Global Markets: Rice – Brazil Reasserts Role as Top South American Exporter

🕔Oct 12, 2018Brazil is the top Western Hemisphere rice producer and consumer. It is also a significant import market, and in fact a net importer as recently as 2016 and 2017. However, […]

Global Markets: Rice – Venezuelan Purchases Up, Mostly Sourced from Brazil

🕔Sep 12, 2018In the first seven months of 2018, Venezuela has imported more rice than all of 2017. Purchases were particularly large ahead of the May 2018 elections. The suppliers to Venezuela […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Exporter Stocks Tighten to Satisfy Record Import Demand

🕔Jul 13, 2018Global wheat trade for 2018/19 is forecast at a record, driven by strong demand resulting from rising incomes and shifting diets largely in Asia and Africa. While Argentina, Australia, Canada, […]

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 […]

Rice: Mexico Broadens Choice of Rice Suppliers to Diversify Trade Choices

🕔Jan 16, 2018Amidst tense renegotiations and rhetoric around the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the government of Mexico (GOM) has announced a tariff rate quota (TRQ) for rice of 150,000 metric […]

Crop Prices: How Low Can They Go? Taking a Hard Look – DTN

🕔Aug 3, 2016There are some perfectly rational reasons to feel bullish about the long-term prospects of the corn and soybean markets (see: DTN Grains Analyst Todd Hultman’s column this week, “The Time […]

Corn Demand Explodes in Columbia and Peru

🕔Mar 19, 2015As of March 12, 2015, the Western Hemisphere claimed just shy of 18 million metric tons (708.6 million bushels) in outstanding sales and accumulated exports of U.S. corn for the […]

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