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Argentina’s Dry Weather Returns, Drops Soybean Estimate

Argentina’s Dry Weather Returns, Drops Soybean Estimate

The Buenos Aires Cereal Exchange has dropped its Argentine soybean production estimate. Farmers in Argentina are now expected to produce 51 million metric tons of soybeans, in 2018, below a September ...

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Wheat futures soar to mult-month highs – but China fears undermine soy

Wheat futures soar to mult-month highs – but China fears undermine soy

Wheat prices soared to multi-month highs, spurred by US weather worries and improved appeal to technical investors, helping corn futures set a near-six-month high too. But soybean futures fell back as ...

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Iran Wheat, Flour Exported to Oman, Italy, Iraq

Iran Wheat, Flour Exported to Oman, Italy, Iraq

A round 28,500 and 31,500 tons of wheat were exported to Oman and Italy respectively from Khuzestan Province during the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2017-Jan. 20, 2018). Siav ...

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Dairy prices rise again at GDT, taking 2018 gains to 13.5%

Dairy prices rise again at GDT, taking 2018 gains to 13.5%

Prices at GlobalDairyTrade rose at their fastest in 15 months, after dairy giant Fonterra again cut volumes sold through the auction, in the face of volatile weather in New Zealand, the top milk expor ...

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Pork leads Philippine meat imports in 2017

Pork leads Philippine meat imports in 2017

Pork accounted for the bulk of the Philippines’ meat imports in 2017 at 305,479 tonnes, posting a 10.65% increase from the 2016 figures, according to the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI). BAI records a ...

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Leading Rice Producer Wants Gov’t to Empower Local Producers

Leading Rice Producer Wants Gov’t to Empower Local Producers

President George Weah has announced that after two meetings with Liberia’s major rice importers, the importers agreed to reduce the price of rice. However, a leading local producer of rice says the go ...

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Philippine chicken imports up 4% in 2017

Philippine chicken imports up 4% in 2017

The Philippines’ chicken imports increased by 4% to 244,104.419 tonnes in 2017, over the previous year. According to the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI), the US remained the biggest supplier of chicke ...

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US weekly corn net export sales up 23% on week, above market expectations

US weekly corn net export sales up 23% on week, above market expectations

US net export sales of current and next crop corn totaled 1.882 million mt in the week that ended January 25, up 23% from 1.531 million mt in the previous week, Department of Agriculture data showed T ...

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UN highlights wheat vs coarse grains rivalry, as it hikes world grain stocks estimate

UN highlights wheat vs coarse grains rivalry, as it hikes world grain stocks estimate

Food prices made a soft start to 2018, the United Nations said, even as it hiked its estimate of world grains production – and inventories - to record highs, talking of “ample” and “comfortable” suppl ...

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China to cut 2018 rice acreage by 2.2pc amid bulging stocks

China to cut 2018 rice acreage by 2.2pc amid bulging stocks

China will curb planting of rice, its most important food grain, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday, in a major step towards reducing a growing mountain of unsold stocks. The world’s second-larg ...

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