QIMAOO Womens Strappy Sandals Low Block Heel Buckle Ankle Strap Peep Toe Pumps Summer Sandal Ladies Shoes for... B07DG2SWWJ ParentYMFIE Ladies summer sports sandals casual comfortable anti slip flat bottom beach shoes. Parent B07DNXVRLR , New Balance WRT96 W Shoes Parent B074S1P41CMNG Mango Womens Roma Heeled Sandals - UK Size 4, EUR Size 37 B0140NEOMW ParentAlpina Women’s 680376 Low Rise Hiking Boots B01N55MQ4N Parent , SYYAN Women's PU Color Diamond Pinch Toe Hand Made Sandals Flip Flops Banquet, 36, black B07377GJTC ParentCapezio 550 Junior Footlight, Caramel, 3 UK (5 US) B002CO3F90 ParentLvYuan ggx Women's Boots Winter Mary Jane PU Casual Chunky Heel, navy blue, us6.5-7/eu37/uk4.5-5/cn37 B074CXCV8C ParentTronchetto in vitello Cafè Noir art.HB114 B0166IHV88 Parent , Women's Round Toe Block Heels Side Zipper Long Boots B07HDF1S1Y Parent , pump loafer slip on ballerinas moccasin 5cm chunkly heel round toe court shoes women leather flower tassel national... B074N6CXN5 Parent , SHOESHAOGE Cats With Tip Sandals Female Stylish Bow Tie Women'S Shoes, High-Heeled Shoes B07BGZT9FQ Parent , TAOFFEN Women's Fashion Ankle Boots Zipper B078J4TW9L ParentFleet & Foster Malmo Womens Leather Ankle Boots Tan - Tan - UK Size 3 B01LXYKT4D Parent , Qiusa Sexy Pumps Women Large Size High Heel Office Wedding Shoes (Color : Red, Size : UK 2.5) B07H89BD42 Parent , Calaier Women's Canewspaper Court Shoes Black Black B06XWSGRXL Parent , Internacionale Womens Ladies Orange Faux Suede Platform Court Shoes B01BGSC3C2 Parent , Spot On Ladies Formal Pointed Toe Court Shoe B0080GT2NM ParentBeacon Womens Jennifer Closed Toe Classic Pumps B01MRWRSVE Parent1TO9 Womens Spikes Stilettos Pointed-Toe Low-Cut Uppers Black Leather Sandals MMS03515-3.5 UK B077MP2Z2C Parent , European Fashion Rivets Zipper Sandals Black High-heeled Roman Shoes B072XMYDLF Parent , Rieker 41390-62, Women’s Heels Sandals B00B9FYLVE Parent , GAOLIXIA Women Leather Open Toe Sandals Summer Cross Straps Tassel High Heels Straw Wedges Outdoor Slippers Large... B07D37YQKT ParentJUWOJIA Square Toe Square Heel Geometric Pattern Upper Casual Sweet Beauty Women'S Sandals 3 Colors,Brown,9.5 B07DDHR9BB Parent , Scholl Mamore Black Gold Synthetic Leather B06XPTN36H Parent , Cafè Noir MGH932010410 E17.1981 MULTIARGENTO 37 Sandalo MULTILISTINI B06XXR1LB4 ParentGOLDGOD Women's Ladies High Heels Solid Color Super High Fish Mouth Waterproof Platform Sandals Party Club B07G2BWMNM Parent , XZGC Beach Shoes Water Drill Chuck and Casual Beachfront Resort,7.5 UK, Black Women's Shoes B07BT3G37B ParentAN Womens Casual Solid Non-Marking Urethane Sandals DIU00930 B07FH7HR9P Parent , Hyun Times Summer Yellow Sandals Thick With High-Heeled Shoes B07BQVDMZY 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.