Unze Women ‘Adele’ Diamante Embellished Toe- Ring Party Slip On Evening Elastic Back Strap Carnival Flat Sequins... B07166Y9ZQ Parent , Blackstone Perforated High, Women’s Hi-Top Sneakers Parent B009P0GPZKLvYuan ggx Women's Heels Comfort Nubuck leather PU Summer Casual Comfort Green Black 4in-4 3/4in, ruby, us5/eu35... Parent B074CXN6HS , Puma MCQ BRACE MID Grey Beige Blue Women Sneakers Shoes Parent B018CWJMR4MINITOO AMM103 Womens Girls Brown Mesh T-Strap Latin Wedding Dance Sandals UK 5.5 B0772CF19F ParentBeppi Women's Fashion Sandals White White B07CMBS6VQ ParentWaldläufer 944002-400-194 Hadel women loafer Parent B073J4PH1F , MINITOO Women's Block Low Heel Floral Mesh Dancing Shoes Party Prom Pumps Burgundy UK 2.5 Parent B07GB557RVRTRY Women's Shoes PU Fall Fashion Boots Boots Stiletto Heel Pointed Toe Booties/Ankle Boots For Casual Coffee... B076CPVK1S ParentAltra Olympus 1.5, Women’s Olympus 1.5-w B00MBQ9DZ4 ParentCLARKS Women's Janice Verna Fashion Boot, Black Leather, 100 M US B078HGYHCB ParentQIAOShoe Q&Q Women's Low Boots Tall Tube Boots Banquet Hall Boots Rough with Matte Boots Banquet Hall Boots Retro... B07H6MYS99 ParentBIGTREE Women Over The Knee Boots Black Casual Platform Autumn Winter Comfortable PU Leather Long Boots by B0783P5NZH Parent , BalaMasa Ladies Metal Chain Chunky Heels Platform Imitated Leather Boots B01MF4ERKQ ParentLamoda Womens Platform Heeled Ankle Boots with Flame Detail in Black PU 3 B07D18KSR4 Parent , Top ShishangWomen's shoes with round head and front tie with solid color Martin boots B07H17RVF6 ParentSmilice Women Shiny Look Platform Court Shoes Fashion Sky High Heel Shoes B0752JXZ2F Parent , Peeptoe Gold Glitter Stiletto Very High Heel Platform Peep Toe Shoes B07D3XWFVP Parent , Gentleman/Lady Waldläufer Women's Closed B0722S8J8K Parent Various styles a variety of leading the fashion , Aerosoles A2 by Women's First Love Pump B071L9DPXW ParentVince Camuto Women's Balisa Flat Sandal B01N1ZFTAS ParentGeox D Amalitha B, Women’s Open Toe Sandals B0766CLRSD ParentClarks Un Plaza Sling Nubuck Sandals in Grey B078HQRCNG Parent , Lumberjack SW27006 006 P87 Wedge Sandals Women B07CVMPQKD Parent , Mr/Ms Blu Byblos - Daily_682346 B07D6Z9HPQ Parent Reliable quality luxurious cheaperThe North Face Hedgehog II, Women Sandals B01938XR40 ParentTANG DYNASTY(TM) Chinese Traditional Embroidery Flower & Green Leaves Women Flat Shoes Rubber Sole B072L81GCD Parent , CAFèNOIR Women's DC Unlined Low House Sneakers B0171DCISK Parent , High-heeled cool slippers female summer pearl diamond slippers female with thick ladies cool slippers B0727Q3QR7 ParentRefresh Women’'s 64286 Open Toe Sandals B077TGCWMN 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.