Pinko Women's MCBI242223O Light Blue Fabric Slip On Sneakers Parent B07B7CPMS3Merrell Women's 1SIX8 Moc Slip-On Shoe Parent B0195BXM9A , ECCO Women's Fara Zip Bootie Fashion Sneaker Parent B01N26YYD6Marc Shoes , Shoe Size:42 Parent B075SRDVYH , Nike Wmns Double Team Lt Hi W Ironstone 432164 060 B005R46MTM ParentKPHY Walking Show Model Shoes Women's Shoes Sexy 17Cm Super High Heels Transparent Crystal Shoes Summer Waterproof... B07DYQ5782 ParentAJUNR New/Fashion/Work/High-Heel/Women 'S Shoes 8Cm High Heels One Word Buckle Sharp Head Shallow Mouth Rough... B07CDQR6SM Parent , ZCW Casual Versatile Shoes,Korean Leisure Women Shoes,Flat Shoes,Black Shoes B07H2XC4X6 ParentCavallo Riding Boots Linus Jump | Colour: Black | Size: 7 – 7 ½ | Shaft: 49/37 B076TJHQ4F Parent , ASICS Women's FuzeX Lyte 2 White/White 11.5 B US B077MMT6VC ParentFLYRCX Cowhide woven flat shoes bow single shoes leather low heel soft bottom casual shoes ladies office work... B07GTJPGHK ParentHBDLH Women's shoes/Fashion/Muffin Cool Slippers Summer Fish Mouth Super High Heel 13Cm Slope Heel Gauze Thick... B07DBNJV4Z ParentAllhqfashion Women's Round Closed Toe Solid Mid Top Kitten Heels Boots B01M1NPWZV Parent , PUBLIC DESIRE Women's Regal Ankle Boots B075R71G1F Parent , Women's Round Toe Block Heel Heels Elastic Long Boots B07GZ2GMSV ParentQPYC Women Slip Keep Warm Snow Boots Thick Bottom In Cylinder Printed Flower Snow To The Ground Cotton Shoe B076N8WP7J ParentImpronte IL172516 Ankle Boots Women Black 38 B077VQL619 Parent , Flower-Ager 0608-22F Women High Heel Ankle Strap Rhinestone Satin Dress Pumps Evening Prom Wedding Shoes B07FJ7BZ3M ParentFrelo Women's Comfort Faux Suede Low Top Pointed Toe Court Shoes B07GX27HDW Parent , TAOFFEN Women Elegant High Heel Party Pumps T-Strap Solid Shoes B073P6ZM91 Parent , CITW Women's Sandals High-Heeled Large Size Europe And The United States Fine With Women's Shoes Hole Shoes Ankle... B07FYLVFMY ParentAdrianna Papell Women’s Anette Platform Dress Sandal, Silver B019VU9HBC Parent , EIK-Women's Shoes Leatherette Flat Heel Comfort / Open Toe Sandals Dress / Casual Black / Pink / White B01FUAG5EE Parent , Gentleman/Lady Fabulicious VOGUE-31 B000XUN6DK Parent excellent quality King of quantity fineBuckle high heel and sandals fashion crack high heeled shoes B07DGXDH18 Parent , Chinese Laundry Women's Penny Dazzle Meta Gladiator Sandal B01AX179T0 Parent , NBWE Women Fish Mouth peep Toe Sandals Fashion Sexy Super high-Heeled Nightclub Sandals 11cm B07FRPFWM3 Parent , WALDLÄUFER HENNI 496504143001 Womens Slipper, Black 7.5 UK B00GGN3OSK Parent , GAOLIXIA Women's Heels Summer New Thick-soled Sandals Platform Platform Heels Fashion Sandals White Black B07CCZVSJV Parent , Tamaris 29406, Women’s Wedge Heels Sandals B01N3XD2BJ 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.