WYSBAOSHU Women Men Sport Shoes Lightweight Running Sneakers Breathable Casual Shoes Parent B07B6LB43J , MINITOO GL258 Ladies Knot Cross Strap Purple Synthetic Latin Dancing Shoes Wedding Sandals UK 2.5 Parent B078GTJ79CFemale sandals open toe hollow word buckle cross shoes wild rough with high heels female Parent B073GVYPBXNew Balance Women W680v5 Running Shoes Parent B06XS2S1GYAdidas Honey 2.0 Low W (M19566) Parent B01HTVNGJE , Puma Carson Runner, Women's Running Shoes Parent B00PAGY1XG , FangYOU1314 Casual Shoes Breathable Non-slip Wear Ladies Outdoor Running Sports Shoes (Color : Pink, Size : 7... B07H96ZN48 Parent , OME&QIUMEI Summer Sandals Female Slippers Shoes Thick Bottom Drag A Muffin. B07CQGYX57 ParentNIKE Wm Air Zoom Fit Agility 2, Women’s Sneakers B00UUG8498 Parent , Summer Women Sandals, | Vintage Sandals Platform | Bohemia Flip-Flop Beach Beads Sandals Flat Wedges Shoes Lovely... B078XV5PV3 ParentNero Giardini A806910DE Stivaletti Women B07G9JJB3N Parent , Shoe the Bear Women’s Minho L Ankle Boots B01MG2OX5M ParentGentleman/Lady Ladies' Stylish cm Sandals B07DB61BR5 Parent online sale Pleasant appearance German Outlets , Rain Boots Men's and Women's Overshoes Outdoor Riding Motorcycle Premium Non-Slip Oxford Cloth (2 Pair Pack) B07D6GTLJH Parent , Blowfish Women's Bonnie Ankle Bootie B01N9K42FJ ParentWomen’s Sexy Over The Knee Thigh High Ladies Office Pointed Toe Mid Heel Zip Boots B07HGYZMCB Parent , AllhqFashion Women's Pull On High Heels Pu Assorted Color Round Closed Toe Pumps Shoes B01IKE4E3G ParentJana 22203, Women’s Closed-Toe Pumps B077FMZS4W Parent , Court Shoes Women's Shoes Shoes High Heel Moda Farfalla Scarpe Col Tacco Alto Bocca Superficiale Appuntito Scarpe... B07H78CD9S ParentPoetic Licence by Irregular Choice Women’s Rita Primrose Open Toe Heels B0758BP852 ParentWomen's Ladies Ankle High Boots Stiletto Heel Pointed Leather Black Rivet Fall Winter Party B0778MCHWC Parent , Birkenstock Arizona VL sandal navy B07FCXVFRW ParentSingle shoes - female Ms. Heels Sandals Color Matching Hollow Black Wedding Banquet Women's Shoes (Color : Height... B07DKKJ743 Parent , Higher Heels PleaserUSA Womens Stiletto Sandals Gala-01 Lucite B001PMUB7O Parent , Man/Woman Igi&Co 78122 Sandal Women B06XB9LZ5W Parent Attractive and durable Impeccable Tide shoes listSpring Casual Women Shoes,English School Style Platform Shoes,Women's Flat Shoes,Leather Thick Bottom Shoes B072L24LJL ParentXHCHE Women Sandals Summer Suede Leather Flat Summer Shoes Ankle Strap Platform Sandals B07FKPY1QF ParentGrunland SB0305 Demy Sandalo Donna S. B07C5CW4FN ParentRUGAI-UE European and American ladies high heel sandals, Summer Dew toe waterproof buckle large size sandals B07DFLYN41 ParentAalarDom Women's PU Solid Low-Heels Open-Toe Hook-and-Loop Sandals B07H4CCQPK 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.