Caprice 9-25468-29 Womens Anthrazit Leather Sneakers, 4 UK Parent B075Q6HDK8Yukun High heels Shallow Mouth High Heel Fine With Snake Pattern Shallow Mouth Professional High Heel Shoes Small... Parent B07HJ9LP5M , adidas Originals 3MC Skate Shoe Clear Mint/Black, 6.5 M US Parent B077X4VWLL , L@YC Women's Heels Spring / Summer / Fall Wedges / High Heels / Round Toe Silk Wedding / Party & Evening B075SGMHXS Parent , Women's Ladies New Flats Single Shoes Leisure Wild Low Heel Round head Genuine Leather Non-slip Cross Buckle Breathable... B074VCXCZM Parent , ARIAT Damen Stiefelette PERFORMER ZIP (Reißverschluß hinten/Schnürung vorne), schwarz, 7 (41) B003K2VIAQ ParentColumbia Women's Beartooth S8 Hiking Shoe B001AMDXYW Parent , Women Summer Sandals,Brezeh Women's Summer Bohemian Rhinestone Bead Sandals Clip Toe Gladiator Sandals Elastic... B07DFJRFJZ ParentStonefly Women Cold Lined Classic Boots Short Length B01GDTP2AO Parent , Women'S Leather Low-Heeled Dancing Shoes Latin Chagalumba Dance Shoes B076KXXJX8 ParentHBDLH Summer Net Shoes Flat Bottom Girls' Board Shoes Breathable Net Gauze Student Shoes Hollowed Out Casual Shoes. B07D693PRV Parent , Coolcept Women Comfort Collar Cuff Mid Calf Boots Pull On Tassels B075ZXPFM5 ParentSkechers Women's Go Step Snap Mary Jane Walking Shoe,Navy,US 8.5 M B01M1DI5OJ Parent , Gentleman/Lady LifeStride Womens Rozz B07DDDWGLT Parent Rich design Various types and styles Seasonal promotionDemonia Demon-11 - gothic punk industrial emo lolita punk platform shoes 3,5-9, Size:EU-38 / US-8 / UK-5 B00E8ULQZ6 Parent , Pour La Victoire Women’s Cece Pump B06XTTLBV5 Parent , HiTime Ladies Sweet Bowtie Outdoor Date Court Shoes High Heeled Cosplay Dress Shoes Pumps Sandals B07BK7RK35 Parent , Gabor Fashion, Women’s Wedge Heels Sandals B01M70QSSU ParentWomen's Fashion Pointed Toe Shoes Ankle Strap with Pendant High-Heeled Shoes with Chunky Heels B07H89SX33 ParentIndigo Rd. Women’s Barri Pump B06XHTKH2P Parent , Karen Scott Womens Maralyn Open Toe Classic Pumps B07582MSV2 ParentYMFIE Summer simple fashion flat sandals ladies open toe flat non-slip sandals B07F4CYD7L Parent , Lola Canales Women's 27205 Fashion Sandals B0799QCTRT ParentQPYC Ladies One Word Buckle Open Toe High Heel Sandals Comfortable Summer Fine Heel Carved Formal Women'S Shose B07BSL4YX5 ParentGARDINI Sandal 1108867 Platinum - Platino, 38 B07F2157S8 Parent , DANDANJIE Women's Sandals Wedge Heel Hand-Knitted Slippers Summer Beach Outdoor Comfort Shoes Size 35-42 B07DL77HJM ParentLaxBa Women Men Winter Warm Plush Slippers Indoor Anti-Slip Cotton-Padded Slipper Shoes Brown36 B077WFH921 ParentAgooLar Women's Frosted Open Toe Low-Heels Buckle Solid Sandals B07GNBCPDM Parent , Man's/Woman's AIYOUMEI Women Slingback B07DBLZWD3 Parent Various styles Reliable performance Outstanding function , Artfaerie Women's High Heels Sandals Open Toe Slingback Slippers with Buckle Summer Elegant Shoes B07DGS8T2R 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.

Mercopress

Tags:

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.