Dossett on Rice: Overbought – Time for a Correction

🕔Mar 9, 2018Cash Market Rice prices in India have continued to fluctuate. They are $412 for White 5% Broken. Up one week, down the next.   We are seeing the end to the […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Eating Crow; Trucker Rules Impact Delivery – DTN

🕔Feb 23, 2018Prices regrouped on the week with the nearby May trading to 81 cents and the July contract eased up to 82 cents. World cotton consumptions continues to expand it wings […]

Global Markets: Rice – China Strengthens Its Importance in Global Trade

🕔Feb 9, 2018For several years, China has been the top rice importer, but now its exports are beginning to have a growing impact on trade patterns. Its current dual roles as top […]

Global Markets: Rice – Bangladesh 2017 Imports at Near Record

🕔Jan 12, 2018Bangladesh’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 […]

DTN Cotton Close: New Contract Highs; Pink Bollworm Damages India’s Crop

🕔Dec 27, 2017Cotton futures surged to new contract highs Wednesday just as some traders were beginning to think that overbought readings were about to become more assertive under year-end influences. Spot March […]

Cargill Set To Invest $240 Million in India

🕔Dec 20, 2017Cargill announced that it is investing  $240 million in India over the next 5 years. The announcement was made by Peter Van Deursen, Chief Executive Officer, Cargill Asia. The added investment will be […]

Genetically Modified Crops: 28 Countries, 18 Mln Farmers, 10 Species

🕔Dec 14, 2017Genetically modified crops were planted on a record 457.4 million acres globally in 2016, up 3 percent from the 444 million acres planted in 2015, according to statistics released by […]

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

🕔Dec 13, 2017India’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 […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Bullish Market Except for the Abundance of Low Mic Fiber

🕔Dec 8, 2017The long awaited rally above 70 cents appeared to mature this week as the March contract has gained five cents just since November. I am reminded of my friend that […]

Rose on Cotton: Selling into a Strong Basis on a Rally Beats Holding Out for January

🕔Dec 1, 2017Cotton bulls have been winners for 6 consecutive weeks, with the Mar contract gaining 647 points over the period – 131 points for the week ending Dec 1. The Mar […]

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