Womens Ladies Strappy Sandals Low Heel Ankle Strap Cuff Evening Party Shoes Size B01MXWFPLE ParentSkechers Women’s Reggae Fest-Epic Advent Low-Top Sneakers, Black, 5 Parent B01B7GVZ04 , adidas Originals Women's Superstar Decon W, White/White/White, 8.5 Medium US Parent B01N5FG3EICONVERSE unisex low sneakers 555933C PL LP OX WHITE / RED Parent B01HP46K84 , NIKE Women's Air Max 90 Ultra 2.0 Flyknit Black/White 881109-004 Parent B079QK71X2Zenzzle Graphic Wave Texture Women's Running Shoes Casual Lightweight Athletic Sneakers US Size 6-15 Parent B0786131X5 , Loeffler Randall Women's Alfie (Perforated Vachetta) Fashion Sneaker Parent B00PSRPYD8 , MINITOO QJ6211 Women's Color Block Red Latin Salsa Dance Shoes 4 M UK Parent B013JIMK3Y , ShangYi Customizable Women's Dance Shoes Modern Satin Customized Heel Black/Brown Parent B01G00KJNG , AJUNR New/Fashion/Work/High-Heel/Women Fine With 9Cm High Heels Nightclub Sexy All-Match Tip Shallow Mouth Black... B07CDR2H3D Parent , Women's Ballroom Dance Shoes Sparkling Glitter Latin Salsa Sandals Heels Customized B07C3GKS9M Parent , Nike Women’s 844926-003 Fitness Shoes B01LZIQBUG Parent , BEARPAW Women's Rosie Snow Boot (8.5 B(M) US, Charcoal) B075M72FH1 ParentTop Shishang Thick heel boots women's boots Martin boots flat with B07HHSBV4T ParentBCBGeneration Women's Bg-craftee Ankle Bootie B01D2S3GCK Parent , BalaMasa Womens Casual Retro Slip-Resistant Suede Boots ABL10396 B078SLFXY3 Parent , Mustang Zip Sneaker High Bordeaux Womens Chukka Boots B07335J2GN ParentBlauer USA 7SWOBOWLING/LEA Sneakers Women Yellow/White 38 B06XJH893H Parent , Mee Shoes Women's Sexy High Heel Assorted Color Pointed Toe Dress Shoes B06XMYJPQN Parent , Dragon868 Women's Spring Block Heel Pumps, Frosted Suede Pointed Toe Shallow Casual Shoes B0791CZN6R Parent , fereshte Women's Faux Velvet Classic Low Kitten Heel Pointed Toe Pumps B01C80RUNE ParentSJJH Court Shoes with High Heel and Thick Platform for Fashion Women B07B8RV6QZ Parent , Womens Ladies High Heel Strappy Crossover Party Wedding Prom Sandals Shoes Size B07D5LR48K ParentPepe Jeans Sandals PMS90045 874TRAIL (44) B07BRRCGQ8 Parent , Athena Alexander Women’s Viola Wedge Sandal B07CD5MYPB Parent , Man's/Woman's HERIXO Women's Fashion Sandals B07CRTRJSY Parent Comfortable feeling Beautiful high quality productDSYLD Women's High Heel Sandals Open Toe Shoes (34-39) Pink Blue B07D215PQN Parent , YTTY Leather Slippers A Rhinestone Muffin,Khaki,36 B0736S7GC8 Parent , TAOFFEN Women Fashion Sandals Closed Toe B07D6LZ3HL Parent , K&GQ sandals Women's High Heels Artificial PU Pointed Fine Heel Fashion Solid Color Non-Slip Wear-Resistant Comfortable B07FXYT9FS 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.