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Global Markets: Cotton – 2017/18 World Forecast Has Been a Bumpy Ride

Global Markets: Cotton – 2017/18 World Forecast Has Been a Bumpy Ride

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 12, 2018

USDA’s global forecast for the 2017/18 marketing year has seen several interesting developments since the first release in May of last year. World production is now up nearly 7 percent since May to just over 120 million bales. Production forecasts

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Global Markets: Oilseeds – China Key to Slow Pace of U.S. Soybean Exports

Global Markets: Oilseeds – China Key to Slow Pace of U.S. Soybean Exports

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 12, 2018

The pace of U.S. soybean exports continues to lag behind last year. Accumulated soybean exports through late December, as reported in the January 5 U.S. Export Sales report, show a 14 percent decline in trade since September 1. This is

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Global Markets: Rice – Bangladesh 2017 Imports at Near Record

Global Markets: Rice – Bangladesh 2017 Imports at Near Record

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 12, 2018

Bangladesh’s smaller rice production in 2017 triggered a surge in rice imports at the end of the year, causing global rice exports to swell. With near-record imports, it became the world’s third largest rice importer in 2017. This is a

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Global Markets: Wheat – Black Sea Region Gains Market Share from Traditional Exporters

Global Markets: Wheat – Black Sea Region Gains Market Share from Traditional Exporters

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 12, 2018

The traditional major wheat exporters are Australia, Canada, the European Union (EU), and the United States, but in recent years the Black Sea region–Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine – has emerged as a strong player in the global wheat market. Wheat

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Global Markets: Grains – Rising Russian Supplies Drive Record Exports

Global Markets: Grains – Rising Russian Supplies Drive Record Exports

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 12, 2018

With bumper supplies, Russian grain exports overall are forecast to reach record levels in 2017/18. The expansion is primarily driven by record wheat exports, set to exceed both the United States and the European Union. Corn and barley exports are

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Global Markets: Cotton – India’s Stocks Lower on Higher Use

Global Markets: Cotton – India’s Stocks Lower on Higher Use

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

India’s forecast 2017/18 ending stocks have been lowered substantially in the December WASDE, from 13.2 million bales to 11.7 million. This change partly reflects a 500,000-bale cut to production, only partly offset by a 300,000-bale cut in exports, but is

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Global Markets: Peanut Butter – U.S. Facing Growing Competition

Global Markets: Peanut Butter – U.S. Facing Growing Competition

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

While the United States continues to be the world’s largest exporter of peanut butter, recent trade statistics show increasing competition from other exporters. For the year ending September 30, 2017, the United States. exported nearly 46,000 tons of peanut butter

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Global Markets: Soybeans – Bangladesh a Growing Market for U.S. Exports

Global Markets: Soybeans – Bangladesh a Growing Market for U.S. Exports

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

With a population over 163 million, and a fast-growing economy, Bangladesh is a rapidly growing agricultural market. With rapid modernization of the poultry and aquaculture industries, Bangladesh has the potential to grow further as an export destination for U.S. soybeans.

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Global Markets: Rice – South America Threatens U.S. Paddy Export Dominance

Global Markets: Rice – South America Threatens U.S. Paddy Export Dominance

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Over 40 percent of U.S. rice exports (product weight basis) are paddy rice, which differs from world market trade as the top Asian exporters almost exclusively ship milled rice. This feature is attributable to two factors: U.S. milled rice prices

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Global Markets: Wheat – Imports Surge in Indonesia, Middle East

Global Markets: Wheat – Imports Surge in Indonesia, Middle East

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Indonesia: Strong Wheat Imports Displace Other Grains Indonesia’s drive for self-sufficiency is resulting in record wheat imports displacing imported rice and corn. The country’s rise to the second-largest wheat importer has been spurred by growth not only for food but

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