Australia is set for a second consecutive bumper grain crop following two years of drought. For wheat and barley, during the fall planting period and winter and early spring growing period, rainfall has overall been very good across the growing...
Vietnam is an emerging economy in Southeast Asia that has experienced rapid growth and development during the last few decades. As has historically been the case in many countries, growth in animal-based protein consumption has gone hand-in-hand with this economic development.
Post maintains its estimate for marketing year 2020/2021 (MY20/21) corn consumption at 14.5 million metric tons (MMT), but revised MY21/22 corn consumption down to 14.35MMT on a lower estimate for feed and residual with anticipation of declining feed demand in the second half of CY2021.
FAS/Manila raises MY 21/22 rice imports by 100,000 metric tons (MT) to 2.2 million MT based on expected improving economic conditions and an upturn in Sanitary and Phytosanitary Import Clearances in July and August 2021.
MY2021/22 rice production remains unchanged at 21 million metric tons. Post revised down Thai rice exports to 5.8 million metric tons in 2021 due to high freight costs and a lack of available shipping containers.