increase by approximately 12 percent to 7.4...

Zimbabwe’s sugar output in 2012/13 is expected to increase by almost 16 percent to 430,000MT from the 372,000MT level in...

Indonesia is estimated to produce a total of 24 million metric tons (MMT) of sugarcane in marketing year (MY) 2011/12....

Following an almost decade-long cycle of extreme weather events, the Australian sugar cane industry is expected to continue...

The Post/New MY2012/13 total Mexican oilseed production forecast is increased slightly to 298,000 metric tons (MT) based on...

Cane sugar production for CY2012 is estimated at 1.15 MMT, up from 1.076 MMT in CY2011. Peruvian sugar exports in CY 2012 are...

The weather has already made its mark on the MY2012/13 crop and is likely to remain the focus over the coming months. A...

The expectation that Canadian farmers will again seed a record amount of canola in 2012/2013 is forecast to boost Canada's...

Soybean production is expected to continue to increase and is forecast at 1.8 MMT, a 3 percent increase from last year, while...

FAS Moscow’s record production forecast fell far short in 2011/12 as sugar production totaled 58% higher than the previous...

MY 2012/13 Italian wheat area is expected to increase by about 15 percent, recovering from the previous year. Both soft and...

In 2011, U.S. soybean (SB) exports to Vietnam reached a record 227 thousand metric tons (TMT), an increase of 26 percent over...

Only two European Union (EU-27) Members States (MS)—Greece (80 percent) and Spain (20 percent) —grow significant amounts of...

Post estimates milled rice production for MY (Oct - Sept) 2011/12 at 3.6 million tons, a 13 percent decline from the previous...

Soybean production in Marketing Year (MY) 2013 (March/February) is forecast at 2.4 Million Metric Tons (MMT), increasing 8.6...

TH2039 Trading activities are quiet this week due to the Thai New Year holidays. Exporters expect that the Thai rice export...

International cotton price volatility throughout calendar year (CY) 2011 severely impacted Indonesian cotton spinners’...

With the increase in local demand for soybeans due to the building of new crushing plants, post expects that the area to be...

Thailand’s imports of U.S. soybeans are forecast to increase from 400,000 MT in MY 2011/12 to 630,000 MT in MY 2012/13. The...

FAS/Moscow’s initial forecast is for Russian grain production in 2012 to fall slightly from last year’s large crop, and also...

The Philippines was the 3 rd largest market for U.S. soybean meal (SBM) and the world’s largest coconut oil (CNO) exporter...

Post forecasts Egyptian wheat imports of only 10 MMT in 2012/13. The drop in imports is based on increased local production...

Pakistan’s MY 2012/13 cotton production is forecast at 11 million (480 lb) bales, 10 percent higher than last year’s...

TH2033 MY2011/12 cotton imports will likely decline 20-30 percent from the previous year to 1.3 million bales in anticipation...

Post forecasts total area planted in 2012/2013 to decrease by 30% to 154,000 HA versus 220,000 HA in 2011/2012. Farmers are...

U.S. corn has dramatically lost market share in Colombia. In 2008, U.S. corn supplied 80 percent of Colombia’s corn demand....

The open-market for western Canadian wheat and barley begins August 1, 2012.

Post increased 2011/12 cotton production to an estimated 9.3 million bales and planted area to 1.4 million hectares,...

Post estimates drought-reduced soybean production in 2011/12 at 66 million metric tons (mmt) on 25 million hectares and...

Imports of soybean meal during MY 2012/13 are projected at 350,000 tons, largely sourced from India.

For marketing year (MY) 2012/13, post forecasts soybean area to increase by two percent to 19 million hectares (ha) with...

TH2034 Domestic and export prices declined 1-2 percent as new enquiries for parboiled rice dried up and the outstanding...

Bangladesh raw cotton imports in MY 2011/12 are estimated at 3.25 million bales, a 12 percent decrease from the MY 2010/11...

Turkish cotton area and production are expected to decline about thirteen percent to 420,000 hectares and 630,000 MT (2.89...

In 2012, Kazakh wheat production is forecast to fall from the record crop of 2011 as a result of expected lower area and a...

India’s 2012/13 cotton production is forecast at 32.3 million 170 kg bales (25.2 million 480 lb bales), down two million bales.

Mexico is being battered by its worst drought in seven decades, which has devastated agricultural production in most of the...

Total cotton production for 2012/13 is forecast at a record 4.6 million bales, the same level as the revised estimate for...

Venezuela is expected to continue importing significant amounts of yellow corn, rice and wheat to meet domestic food demand...

Taiwan typically ranks among the top five export markets for US soybeans, but marketing year 2011/12 imports are expected to...

In MY 2012/2013, Saudi Arabia wheat production is forecasted to decline by 9 percent to one million metric tons (MMT)...

Post forecasts Marketing Year (MY) 2012/13 wheat production to reach a near record high of 3.8 million metric tons (MMT), a...

Higher international commodity prices are not expected to have a significant effect on consumption of wheat, corn, and rice...

2012/13 corn production is forecast at a record 68 million metric tons (mmt), with exports placed at 12.5mmt. 2012/13 wheat...

For marketing year (MY) 2012/13 post forecasts planted area for soybeans at 950,000 hectares. Post estimates domestic crush...

TH2030 Domestic and export prices remained unchanged from the previous week, except for parboiled rice prices which continued...

Pakistan's wheat production in marketing year (MY) 2012/13 (May/April) is estimated at 23.0 million tons, down five percent...

Paraguayan soybean area is estimated remain at 2.8 million hectares in the 2012/13 marketing year with production climbing...

Despite near ideal planting conditions for the 2012/13 crop, area planted to wheat and barley is expected to decline relative...

TH2027 The anticipated large supplies of rice from the MY2011/12 and MY2012/13 crops, driven by the aggressive Paddy Pledging...

TH2028 Domestic and export prices for most grades of rice remained unchanged, except for parboiled rice which increased...

Wheat production for 2012/13 is projected to drop to 12 million tons as a result of a lower planted area. Most of the lost...

Soybeans are still the leading U.S. oilseed product export to Malaysia, with U.S. soybean sales expected to be around 350,000...

Total oilseed production for Turkey in MY 2011 reached 1.9 MMT up twelve percent due to a large increase of cottonseed...

TH2025 Domestic and export prices increased 1-3 percent due to tight domestic supply of paddy for parboiled rice production...

In MY 2011/2012, Burma’s rice paddy production will increase 2.7 percent to16.9 million metric tons (MMT) and exports will...

Morocco’s cereal crop has entered a precarious period, with farmers and government officials bracing for a difficult time...

The Great East Japan Earthquake of March 11, 2011 devastated, both physically and emotionally, a country that had already...

In MY 2011/12, overall import demand for grains is expected to increase by two percent compared to the previous year, mainly...

There is no production of bioethanol for transport fuel in Portugal. Biodiesel production is dependent on diesel sales under...

TH2021 Export prices for most grades of white rice remain unchanged, except for parboiled rice prices which increased around...

Post estimates that Jamaica's production will be 150,000 MT in 2010/2011 a marked increase over the production of 120,000 MT...

Soybean meal imports into Peru are forecast at 1.030 MMT in MY 2012, a slight increase of 22,000 MT compared to the previous...

Poor winter rains and lower oilseed area in Rajasthan have not only reduced rabi (winter sown) oilseed planting to 8.1...

For MY 2012/13, corn production is forecast at 190 MMT assuming an above average yield and good temperatures. In MY 2011/2012...

The Philippines is one of the world's largest rice importers, a top five market for U.S. wheat and a minor importer of corn....

Soybean consumption in MY 2012/13 is forecast to remain steady at 1.3 million MT, of which 920,000 MT will go for crushing...

MY12/13 total oilseed production is forecast at 56 million metric tons (MMT), a slight adjustment of one percent from last...

Indonesian crude palm oil (CPO) production in marketing year (MY) 2011/2012 is predicted to decline from an initial estimate...

Export prices were offered $5-10/MT higher due to the strengthening Thai baht. Meanwhile, domestic prices remain steady due...

Both Indonesian rice and corn production estimates for MY 2011/12 are expected to be higher than Post’s previous MY 2010/11...

Tunisia’s olive harvest for MY 2011/12 totaled 900,000 MT, an increase of more than 60 percent over last year’s harvest. Olive...

India expects a fifth record wheat crop in a row, 87.5 million metric tons, on higher planted area and optimal growing...

Soybean production estimates in 2011/12 are now at 70 million metric tons (mmt), a significant decrease of 7 percent from the...

The Government of Nigeria has announced plans to cut wheat imports by introducing a new policy compelling cassava flour...

Assuming normal weather conditions, Bangladesh’s food grain production in MY 2012/13 is forecast at 35.4 million tons (34.2...

TH 2018 Export prices increased approximately 1.0 percent due to concerns over the continued strengthening of the Thai baht....

Post forecasts that the hectares that will be planted with wheat in the 2012/13 MY will decrease to around 560,000 hectares, on...

The Philippines was the 3rd largest market for US soybean meal (SBM) and the world's largest coconut oil (CNO) exporter in both...

Wheat and rice imports are forecast to grow in 2011/12, with wheat imports continuing to grow through 2012/13.

Export prices increased approximately 1.0 percent due to concerns over the strengthening of the Thai baht and the temporary...

Corn production in Peru is forecast at 1.86 MMT for MY 2011 (October/September), a significant increase from the 1.49 MMT...

Dry weather delayed winter grains plantings in Spain and the continuing lack of precipitation in key growing areas might lead...

The failure to date of general rains in Iraq’s northern wheat growing areas has reduced planted area and yield prospects....

The Korean government recently released the 2012 Minimum Market Access (MMA) rice purchasing plan. Under the MMA, Korea will...

Export prices increased 1-2 percent due to the strengthening of the Thai baht to 30.7 baht/$, compared to 31.0 baht/$ in the...

Government rice procurement is currently 16 percent higher than last year’s, reflecting a record production of 100...

Domestic and export prices remain weak as trading has gradually resumed after the Lunar New Year.

Post estimates Argentine corn production to drop to 21.8 million metric tons (MMT), significantly lower than USDA’s number at...

Domestic and export prices further declined 2-4 percent from the previous week due to lack of enquiries.

Grain exports from Russia surged during the first half of the marketing year.

The low rainfall in the western European countries crossed by Danube River led to a lower than normal water level in Romania,...

Marketing year (MY) 2011/12 rice production (rough production) and harvested area estimates have been lowered by 42,000 metric...

Post expects that GASC will continue to purchase imported long grain rice for the ration card program, with the next tender...

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