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Oilseed Highlights: Chinese Tariff Impact on Upper Midwest; India’s Soyoil Tariff

Chinese Tariffs Impact on Upper Midwest Soybean Farmers Barring a settlement to the current trade dispute, China is expected to impose a 25 percent tariff on U.S. soybeans effective 6 July. It appears the situation may intensify after President Trump yesterday threatened to implement additional...

biofuel softs soy-oilseeds

Indian Subcontinent Regional Analysis

Ethanol Production Up; Prices Nose-Dive  As noted in earlier reports, India’s sugar production in sugar year 2017/18 (November-October) is expected to reach 32 MMT, and that is having an effect on ethanol production. The latter is now expected to total 3.11 billion liters (0.822 bill...

soy-oilseeds

Oilseed Highlights: China’s Soybean Sales; U.S. Soy; Indian Vegoil Tariffs; Brazil’s Strike Aftermath

China Sells Reserve Soybeans China’s National Grain Trade Center today announced the government sold 192,324 MT of reserve stock soybeans at auction. They were sold at 3,043 yuan/MT ($476/MT), only 1.4 percent above the minimum sales price of 3,000 yuan/MT. The volume sold was approximate...

U.S.-Canada Road Forward; Limits of Tariffs; Real Ag Problems

U.S.-Canada Road Forward Donald Trump initially thought that U.S. agriculture was a problem for him since the sector was so paranoid about trade retaliation that it cried out loudly for him to “do no harm.” Now he has come to realize that it presents some of the best examples of pro...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soybeans

USDA estimates this month that U.S. soybean supply and use projections for 2018/19 will include lower beginning stocks, slightly higher crush, and lower ending stocks. Lower beginning stocks reflect higher crush for 2017/18. Higher global soybean production is partly offset by lower rapeseed an...

wheat softs biofuel

India Subcontinent Regional Analysis

Wheat Procurement Exceeds Estimates; Open Market Prices Drop As of 4 June 2018, 34.724 MMT of wheat had been procured for 2018/19 by the Food Corporation of India (FCI) and state agencies, 8.51 percent more than the government of India’s (GOI’s) fixed target of 32 MMT. For reference...

soy-oilseeds

Oilseed Highlights: India’s Vegoil Tariffs; China’s Drought; Brazil’s Soybean Exports

India Expected to Raise Vegoil Tariff Rates Undisclosed sources in India’s government have told Reuters that officials are considering a hike in the tariff rates for some edible oils in the next few days. They apparently referenced soyoil, rapeseed and sunflower oil specifically. The curr...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds

Indian Subcontinent Regional Analysis

Corn and Soymeal Exports Could Keep Prices High Indian corn is competitive and finding markets in Vietnam and Bangladesh. Vietnam continues to import Indian corn in containers at $220-225/MT delivered. This price is compared to U.S. and South American corn at $230/MT delivered. Bangladesh impor...

Macron Solution; NAFTA Ultimatum; Regulated Market; Sweet it Ain’t

Macron Solution French President Emmanuel Macron correctly reacted to the U.S. imposition of tariffs on steel and aluminum by calling for an overhaul of the WTO. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said that “everyone agrees that the WTO needs to be reformed.” Neither, though, of...

softs feed-grains soy-oilseeds

Indian Subcontinent Regional Analysis

Sugar Prices Improve on GOI Intervention It seems that the government of India (GOI) has finally heeded the sugar industry’s demand and will create a buffer stock. With the Indian Sugar Manufacturers Association now boosting its sugar production forecast to 32 MMT, 2018/19 opening stocks...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Ag Review - May 2018

WPI's monthly publication features analyses of the U.S. grain industry, U.S. soybean marketing strategies, the U.S. biofuels industry, the global outlook for farm inputs, and policy trends. It also provides a review of agribusiness stock prices along with expectations for future performance...

softs wheat soy-oilseeds

Indian Subcontinent Regional Analysis

Higher Sugar Production Keeping Prices Low India’s sugar production could reach 31.5 MMT, according to the Indian Sugar Manufacturers Association (ISMA). The mills in Uttar Pradesh are still crushing sugarcane and may continue to do so until the end of the month. The higher-than-normal pr...

soy-oilseeds

Oilseed Highlights: Chinese Tariff Impact on Upper Midwest; India’s Soyoil Tariff

Chinese Tariffs Impact on Upper Midwest Soybean Farmers Barring a settlement to the current trade dispute, China is expected to impose a 25 percent tariff on U.S. soybeans effective 6 July. It appears the situation may intensify after President Trump yesterday threatened to implement additional...

biofuel softs soy-oilseeds

Indian Subcontinent Regional Analysis

Ethanol Production Up; Prices Nose-Dive  As noted in earlier reports, India’s sugar production in sugar year 2017/18 (November-October) is expected to reach 32 MMT, and that is having an effect on ethanol production. The latter is now expected to total 3.11 billion liters (0.822 bill...

soy-oilseeds

Oilseed Highlights: China’s Soybean Sales; U.S. Soy; Indian Vegoil Tariffs; Brazil’s Strike Aftermath

China Sells Reserve Soybeans China’s National Grain Trade Center today announced the government sold 192,324 MT of reserve stock soybeans at auction. They were sold at 3,043 yuan/MT ($476/MT), only 1.4 percent above the minimum sales price of 3,000 yuan/MT. The volume sold was approximate...

U.S.-Canada Road Forward; Limits of Tariffs; Real Ag Problems

U.S.-Canada Road Forward Donald Trump initially thought that U.S. agriculture was a problem for him since the sector was so paranoid about trade retaliation that it cried out loudly for him to “do no harm.” Now he has come to realize that it presents some of the best examples of pro...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soybeans

USDA estimates this month that U.S. soybean supply and use projections for 2018/19 will include lower beginning stocks, slightly higher crush, and lower ending stocks. Lower beginning stocks reflect higher crush for 2017/18. Higher global soybean production is partly offset by lower rapeseed an...

wheat softs biofuel

India Subcontinent Regional Analysis

Wheat Procurement Exceeds Estimates; Open Market Prices Drop As of 4 June 2018, 34.724 MMT of wheat had been procured for 2018/19 by the Food Corporation of India (FCI) and state agencies, 8.51 percent more than the government of India’s (GOI’s) fixed target of 32 MMT. For reference...

soy-oilseeds

Oilseed Highlights: India’s Vegoil Tariffs; China’s Drought; Brazil’s Soybean Exports

India Expected to Raise Vegoil Tariff Rates Undisclosed sources in India’s government have told Reuters that officials are considering a hike in the tariff rates for some edible oils in the next few days. They apparently referenced soyoil, rapeseed and sunflower oil specifically. The curr...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds

Indian Subcontinent Regional Analysis

Corn and Soymeal Exports Could Keep Prices High Indian corn is competitive and finding markets in Vietnam and Bangladesh. Vietnam continues to import Indian corn in containers at $220-225/MT delivered. This price is compared to U.S. and South American corn at $230/MT delivered. Bangladesh impor...

Macron Solution; NAFTA Ultimatum; Regulated Market; Sweet it Ain’t

Macron Solution French President Emmanuel Macron correctly reacted to the U.S. imposition of tariffs on steel and aluminum by calling for an overhaul of the WTO. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said that “everyone agrees that the WTO needs to be reformed.” Neither, though, of...

softs feed-grains soy-oilseeds

Indian Subcontinent Regional Analysis

Sugar Prices Improve on GOI Intervention It seems that the government of India (GOI) has finally heeded the sugar industry’s demand and will create a buffer stock. With the Indian Sugar Manufacturers Association now boosting its sugar production forecast to 32 MMT, 2018/19 opening stocks...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Ag Review - May 2018

WPI's monthly publication features analyses of the U.S. grain industry, U.S. soybean marketing strategies, the U.S. biofuels industry, the global outlook for farm inputs, and policy trends. It also provides a review of agribusiness stock prices along with expectations for future performance...

softs wheat soy-oilseeds

Indian Subcontinent Regional Analysis

Higher Sugar Production Keeping Prices Low India’s sugar production could reach 31.5 MMT, according to the Indian Sugar Manufacturers Association (ISMA). The mills in Uttar Pradesh are still crushing sugarcane and may continue to do so until the end of the month. The higher-than-normal pr...

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