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China In-Country Analysis

Macroeconomics Food Inflation Reverses Course, Falls in December With pork prices continuing to remain well below their averages from a year ago, food costs on aggregate fell by 1.2 percent in December. That reverses course from November when food inflation climbed by 1.6 percent, the first uptick since May. The cost of pork dropped by 36.7 percent year-on-year last month, as the November rally in live hog prices ended. Meanwhile, other categories saw their average prices rise from a year ago, albeit at a slower pace than in November. These included fresh vegetables, cooking oil, and eggs, which jumped by 10.6 percent, 6.4 percent, and 12.7 percent from December 2020. In contrast, fresh fruit prices, which rose by 4.8 percent from a year...

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Summary of Futures

Dec 22 Corn closed at $6.12/bushel, up $0.0175 from yesterday's close.  Dec 22 Wheat closed at $7.805/bushel, down $0.2225 from yesterday's close.  Nov 22 Soybeans closed at $13.9/bushel, up $0.09 from yesterday's close.  Dec 22 Soymeal closed at $400.6/short ton, up $4.5 from ye...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Bad Day for Wheat

It was a somewhat volatile open but there was one certainty – wheat was going down. Joined by soyoil. Lower wheat weighed on corn, which hung on for a small gain. The story remains one of better weather and not much else to talk about, except shipments of grain out of Ukraine are occurrin...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds livestock

China In-Country Analysis

Livestock Rising Feed Costs and Hot Temperatures Force Some to Sell Hogs Here in August average feedstuff prices have continued to climb as a result of higher soybean prices and the loss of corn supplies from Ukraine. Since the start of July, the average producer’s price for soymeal has c...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec 22 Corn closed at $6.12/bushel, up $0.0175 from yesterday's close.  Dec 22 Wheat closed at $7.805/bushel, down $0.2225 from yesterday's close.  Nov 22 Soybeans closed at $13.9/bushel, up $0.09 from yesterday's close.  Dec 22 Soymeal closed at $400.6/short ton, up $4.5 from ye...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Bad Day for Wheat

It was a somewhat volatile open but there was one certainty – wheat was going down. Joined by soyoil. Lower wheat weighed on corn, which hung on for a small gain. The story remains one of better weather and not much else to talk about, except shipments of grain out of Ukraine are occurrin...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds livestock

China In-Country Analysis

Livestock Rising Feed Costs and Hot Temperatures Force Some to Sell Hogs Here in August average feedstuff prices have continued to climb as a result of higher soybean prices and the loss of corn supplies from Ukraine. Since the start of July, the average producer’s price for soymeal has c...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Black Sea Regional Analysis

Russian Grain Markets: 8-12 August 2022 The harvest in Russia continues. Some areas in the south are entering the final stage and producing a record crop. Rostov on Don area, the wheat belt of Russia, is boasting a 14.5 MMT crop from 3.35 Mha of which 2.9 Mha was winter wheat. This is a record...

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