NIKE Women's WMNS Air Max Thea Ultra FK, White/Medium Blue-Racer Pink Parent B071LHNRCG , George Oy Black White Stripe Sneakers Running Walking Shoes Slip On Casual Low-Top Flat Trainers Jogging Shoes... Parent B078D6H1LR , Geox Women’s Breeda 15 Sneaker Parent B074H9LFF8JING Female casual shoes Summer slope with high-heeled thick half-size and female sandals Parent B07C9G2D3NNike Women's Trainers Size: 7 UK Parent B07CX3G4V7 , Dolcis Women’s Beatrix Ankle Strap Sandals B01MCRS4DD ParentDublin Elevation Jodhpur Boots - Black B00VO6VY5E Parent , NIKE Unisex Adults’ Obra 3 Academy Df Mg Footbal Shoes B0789TGJDV Parentadidas Originals Women's Superstar White/Navy/Black 6.5 B US B076F9LY31 ParentWFL Summer counter cow leather rainbow stripes female white shoes B07D3PGMJB ParentNike Women's Lunar Skyelux White/Pure Platinum/Off White Running Shoe 9.5 Women US B01H5XMEQC Parent , Mr/Ms Tamaris Women's 1-1-25709-39/549 Boots B072P1P8FS Parent Aesthetic appearance Brand Don't worry when shoppingNSXZ Winter new snow boots women's leather anti-slip ankle boots B0751D39H3 Parent , Tamaris 1-25805-39 Womens Ankle Boots B078YYVR33 Parent , Women's Shoes Fleece Fall Winter Combat Boots Basic Pump Boots Booties/Ankle Boots For Casual White Black Red B0774SRXFM Parent , Lazutom Women Lady Vintage Chinese Style Embroidery Comfortable Dance Party Mary Jane Shoes B074RDL7LN ParentFind Nice Womens Slip On Heeled Pumps Wedding Dress Pointed Toe PU 0255-23 B07FJNDYXZ ParentJane Shilton Women's Myla Court B0033UVWME Parent , BalaMasa Womens Solid Comfort Dress Urethane Pumps Shoes APL11179 B07HGV7YJH Parent , Gentlemen/Ladies Enval 8929 Decolletè Women B076HYT6PK Parent Queensland Cheaper than the price Amoy , AdeeSu Womens Peep-Toe Buckle Wedges Urethane Pumps Shoes B07D7GB99L Parent , HeelzSoHigh Womens Grey Satin Bridal Bridesmaid Wedding Party Prom Court Shoes Sizes 3-8 B07HB93QKN Parent , Fashion Shoes Women Court Shoes B07H7JLRN1 ParentCole Haan Women's Zerogrand Wing OX Open Hole Oxford, Silver Pink Suede-Pavement, 10 US B06X3QW1K8 ParentHeels Sandals/Ankle Strap Sandals/Open Toe Sandals/Women’s Sandals/A Large Number of high-Heeled Shoes Water Drill... B07D8Z5PH8 ParentGRACE SHOES E7813 High Heeled Sandals Women B06ZYP8Q2Z Parentshoe Women's Sandals Pointed Thick with Backspace Ankle Straps Wild Roman B07D7B4J72 ParentCaprice Women’s 28212 Ankle Strap Sandals B0796BH8MR ParentHBDLH Women's shoes/10Cm With High Heels Summer Toe Toe Sandals Hollow Buckles With Women'S Shoes. B07G1626QP ParentMo Joc Fashion Slippers and Chunky Heel and Peep Toe B07FJM5VNF Parent

Following abundant rains last month, which eased crop damage caused by a drought, soybean and corn output in Brazil this year will drop less than previously forecasted, according to the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture.

Brazilian farmers are expected to harvest 57.6 million tons of soybeans this year, compared with a February forecast of 57.2 million tons, the ministry's crop-forecasting agency said in a report released Monday. However production will fall from the 60 million tons of last year admitted Conab (National Suppliers Company).

Rainfall in the Midwestern states of Mato Grosso and Goiás helped crops hurt by a drought, said Silvio Porto, logistics director of Conab. The agency may increase its soybean-output forecast again next month to 58 million tons because of increased rainfall starting in January in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, he said.

"We were conservative in our forecast this month," Porto said at a news conference in Brazilian capital Brasí­lia. "We'll send our staff to the field to ensure our expectations that the rains in the South will help soybean output to improve even more."

Corn farmers will harvest 50.4 million tons, compared with a previous estimate of 50.3 million tons, according to Conab. Production will fall from 58.7 million tons last year. The estimates are based on a survey carried out from February 16 to 19.

"Rains occurred in a form sufficient to meet the needs of the principal crops and favor the filling of grains and the maturation of soybeans and corn," Conab said in the report.

Brazil is the world's second-biggest soybean producer after the US and among the leading corn producers.

Meanwhile press reports from São Paulo indicated that Brazil had purchased 25.000 tons of Russian hard wheat for delivery to Brazil's northeast in May, as Brazilian mills prepare to find alternatives to scarce Argentine wheat this year.

Apparently the Russian wheat was priced with a US$ 60 per ton discount on a cost-and-freight basis to US hard wheat, the sources said. Freight costs for shipment from the Black Sea are estimated at around 24 a ton, comparable with those from North America.

The Brazilian government and trade sources estimate Brazil will have to import between 1 million and 2 million tons of wheat this year from outside Mercosur.

Brazil's trade ministry has said it will zero out Brazil's common import tariff of 10% on wheat later in the year, as it did in 2008 when it allowed up to 2 million tons of wheat from outside Mercosur to enter Brazil tariff free through July 31.

Argentina typically supplies Brazil with 95% of its wheat import needs. But Argentina's most recent harvest was down by nearly half its previous year's output.

Brazilian trade sources believe the country could import around half of its extra-Mercosur wheat needs from Russia this season, with Canada likely to be the other source, due to the competitive prices of both origins compared with US hard wheat.

Brazil's northeast imports North American wheat fairly regularly to make up for hard wheat from Argentina. In 2008, most of the non-Mercosur wheat imports came from the US and some from Canada, totaling just over 1 million tons.

Brazil is largely self-sufficient in soft wheat production, used in cookies and crackers mostly, but still needs to add hard wheat to improve the quality of many bread flour blends offered in the country.



Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.