Skechers Women's Go Walk Revolution Ultra-Jolt Sneaker Parent B078HHDTZ6 , Bugatti Women’s 442520626969 Slip On Trainers Parent B077Y8F8Y1 , Indoor Slippers, Toes, Cork Slippers Parent B07H796N1NWomen's Sneakers High To Help Small White Shoes Women's Sports Shoes Ladies Fashion Breathable Shoes Running Shoes... Parent B07FMLBKG6 , T.T-Q Women's Kids' Dance Shoes Ballroom Satin Chunky Heel Almond Parent B07FN18STP , Mojo Moxy Women's Mogul Flip Flop Parent B06WRPL7WTStokton Women’s 541-d Low-Top Sneakers Parent B06Y2QVZ2X , Womanhouse Women Sparkles Dress Sandal Suede B0746H8GKR ParentLvYuan ggx Women's Heels Comfort PU Spring Casual Comfort Black Green Blushing Pink Flat, green, us4-4.5/eu34/... B074CXRQ6F Parent , Merrell Women’s Tetrex Rapid Crest Water Shoes B071S91JKW ParentAsics Gel-Glorify 3 Women's Running Shoes - 6.5 B01N3BNL4V Parent , FRYE Women's Dara Harness Leather Boot, 7.5, Beige B00ZUYLBJA ParentSemler Women’s Frida Ankle Boots B01F3DTZ4A ParentIrregular Choice Women’s Theodore Boots B01NAZGHK3 ParentBernardo Women’s Zip Rain Boot B06XYXLMWN Parent , MNII Women'S Boots Ankle Strap Platform Pump Stiletto Fashion Martin Rhinestones Pearl Heel Party Dress Boots Shoes- Fashion shoes B075NVT6W3 ParentDearfoams Womens Molded Footbed Pile Slide Open, Grey Frost, Size M Medium US US/US B074JNQ9ZP Parent , MisaKinsa Women Autumn Winter High Heel Short Boots Winter Warm Platform Boots B07GLQ2TXP ParentInterestDesign Women High Top Skate Shoes Sneaker with Thick Sole Suitable for All Seasons B07J6TY6BB ParentA&N Girls Tassels Winkle Pinker Stiletto Frosted Boots B01NBJO5IU Parent , T.U.K. Shoes Women's Emerald Velvet Kitty Mary Jane VLK Sneaker EU36/UKW3 B074XBD5XD Parent , BalaMasa Womens Metal Ornament Color Matching Thick Bottom Heel Imitated Leather Pumps-Shoes B01K7N1UYO Parent , GAOLIXIA Women's Shoes Open Toe Sandals Pumps Hollow Fashion High Heels Waterproof Platform Stiletto Heel Court... B07FCF4GRZ Parent , Tingtingbin Female Sandals Ms Summer Sandal Shoes Low Toe Shoes Ms. Sandals Shoes B07FZ856Q6 ParentJewel Badgley Mischka Women’s Hunt Wedge Sandal, Silver B01MFEZOIF ParentDune Women’s Neve Open Toe Sandals B01E7CUI9E Parent , CLARKS Womens Rosilla Hollis Casual Sandal, Sage, 9 B(M) US B0762T9SDX ParentSalabobo L010 Womens Roman Rhinestone Comfort Weddge Peep Toe Sandals Glaring Rhinestone Beautiful Pretty Performance... B07D76RGJN ParentVICOLO Ciabatta Donna 37 Fantasia Ai0007 Autunno Inverno 2017/18 B07GYHPNKP Parent , AalarDom Women's Frosted Open-Toe Kitten-Heels Buckle Solid Sandals, TSDLH008056 B07H4CH2ZD 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.