Food

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Food

iron ore

May 6, 2021

Brazil’s iron ore export revenues are set to surge 60% this year and displace soybeans as the country’s number one source of foreign exchange earnings...
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Soy-Beans

April 22, 2021

Brazilian soybeans exports in the first three weeks of April surpassed the year-ago level due to higher exports in the third week of the month,...
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soybeans

April 14, 2021

China’s imports of soybeans, as well as grains like corn and wheat, soared in the first quarter, boosted by strong demand from the livestock sector,...
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A Chinese ship is loaded with soybeans at Port of Santos May 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

March 22, 2021

China’s soybean imports from Brazil fell sharply in the first two months of 2021 compared to the same period last year, customs data showed on...
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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

March 9, 2021

China’s soybean imports in the first two months of 2021 fell slightly from a year earlier, customs data showed on Sunday, as rains in top...
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wheat_

February 16, 2021

Russian wheat export prices fell for the fourth consecutive week last week amid a decline in prices in Chicago and Paris and rising supply in...
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wheat

February 8, 2021

Russia on Feb. 4 confirmed it will impose a “floating tax” on its wheat and other grain exports starting June 2. The move adds to...
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soybeans

February 8, 2021

Rains in Brazil that have slowed harvesting and transportation of the 2020/2021 soybean crop will continue throughout February, causing potential disruptions in the world’s largest...
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containers

February 3, 2021

Food is piling up in all the wrong places, thanks to carriers hauling empty shipping containers. (more…)
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A Chinese ship is loaded with soybeans at Port of Santos May 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

January 22, 2021

China’s soybean imports in 2021-22 marketing year (October-September) is likely to exceed 110 million mt, hitting an all-time high, on sharper-than-expected hog and sow herd...
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grain

January 18, 2021

Tight grain supplies in the European Union should be replenished next season by an improved harvest, but prices could remain high as Chinese demand keeps...
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corn

January 11, 2021

CFR Northeast Asia corn prices for cargoes arriving between April and May, has surged to a near 2 1/2-month high of $268.25/mt on Jan. 7,...
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soybeans

January 8, 2021

Exporters in Argentina, the world’s biggest supplier of soy products, breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday as grain inspectors and tugboat pilots ended lengthy...
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bulker_grain

December 28, 2020

Optimism from an anticipated record Australian wheat crop, estimated to be the country’s second-largest, is likely to outweigh trade concerns from troubled Australia-China relations in...
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soybean export brazil

November 20, 2020

China’s soybean demand is expected to advance in 2020-21 marketing year (October-September) on stronger than expected hog and sow herd recovery from the African swine...
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