BalaMasa Womens Assorted Colors Hiking Urethane Walking Shoes APL10499 Parent B07GD9JDSHPUMA Women's Suede Jelly Prism Pink/Prism Pink 5.5 B US Parent B076CWLCPK , Skechers Street Women's Women’s Hi-Lite-Perfed Leather Sneaker Parent B074CP1NKKHush Puppies POWER WALKER / NAVY LEATHER BLUE 6 EW B001AX0DM6 Parent , Reebok Work Sublite Work Rb4015 Athletic Safety Shoe B017PIBIUA Parent , Danner Rivot TFX 8IN 400G Insulated GTX Boot - Women's Coyote 11 M B01E46GEEQ Parent , Mizuno Women’s Wave Sky Running Shoe, Multi B06X9J1RXW Parent , GaoXiao 18 cm heels nightclub stage thigh boots B07C1MVBY7 ParentFly London Women’s Adit951fly Desert Boots B071P3JJ37 Parent , Meijunter Classic Sweet Womens Lady Ankle Rain Boots Non-slip Rain Shoes Rubber Rainboots B01N8PVR1F Parent , BalaMasa Womens Zipper Platform Comfort Urethane Boots B0776PYCW1 Parent , Rieker Women Ankle Boots Black, (Schwarz) 76766-00 B078S84SY4 Parent , LBTSQ-Heels High Boots Short Boots 10Cm Fashion Waterproof Platform Round Head Velvet Simple Female Boots. B07HKYGNH7 ParentEasemax Women's Fashion Pull On Square Toe Mid Block Heel Low Top Color Block Court Shoes B07CCZSS32 Parent , Tamaris 22449-20-908 Rosarios Floral Print Womens Espadrilles B078Z1MTKJ ParentYukun High heels Autumn Single-Toe Pointed Super High-Heeled Nightclub Wild Black High-Heeled Shoes With Women'S... B07HH926VG Parent , Miss KG Women’s Saffron Open-Toe Heels B01LLX5A4K ParentKHSKX-The Green Metal Decoration Boots Winter New Tip Satin The Waterproof One Side Zipper Detail And High Heels B0789BQY1M ParentOdomolor Women's Solid PU High-Heels Pointed-Toe Pull-On Pumps-Shoes, White, 43 B07BBHMNDG Parent , Odomolor Women's Solid PU Low-Heels Buckle Round-Toe Pumps-Shoes, Beige, 34 B07BBKV2ZN Parent , BalaMasa Womens Solid Platform Structured Urethane Pumps Shoes APL10736 B07GV63ZBQ ParentGAOLIM Women'S Shoes In The Spring And Spring And Summer Shoes Single Shoes Women Shoes Thick With Light Metal... B07D5FPWZV ParentPleaserUSA Womens Platforms Allure-601 for Gogo Tabledance and Poledance B001NN37E4 ParentWomen Heel Pump Shoes Sandal High-Heel B07548XR8M ParentJSHOE Womens Latin Dance High Heel Glitter Salsa Tango Modern Ballrom Mary Jance Dance Shoes,Gold-heeled7.5cm-UK4.5... B0798D4DLD ParentZBeiBei Fashion Girls Kids Mid Heels Party Dance Childrens Bridesmaid Shoes B07CTGX44K Parent , JOJONUNU Women Fashion Mid Heel Floral Sandals B07BFCBN3W ParentGold & A18 JB791 Sandals Women B07DRPZJS9 Parent , Shelers Women's Boho Braided Wedge Sandals Casual T-Strap Wedge Heel Sandal Shoes B07C4H7YVH Parent , Ladies sandals, fashion sandals, high heels, sandals, hollowed sandals,Golden,Thirty-six B07F6HFDD7 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.