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

May 7, 2018

Brazil’s soybean exports hit record volumes last month, grain exporter association Anec said on Thursday, citing a weak domestic currency and trade tensions between the...
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ship

May 3, 2018

Global grain marketers have seized upon trade tensions between the United States and several of its top export markets, including China, to turn around struggling...
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wheat

April 10, 2018

Russian wheat exports in the 2017-18 (July-June) marketing year to date are 40.6% higher than at this point last year at 31.187 million mt, data...
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panamacanal

March 16, 2018

Brazilian farmers in top soy state Mato Grosso signed a memorandum of understanding with the Panama Canal Authority to evaluate ways to cut transportation costs...
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wheat_egypt

March 12, 2018

Euronext wheat eased as a U.S. government forecast projecting record global supplies took attention away from weather concerns that had fuelled a recent rally. (more…)
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wheat

March 6, 2018

Russian wheat prices rose last week as concerns about damage to crops from dry weather in the U.S. Plains boosted prices for Chicago Wv1 and...
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wheat_

February 19, 2018

Paris wheat futures were little changed on Friday as Chicago markets consolidated after a weather-fuelled rally this week and a new high for the euro...
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vessel

February 12, 2018

Some 93 cargo ships were waiting to load soy and corn from Argentina’s main exporting hub of Rosario on Friday, more than a week into...
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wheat_egypt

February 12, 2018

Euronext wheat ticked lower on Friday, pressured by a pullback in U.S. futures from multi-month lows, but a weaker euro and rising Russian prices helped...
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Rows of corn wait to be harvested in a field in Minooka, Illinois, September 24, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

January 15, 2018

U.S. farmers who sought to boost revenues by planting corn used to make tortillas may be forced to sell their crops at a loss to...
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Close up of ripe wheat ears against beautiful sky with clouds. Selective focus.

January 8, 2018

Euronext wheat futures were little changed on Friday as the market assessed weather risks to U.S. and European crops while initial results from an Algerian...
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wheat_

December 14, 2017

Chicago wheat futures ticked up on Wednesday, with the market steadying after dropping for the past seven sessions during which it touched its lowest since...
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