Russian grains powering ahead

DESPITE economic sanctions Russia is powering ahead in the global grains sector. The plummeting Russian rouble, along with the sanctions, imposed by the US and the EU after Russia annexed parts of Ukraine, made grain imports less competitive in Russia and after several excellent seasons production has surged. In its most recent crop report the […]

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Russian milling wheat export prices slightly decreased last week

Export prices for Russian milling wheat closed the reporting week with some decrease. Those for 12.5%-protein wheat sank to $193‑195/MT FOB in Novorossiysk port for November-December delivery. 11.5%-protein wheat prices in small ports dropped on average by $3/MT to $148‑153/MT FOB for November-December delivery, reports UkrAgroConsult. On the one hand, Russian wheat prices are pressured by another fall in […]

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Sugar output to increase in India

The Indian Government has projected a higher sugar output at around 25 million tonnes for the current 2017-18 season (October-September), as against 20.3 million tonnes in the last year. More than a dozen mills in key sugar producing states like Uttar Pradesh have started crushing operations this year, a Food Ministry official said. The official […]

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Pérdidas del 60% de la exportación de arándanos por temporal

El fuerte temporal del pasado 18 de octubre localizado en los departamentos de Salto y Paysandú ocasionó pérdidas importantes en la producción de arándanos, las que representan más del 60% del volumen destinado a la exportación, informó a El Observador la Unión de Productores y Exportadores Frutihortícolas del Uruguay (Upefruy). La adversidad climática había incluido lluvias torrenciales, tormenta eléctrica, granizo […]

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