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Market News

19 Feb 2018 |
Brazil exports of soybean got off to a slow start in February with just 586,000 mt of soybean sold in the first week and a half of the month while exports of corn reached 732,000 mt, more than in the whole of February 2017.
19 Feb 2018 |
Soybean farmers have urged the US Administration to tread cautiously when considering whether to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports as they fear retaliatory action that could further “hobble” their industry.
19 Feb 2018 |
Combined positions for futures and options under managed money moved closer into net long positions in the week ending February 13 as the outlook for corn, wheat and soybeans continues to show constructive signs, data from the CFTC’s Commitment of Traders report showed Friday.
19 Feb 2018 |
Brazil’s soybean harvest is 17% in the bins, according to a survey by AgRural, down on 19% last year and down versus the five-year average of 26%.
16 Feb 2018 |
Brazilian soybean farmers are being advised to limit early selling for this season’s harvest and instead stockpile it in silos on projections that the price of the commodity will rise due to weather losses in South America.
16 Feb 2018 |
The first yield reports from Brazil’s third-largest soybean producing state of Rio Grande do Sul are down nearly 11% from last season’s record, and results are expected to deteriorate further as harvest reaches the drought hit southern portion of the state.
16 Feb 2018 |
The share of US exports in the global grain and oilseed trade is set to decrease over the coming decade as a strong dollar and increased competition eat into its traditional markets, a forecast from the USDA said late Thursday.
16 Feb 2018 |
The majority of Argentina’s soybean and corn crops, following weeks of sub-normal precipitation, are in a very poor or poor state, according to the Buenos Aires Grain Exchange, a dynamic that has underpinned a sharp rise in global soymeal prices.

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Corporate News

16 Feb 2018 |
Brazilian soybean farmers are being advised to limit early selling for this season’s harvest and instead stockpile it in silos on projections that the price of the commodity will rise due to weather losses in South America.
16 Feb 2018 |
The first yield reports from Brazil’s third-largest soybean producing state of Rio Grande do Sul are down nearly 11% from last season’s record, and results are expected to deteriorate further as harvest reaches the drought hit southern portion of the state.
14 Feb 2018 |
US agribusiness giant Bunge has minimised the volume of soybeans it buys from farmers through take-or-pay contracts following a poor couple of years that saw them crush at zero margin and miss key finance goals, Bunge’s CEO said on Wednesday.
8 Feb 2018 |
A dearth of rain in the Las Pampas and northern areas of the country has prompted the Buenos Aires Grain exchange to cut its forecast of soybean production 1 million mt to 50 million mt, the exchange said Thursday.
8 Feb 2018 |
Brazil’s food statistics agency Conab on Thursday nudged up its forecast of the nation’s soybean harvest 1% to 111.6 million mt while cutting is expectation on corn output almost 5% to 88 million mt.
6 Feb 2018 |
US agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland has revealed ‘solid’ results in the fourth quarter of 2017 during an earnings call that was dominated by questions on the US tax cut, Section 199A and Bunge.
2 Feb 2018 |
Brazil-based consultancy AgRural has revised upwards its projection of the nation’s soybean harvest to 116.2 million mt, according to a weekly update published Friday.
1 Feb 2018 |
Brazilian railway operator Rumo will open a new 7.5 million mt per year fertilizer terminal in Mato Grosso state in April, as producers in the remote hinterland state enter the peak negotiation period for securing inputs for the next grain crop that starts planting in September.

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Policy News

19 Feb 2018 |
Soybean farmers have urged the US Administration to tread cautiously when considering whether to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports as they fear retaliatory action that could further “hobble” their industry.
16 Feb 2018 |
The share of US exports in the global grain and oilseed trade is set to decrease over the coming decade as a strong dollar and increased competition eat into its traditional markets, a forecast from the USDA said late Thursday.
14 Feb 2018 |
The American Soybean Association has urged President Trump to scrap plans to limit farm subsidies, calling his budget proposal a "non-starter" and one that would do significant harm to the nation’s soybean farmers.
12 Feb 2018 |
Major US agribusiness players are investigating incorporating agricultural cooperatives into their businesses in order to access advantages accidentally introduced with US tax reform at the end of 2017, market sources have told Agricensus.
7 Feb 2018 |
Industry representatives are still discussing how to address the consequences of a tax break introduced in December as the first deadline to get the measures pushed through congress looms, sources told Agricensus Wednesday.
6 Feb 2018 |
It’s not a great time to be marketing US soybeans into China at the moment.
5 Feb 2018 |
Demand for soybean meal is expected to slow to 5.1% in the 2018 calendar year, according to an update from the China National Grains and Oil Information Centre, as growth of hybrid meal is expected to eat into market share.
2 Feb 2018 |
A strike by Paraguayan truckers that started on Monday remained in force Thursday and has begun to concern the country’s soybean farmers who are struggling to get their crops to storage facilities and ports.