Marc Fisher Womens sunny4 Pointed Toe Slide Flats, Grey Leather, Size 8.0 US / 6 UK US B06XD82TXH Parentadidas Women’s Superstar W Running Shoes, Black, 8.5 UK Parent B0728GVBZN , Merrell Women’s Crestbound High Rise Hiking Shoes B00KZJ5NS0 Parent , Fashion Thirsty Heelberry® Womens Ladies Espadrille Wedge Studded Sandals High Heels Summer Strappy Shoes B079Z7WJGJ ParentPleaser FLAMINGO-3028 Blk Str Pat/Blk UK 4 (EU 37) B01N4FQ4JA Parent , Tommy Hilfiger Women’s Cozy Warmlined Leather Boot Snow B07D9B9BJ4 Parent , Lora Dora Womans Mid Calf Boots B079NDXX7C Parent , SJJH Women Over-The-Knee Boots with Large Size and 4-Colors All Match Flat Boots with Nubuck Materail B0761MLT57 ParentSandalette-DEDE Women's Shoes/Boots European and American rough and Martin boots, high boots and Martin boots,... B07GT11VS9 ParentBlowfish Women’s Frappe Ankle Boots B0793NHG4F Parent , FF Retro Desert Boots Female Boots Booties Student Flat Locomotive Boots B07HK34Q1S ParentTianrui Crown Women And Ladies Embroidered Increase Height shoe Casual Traveling Shoes Sneaker B075TH1M9C ParentYE Women T Strap Block High Heel Platform Pumps Court Shoes with Bow B06XN5PSMN Parentfereshte Men's Women's Crossdresser Drag Queen High Heels Stiletto Party Dress Pumps Court Shoes Big Size B07FTR8KSF ParentZBeiBei Womens Sexy Wedding Bridal Shoes Satin Pee Toe Bow Tie Evening Pumps B07CKZYL2D ParentZBeiBei Womens Sexy Wedding Party Shoes Point-Toe Pearls Rhinestones High Heels B07CNCH4DY ParentClarks Women’'s Wynnmere Avah Ankle Strap Sandals B0759KZ13B Parent , Marc Fisher Women's Kabriele Dress Pump B072BD8STV Parent , Mashiaoyi Women's Pointed-Toe Stiletto Slip-on Metal Suede Court Shoes B07CDDM9CP Parent , Rongzhi Womens Super High Heels Platform Wedges Slip on Party Prom Shoes Animal Prints Pumps Closed Toe B07CDDLQCX ParentDecoStain Women's Causal Bow Tie High Heel Platform Pumps Court Work Office Bridemaids Shoes B07B8RGV72 ParentGAOLIM Single Shoes Female With The Word In Bold With The Strap Beaded Light-Shoes Student Round Head And Versatile... B07CKW1TDY Parent , LADY GABO Women's Fashion Sandals Black Schwarz (OBL) 6.5 B078YQVS2M ParentThink! Women's Denk Desert Boots B076CV4ZHN ParentGAOLIXIA Women's High Heels Coarse Heel Shoes Hollow Rhinestone Sandals Comfortable Shoes Black Beige (Color :... B07CLCYGB9 ParentAcorn Women's Forest Bootie Slipper B019QS35CG Parent , Smilice Flats Pointed Toe and Bling Materail Fashion Flats Large Size Available B07DK5FKH7 Parent , Allhqfashion Women's Studded PU Low-Heels Open-Toe Elastic Sandals B07GZP4PR5 ParentBoulevard Helen Elasticated Multi Jewel Trim Toe Post Summer Sandals B07BQ93VLD ParentAldo Mazie, Women's Wedge Sandals B01A8GVN60 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.