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Market Commentary: Soyoil Collapses on Global Vegoil Weakness; Dakota Rains Again Pressure Grains

Weaker technical conditions, limit-down soyoil, and more rains for the Dakotas conspired to push the CBOT sharply lower on Friday. Thursday’s WASDE should have been supportive for corn, but overnight rains in the northern Plains gave bulls pains. Today concludes the index fund roll, which...

wheat soy-oilseeds feed-grains

CFTC COT Report Analysis

The attached PDF offers graphical depiction and seasonal analysis of managed money and commercial traders' net position in key agricultural commodity markets. The data is, of course, taken from the CFTC's weekly Commitment of Traders report, using the futures only data. WPI recently completed a...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.845/bushel, down $0.145 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $6.8075/bushel, down $0.03 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.085/bushel, down $0.355 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $383.3/short ton, up $1.7 f...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Soyoil Collapses on Global Vegoil Weakness; Dakota Rains Again Pressure Grains

Weaker technical conditions, limit-down soyoil, and more rains for the Dakotas conspired to push the CBOT sharply lower on Friday. Thursday’s WASDE should have been supportive for corn, but overnight rains in the northern Plains gave bulls pains. Today concludes the index fund roll, which...

wheat soy-oilseeds feed-grains

CFTC COT Report Analysis

The attached PDF offers graphical depiction and seasonal analysis of managed money and commercial traders' net position in key agricultural commodity markets. The data is, of course, taken from the CFTC's weekly Commitment of Traders report, using the futures only data. WPI recently completed a...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.845/bushel, down $0.145 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $6.8075/bushel, down $0.03 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.085/bushel, down $0.355 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $383.3/short ton, up $1.7 f...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

PM Post - Back and Forth

THE OPEN July beans:  10 lower July meal:  1.10 lower July soyoil:  230 pts lower  Julu corn:  9 lower July wheat:  7 1/2 lower The markets opened lower and continued to sell-off on weaker technical considerations, more rains across northern portions of the country...

Soy & Oilseeds

Soy & Oilseeds

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Soyoil Collapses on Global Vegoil Weakness; Dakota Rains Again Pressure Grains

Weaker technical conditions, limit-down soyoil, and more rains for the Dakotas conspired to push the CBOT sharply lower on Friday. Thursday’s WASDE should have been supportive for corn, but overnight rains in the northern Plains gave bulls pains. Today concludes the index fund roll, which...

wheat soy-oilseeds feed-grains

CFTC COT Report Analysis

The attached PDF offers graphical depiction and seasonal analysis of managed money and commercial traders' net position in key agricultural commodity markets. The data is, of course, taken from the CFTC's weekly Commitment of Traders report, using the futures only data. WPI recently completed a...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.845/bushel, down $0.145 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $6.8075/bushel, down $0.03 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.085/bushel, down $0.355 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $383.3/short ton, up $1.7 f...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Soyoil Collapses on Global Vegoil Weakness; Dakota Rains Again Pressure Grains

Weaker technical conditions, limit-down soyoil, and more rains for the Dakotas conspired to push the CBOT sharply lower on Friday. Thursday’s WASDE should have been supportive for corn, but overnight rains in the northern Plains gave bulls pains. Today concludes the index fund roll, which...

wheat soy-oilseeds feed-grains

CFTC COT Report Analysis

The attached PDF offers graphical depiction and seasonal analysis of managed money and commercial traders' net position in key agricultural commodity markets. The data is, of course, taken from the CFTC's weekly Commitment of Traders report, using the futures only data. WPI recently completed a...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.845/bushel, down $0.145 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $6.8075/bushel, down $0.03 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.085/bushel, down $0.355 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $383.3/short ton, up $1.7 f...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

PM Post - Back and Forth

THE OPEN July beans:  10 lower July meal:  1.10 lower July soyoil:  230 pts lower  Julu corn:  9 lower July wheat:  7 1/2 lower The markets opened lower and continued to sell-off on weaker technical considerations, more rains across northern portions of the country...

Wheat

Wheat

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Soyoil Collapses on Global Vegoil Weakness; Dakota Rains Again Pressure Grains

Weaker technical conditions, limit-down soyoil, and more rains for the Dakotas conspired to push the CBOT sharply lower on Friday. Thursday’s WASDE should have been supportive for corn, but overnight rains in the northern Plains gave bulls pains. Today concludes the index fund roll, which...

wheat soy-oilseeds feed-grains

CFTC COT Report Analysis

The attached PDF offers graphical depiction and seasonal analysis of managed money and commercial traders' net position in key agricultural commodity markets. The data is, of course, taken from the CFTC's weekly Commitment of Traders report, using the futures only data. WPI recently completed a...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.845/bushel, down $0.145 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $6.8075/bushel, down $0.03 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.085/bushel, down $0.355 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $383.3/short ton, up $1.7 f...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Soyoil Collapses on Global Vegoil Weakness; Dakota Rains Again Pressure Grains

Weaker technical conditions, limit-down soyoil, and more rains for the Dakotas conspired to push the CBOT sharply lower on Friday. Thursday’s WASDE should have been supportive for corn, but overnight rains in the northern Plains gave bulls pains. Today concludes the index fund roll, which...

wheat soy-oilseeds feed-grains

CFTC COT Report Analysis

The attached PDF offers graphical depiction and seasonal analysis of managed money and commercial traders' net position in key agricultural commodity markets. The data is, of course, taken from the CFTC's weekly Commitment of Traders report, using the futures only data. WPI recently completed a...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.845/bushel, down $0.145 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $6.8075/bushel, down $0.03 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.085/bushel, down $0.355 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $383.3/short ton, up $1.7 f...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

PM Post - Back and Forth

THE OPEN July beans:  10 lower July meal:  1.10 lower July soyoil:  230 pts lower  Julu corn:  9 lower July wheat:  7 1/2 lower The markets opened lower and continued to sell-off on weaker technical considerations, more rains across northern portions of the country...

Livestock

Livestock

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Soyoil Collapses on Global Vegoil Weakness; Dakota Rains Again Pressure Grains

Weaker technical conditions, limit-down soyoil, and more rains for the Dakotas conspired to push the CBOT sharply lower on Friday. Thursday’s WASDE should have been supportive for corn, but overnight rains in the northern Plains gave bulls pains. Today concludes the index fund roll, which...

wheat soy-oilseeds feed-grains

CFTC COT Report Analysis

The attached PDF offers graphical depiction and seasonal analysis of managed money and commercial traders' net position in key agricultural commodity markets. The data is, of course, taken from the CFTC's weekly Commitment of Traders report, using the futures only data. WPI recently completed a...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.845/bushel, down $0.145 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $6.8075/bushel, down $0.03 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.085/bushel, down $0.355 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $383.3/short ton, up $1.7 f...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Soyoil Collapses on Global Vegoil Weakness; Dakota Rains Again Pressure Grains

Weaker technical conditions, limit-down soyoil, and more rains for the Dakotas conspired to push the CBOT sharply lower on Friday. Thursday’s WASDE should have been supportive for corn, but overnight rains in the northern Plains gave bulls pains. Today concludes the index fund roll, which...

wheat soy-oilseeds feed-grains

CFTC COT Report Analysis

The attached PDF offers graphical depiction and seasonal analysis of managed money and commercial traders' net position in key agricultural commodity markets. The data is, of course, taken from the CFTC's weekly Commitment of Traders report, using the futures only data. WPI recently completed a...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.845/bushel, down $0.145 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $6.8075/bushel, down $0.03 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.085/bushel, down $0.355 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $383.3/short ton, up $1.7 f...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: That Was Fun

The markets started the day bullishly for corn and soybeans but with losses in wheat. Post the USDA WASDE report things changed. Larger soybean stocks flipped that market red but not until after some curious delay. And there was notable bull spreading that split the contracts. Soybeans, meal, o...

Biofuels

Biofuels

biofuel

RINs and Repeat of RFS Waivers

When it comes to biofuels policy and the White House, it is the same song but in a different key. The Biden White House is caught between two political base constituencies, environmentalists and labor. The groups are different than they were for the Trump Administration - agriculture and petrol...

biofuel livestock

Ag Review - May 2021

WPI's monthly publication features a review of the past month's market and policy analysis articles. This month we examine issues surrounding market demand for ethanol, pork, and poultry, as well as future issues impacting the agriculture sector and the politics surrounding them. You’ll a...

biofuel energy

2021 and 2022 RVOs Could be Kept at 2020 Levels

The EPA is floating a trial balloon of maintaining the 2020 RVOs for 2021 and 2022. In April, a group of Senators urged EPA to add 500 million gallons to the ethanol RVO to amend for the 2016 court case that ruled the EPA improperly waived that amount, and to “increase biodiesel, advanced...

biofuel

RINs and Repeat of RFS Waivers

When it comes to biofuels policy and the White House, it is the same song but in a different key. The Biden White House is caught between two political base constituencies, environmentalists and labor. The groups are different than they were for the Trump Administration - agriculture and petrol...

biofuel livestock

Ag Review - May 2021

WPI's monthly publication features a review of the past month's market and policy analysis articles. This month we examine issues surrounding market demand for ethanol, pork, and poultry, as well as future issues impacting the agriculture sector and the politics surrounding them. You’ll a...

biofuel energy

2021 and 2022 RVOs Could be Kept at 2020 Levels

The EPA is floating a trial balloon of maintaining the 2020 RVOs for 2021 and 2022. In April, a group of Senators urged EPA to add 500 million gallons to the ethanol RVO to amend for the 2016 court case that ruled the EPA improperly waived that amount, and to “increase biodiesel, advanced...

feed-grains biofuel energy

Ethanol Price Impact

The June ethanol futures contract hit a record high last week at $2.29/gallon but that may not have a lasting effect on exports. The market has been in recovery mode as transportation fuel demand recovers from COVID restrictions that had sent ethanol values last year to a 10-year record low of...

Farm Inputs

Farm Inputs

farm-inputs

CPTPP Appeal; Food Opponents; TRIPS for Free

CPTPP Appeal China’s aggressive effort to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) may be having an unintended effect – causing the U.S. to reconsider its previous rejection of such an agreement. If China were to join, which seems unlike...

farm-inputs wheat

AM Outlook - Overbought?

GOOD MORNING, Prices are higher across the board this morning as beans and soyoil place new contract highs for the week, continuing strong up-trends.  Crude oil is firmer, which underpins the soyoil market, though Asian values are a bit lower this AM.  Higher world vegoil markets in t...

farm-inputs

Exporting Water

The latest mantra from development specialists is concern about the future availability of water. It is an old topic but a durable one given the preciousness of the resource. Since 70 percent of the withdrawals of freshwater around the world are for agriculture, and 60 percent more food must be...

farm-inputs

CPTPP Appeal; Food Opponents; TRIPS for Free

CPTPP Appeal China’s aggressive effort to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) may be having an unintended effect – causing the U.S. to reconsider its previous rejection of such an agreement. If China were to join, which seems unlike...

farm-inputs wheat

AM Outlook - Overbought?

GOOD MORNING, Prices are higher across the board this morning as beans and soyoil place new contract highs for the week, continuing strong up-trends.  Crude oil is firmer, which underpins the soyoil market, though Asian values are a bit lower this AM.  Higher world vegoil markets in t...

farm-inputs

Exporting Water

The latest mantra from development specialists is concern about the future availability of water. It is an old topic but a durable one given the preciousness of the resource. Since 70 percent of the withdrawals of freshwater around the world are for agriculture, and 60 percent more food must be...

farm-inputs

Green on Black Equals Red; Fake Honey

Green Impact on Black Equals Red Activists in Europe are protesting against today’s “Black Friday” shopping extravaganza. They argue that the environmental externalities of consumerism will destroy the planet. This begs the question of whether commercial minimalism will destro...

Equities

Equities

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Mar 21 Corn closed at $4.2375/bushel, up $0.03 from yesterday's close.  Mar 21 Wheat closed at $5.885/bushel, up $0.1125 from yesterday's close.  Jan 21 Soybeans closed at $11.53/bushel, down $0.09 from yesterday's close.  Jan 21 Soymeal closed at $385.6/short ton, down $4.6 from...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec 20 Corn closed at $4.1625/bushel, up $0.0575 from yesterday's close.  Dec 20 Wheat closed at $5.98/bushel, up $0.045 from yesterday's close.  Jan 21 Soybeans closed at $11.535/bushel, up $0.055 from yesterday's close.  Dec 20 Soymeal closed at $389.3/short ton, up $1.2 from y...

equities

Historical Coronavirus Impacts

While agricultural commodity values have been adversely impacted by the latest coronavirus afflicting human populations, it has been nothing like the beating being taken by the equities markets. In both cases there is a view that the selloff has been exaggerated. In the parlance of Chicago, ove...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Mar 21 Corn closed at $4.2375/bushel, up $0.03 from yesterday's close.  Mar 21 Wheat closed at $5.885/bushel, up $0.1125 from yesterday's close.  Jan 21 Soybeans closed at $11.53/bushel, down $0.09 from yesterday's close.  Jan 21 Soymeal closed at $385.6/short ton, down $4.6 from...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec 20 Corn closed at $4.1625/bushel, up $0.0575 from yesterday's close.  Dec 20 Wheat closed at $5.98/bushel, up $0.045 from yesterday's close.  Jan 21 Soybeans closed at $11.535/bushel, up $0.055 from yesterday's close.  Dec 20 Soymeal closed at $389.3/short ton, up $1.2 from y...

equities

Historical Coronavirus Impacts

While agricultural commodity values have been adversely impacted by the latest coronavirus afflicting human populations, it has been nothing like the beating being taken by the equities markets. In both cases there is a view that the selloff has been exaggerated. In the parlance of Chicago, ove...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

President Trump’s Twitter account was in overdrive this morning as he lashed out at China in a series of tweets, including a note that U.S. companies are “hereby ordered” to find alternatives to that country. This could be part of a bizarre negotiating strategy, a knee-jerk re...

Energy

Energy

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.845/bushel, down $0.145 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $6.8075/bushel, down $0.03 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.085/bushel, down $0.355 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $383.3/short ton, up $1.7 f...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.99/bushel, up $0.0825 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $6.8375/bushel, up $0.015 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.44/bushel, down $0.185 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $381.6/short ton, down $4.8 fro...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.8/bushel, up $0.0075 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $6.85/bushel, up $0.05 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.8/bushel, up $0.1975 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $389.8/short ton, up $2.9 from yester...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.845/bushel, down $0.145 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $6.8075/bushel, down $0.03 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.085/bushel, down $0.355 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $383.3/short ton, up $1.7 f...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.99/bushel, up $0.0825 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $6.8375/bushel, up $0.015 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.44/bushel, down $0.185 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $381.6/short ton, down $4.8 fro...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.8/bushel, up $0.0075 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $6.85/bushel, up $0.05 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.8/bushel, up $0.1975 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $389.8/short ton, up $2.9 from yester...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.7925/bushel, down $0.035 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $6.8/bushel, down $0.0775 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.6025/bushel, down $0.235 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $386.9/short ton, down $9...

Softs

Softs

softs

2021 Sour Domestic Sugar Outlook

The MY 2020/21 outlook for sugar is for more domestic production and a reduction in imports, but with lower deliveries and increasing year-end stocks. Beet sugar production is up 133,662 short tons – raw value (STRV) based on higher extraction rates in Minnesota and North Dakota. Cane pro...

softs

Agriculture and RCEP

Asian leaders gather this Sunday to hopefully put the final touches on a trade agreement called the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). The negotiations have taken eight years and, as usual, the word comprehensive does not apply to agriculture. Likely exempt from tariff reductio...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

CFTC Approves Commodity Position Limits

One common thread running through part of the history of grain trading has been the subject of federally set limits on the size of positions that a trader could hold in grain and oilseed futures and options. On 15 October, the CFTC finally approved a new rule regarding commodity position limits...

softs

2021 Sour Domestic Sugar Outlook

The MY 2020/21 outlook for sugar is for more domestic production and a reduction in imports, but with lower deliveries and increasing year-end stocks. Beet sugar production is up 133,662 short tons – raw value (STRV) based on higher extraction rates in Minnesota and North Dakota. Cane pro...

softs

Agriculture and RCEP

Asian leaders gather this Sunday to hopefully put the final touches on a trade agreement called the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). The negotiations have taken eight years and, as usual, the word comprehensive does not apply to agriculture. Likely exempt from tariff reductio...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

CFTC Approves Commodity Position Limits

One common thread running through part of the history of grain trading has been the subject of federally set limits on the size of positions that a trader could hold in grain and oilseed futures and options. On 15 October, the CFTC finally approved a new rule regarding commodity position limits...

softs

Could Be More Bearish

Trading grain is not as sexy now as it was back in 2007-2008, but it could be worse. Orange juice futures were a big deal in 1983 when the movie Trading Places was a Hollywood hit but the underlying commodity has been falling out of favor in recent years. Global production and trade have been t...

Macroeconomics

Hunger Saves the Earth

The UN’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development are largely being written by NGO’s from rich countries, which is making some of the world’s poorest countries skeptical about their implications. Europe is pushing for UN sustainability goals that largely mimic its own Farm to...

Short OJ Break

Reports indicated that the global pandemic caused a resurgence in the consumption of orange juice under the belief that its high vitamin C content strengthens the immune system. If there was a rebound, it was a small and short one. Between 2014/15 and 2018/19, global orange juice consumption fe...

livestock

Eggs versus People

Among the animal proteins, only milk has lower GHG emissions than poultry eggs. This is because in a sense, they are both renewable farm products. A cow produces thousands of pounds of milk and a hen lays hundreds of eggs. The egg industry is emphasizing its sustainability attributes in a bid t...

Hunger Saves the Earth

The UN’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development are largely being written by NGO’s from rich countries, which is making some of the world’s poorest countries skeptical about their implications. Europe is pushing for UN sustainability goals that largely mimic its own Farm to...

Short OJ Break

Reports indicated that the global pandemic caused a resurgence in the consumption of orange juice under the belief that its high vitamin C content strengthens the immune system. If there was a rebound, it was a small and short one. Between 2014/15 and 2018/19, global orange juice consumption fe...

livestock

Eggs versus People

Among the animal proteins, only milk has lower GHG emissions than poultry eggs. This is because in a sense, they are both renewable farm products. A cow produces thousands of pounds of milk and a hen lays hundreds of eggs. The egg industry is emphasizing its sustainability attributes in a bid t...

livestock

COOL Report

The requirement in the U.S. for country-of-origin labeling became effective in 2008 and by 2015 legislators were writing its repeal. The way it had been designed was ruled protectionist by the WTO and yet every year a certain group of politicians seek a return to the mandate, largely due to pre...

Pulses

livestock

An IPO-Level Look at the Veggie Burger Sector

Beyond Meat, the maker of a vegetable protein meat alternative product, is preparing for an IPO. It will be offering 8.75 million shares at $19-21, which would raise $175 million at the mid-point price. The company’s cornerstone product is the Beyond Burger, which is now available at a nu...

softs soy-oilseeds wheat

Indian Subcontinent Regional Analysis

Higher Early Sugar Production and Slow Exports Could Pressure Prices Due to the early start of the 2018/19 sugarcane crushing season, Indian sugar mills were able to produce 21.93 MMT of sugar as of 15 February 2019 versus 20.36 MMT at the same point a year ago, an increase of 7.71 percent. Ano...

softs feed-grains

Indian Subcontinent Regional Analysis

Sugar Production Estimates Lowered Based on new satellite survey data from the Indian Sugar Mills Association’s (ISMA’s) satellite survey of sugarcane plantings, the sugar production estimate has been decreased from 31.5 MMT to 30.7 MMT. That is 4.3 MMT or 12.28 percent lower than t...

livestock

An IPO-Level Look at the Veggie Burger Sector

Beyond Meat, the maker of a vegetable protein meat alternative product, is preparing for an IPO. It will be offering 8.75 million shares at $19-21, which would raise $175 million at the mid-point price. The company’s cornerstone product is the Beyond Burger, which is now available at a nu...

softs soy-oilseeds wheat

Indian Subcontinent Regional Analysis

Higher Early Sugar Production and Slow Exports Could Pressure Prices Due to the early start of the 2018/19 sugarcane crushing season, Indian sugar mills were able to produce 21.93 MMT of sugar as of 15 February 2019 versus 20.36 MMT at the same point a year ago, an increase of 7.71 percent. Ano...

softs feed-grains

Indian Subcontinent Regional Analysis

Sugar Production Estimates Lowered Based on new satellite survey data from the Indian Sugar Mills Association’s (ISMA’s) satellite survey of sugarcane plantings, the sugar production estimate has been decreased from 31.5 MMT to 30.7 MMT. That is 4.3 MMT or 12.28 percent lower than t...

wheat feed-grains soy-oilseeds

Indian Subcontinent Regional Analysis

Rabi Sowing Down As of 18 January 2019, the total rabi planted area was down 4.8 percent versus 2017/18. While wheat is among the crops affected, pulses and coarse cereals, most especially pearl millet, are down significantly (see table below). The overal oilseed area has been good, however, as...

Freight

FOB Prices and Freight Rate App (Updated 11 June)

Ocean Freight Comments - 10 June 2021 By Jay O'Neil Commodity Consulting The Capesize market remains soft as cargo demand out of Australia and Brazil has not yet improved. Short covering in the Panamax sector has supported values and allowed Panamax and Supramax markets’ daily hire rates...

Interactive Ocean Freight Rates (Updated 11 June)

Ocean Freight Comments - 10 June 2021 By Jay O'Neil Commodity Consulting The Capesize market remains soft as cargo demand out of Australia and Brazil has not yet improved. Short covering in the Panamax sector has supported values and allowed Panamax and Supramax markets’ daily hire ra...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa Regional Analysis

Regional Updates MEDITERRANEAN/MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA  There hasn’t been this much news coverage of the Suez Canal since the crisis in 1956. Happily, the worst of the problem seems to be over with the grounded vessel now cleared and only the significant back-up of vessels to be dea...

FOB Prices and Freight Rate App (Updated 11 June)

Ocean Freight Comments - 10 June 2021 By Jay O'Neil Commodity Consulting The Capesize market remains soft as cargo demand out of Australia and Brazil has not yet improved. Short covering in the Panamax sector has supported values and allowed Panamax and Supramax markets’ daily hire rates...

Interactive Ocean Freight Rates (Updated 11 June)

Ocean Freight Comments - 10 June 2021 By Jay O'Neil Commodity Consulting The Capesize market remains soft as cargo demand out of Australia and Brazil has not yet improved. Short covering in the Panamax sector has supported values and allowed Panamax and Supramax markets’ daily hire ra...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa Regional Analysis

Regional Updates MEDITERRANEAN/MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA  There hasn’t been this much news coverage of the Suez Canal since the crisis in 1956. Happily, the worst of the problem seems to be over with the grounded vessel now cleared and only the significant back-up of vessels to be dea...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa Regional Analysis

Regional Updates MEDITERRANEAN/MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA  The latest FAO report on Yemen shows that the 2020 grain harvest is down by about 5 percent at 365,000 MT and only covers less than 20 percent of the country's grain needs. Imports for 2021 are expected to be at 4.3 MMT: 3.2 MMT of w...

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