Keephen Men's Women Slip On Garden Shoes Slides Flip Flops Slipper Indoor Outdoor-Barefoot Shoes Parent B07FGF4C9C , Marc Cain Women’s Jb Sh.35 L43 Trainers Parent B077QBD1W5Gola Women’s Treko Athletic Sandals B00WJXDQU2 Parent , adidas Originals Women's Shoes | Tubular Invader Strap Fashion Sneakers, Linen Khaki Linen Khaki Linen S, (10... Parent B01HNIPY9IWomen's Slippers Autumn Winter Pointed High-heeled Plush Slippers Indoor Outdoor Shoes Hard Soles Slip Ons Parent B076QGWSD5Colorful TM Women Ladies Fashion Flat Martin Boots Zipper Plush Winter Warm Boots Heels Shoes Parent B077D2H8GMFila Women’s Memory Countdown 3 Running Shoe, Varies B019Z2Q9JY Parent , Anne Klein Women’s Gallup Fabric Snow Shoe B071RTYXNK Parent , Donald J Pliner Women’s Amalia Slide Sandal B072VL8D9K ParentNew Ladies/Womens Black Toe Post Sandals with Diamantes - Black - UK Sizes 3-8 B0721BW21V ParentAigle Women’s Miss Marion Rain Boots B010CC2KLC Parent , Comfort Plus Wide Fit Leather Heeled Zip Ankle Boots B07F8Y7QZG Parent , AdeeSu Womens Peep-Toe Buckle Spikes Stilettos Suede Pumps-Shoes B072P1NKQ8 ParentXue Qiqi Court shoes Fan buckle with Roman rivets pointed flat shoes Pumps shoes patent leather shoes, 39, black B07F33TH4F Parent , EDEFS Womens Pointed Toe Ankle Strap Court Shoes Cut Out Cross Strap High Heel Pumps B01N7N400D ParentWomen's Pointed Closed Toe Single Shoes Fashion Embroidered Waterproof Platform Stilettos Long Day Wear Party... B07GPVK374 Parent , Koyi Summer New Pearl White Five-pointed Star High Heel Stiletto Wedding Shoes Sandals Pump 10CM B07FLT8B2Y ParentOnlineshoe Mens Womens Drag Queen Crossdresser High Heel Rounded Court Shoes Large Size B01MCU3KK6 Parent , Steve Madden SANDALO Debbie Donna MOD. SMSDEBBIE 5½=35½ B005B5E4HO Parentmikaela Sandals and Slippers for Women, Colour Blue, Brand, Model Sandals and Slippers for Women 17047 Blue B076GFLWGT ParentSlingback Platform , Wedge Sandals, Unique Platform Shoes Made With Peruvian Textile and Leather Lining, Pumps... B075SLY1Y5 Parent , MINITOO Ladies T-Strap Designer Navy Blue Satin Bridal Wedding Evening Sandals with Flower Crystals UK 2 B07BBK9KL8 Parent , Women's square toe plain colored sandal sleek and versatile, with sandals, a red circle of peace-keeping operations... B07BNMNKD8 Parent , Women Pump 11cm Stiletto Open Toe D'orsay Slingbacks Ankel Strape Sandals Dress Shoes Fashion Solid Letters Band... B07CNCWJG8 ParentAdrienne Vittadini Footwear Women's Pablic Gladiator Sandal B019NYR2M2 Parent , SHOESHAOGE Strap Roma Shoes One Word Buckle Thick Bottom Ultra High Heels Waterproof Terrace Heel Sandals Women'S... B0753LGB9G Parent , Men/Women GUNAINDMX Shoes/Spring/New/All-Match/Sports Shoes B07BD4MYG1 Parent excellent quality King of quantity British temperamentAllhqfashion Women's Solid Pu Kitten-Heels Buckle Open Toe Sandals,FBULD012280 B07HHXRD42 Parent , LIXIONG Portable woman summer sandals student Flat bottom Flowers Beach shoes, 3 colors Fashion shoes (Color :... B07CY185QS Parent , Coolcept Women Fashion Stiletto T Strap Sandals B07CXP5X4G 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.