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Mercosur Regional Analysis

Wheat There is much talk about Argentina’s new wheat campaign outlook that mostly centers on the uncertainty regarding planted area. The consensus right now, however, is that the 2024/25 area will decrease from the prior year. Seed and input sales for planting are lagging last year’s volumes because farmers are struggling to make decisions. Clearly, there are producers in areas where they have no choice but to plant wheat, but in other regions where they could switch to barley or go directly to summer crops, doubt regarding planting intentions is significant. Fertilizer sales are keeping companies awake at night because fertilizer is the first thing farmers cut from budgets during times of low margins and great uncertainty. Th...

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Infrastructure investment due diligence

On behalf of a Canadian oilseed processer WPI's team provided market analysis, econometric modeling and financial due diligence in support of a $24 million-dollar investment in a Ukrainian crush plant. Consistent with WPI's findings, local production to supply the plant and the facility's output have expanded exponentially since the investment. WPI has conducted parallel work on behalf of U.S., South American and European clients, both private and public, in the agri-food space.

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