Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Ox, Women’s Trainers Parent B006M6AXEE , CLARKS New Women's Tri Etch Sneaker Black Leather 7.5 Parent B0754NC91T , Puma Basket Glitter Princess Sophia Webster Womens Blue Leather Sneakers Shoes Parent B07GX7N5YDVaude Women's Tvl Easy, Women’s Low Rise Hiking Shoes Parent B01N6HX7RS , Reebok Women Classics Classic Leather Golden Neutrals Parent B06Y1T83PX , KPHY-Women'S Shoes Leather Fashion Sports Leisure Yellow Thirty-Six B07GXT1ZQK Parent , Merrell Avian Light Sport Gore-tex®, Women’s Hiking Shoes B004ZII0PA Parent , Mjus Women's Boots White Bianco B0711P45Y5 ParentAriat Women's Weekender Short Boot B00UBB9M9I Parent , Coolcept Women Fashion Low Heel Short Boots Pull On B07J6HFVM3 Parent , CUYE Over The Knee Boots, Long Boots, Ladies Fat Sister Stovepipe Stretch Boots B07FYXNCC9 Parent , Aisun Women's Elegant Rhinestones Pointed Toe High Chunky Heel Pumps Shoes B074TGSTQH Parent , AgooLar Women's Round Closed Toe Pull-On PU Assorted Color High-Heels Pumps-Shoes B06WGRRX83 ParentJRenok Women Pointed Toe High Heels Basic Shoes Autumn and Winter Casual Fitted Female Single Fashion Outwear... B07GS46CQT Parent , NVLXIE Women's large size sandals Summer Thick Bottom Roman style Poe Leisure Comfortable Students Work Shopping... B07GDJ1MSD Parent , LFD Sandals Female Xia Fang Head Hollow Shoes Roman Cross Strap Wild Casual Sandals Female B07DYSCL51 ParentYLLXZ Women's shoes summer High-heeled sandals Genuine Leather Career Dress Waterproof platform High heels Thin... B07DTQ3CX9 ParentAllhqFashion Women's Split Toe Buckle Microfiber Solid No Heel Sandals B01FQNYDNU ParentBalaMasa Womens Sandals Closed-Toe No-Closure Ankle-Wrap High-Heel Cold Lining Solid Nubuck Fabric Huarache Pointed-Toe... B07D92R99M ParentAa-nvliangxie Women's Sandals The Slippers Are Female With The Summer Version Of The New Korean Version. B07CTNKXMB ParentKPHY Women'S Shoes/Comfortable Wild Pure Color Cross Clip Sandals Beach Flat Shoes .Thirty-Nine Black B07G4CR5X5 Parent , Juicy Couture Naima Sandals Pink B07C8BH29X ParentLongo comfort Women's 7502-33048-4 Fashion Sandals B01E9EN2J8 ParentCalaier Women's Caswim Fashion Sandals black Size: 9 B01N3KHJ4H Parent1TO9 Womens Cone-Shape Heel Platform Pointed-Toe Metal Buckles Black Sequin Loafers Shoes MMS03284-6.5 UK B077MFBN5G Parent , GRACE SHOES E8172 High Heeled Sandals Women B07BJK3YT5 Parent , Heine Womens Sequin Shoes Sandalette weiß B01D25Z28Y Parent , Lsm-Sandals Women's Sandals One-Word Stiletto Heels Shoes B074L8312J Parent , 1TO9 Girls Kitten-Heels Solid Frosted Sandals B01HCHFNOQ Parent , Calvin Klein Jeans Women's Chantal Slide Sandal, Silver/White, 8 Medium US B07CVSJDKK 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.