Minnetonka Women's Chrissy Slipper Bootie B01KMKI2J8 Parent , MINITOO Women's Fashion Vintage Style Flower Gold Performance Dance Shoes 3 1/6" Heel 6 M UK Parent B0117613PGGentleman/Lady Gattinoni PINTI0818WMG000 Sneakers Women Parent B07H1KK4HD New Listing Pleasant appearance Human border , Meedot Women Sandals Men Slippers Summer Slip-On Water Shoes Hollow Breathable Beach Shoes Casual Anti-Sllip House... Parent B07B79FRZM , ShangYi Women's Shoes Faux Leather Flat Heel Flip Flops Sandals Outdoor/Dress/Casual Black/Red/White Parent B01G07HOH8Skechers Women’s Sweet Symphony Fashion Sneaker Parent B017OKILCC , QOIQNLSN Women'S Shoes Suede Summer Basic Pump Heels Stiletto Heel Gray/Purple / Light Blue B07GP67PLK Parentadidas Originals Women's Tubular Shadow W Running Shoe, White/Pearl Grey/Haze Coral, 8.5 M US B01LZXZLAW ParentMerrell Women's Outmost Mid Vent Waterproof Hiking Boot, Boulder, 8.5 M US B01NCLNS17 Parent , Calaier Women's Carobot Boots blue Size: 3 UK B06XWRD4P1 ParentCushe Women's Allpine Fir WP Boot, Dark Grey, 36 BR/5 M US B00T3O8JW0 ParentKPHY-Thick Bottom Slippers Summer Wear Clip Toe Flip Flops Flat Bottomed Casual Anti Slip Flat Heel.White Thirty-Eight B07GGSKZ7V ParentQPYC Women Fine heel High Heels Embroidered Flower Shallow Mouth Pointed Single Shoes Occupation Banquet Women'S... B078PKFQPW ParentJKHGJUH Fashion Chain Carved Flower Barefoot Sandals Anklet Foot Chain for Women Girl B07GNDKS31 ParentJOJONUNU Women Flats Court Shoes B07BLZD5D2 Parent , JIA JIA Women's Bridal Shoes 37088 Closed Toe Stiletto Heel Satin Platform Pumps Rhinestone Wedding Shoes B0797QR1GV ParentIGIeCO 2188411 Charcoal Oxford Woman with Plateau B07HKCLMCV ParentDKFJKI Leather High Heel Heel Fine Heel Pointed Rhinestone Party Shoes B07C6FFXPZ Parent , Art 0933f Fantasy Harlem, Women’s Closed Toe Heels B0771WY2Q4 Parent , El Naturalista Women’s Nf46 Soft Grain Black/Zumaia Flat Sandal B01LXP5Y41 Parent , Odomolor Women's Solid Upper Leather Kitten-Heels Buckle Closed-Toe Pumps-Shoes B07CNKZQJ5 Parent , Man's/Woman's DIVAN-AVATAR Baltimore Brown B07HB6MCMC Parent Easy to use Modern design TRUE , Office Women’s Harris Open Toe Sandals B077ZKVDB9 ParentFabulicious Flair by Pleaser Stiletto Heel Strappy Ankle Wrap Platform Sandal Patent Black B0012P4NMS Parent , Kitzen Women Sandals High Heel Sandals Rivet Fine With Buckle Shoes Fashion Party Banquet, 38 B07B7L946F Parentcamel active Sicilia 74, Women’s Sandals B0144Q450Q Parent , TYERY Moms Shoes Sandals Leather Middle-Aged Soft Bottom Slip Large Size Middle-Aged Flat with Women's Shoes B07CTD5JK3 ParentGTVERNH-Wedge Sandals With Diamond Beach Sandals With Straps Sandals Hollow B07BK26T3B Parent , CHANTAL Slipper Glitter Bordeaux 632 Taglia 40 - Colore Bordeaux B07C84BXT6 ParentJOJONUNU Women Cross Strap Sandals B07CYZ7R3V 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.