Geox Women D Happy B Smooth Leather Hi-Top Sneakers Parent B010STFFXEFLYRCX Handmade comfortable soft bottom leather comfortable non-slip flat shoes pregnant women shoes spring and... B07H6MWK2B ParentGTVERNH-New Leather Boots In Winter Female British Style Waterproof Boots With Pointed Boots With Thick Martin... B077HX161G Parent , adidas Ladies Adipower Boost Boa Golf Shoes Ladies Grey/Ruby UK 6.5 Regular Fit B07GFJK7L2 ParentFly London Women’s Ster768fly Combat Boots B07CHRLHR2 Parent , ShangYi Customized Women's Ballroom Dance Shoes with Underneath Strap B01G00IPJQ Parent , XIE Winter Boots Women 's Warm Cotton Boots Bowknot Injection Low Boot Martin Boots B07HGZN7BF ParentMen's/Women's victorian anatomy ankle boots B00KAB2LNI Parent Big clearance sale the most economical Vintage tide shoes , Easemax Women's Dressy Faux Suede Round Toe High Block Heel Zip Up Over Knee High Boots B077C2Y98S ParentNIKKI ME Women's Casual Boots Beige in Size UK 6 B077TS4LTH Parent , Sandalette-DEDE Fashion high heel boots side zipper boots with high side zipper boots B07G314Q1D ParentArraysa Women Abaaj 12CM Self-Tie Block Heel Boots B0768JSKTS Parent , Dr. Scholl's Shoes Women's Double Boot, Copper Brown, 8.5 W US B071CVGGTH ParentRieker 43705-40, Women's Mary Jane B005XYWQGE ParentPleaser Vanity-434 - sexy fetish high heels lockable patent pumps sizes 2-13, Size:EU-38 / US-8 / UK-5 B00A480SRI ParentAllhqFashion Women's Pull On Spikes Stilettos Pu Assorted Color Round Closed Toe Pumps-Shoes B01LAWIGAM Parent , YMFIE European summer fashion simple bow open toe high heel sandals ladies high heels fish mouth shoes B07FGWYH66 ParentLes Tropéziennes par M. Belarbi Women’s Vahine Sling Back Sandals B0784BCFG2 ParentYMFIE Ladies cross ties high heel sandals European summer fashion toes elegant shoes high heels and high heels. B07DHNBGD3 Parent , ADRIENNE VITTADINI Footwear Women's Marcey Wedge Sandal, Black, 8.5 M US B01N3QS3ZO Parent , CLARKS Womens Tri Chloe Sandal, Light Green Nubuck, Size 8.5 B0754M2ZR4 Parent , Aimint Womens Zipper Platform Wedges Cow Leather Platforms Sandals EYR00317 B07H176SF7 Parent , KUKI Women's Sandals Pointed Shoes Patent Leather Low Heel Flat Shoes Large Size Single Shoes Female Heart-Shaped... B07G2Z56W4 Parent , Ikrush Womens Leena Studded Espadrilles B071VGCNYT ParentSquare head pearl sandals summer female sandals B072PCZVYJ ParentVanuba Women's Luxury Slippers Wool Lined Genuine Sheepskin Leather Ankle Women Shoes B07B22FTLV Parent , MINITOO Women's Classy Vintage Buckle Strappy Sequins Silver Tango Jazz Rumba Samba Latin Dance Sandals 7 M UK B0117054TI Parent , La Strada Taupe Suede Leather Look Sandal, Women’s Open Toe Sandals B0199KWV58 ParentMINITOO Y309 Womens Stiletto High Heel Ivory Satin Evening Party Bridal Wedding Ruched Sandals UK 6 B074RZP9YS ParentDANDANJIE Women Slippers Summer Student Sandals Fashion Pearl Sandals Outdoor Large Size Shoes Sandals (Black... B07CDD9RPQ 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.