ECCO Damara, Women’s Low-Top Sneakers Parent B01N06U7JI , Tosca Blu Women’s Funky Low-Top Sneakers Parent B079MHK5TJ , RUGAI-UE Fashion All-Match Toe Sandals Female Rough Waterproof Word Buckle Shoes Parent B072Q7CLPB , Beppi Unisex Adults' Sport 2146443 Fitness Shoes Parent B008X7244MTRUSSARDI JEANS woman saneakers low 79S022 18 Parent B01CFUBM6I , LBTSQ-High heel shoes thin heels wild women sexy pointy heads bridesmaids middle heels fashion women's shoes. B07GH5P5RX ParentAJUNR New/Fashion/Work/High-Heel/Women Cat And Shoe Baotou 6Cm High Heels Slippers Sandals Black B07CDR7HXP Parent , GAOLIXIA Womens Ladies Leather Open Toe Sandals Pumps Stiletto Heels Ankle Strap High Heels Party Banquet Dress... B07DQN2F3P Parentadidas Women's Duramo 3 Running Shoe B0031QPA2S Parent , GERRY WEBER Louanne 06, Women’s Ankle Boots B06Y1K2T5X ParentNorthside Women's Catrina Waterproof Insulated Fashion Boot B00S5XSEG6 ParentLa Sportiva Spire Woman GTX, Women’s Slouch Boots B07BJMMPVC ParentKickers Oxfordchic, Women’s Chelsea Boots B06XH1PRLT ParentNIKE Women’s W Tennis Classic Ultra PRM Trainers Off-White Size: 5 UK B01BIA1MKM Parent , SHINIK High-heeled Sandals For Girls Artificial PU Shoes Pointed T-shaped Shoes Black Red And Green High Heels B07D7J9WZZ Parent , Rieker Women’s 537z3 Chelsea Boots B078NCMWSB Parent , BareTraps Women's Bt Garin Ankle Bootie, Black, 9 US/9 M US B072L7LVDQ ParentAnMengXinLing Ankle Boot Women Block Low Heel Pointed Toe Leather Ankle Strap Metal Rivet Back Zipper Martin Boot... B07HLVP2K4 ParentXue Qiqi Court shoes Suede black side empty shoes pointed high heels female fine with sandals buckle women's shoes B07F2MMY8K ParentHogl Women's High Heel Classic Court Shoe B01K252RR6 Parent , XXM-Shoes High-heeled sandals with thin sandals round head women's shoes comfortable and stylish, minimalist painted... B07FZX8JZK Parent , KPHY Summer Women'S Sandals Middle Heel Mother Shoes Slope Heel Flat Bottom Comfortable Middle-Aged Soft Bottom. B07CP3HJQ3 Parent , PleaserUSA Strappy womens criss cross strap sandals Amuse-13 nude patent B074JJD4K4 ParentFinn Comfort Kos, Women’s Wedge Heel Open Sandals B00T049VQG Parent , Ikrush Womens Lexi Faux Suede Bow Flat Pumps B07G3FNMS6 ParentU.S. Polo Assn. Women's Women's Cara-E Oxford, Black/Mint/Black, 8 M US B0735RYS8D Parent , NIKKI ME Women's Comfort Sandals Green in Size 38 B07D8TD45Z ParentZHZNVX High-heeled shoes Summer suede Fish mouth High-heeled buckle Shoes Square cross sandals B07DJ9YVM9 ParentWomen's Wings Luxury Sexy Ankle Strap Party Sandals Stiletto High Heels Ladies Peep Toe Shoes Club Wedding Strappy... B07CTKQ7BM ParentMel Women's Blackberry Ankle Strap B00A3OCQPA 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.