MINITOO Ladies TH064 T-Strap Peep Toe Blue Satin Wedding Ballroom Latin Taogo Dance Sandals 2.5 UK Parent B01CX4ZAHSNike Unisex Adults' WMNS Tanjun Low-Top Sneakers Parent B018TE4YYQ , BRUNELLO CUCINELLI Women's MZALG1045C6767 Gold Leather Sneakers Parent B07H8LSDZXBloch Girls' Debut I Satin Ballet Shoes Parent B016USHVDEMan/Woman Israeli Music Sing-Along Parent B001HY3CQ2 Ideal gift for all occasions cheapest Exquisite workmanshipNero Giardini Women's Trainers NAPPA NERO, VELOUR NERO Parent B0153N9W0C , Bruetting Women’s Fusion Running Shoes Parent B01EBY96AUGrunland Jude SC2718 White Silver Shoes Sneakers Woman Memory Elastic Strap Parent B06XYS3YG3Brinley Co Women’s Aviss Flat Sandal B01NCT2UTZ Parent , Nero Giardini Women's A806345D Boots Black Black B07FV3G9XN Parent , Minnetonka Women’s 270 Moccasin Boots B001AGDFQY Parent , Top Shishang Boots Martin boots leather round head autumn and winter women's boots B07H721FVV ParentXeibD Charm Heel Chain Barefoot Sandals Anklet Foot Chain for Women Girl B07GKMH9WC ParentAnMengXinLing Women Over The Knee Stretch Boots Thigh High Rhinestone Block Mid Heel Square Toe Slip On Mid Calf... B07DMLXWHP Parent , Women Dress, Familizo Summer Casual Evening Party Short Mini Dress Off Shoulder Dress Red B072SHQ6FF Parent , ZAPROMA Pointed Closed Toe Stiletto Dress Pump Heels B078F1CG44 ParentWomen's Pointed Toe Matte High-heeled Shoes Metal Pearl Buckle Sandals Pumps Dress Party Evening Court Shoes B07DHFL8PD ParentCalaier Women's Caelse Court Shoes red Size: 9 B06XGJ4N5R Parent , New Womens Ladies Flat Zipper Ankle Boots Shoes Fashionable Retro Leisure Large Size 35-40 B076MY9FQV Parent , AalarDom Women's Pull-On Low-Heels PU Solid Pumps-Shoes, TSDDH003279 B07H89NZKP ParentKitzen Women Sandals Fish Mouth Sandals Boots Banquet Party Fashion Girl Temperament Boots Cool Boots, 35 B07B7L5377 ParentRetro Suede Chunky Heel High Heels Female Shallow Mouth Hollow Waterproof Table Sandals Elegant Baotou Shoes (... B074KZSVJ1 Parent , Women's Bow Kitten Heel High Heels Barely There Strappy Pointed Toe Stiletto Sandals Wedding Shoes B07DK6WL26 ParentVery Volatile Women's Sunkissed Wedge Sandal B00O2UQVWU Parent , Emporio Armani Logo Cut Out 2 Part Sandals Brown B07BS8JXDL Parent , Flat Sandals Female Soft At The End Of Anti-Skid Pregnant Women Sandals B073M814FP Parent , Women's Summer Clip Toe Sandals | Women's Sandal Women's slope with Sandals | high-heeled waterproof Taiwan thick... B07CHWD9D3 Parent , SBL Summer fashion ladies sandals flat shoes soft bottom buckle word sandals,Black,37 B07FSDLRDQ ParentFlexus by Spring Step Women's Wildflower Slipper B06XKR4QLZ ParentLow-Heeled Sandals Female Exposed Toe Flat Shoes B073QRCJD8 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.