Womens AIR MAX Plus SE Metallic Mahogany Trainers 862201 900 Parent B073NBVV8G , RTRY Women'S Sandals Summer Mary Jane Fleece Outdoor Dress Casual Low Heel Light Brown Black Walking Light Brown... Parent B074CWP9K4 , Onitsuka Tiger Suede & Leather Fabre Light Trainers Designed by Reality Studio Parent B00Y70BYYUPUMA Women's Muse En Pointe WN's Sneaker, Purple Rose White, 9.5 M US Parent B076KRYSGD , Skechers Women’s Go Step-Riptide Boat Shoes, Gray Marina, 6 UK Parent B01IIBGAZQ , Vans Zapato Del Barco, Unisex-Adults' Low-Top Trainers Parent B0052YLDSMKPHY Women'S Shoes/Summer Fashion Velvet Hollow Thin Low Heel Light Grey Grey Shoes.Thirty-Eight Gray B07FN815WG ParentFLYRCX Pointed shallow mouth comfortable flat shoes single shoes wedding shoes ladies office work shoes pregnant... B07GCKN5JS Parent , ZHZNVX Women's Shoes Cowhide Spring/Fall Comfort Sneakers Creepers White/Black B07GZPQRXC Parent , ZHZNVX HSXZ Women's Shoes Real Leather Winter Fall Fashion Boots Boots Chunky Heel Pointed Toe Mid-Calf Boots... B079265CJL ParentBalaMasa Ladies Bandage Carved Flower Platform Chunky Heels Soft Material Boots B01MF61RW8 Parent , XTI Women Mid Boots 30505 Antelina Taupe B0748NRHK6 Parent , Men's/Women's CRUZ Women's Boots B074CGPVTJ Parent Wear resistant Upper material Extreme speed logisticsJushee Womens Juworth 3 cm Low-Heel Ankle Zipper Leather Boots B07H1KNTN4 Parent , Ladola Womens Peep-Toe Spikes Stilettos Performance Light-Weight Suede Pumps Shoes B0752FVSJD Parent , JRenok Women's Platform Shoes Solid Shallow Party Pumps Thin high Heels Single Elegant Stilettos B07J6HPM7Y Parent , Kat Von D Womens BACHELORETTENAT Peep-Toe B00DIL7MW2 ParentGabor Basic Women's 85.265.27 Court Shoes B076MH4JTD Parent , Dolce Vita Women's Harmon Dress Pump B01EMCTZ2A ParentAN Womens Comfort Beaded Solid Urethane Pumps Shoes DGU00469 B07GHJFBDH ParentFestnight Women's Pumps Shoe Court shoes - Nude Size 40 B07G78P98R ParentAllhqfashion Women's Pull-on Kitten-Heels ImitatedSuede Solid Pointed Closed Toe Pumps-Shoes B01LEYC7RO Parent , NVLXIE Ladies Sandals Rabbit Leisure A font Non-slip Wear Rubber Bottom 34-43 Four colors 6cm B07GDHHS24 Parent , MSFS Women Shoes Sandals Ankle Strap Velvet Sequined Flowers Platform Wedge Size 35 To 41 B07CBSF3WK Parent , DANDANJIE Sandals Womens Summer New Middle Heels Handmade Flower Sandals Wedges Heel Ladies Shoes B07D2BQMG9 ParentALDO Women's Ravello Camel 37.5 B EU B07943F1V6 ParentLiving Kitzbühel Pantoffel Zebra, Women’s Slippers B00O8ZPWME Parent , Joe's Jeans Women's Raegan Platform Sandal B00OPOCOTW Parent , FIND Women’s Snake Print Ankle Strap Sandals B077GWDSHV Parent , Tom Tailor Women’s 2790702 Ankle Strap Sandals B01MPXAU4Q 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.