Corn
Market News

25 May 2018 | Tim Worledge
Buoyed by profits from soybean sales, Brazil’s farmers are under little pressure to offload corn production, enabling them to skirt...
25 May 2018 | Tim Worledge
South Africa exported 213,612 mt of corn and corn products in April, with corn exported via a port contributing 66% of the...
25 May 2018 | Tim Worledge
The latest in a series of auctions from China’s corn stocks has underwhelmed as the province of Heilongjiang saw an...
25 May 2018 | Tom Houghton
Ukrainian grain exports have fallen 9% year-on-year, as lower corn production and wheat carry-in put pressure on...
Brazil’s government said late Thursday it has agreed a deal with most truckers’ unions to end four days of strikes...
25 May 2018 | Rei Geyssens
Favourable May weather saw French corn sowing progress eight percentage points in the week to May 21, taking planting...
25 May 2018 | Rei Geyssens
The Argentinian agriculture ministry sliced a further one million mt from its 2017/18 estimated soybean output, just one...
24 May 2018 | Rei Geyssens
Good weather during the past week lifted the soybean harvest to 80.3% complete by Thursday, slightly ahead of last year...

Corn
Corporate News

24 May 2018 | Tom Houghton
Chinese state-owned trade house COFCO is considering a reported $400 million investment in a port terminal in Russia...
16 May 2018 | Tim Worledge
In a shakeup of the US supply chain sector, two of the largest privately-owned US logistics companies are to merge...
8 May 2018 | Tim Worledge
Mitsui will close its loss-making Multigrain business as it struggles to find a foothold in the increasingly competitive...
2 May 2018 | Andy Allan
A berth at a key port terminal in Argentina that was hit by a bulk carrier last week will remain out of action for several months...
29 Mar 2018 | John McGarrity
UN proposals to curb emissions from shipping will next week meet resistance from Brazil and Argentina, in view of the likely increased costs to commodities producers from near-term curbs on the speed of ships.
29 Mar 2018 | Tom Houghton
The agricultural trade on the Black Sea has become inadvertently caught up in the fallout of a banking scandal in Latvia and Estonia, with accounts summarily frozen, leading to losses and payment delays, market sources told Agricensus this week.
28 Mar 2018 | Tom Houghton
A European Commission initiative to improve price transparency in Europe’s agricultural industry and make the market more efficient has met resistance from the main lobby group for Europe’s food and drink industry.
28 Mar 2018 | Andy Allan, Rei Geyssens
A Dutch court has rejected a bid by Cofco International to freeze assets worth more than $500 million belonging to the former owners of Nidera, a Dutch agricultural trading house it partly acquired in 2014 and purchased in full in 2017.

Corn
Policy News

Brazil’s government said late Thursday it has agreed a deal with most truckers’ unions to end four days of strikes...
24 May 2018 | Tim Worledge
China held its thirteenth corn auction since April 12 Thursday, with a further 3.9 million mt scheduled going under the...
24 May 2018 | Reese Ewing
Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petrobras said it would slash wholesale diesel prices by 10% and keep them...
23 May 2018 | Tom Houghton
A flash crash and a massive sell-off saw the Turkish lira slide to its lowest levels on record, compounding difficulties which...
9 May 2018 | Andy Allan
China’s official grain and oilseed body has cut its estimate for imports of soybean, while increasing expected production...
8 May 2018 | Reese Ewing
Investments from both Paraguay and Brazil are expanding the export capacity for the Paraguay River to move soybeans...
27 Apr 2018 | Tom Houghton
EU member states backed a European Commission proposal to ban the use of three neonicotinoid pesticides Friday, paving the way for a total ban on their use outside within six months, with potentially significant ramifications for EU crop yields.
27 Apr 2018 | Tim Worledge
China’s corn auction from its domestic stocks, Beijing's actions against US sorghum imports, and leftover export volumes in Ukraine are creating uncertainty for the Ukrainian corn sector, weighing on prices as traders try to size up global demand, market sources told Agricensus Friday.