MINITOO GL254 Ladies Floral Printed Yellow Satin Classic Social Dancing Shoes Wedding Pumps UK 4.5 Parent B078GPWVNXMeijili Womens Leather Closed-toe Pumps Salsa Tango Ballrom Latin Dance Parent B01KWSEHDUBruetting Unisex Adults' Highland Low Rise Hiking Boots Parent B0751MZMQ7Twin Set Ca7pk3, Women’s Low Trainers Parent B0722V96QW , PREMIATA Sneakers Women - Fabric (JANEI29) UK Parent B075683LDK , WYMNAME Womens Latin Dance Shoes Ballroom Dance Dancing Shoes Soft Bottom Wear-Resistant Sandal Ballroom Dance... Parent B07CWVFCGZNIKE Women’s Wmnscourt Lite Low-Top Sneakers Parent B078B8X2C9 , MINITOO Ladies TH124 Mid Heel Cross Strap Black Satin Wedding Ballroom Latin Taogo Dance Sandals 7 UK Parent B00THXQEG0Nike Women's Trainers, SILT RED/RED STARDUST-WHITE, 4.5 UK Parent B07C2MN87L , Boots Women Casual Flat Shoes British low Shoes and Shoes , black , EUR38 B077KD92TD ParentLBTSQ-Fashion women's shoes/Fish Mouth Shoes Super High Heel Thin Heel Waterproof Platform Suede Shallow Mouth... B07G5VHGD5 Parent , BEARPAW Women's Maddie Sandal Black II Size 9 B(M) US B00TQQZURW ParentKPHY Women'S Shoes Spring Medium Heel Hollow Shoes Small Leather Shoes Buckles 7Cm High Heels Thick Heels Single... B07CWT6BDM ParentMinetom® Women Vintage Peep Toe Flat Sandals Roman Elegant Non-Slip Thong Flip Flop Slippers Summer Casual Comfy... B07D1JZM39 Parent , XDGG New High Heeled Shoes Single shoes Women Blue Red Black Size32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 , 41 B077YQSLDQ Parent , Rain Boots Thick Rain Boots Set Outdoor Riding Motorcycle Ladies Rain Boots A+ B07HDHY7FP Parent , Mo Joc Women Mid-Calf Jean Boots B07H2XV5X9 ParentCUTEHEELS Sexy Court Shoes with Open Toe and High Stiletto Evening Shoes with Large Size Available for Wedding... B07DLJFKVN ParentLBDX Europe and The United States Spring Single Shoes Spell Color High Heels Shallow Mouth Slim High Heel Women's... B07BJ4ND2H Parent , Andrea Conti Women’s 0594345 Closed Toe Heels B07F1LLCTQ Parent , Aldo Women’'s Cassedy Closed-Toe Heels B07BNXJC2C ParentHooH Women's High Heel Pointed Toe Transparent Wedding Pumps B06XH1VXQT Parent , HooH Women's High Heel Pointed Toe Stiletto Wedding Pumps Slip On B06XH1B3MB Parent , AARZ LONDON Womens Ladies Evening Wedding Party Glitter Pointed Toe Bridal Prom Slip on Mid Heel Court Shoes Size B076YC8KGQ ParentMINITOO Women's MA1235 Pearl Pointed Toe High Heel Black Patent Leather Dress Pumps Shoes 5 UK B01420ZCK6 ParentOdomolor Women's Low-Heels PU Solid Buckle Round-Toe Pumps-Shoes, Blue, 32 B07BBJSKV8 Parent , Allhqfashion Women's Kitten-Heels Assorted Colors Pu Round Toe Pumps-Shoes,FBUDD011964 B07H7BLSTK ParentEarth Spirit Maryland Shoes Jazzy Red B01N5V8TDW ParentAgooLar Women's High-Heels Soft Material Solid Pull-on Open Toe Sandals B01I4I0U0E Parent , SHINIK Women Peep Toe Sandals Summer New Suede Ankle Strap Pumps T-Strap High Heel Shoes B07C9CXRDG 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.