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November 10, 2015
MY 2015/16 wheat imports are forecast at 11.5 million metric tons (MMT) in line with USDA’s official estimate.
November 9, 2015
With some Member States starting to publish provisional harvest estimates for 2015, the total MY2015/16 EU-28 grain crop is revised up to 306.8 MMT, 2.2 MMT above previous expectations.
November 6, 2015
Post continues to project the 2015/16 wheat crop at 10.2 million metric tons (mmt), slightly below USDA’s official number.
November 6, 2015
2015/2016 wheat production is forecast at 6 million metric tons (mmt), down from previous estimates due to heavy rains in the south.
November 6, 2015
The first tentative post-harvest data on 2015 grain crops showed a higher than previously expected wheat production; barley production in line with earlier forecasts and much lower corn crop...
November 3, 2015
Post revises rice production upward, despite a decline in planted area, based on record average yields of 5.33 MT/ha, due to favorable weather in September.
November 2, 2015
Dry weather is overruling the lure of high corn prices and producers’ decisions to plant more corn in the 2015/16 MY.
November 2, 2015
Corn production forecast is 6 MMT in marketing year (MY) 2015. The Turkish Grain Board (TMO) was a very active player in the market in MY 2015.
November 2, 2015
The MY 2015/16 winter wheat crop is expected to reach 27.6 MMT, the largest crop since independence in 1990. Corn production is forecast to decrease to 22.7 MMT, over 20 percent below the previous MY.
November 2, 2015
On October 19th, 2015, the Ministry of Finance issued a notification raising the basic custom duty on imports of wheat to 25 percent (ad valorem on CIF value).
October 29, 2015
FAS/Moscow increased post’s July 2015 grain production forecast by 5 million metric tons (MMT) to 102 MMT. The grain crop forecast includes 60.5 MMT of wheat (4.5 MMT higher than the July forecast)...
October 29, 2015
Total Canadian wheat, barley, corn and oats production in 2015/2016 is forecast fall to 49.2 MMT, a 4 percent decrease corm 2014/2015 total production levels of 51.0 MMT.
October 28, 2015
Despite an extended El Nino event, Indonesian rice and corn production did not experience significant declines.
October 27, 2015
With MAFF’s strong push to use rice for feed, rice used in compound feed exceeded one million metric tons in MY2014/15 for the first time on record, at the expense of wheat and corn.
October 21, 2015
On October 5, 2015, the Russian Minister of Agriculture increased the level of prices for 2015 grain crop purchases to the State Intervention Fund and made wheat prices equal for all federal districts
October 9, 2015
Post’s MY 2015/16 milled rice production forecast has been lowered to 103 MMT from a projected harvested area of 43.2 million hectares on moisture stress due to weak monsoon rains in August-September.
October 9, 2015
2015 corn production is forecast to be 7.3 MMT less than the 2014 harvest. MY 2015/16 corn exports are forecast at 12.5 MMT; down from 19.4 MMT in MY 2014/15.
October 6, 2015
Zambia is a landlocked country in Southern Africa and can be credited with political stability and strong economic growth in the last decade.
October 5, 2015
In 2014 Agriculture contributed about 10% to the Gross Domestic Product in Zimbabwe.
September 28, 2015
Corn production and area harvested were pared down in MY14/15 and MY15/16 to reflect the effects of prolonged dryness bought about by the El Nino weather disturbance.