Ag Trade: Soybean Exports to China Swell; Brazil Suspends Corn, Soy Import Duties Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
Reuters writers Shivani Singh and Dominique Patton reported this week that, “China’s March soybean imports from Brazil plunged as rain delayed some shipments from the world’s top exporter, but U.S. bean imports rocketed more than […]

Livestock: Record Chinese Pork Imports, Swine Fever Limits German Exports Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
Bloomberg News reported on Monday that, “China’s pork imports jumped to an all-time high in March on supply concerns following a resurgence of African swine fever in the world’s biggest consumer and producer. “Inbound […]

Ag Trade: China Increases Wheat Feeding to Hogs Apr 19, 2021

🕔Apr 19, 2021
Reuters writer Dominique Patton reported late last week that, “China’s first-quarter pork production rose 31.9% from a year earlier to 13.69 million tonnes, data showed on Friday, the highest quarterly volume in two […]

Livestock: China Meat Imports Soar Amid African Swine Fever Concerns Apr 14, 2021

🕔Apr 14, 2021
Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday that, “China imported a record amount of meat in March on supply concerns as hog herds in the world’s biggest pork consumer struggled to recover from African swine […]

Ag Trade: Chinese Demand Could Create “Mini Super-Cycle” Apr 13, 2021

🕔Apr 13, 2021
Last week, Bloomberg writer Andy Hoffman reported that, “Agricultural commodities are poised for a ‘mini supercycle’ as China’s rampant demand keeps supplies tight, according to the head of a key Cargill Inc. […]

U.S. Hog Prices Climb – Imports to the Philippines Rise, Chinese Demand Expected to Moderate Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
Last week, Reuters News reported that, “Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday reduced pork import tariffs as the government seeks to address a domestic shortage by ramping up purchases from abroad. “The Southeast Asian country, the world’s […]

Ag Trade: 2020 Exports 2nd Highest on Record, Led by Soybeans, Corn, Pork to China Apr 8, 2021

🕔Apr 8, 2021
This week, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) released its 2020 U.S. Agricultural Export Yearbook, a statistical summary of U.S. agricultural commodity exports.  Today’s update includes highlights from the report, with […]

Ag Trade: China – African Swine Fever Issues Persist, U.S. Tariffs Remain For Now Apr 5, 2021

🕔Apr 5, 2021
Reuters writer Dominique Patton reported late last week that, “A wave of African swine fever outbreaks this year has wiped out at least 20% of the breeding herd in northern China, […]

Livestock: Watching African Swine Fever in China, Demand for Feed and Pork Mar 30, 2021

🕔Mar 30, 2021
Reuters News reported last week that, “China reported an outbreak of African swine fever in Xinjiang region, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday. “The outbreak occurred on a farm in Yili […]

Ag Trade: A Look at China’s Hog Inventory, Implications for Corn Demand Mar 24, 2021

🕔Mar 24, 2021
Writing recently in the CARD (Center for Agricultural and Rural Development) Agricultural Policy Review, from Iowa State University (“Is China’s Hog Rebuilding Complete? Reconciling Inventory and Price Data“), Dermot Hayes, Xi He, and Wendong […]

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