AdeeSu Womens Pleated Frayed-Seams Casual Leather Walking Shoes SDC06007 Parent B07HDXVLN2 , Jeffrey Campbell Jcpmongosue, Women’s Low Trainers Parent B073XVCHCVSkechers Flex Appeal - Pretty City Women's Sports Shoes Parent B00VFFVSN2 , Madden Girl Women's Rolloo Heeled Sandal B0779VFFMF Parent , Zenzzle Watercolor Blots Pattern Print on Women's Running Shoes Casual Lightweight Athletic Sneakers US Size 6-15 Parent B0783B4JK3 , ZBeiBei Women's Elegant Ankle Cross Strap Sandals Weave Style Dance Salsa Tango Latin Shoes Parent B0188CDFE4 , MINITOO QJ707 Womens Mary Jane Silver Glitter Sparkle Modern Salsa Tango Ballroom Latin Dance Shoes 6.5 M UK Parent B01I6D4ID2 , ECCO Soft 8 Ladies, Women’s Low-Top Sneakers Parent B01N14USZN , JSHOE Women's Latin Dance Shoes Salsa / Tango / Chacha / Samba / Modern / Jazz Dance Sandals High Heels,Red-heeled7.5cm-UK5... Parent B0796P9DMYAJUNR New/Fashion/Work/High-Heel/Women 'S Shoes Retro Sharp Head Shallow Mouth A Word Buckle Shiny 8Cm High Heels... B07BWJ4BQ4 ParentMelissa Women's Cosmic Flip Flop B01EINZSYC Parent , Keys 1166 Ankle Boots Women Leather Black B01MQGIOV4 Parent , Minnetonka Women's Gwen Fringe Booties Round Toe B01N7VAG1O Parent , Mustang Shoes Murray 12515 Dark Brown 36 B075GQRR57 Parent , YMFIE Summer casual fashionable comfortable anti slip soft bottom flat bottom toes lady's sandals. B07CY59M3T Parent , Giani Bernini Womens franny Closed Toe Ankle Fashion Boots B07CLPJ4N5 Parent , Clearance Shoes Strappy Mid-Calf Boots - OverDose Women Wedges Booties Middle Tube Leather Martin Boots Shoes... B07HKZ2N2P ParentBalaMasa Girls Foldable Wheeled Heel Shoes Solid Imitated Suede Boots B01M1J3Q32 ParentQYQyx Women's Rain Boots, Women's Flat Boots Rain Boots, Anti-Slip Boots, Cartoon Fashion Water Shoes B07DPBBGNF Parent , MUYII Women's Satin Shoes Rhinestone Square Buckle Flat Shoes Square Head Shallow Mouth Wedding Shoes B07D1PKYP7 Parent , Clarks Women’s Isidora Faye Closed Toe Heels B01K1QIHMK ParentInuovo Women's Boots Black Black B07GZXLL3J ParentRomika Varese N 10, Women’s Ankle Boots B06XYRFPG8 Parent , GRACE SHOES 9629 Decolletè Women Black 35 B06ZYLC1SZ ParentMHX Women's shoes Summer Korean Version Open-toed Female With Casual Strap Sandals Rough B07CDDMK7J ParentYMFIE Bohemian casual fashion sweet flowers pinch flat sandals ladies summer vacation non-slip beach shoes B07FNGW89T Parent , Aisun Women's Casual Pointy Toe Sequins Ankle Strap Sandals B07D5X4QXF ParentAllhqfashion Women's PU Buckle Peep-Toe High-Heels Solid Sandals, FBULC013096 B07H2XYWMB ParentMIA Women’s Tia Flat Sandal, Cognac B077Y49DT4 Parent1TO9 Ladies Engagement Solid Microfiber Sandals B01IF8FWTM 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.