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December 7, 2016
Beginning in mid-November weather conditions improved in growing regions for soybeans and sunflower seed affected by previous heavy rains, allowing producers to reactivate their planting intentions.
December 6, 2016
Peru's 10 year moratorium on genetically improved crops remains in force. The Ministry of Environment tests conventional imported seed shipments upon arrival which has raised concerns from seed...
December 5, 2016
Honduras allows commercial production of genetically engineered (GE) crops. As of October 2016, planted GE corn areas increased by 13 percent to 38,700 hectares from the previous year.
December 1, 2016
There continues to be significant discussion over the short-term effects of the government’s decision to delay the reduction of soybean export taxes and the introduction of a five percent export...
November 23, 2016
On November 3, 2016, the federal government announced the “Transportation 2030” strategy, which includes a plan to introduce legislation to advance a long-term agenda for a more transparent...
November 11, 2016
On October 27, 2016, the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (GBRV) temporarily (one year) eliminated import tariffs and value added taxes for scarce agricultural products...
November 7, 2016
There continues to be significant discussion over the short-term effects of the government’s decision to delay the reduction of soybean export taxes; and the introduction of a 5 percent export tax...
November 1, 2016
Post forecasts the 2016/17 soybean production at a record 101 million metric tons. The export forecast for Marketing Year 2016/17 is 57 MMT despite the slower pace of commercialization.
October 17, 2016
The Argentine government announced it will delay a previously planned reduction of soybean export taxes until 2018, while implementing a new plan to bolster soybean production in the northern part...
October 6, 2016
A record Brazilian soybean crop of 101 million metric tons (mmt) is forecast for the 2016/17 MarketingYear (MY) as a result of a slight increase in planted area.
August 18, 2016
The Brazilian ethanol-use mandate remains unchanged at 27 percent (E27).
August 16, 2016
Canada has had a federal mandate requiring five percent of the national gasoline pool to be renewable (ethanol) and two percent renewable content in diesel fuel.
June 22, 2016
2015/2016 wheat production is estimated at 5.6 million metric tons (mmt), down 6 percent from the previous year as some producer switch to more profitable crops like corn and soybeans.
May 5, 2016
Post forecasts 2016/17 production area at 1.1 million hectares, a decrease of 8 percent from Post’s area estimate of 15/16.
April 27, 2016
Canada's oilseed production for 2016/2017 is forecast to drop to 21.5 million metric tons (MMT), down 2.0 million tons from 2015/2016, mostly driven by lower canola production.
April 20, 2016
2016/17 Paraguayan soybean area is forecast to grow marginally to 3.33 million hectares, an increase of 1 percent.
April 13, 2016
The Post New marketing year (MY) 2016/17 total Mexican oilseed production forecast increased to 505,000 metric tons (MT) based on favorable weather conditions and a slight increase in harvested area.
April 7, 2016
Post forecasts lower soybean production on decreased area and a return to historical yield levels for 2016/17.
April 6, 2016
Post forecasts 2016/17 soybean production at 103 million metric tons (mmt), an increase of three percent compared to the current season.
March 9, 2016
Post increased its forecast for Brazil’s 2015/16 soybean production to a record 100 million metric tons (mmt).