Global Markets: Oilseeds – India’s Appetite for Vegetable Oil To Continue

🕔Apr 13, 2018Amidst recent import policy changes, India remains the global leader of imported vegetable oils. In March 2018, the Government of India imposed higher tariffs on imported vegetable oils as well […]

Global Markets: Corn – Saudi Arabian Feed Demand Drives Record Imports

🕔Apr 13, 2018Saudi Arabia’s corn imports are set to double from 5 years ago as the government revamps efforts to modernize the country’s feed industry. The world’s largest barley importer makes up […]

Global Markets: Rice – Parboiled Trade Hits Record on African, South Asian Demand

🕔Apr 13, 2018Parboiled rice is processed by steaming rice in the husk, thus retaining nutrients and resulting in more separated grains when cooked. Recently, it has grown in prominence and now accounts […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Sub-Saharan Africa Drives Growth in Wheat Imports

🕔Apr 13, 2018Global wheat trade is forecast at a record for 2017/18, with Sub-Saharan Africa projected to have the strongest year-over-year import growth of any region. In fact, over the last decade […]

Global Markets: Cotton – USDA Revises Australia, Brazil Residuals, Reduces Global Stocks

🕔Apr 13, 2018This month’s WASDE includes significant revisions to USDA’s loss attribute for Australia and Brazil beginning in 2010/11. The cumulative effect of these changes is equivalent to a stocks reduction of […]

Global Markets: Rice – Global Trade Hits Record with Shifting Suppliers

🕔Mar 9, 2018Paraguay Emerges as Rice Exporter, Shifting Trade Flows in South America and Beyond Over the past decade, Paraguay’s rice production has quadrupled, driving it to find export opportunities. Accordingly, its […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Turkey and Kazakhstan Top Global Flour Exporters

🕔Mar 9, 2018Most of the world’s wheat trade is in the form of grain due to the greater perishability of flour as well as the desire to mill in-country and capture value-added […]

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Argentina Soybean Stocks – Looking at the Big Picture

🕔Mar 9, 2018This month, USDA’s production estimate for Argentina’s 2017/18 soybean crop was reduced 7.0 million metric tons, with accompanying reductions in trade, crush, and stocks. However, USDA forecasts soybean carry-in stocks […]

Global Markets: Cotton – World Ending Stocks Expected to Continue to Fall

🕔Mar 9, 2018USDA released its first 2018/19 cotton projections at the Agricultural Outlook Forum in late February, which included a 6-million bale decline in global stocks to 82.7 million bales, the lowest […]

Global Markets: Cotton – Lower U.S. Exports Still Dependent on Strong Late-Season

🕔Feb 9, 2018This month’s forecast for U.S. 2017/18 exports is lowered by 300,000 bales to 14.5 million 480-lb bales. To meet the revised forecast, however, exports will still have to average over […]

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