Global Markets: Corn – U.S.’s Advantage in Peru Recedes in the Short Term

🕔Jun 13, 2018Peru corn imports from the world have more than doubled over the past decade, supported by growing demand primarily for poultry feed. For the past several years, U.S. corn has […]

Global Markets: Rice – Bangladesh Reinstates Import Tariff

🕔Jun 13, 2018The forecast for Bangladesh rice imports was lowered to 1.2 MMT for 2018 in response to tariff policy changes. The government announced the reinstatement of a 25 percent import tariff, […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Southeast Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa Now Top Importers

🕔Jun 13, 2018Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa are forecast to be the two largest wheat importing regions after continued growth over the last decade. Both regions have developed a fondness for diets […]

Global Markets: Cotton – Strong Late-Season Global Trade

🕔Jun 13, 2018Substantial developments comparatively late in the marketing year have resulted in significant changes to trade estimates in this month’s WASDE for 2017/18. In the United States, May and early June […]

Global Markets: Oilseeds – U.S. Soybeans Facing Stiff Competition from Brazil

🕔Jun 13, 2018Another record Brazilian soybean crop, currently estimated at 119 million tons, will provide ample supplies for export in 2018. Adding to the competitive pressure is the recent weakening of the […]

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Demand Growth Forecast to Outpace Production (Again)

🕔May 11, 2018Global oilseed production is forecast to grow slightly in 2018/19. Soybean production is projected up, as Argentina is forecast to rebound from this year’s drought, offsetting year-over-year declines in production […]

Global Markets: Cotton – Record World Consumption and Stocks Outside of China

🕔May 11, 2018USDA’s first detailed forecast for the 2018/19 marketing year shows world ending stocks forecast down slightly. However, stocks outside of China will increase for the third year in a row […]

Global Markets: Coarse Grains – Production to Rise, Stocks to Fall

🕔May 11, 2018Global coarse grain production is projected to rise, driven by corn, barley, and sorghum. However, ending stocks are projected to fall. Global corn production is projected up with larger crops […]

Global Markets: Rice – Record Production Forecast

🕔May 11, 2018Global rice production in 2018/19 is forecast at a record, up modestly from the prior year on greater area. The largest year-to-year increase is for Bangladesh, which is expected to […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Production Down from Last Year’s Record

🕔May 11, 2018Global production is forecast at 748 million tons, down 11 million from the record set last year, and the third-largest on record. Production among the top exporting countries is projected […]

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