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Panama_Canal

May 6, 2019

A drought has hit the Panama Canal, forcing some limits on the size of vessels that can pass through. This could have a sizable impact...
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Employees working at cargo ship Kypros Land which is loading soybeans to China at Tiplam terminal in Santos, Brazil, Merch 13, 2017.  Picture taken March 13, 2017.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

April 19, 2019

Even with an ongoing trade war, China was the top destination for U.S. soybeans during the first half of the current marketing year, and the...
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A Chinese ship is loaded with soybeans at Port of Santos May 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

March 12, 2019

Brazilian soya bean exports are up 85.2% in the first two months of 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This comes on the...
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Employees working at cargo ship Kypros Land which is loading soybeans to China at Tiplam terminal in Santos, Brazil, Merch 13, 2017.  Picture taken March 13, 2017.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

February 11, 2019

Farmers have halted sales of Brazil’s soybeans as port premiums swooned, the real currency strengthened and a pause in a trade war prompted top importer...
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Brexit

January 15, 2019

Sales of British malting barley to European Union brewers and malt producers for delivery after Brexit have come to a virtual stop because of uncertainty...
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soybean export brazil

January 14, 2019

When the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a slew of key farm reports would not be released on Friday due to the partial government shutdown,...
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soybeans

January 4, 2019

China is back in the market for U.S. soybeans after taking a holiday break, just as Washington and Beijing plan more trade discussions. (more…)
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soybeans

December 28, 2018

Scarce rains in December will reduce soybean yields and possibly output in Brazil’s largest-producing state, farmers from various regions of Mato Grosso told Reuters. (more…)
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Employees working at cargo ship Kypros Land which is loading soybeans to China at Tiplam terminal in Santos, Brazil, Merch 13, 2017.  Picture taken March 13, 2017.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

December 20, 2018

Two state-owned Chinese companies including China Grain Reserves Corp (Sinograin) and China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corporation (COFCO) on Tuesday purchased an estimated 1.5...
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soybeans

December 14, 2018

U.S. government officials on Thursday hailed China’s first meager purchase of U.S. soybeans since its trade war with the United States began in July and...
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soybean export brazil

December 11, 2018

China intends to announce this month the first batch of U.S. soybean purchases where most, if not all, will be destined for state reserves, according...
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Azov

December 5, 2018

Ukraine said on Tuesday it had resumed grain shipments from the Azov Sea, blocked for around 10 days after a military standoff with Russia in...
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A Chinese ship is loaded with soybeans at Port of Santos May 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

December 3, 2018

A ship named the Torrent is nearing the end of a 5,000-mile trip carrying soybeans from the U.S. Great Lakes to Argentina – a journey...
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bulker

November 28, 2018

While grain markets may yet shrug off Russia’s blockade of a shipping chokepoint in the Black Sea region, the incident highlights the risk of disruption...
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wheat_egypt

November 27, 2018

Russia, already the world’s leading wheat exporter, is bent on taking further market share from the European Union and United States with a new attempt...
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