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A Chinese ship is loaded with soybeans at Port of Santos May 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

November 14, 2018

The world of soybean shipping has turned upside down thanks to the ongoing U.S.-China trade war. (more…)
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A Chinese ship is loaded with soybeans at Port of Santos May 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

November 2, 2018

The trade war and particularly the Chinese tariffs on imports of US soya beans can now clearly be seen with the start of the soya...
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wheat_egypt

October 22, 2018

European wheat futures were hovering near the previous session’s two-week low on Friday, with tightening global supplies and drought concerns in Europe offset by sluggish...
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FAO

October 5, 2018

Global agricultural food commodity prices fell in September due to growing inventories of key staples. (more…)
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A Chinese ship is loaded with soybeans at Port of Santos May 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

September 27, 2018

China’s soybean processors are snapping up Brazilian cargoes for shipment in the fourth quarter, curbing purchases of U.S. crops for delivery in North America’s peak...
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sugar

September 13, 2018

Brazilian and Australian sugar industry groups have joined forces and are working together with their respective governments to prepare a formal complaint to the World...
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lagos

August 28, 2018

At least 30,000 metric tons of cocoa are trapped on their way to ports in Nigeria’s main city of Lagos as roads in a state...
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bulker

August 27, 2018

Brazilian coffee exporters are struggling to find shipping capacity to transport a bumper crop from the world’s top producer, which could result in supply delays...
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dry bulk

August 13, 2018

A ship carrying soybeans from the United States docked in the port of Dalian on Saturday, more than a month after it arrived off China’s...
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bulker

August 10, 2018

It looks like China can’t completely shun U.S. soybeans as at least a few cargoes of American supplies head to its shores. (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

June 26, 2018

One country that could indirectly benefit from the intensifying US-China trade war is Brazil, which finds itself in a strategic position to increase its market...
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A Chinese ship is loaded with soybeans at Port of Santos May 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

June 4, 2018

The U.S. soybean industry is on edge again as relations with China have turned south. (more…)
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commodity-corn

May 24, 2018

Europe’s hunger for corn is giving South Africa a surprising destination to sell more of its record crop. (more…)
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A Chinese ship is loaded with soybeans at Port of Santos May 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

May 18, 2018

China, the world’s biggest soybean importer, almost tripled purchases from Russia amid a trade dispute with the U.S., the biggest producer. (more…)
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yemen

May 14, 2018

An explosion has damaged a Turkish vessel carrying wheat to Yemen’s Houthi-controlled port of Saleef, with varying accounts attributing the incident on Thursday to an...
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