hunpta Sandals, Ladies Women Wedges Shoes Summer Sandals Platform Toe High-Heeled Shoes Parent B079Z3VYTM , CONVERSE CTAS PLATFORM OX 558984C 001 WOMENS MODA Parent B06XJ8DXBFMINITOO Ladies TH137 Cross Strap Low Heel Black Satin Wedding Ballroom Latin Taogo Dance Pumps Shoes 7 UK Parent B00THXXVJIXnxdiao Outdoor beach shoes, summer diving shoes, antiskid, lightweight fashion lovers, fast drying shoes,yellow... B07FYRY6TZ ParentMen/Women PUMA Suede Platform Suede Parent B07CJSLG3L Innovative design Cheaper than the price Different styles and stylesHBDLH Scarpe da donna/Sandals High Heels Students Summer Princess Shoes B07FC5BTQQ Parent , LvYuan ggx Women's Heels Slingback PU Spring Casual Slingback Almond Black White 3in-3 3/4in, almond, us8/eu39... B074CY1FL8 ParentHGTYU-The New Warm Boots High Heeled Party Head Martin Boots European And American Fashion Pu B07859L86N Parentadidas Women’s Ultraboost ATR W Running Shoes B01HGR5ZL8 Parent , ASICS Women's Gel-Foundation Walking Shoe,Black/ Black/Silver,6 M US B004DER6BA ParentVintage Colour Matching Suede Women's Fish-mouth Handmade Fashion Boots B0761YWCRH Parent , Reitstiefel Comfort, L, schwarz, 38 B005D4X5OG ParentGLTER Women Peep Toe Ankle Strap Pumps Fine High Heel Charming Slingback Roman Sandals Can Be Customized 32-43... B072J3THZZ Parent , Women Pump 12.5cm Crystal Chunkly Heel 4cm Platform Peep Toe Wedding Shoes Dress Shoes Charming Pure Color Crystal... B078RKJ4BK Parent , Annabelle Winter Fur Lined Jolene Touch Fastening Lighweight Womens Snow Boots B01MXDWCCS Parent , Josef Seibel Women's Sienna 59 Ankle Bootie B06XTX76Q9 Parent , BalaMasa Womens Casual Platform Travel Urethane Pumps Shoes APL11195 B07HGPKRVJ Parent , Dei Mille Women’s Maddy Ankle Strap Sandals B072LYQ8G8 ParentBirkenstock Women’s Arizona Heels Sandals B01FI0VI1G Parent , Debenhams The Collection Womens Black Suedette 'Cooper' High Block Heel Court Shoes B07BC11DJG Parent , Inuovo Women's 1236 Fashion Sandals B00K52BY3K Parent , BalaMasa Womens Buckle Assorted Color Chunky Heels Patent-Leather Mary Jane Flats B072QVZMYX Parent , xiao123 Spring Women Canvas Flat Bottom Sports Shoes All Black Fashion Simple Harajuku Style Small Fresh Jobs... B07FBN57FC ParentTeva Original Sandal - 1003986INCAWHITEMULTI B01N9N27OB Parent , Sandals Summer Slippers Non-Slip Microfiber Cloth Tape Velcro Open Toe Flat Shoes B07D7FF939 ParentMan/Woman Northside Women’s Mariani Sandal B01LXU5H7D Parent The color is very eye-catching Upper material Fashion versatile shoes , WASDX Simple Word high Heel Sandals Half Dragged Toe Rhinestone Stiletto Ladies Slipper B07G2962S4 ParentAalarDom Women's Pu Buckle Open Toe Kitten-Heels Solid Sandals, TSDLH004723 B07HHQTN1L Parent , MINITOO Minitoo-AYL428 Womens Stiletto Heel Ruched White Satin Evening Party Bridal Wedding Shoes Sandals UK 2.5 B074RK725K ParentGRACE SHOES 91126 Sandals Women B07FF9PLSH 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.