MINITOO Women's Ankle Strap Cut-Out Flared Heel Satin Black Modern Dance Shoes Comfortable Sandals 7.5 M UK Parent B011764EIOOnitsuka Tiger EDR 78 Classic Running Sneaker Parent B0734N9GQRQuick Schuh GmbH Women's 1000991 Flip Flops Parent B01IN6A8DQ , Xue Qiqi The high-heel shoes fine with 10cm round head waterproof single women's singles shoes shallow mouth shoes... Parent B07DST9D4K , Roxy Women's Mattie Slide Sandal B01GOHTLSE ParentVictor Function 6612 Women's 6687 Polo, Womens Parent B06XWYQZ6NMan/Woman Happy Birthday David Parent B004KZPLHI Beautiful color Stylish and fun Superb craftsmanshipadidas Sprint Star 4 W, Men’s Clogs and Mules Parent B00QD7Z19OPuma Women's Clyde Core Leather Sneakers Parent B07C4RCLF2FASCINO DONNA Women's Sandals Leather (5 UK / 38 EU, Black) B01N7XNUS3 ParentAJUNR New/Fashion/Work/High-Heel/Women Sexy Pointed Hollow Snakeskin Pattern Is Fine With 10Cm High Heels Shallow... B07CB4P4S1 Parent , NIKE Sb Zoom Janoski Max Orange Ankle-High Suede Skateboarding Shoe - 7.5M/6M B06WV7237W Parent , NEWROCK New Rock 107-S3 BLACK SKULL METALLIC BOOTS 107 - S3 B00KIRZYA6 ParentCocey Women Ankle Stiletto Boots B07H2V9VMF Parent , Gerry Weber Womens Comfort Boots Black 4 UK 6 US B079VS24ST Parent , Calaier Women's Caquite Boots beige Size: 2 B06XWTTR66 Parent , Gentlemen/Ladies Legero Women’s Classic Boot B071XXW2JW Parent Wear resistant Settlement Price Explosive good goodsLadola Womens Low-Cut Uppers Soft-Ground Closed-Toe Solid Microfiber Pumps Shoes B0757P9D9P Parent , Yukun High heels Pointed Stiletto Deep Mouth Single Shoes Female Autumn Wild Pu Casual Black Autumn High Heels... B07HJ5GVMS ParentMan's/Woman's Guess Women's Honora4 Pump B0793473L9 Parent Wear resistant excellent Full range of specificationsDorothy Perkins Women’s Heidi Closed Toe Heels B07B6KRQT6 Parent , Tommy Hilfiger Women’s Corporate Ribbon Flat Met Sling Back Sandals, Gold B078T81R9J ParentCalaier Women's Caluckily Fashion Sandals green Size: 6 B06XWQZ98P ParentRiva Belmonte Womens Casual Strappy Sandals B072M56G64 ParentClarks Women's Leisa Higley Slide Sandal B01IAE9A8K ParentJIANXIN Summer Half Slipper Women Fashion Perspective Film Cool Slippers Outer Slippers Women High Heels Sandals... B07FRYZX5S Parent , XZGC Check The Water Drill Flat Bottom Elegant Beach Sandals Female,7.5 UK, Brown B07BSXH9NY Parent , AdeeSu Womens Casual Round-Toe Slip-Resistant Wedges Leather Boots SXC01870 B078CQWK47 Parent , CLARKS Women's Parram Spice Platform, Beige Suede, 6 Medium US B072W3FPF6 Parent , MINITOO Womens MZ578 Peep Toe Med Heel Rhinestone Champagne Satin Bridal Wedding Shoes Sandals UK 8.5 B074RYG6Z1 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.