Ag Trade: Soybean, Grain Trade Data Updated by USDA

🕔Jan 16, 2018Today’s update provides a brief overview of updated USDA agricultural export data, with particular focus on soybeans and grains. Earlier this month, USDA’s Economic Research Service updated its agricultural export data set, which […]

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

🕔Jan 12, 2018The 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 […]

Rice: U.S. Production, Consumption, and Exports Projected to Decline

🕔Oct 27, 2017While global rice production and trade are shifting slightly, the 2017-2018 U.S. rice market will likely see declines in production, consumption, exports and stocks, according to the U.S. Department of […]

U.S. Pima Cotton Sales: India is the Lead Importer for 2016-17

🕔Nov 23, 2016There were 5,900 new net sales of U.S. pima reported for the week (November 17) versus 13,000 bales in sales the previous week. Currently registered export sales for the 2016/17 […]

World Oilseeds: U.S. Increasing Foothold on South Asia Soybean Meal Market

🕔Sep 14, 2016With 2015/16 soybean meal production expected to be at the lowest level since 2005, India’s exports of soybean meal have nearly evaporated. Once a major regional supplier, India’s soybean meal […]

Egypt: Cotton 2016-2017 – USDA Gain Report

🕔Apr 6, 2016Highlights Post forecasts total lint cotton production to increase by 23% to 395,000 bales in MY2016/17. The expected increase in production is a result of an anticipated increase in total […]

Wheat Market: Uncertainty Creates Volatility

🕔Feb 11, 2016With fundamental factors well established, wheat futures markets thus far in 2016 are reacting mainly to changing government policies, notably those of Argentina, Egypt and Russia. Markets dipped when Argentina’s […]

AgFax Cotton Review: Weather Plagues Texas Growers; Egypt Seeks to Revitalize Production

🕔Mar 20, 2015Markets/Trade Waleed Abu al-Khair reports for that the Egyptian government is working to boost domestic cotton production after several years of decline. Regulations for more uniform planting, price and […]

AgFax Rice Review: Farmland Beats Equity Investments; Indonesia Develops Nuclear Rice

🕔Feb 13, 2015Farmland Jeroen Blokland reports for that a recent review from The Economist showed that farmland has been the best investment over the last decade in both the U.S. and […]

Cotton: Chinese Stocks Remain Large Concern; Egypt Ends Subsidies

🕔Feb 4, 2015Lucy Hornby reported yesterday at The Financial Times Online that, “Chinese stockpiles of agricultural commodities have hit historically high levels, according to the country’s most senior agricultural adviser. He said the stockpiles were […]

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