Global Markets: Rice – Medium- and Short-Grain Trade Overview Feb 14, 2020

🕔Feb 14, 2020
Although the majority of rice traded internationally is long-grain rice, there is a smaller but significant quantity of medium- and short-grain rice. Typically, trade for these classes is relatively stable, […]

Rice: U.S. Secures Carve-Out of Korean Market Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today that a long-sought deal was reached between the United States and Korea for U.S.-only rice […]

China Pork Shortage Overrides Tariffs – DTN Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019
The pork shortage in China caused by African swine fever continues to overcome high import tariffs for U.S. pork heading to the Chinese market. Dan Halstrom, president and CEO of […]

More Trade Tariffs: Raising the Stakes – DTN Jul 9, 2019

🕔Jul 9, 2019
A year since the U.S. and China began a tit-for-tat of tariffs, talks and tweets, American farmers are seeing more diversified export routes while waiting for their largest customer to […]

Dossett on Rice: Why Bullish? Look Closely at China and India Stocks Jun 21, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019
Thai rice prices continue to climb, rising $3 this week.  The Bangkok Post reports that China controls as much as 120 MM tons of old rice. The Post article also […]

USA Rice Works to Overcome Trade Issues with South Korea Nov 13, 2018

🕔Nov 13, 2018
Last week’s Agricultural Trade Mission (ATM) to Korea gave USA Rice the opportunity to highlight strong market opportunities for U.S. rice but also to underscore continued obstacles put in our […]

Global Markets: Coarse Grains – U.S. Corn Exports Forecast to Tie Record Oct 12, 2018

🕔Oct 12, 2018
Strong foreign demand, a continued lack of competition, and abundant supplies are expected to brighten export prospects well into 2018/19 (Oct-Sep). U.S. exports are currently forecast at 62.5 million tons, […]

U.S. Ag Exports Set July Record – Expect China Import Plunge in 2019 Sep 10, 2018

🕔Sep 10, 2018
A radio update from USDA on Thursday indicated that U.S. agriculture exports set a record in July.  “It’s the best July that the U.S. has seen as far as agricultural exports […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: How Have Trade Negotiations Affected Prices? Aug 1, 2018

🕔Aug 1, 2018
Introduction China has become an increasingly important trading partner for U.S. agriculture, which makes the escalation of the conflict over tariffs and retaliation particularly troubling for American farmers.  In Illinois, […]

U.S. Ag Trade: USDA, FAO Reports Offer Additional Perspective Jul 11, 2018

🕔Jul 11, 2018
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recently published its biannual Food Outlook report that provides short-term forecasts for commodity production, trade and prices.  Also this week, […]

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