Converse Unisex Jack Purcell Adirondack Olive Plaid Ox 1V862 Parent B005AYWGLC , DKNY Astor Slip On Trainers Metallic Parent B07GZB9HB8 , Converse Women's Shoes All Star Dark Navy Glitter Chuck Taylor Sneaker Ltd Ed Spring Summer 2018 Parent B079N7J29WAuspicious beginning Modern Thong Sandal Women's l Summer Beach Flip Flops with Bowknot Parent B073WXSM9P , T.T-Q Women's Kids' Dance Shoes Satin Cuban Heel Leopard Parent B07FS5K6YC , ECCO Women’s Fara Low-Top Sneakers Parent B072LNPWBZGTVERNH-Slope Heel Shoes Leather High Heel Mother Shoes Spring And Autumn Leisure Handmade Single Leather Shoes B078NMXLTX ParentColumbia Women’s Minx Mid Ii Omni-Heat Snow Boot B01NCNPVLD ParentColumbia Women’s Newton Ridge Plus Hiking Shoes, Quarry, Cool Wave B073V9LK5Z Parent , Geezer Ladies/Womans Murcia Open Toe No Toe-Post Lightweight Summer Slider Mule Sandal in Black White Size 3,4,5,6,7,8 B07BSNFNDQ ParentSHINIK Women's Casual Athletic Shoes Breathable Hand-woven Shoes Spring And Summer New Blue/Gray/Green/Pink Size... B07DBDVR2Z ParentGTVERNH Women'S Shoes/16Cm High Heels Thin Heels Shallow Mouths Single Shoes Waterproof Platforms Fish Mouths... B07DHFZDJG Parent , RAZAMAZA Women Leisure Low Heel Half Boots B07HN86TQQ ParentSloggers 5116CDY07 Chicken Print Collection Women's Rain & Garden Shoe, Size 7, Daffodil Yellow B012KCJ2H2 ParentMarco Tozzi Women’s 25212 Boots, Red B06XZYG4ZK ParentAgooLar Women's High Heels Soft Material Solid Buckle Pointed Closed Toe Pumps Shoes B01I0TNQY4 ParentCourt Shoes Women's Shoes Shoes High Heel Block Heel Retro Fashion Thick Heel Female Comfortable Shallow Mouth... B07HDM8653 Parent , Nine West Women’s Front Pump B01N9COI12 ParentBOTXV Womens Ladies Chunky Rough Mid Heel Short Boots Party Square Head Suede Large Size 40-48 Boots B07G71PGS2 ParentKickers Spain, Women’s Ankle Strap Sandals B0168M3122 ParentAllhqfashion Women's Pull-On Square Closed Toe Pumps-Shoes, FBUDD011653 B07H9ZWMC6 ParentLucky Brand Fantastic Knee High Women Boots UK Size 3.5 B00X7XHVVS Parent , Calaier Women's Capolice Fashion Sandals yellow lemon tree B06XWVCGXN ParentZBeiBei Sexy Womens Wedding Shoes S Curve Strap Open Toe High Heels Sandals B07CDDPCWT ParentKHGJHJ Summer Fashion Snake Tip Stiletto Heels Word Buckle Sandals B07CQS7PND ParentAnne Klein Women’'s Cabrini Wedge Sandal B0794PPXTV Parent , Jeffrey Campbell Sandals and Slippers for Women, Colour Multicolor, Brand, Model Sandals and Slippers for Women... B07BTRQ39M ParentSBL Women's shoes summer sponge cake Velcro Roman platform sandals wild high-heeled student women's sandals,White,38 B07FLY8HFF ParentLunar Womens Black Floral Toe Thong Flat Sandal B07C6R2TNK Parent , AIKAKA Women's Shoes Spring Summer Flat Student Bow Sandals Large Size B07F7JP1MW 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.