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Food

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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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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